Exam On Present Continuous Tense: Quiz!

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Arxontoula
A
Arxontoula
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 28 | Total Attempts: 57,582
Questions: 13 | Attempts: 229

SettingsSettingsSettings
Exam On Present Continuous Tense: Quiz! - Quiz

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    He _______________ English. (study)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is studying" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense. "Is" is the helping verb for the present continuous tense and "studying" is the present participle form of the verb "study". Therefore, "is studying" is the correct form to indicate that he is currently engaged in the activity of studying English.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    It ___________.  (rain)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is raining" because the sentence is in the present tense and describes an action that is currently happening. The verb "is" is used with the subject "it" to indicate that the action of raining is taking place at the present moment.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    They ________________ . (talk)

    Explanation
    In this sentence, the subject "they" is performing the action of talking. The verb "are" is the present tense form of the verb "to be" and is used to indicate an ongoing action. Therefore, the correct answer is "are talking," which correctly matches the subject and verb tense.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    She ________________ coffee. (drink)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is drinking" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense. The verb "drink" is being used in the continuous form "drinking" to indicate an action that is happening at the present moment.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    They ________________.  (dance)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are dancing" because the question is asking for the correct form of the verb "dance" to complete the sentence. In this case, the subject "they" is plural and the present continuous tense is used to indicate an action happening at the present moment. Therefore, "are dancing" is the correct form.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Pablo _____________ jeans.  (wear)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is wearing" because the sentence is in present tense and it describes an action that is happening right now. "Is wearing" is the present continuous tense form of the verb "wear" which is used to describe an action that is currently in progress.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    She _______________  music. (listen to)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is listening to" because it is the present continuous form of the verb "listen." This form is used to indicate an action that is happening at the present moment. In this case, the subject "she" is currently engaged in the activity of listening to music.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    He ______________ the clock.  (look at)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is looking at". In this sentence, the verb "is looking" is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening right now. The phrase "at the clock" specifies what the person is looking at. Therefore, the correct form of the verb is "is looking at".

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    I _______________my keys.  (look for)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am looking for." This is because the phrase "am looking for" is the present continuous tense of the verb "look for." In this sentence, the speaker is indicating that they are currently in the process of searching for their keys.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    They ________________ their classes.  (talk about)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are talking about" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe actions happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, the subject "they" is currently engaged in the activity of talking about their classes.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    He ______________ breakfast. (not eat)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "isn't eating" or "is not eating" because both options use the contraction of "is not" to form the negative form of the verb "eat" in the present continuous tense. This indicates that the subject (he) is currently not eating breakfast.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    They _____________ soccer. (not play)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "aren't playing" or "are not playing" because both phrases use the contraction of "are not" to indicate the negative form of the verb "play." This indicates that the subject is currently not engaging in the activity of playing soccer.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Sara _________________. (smile)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is smiling" because the sentence is in the present tense and Sara is the subject. The verb "is" is used to show that Sara is currently performing the action of smiling.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Feb 17, 2011
    Quiz Created by
    Arxontoula
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.