Present Perfect And Present Perfect Progressive

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  • 1. 

    I _____ football for five years.

    • A.

      Have playing

    • B.

      Have been playing

    • C.

      Has playing

    • D.

      Has been playing

    Correct Answer
    B. Have been playing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have been playing." This is because the sentence is in the present perfect continuous tense, which is used to talk about an action that started in the past and is still happening in the present. "Have been playing" is the correct form of the verb for the first person singular pronoun "I."

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  • 2. 

    Our football team is having a great season. They ______ all but one of their games so far this year and will probably win the championship.

    • A.

      Have won

    • B.

      Have been won

    • C.

      Have been winning

    • D.

      Have been win

    Correct Answer
    A. Have won
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have won." This is because the sentence is referring to the team's past achievements, indicating that they have already won most of their games. The present perfect tense "have won" is used to describe an action that started in the past and is still relevant in the present.

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  • 3. 

    I am expecting a letter from Vilma, but _____ anything yet.

    • A.

      Has not receiving

    • B.

      Have not receiving

    • C.

      Have not received

    Correct Answer
    C. Have not received
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have not received." This is because the sentence is in the present perfect tense and requires the use of "have" as the helping verb. "Received" is the past participle form of the verb "receive" and is used to indicate that the action of receiving has not yet occurred.

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  • 4. 

    Janice is living in the United States now. Her English used to be terrible, but it ______ greatly since she moved there.

    • A.

      Have been improved

    • B.

      Have been improving

    • C.

      Has improving

    • D.

      Has been improving

    Correct Answer
    D. Has been improving
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has been improving." This is because the sentence is talking about a change that has occurred since Janice moved to the United States. The present perfect continuous tense "has been improving" is used to indicate an action that started in the past and is still ongoing in the present. Therefore, it suggests that Janice's English skills have been continuously getting better since she moved to the United States.

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  • 5. 

    Everyone makes mistakes in life. I ____ lots of mistakes in my life.

    • A.

      Have been making

    • B.

      Have made

    • C.

      Have make

    Correct Answer
    B. Have made
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have made." This is because the sentence is referring to past mistakes that the speaker has made in their life. The present perfect tense "have made" is used to indicate actions or events that started in the past and continue to the present. In this case, the speaker is emphasizing the ongoing nature of their mistakes throughout their life.

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  • 6. 

    I ______ seen my brother for 6 months since I moved to France.

    • A.

      Have not seen

    • B.

      Have not see

    • C.

      Has not seen

    • D.

      Has not see

    Correct Answer
    A. Have not seen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have not seen" because it is the correct form of the present perfect tense to use with the subject "I". The sentence is talking about an action that started in the past (when the person moved to France) and is still ongoing (6 months later).

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  • 7. 

    My husband and I ______ three times since we got married.

    • A.

      Has moved

    • B.

      Have move

    • C.

      Have moved

    • D.

      Has been moving

    Correct Answer
    C. Have moved
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have moved." This is because the sentence is referring to both the husband and the speaker (I), indicating a plural subject. In this case, the present perfect tense is used to show that the action of moving has occurred multiple times in the past and is still relevant in the present.

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  • 8. 

    Sam ___ tennis for two hours.

    • A.

      Have been playing

    • B.

      Has been playing

    • C.

      Have been played

    Correct Answer
    B. Has been playing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has been playing" because the sentence is in the present perfect continuous tense. "Has been playing" is the correct form of the verb "to play" in the third person singular form (Sam). This tense is used to describe an action that started in the past, is still happening in the present, and may continue into the future. Therefore, it is the most appropriate choice for the sentence.

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  • 9. 

    Jeff _____ about changing his field of study.

    • A.

      Has been thought

    • B.

      Have been thinking

    • C.

      Has been think

    • D.

      Has been thinking

    Correct Answer
    D. Has been thinking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has been thinking." This is because the sentence is in the present perfect continuous tense, which is used to talk about an action that started in the past and is still happening in the present. In this case, Jeff has been thinking about changing his field of study for a period of time leading up to the present moment.

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  • 10. 

    Our students ____ English for many years and they have improved their English level.

    • A.

      Have been practicing

    • B.

      Has been practice

    • C.

      Have been practice

    • D.

      Have been practiced

    Correct Answer
    A. Have been practicing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have been practicing." This is because the sentence is in the present perfect continuous tense, which is used to talk about an action that started in the past and is still ongoing. The subject "our students" is plural, so the correct verb form is "have been." Additionally, the verb "practice" should be in the gerund form "practicing" to match the tense and subject.

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