Present Continuous [ Present Progressive ]

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Present Continuous [ Present Progressive ] - Quiz

Present progressive. Present continuous.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. He _____ by the lake

    • A.

      Sit

    • B.

      Sitting

    • C.

      Is sitting

    Correct Answer
    C. Is sitting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is sitting" because it indicates that the action of sitting is currently happening in the present moment. The verb "is" is the present tense form of the verb "to be" and is used with the present participle form of the verb "sitting" to show an ongoing action.

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  • 2. 

    2. They _______ to school.

    • A.

      Go

    • B.

      Are go

    • C.

      Are going

    Correct Answer
    C. Are going
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are going". This is because the sentence is referring to an action that is happening in the present moment. The verb "are going" is the correct form of the verb "to go" in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe actions that are currently happening.

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  • 3. 

    3. She ______ her face now.

    • A.

      Washing

    • B.

      Is washing

    • C.

      Washes

    Correct Answer
    B. Is washing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is washing" because it indicates an action that is currently happening in the present moment. The use of the present continuous tense "is washing" suggests that she is actively engaged in the process of washing her face at this very moment.

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  • 4. 

    4. Bob and Tom _______ chess at the moment.

    • A.

      Are playing

    • B.

      Is playing

    • C.

      Playing

    Correct Answer
    A. Are playing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are playing." This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe actions happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, Bob and Tom are currently engaged in playing chess.

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  • 5. 

    5. Dave _______ the black box.

    • A.

      Is carrying

    • B.

      Is carring

    • C.

      Is carryying

    Correct Answer
    A. Is carrying
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is carrying" because it is the present continuous tense form of the verb "carry" which is used to describe an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. In this sentence, Dave is currently in the process of carrying the black box.

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