Simple Present And Present Continuous Verbs

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Choose the best way to complete each sentence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Look! It ___ (snow). That never ___ (happen) in Alameda!
    • A. 

      Snows....happens

    • B. 

      Is snowing....is happening

    • C. 

      Is snowing....happens

    • D. 

      Snows....doesn't happen

  • 2. 
    They usually ___ (travel) to the mountains, but this summer they ___ (travel) to the beach. 
    • A. 

      Travel...travel

    • B. 

      Travel...are traveling

    • C. 

      Travels...don't travel

    • D. 

      Don't travel...are traveling

  • 3. 
    Bob ___ (watch) the news on TV every morning.
    • A. 

      Watches

    • B. 

      Is watch

    • C. 

      Is watching

    • D. 

      Watch

  • 4. 
    I have to go now. It ___ (get) dark.
    • A. 

      Gets

    • B. 

      Doesn't get

    • C. 

      Will getting

    • D. 

      Is getting

  • 5. 
    Adult School classes ___ (require) self-discipline.
    • A. 

      Requires

    • B. 

      Is requiring

    • C. 

      Require

    • D. 

      Are requiring

  • 6. 
    They ___ (have) a great time at today's party.  Everyone ___ (laugh).
    • A. 

      Are having....is laughing

    • B. 

      Have....laugh

    • C. 

      Are having....laughs

    • D. 

      Have....are laughing

  • 7. 
    Who _____ (he/wait for?) I suppose for his mother.
    • A. 

      Does he wait for?

    • B. 

      He does wait for?

    • C. 

      Is he waiting for?

    • D. 

      He is waiting for?

  • 8. 
    How often _____ (you/eat out)? Not very often. Once a month.
    • A. 

      Do you eat out

    • B. 

      You eat out

    • C. 

      Are you eating out

    • D. 

      You are eating out

  • 9. 
    You ___ (look) sad. What's the matter?
    • A. 

      Look

    • B. 

      Looks

    • C. 

      Are looking

    • D. 

      Do look

  • 10. 
    Would you like some chocolate? No, thanks. I ___ (hate) chocolate.
    • A. 

      Am hating

    • B. 

      Don't hate

    • C. 

      Do hate

    • D. 

      Hate

  • 11. 
    Don't go. Bob still ___ (need) to talk to you.
    • A. 

      Is needing

    • B. 

      Does need

    • C. 

      Need

    • D. 

      Needs

  • 12. 
    Who ___ (do) the dishes every day in your house? My sister.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Does it do

    • C. 

      Does

    • D. 

      Is doing

  • 13. 
    Why ___ (you/believe/not) him? He ___ (tell) you the truth.
    • A. 

      Do you believe....tells

    • B. 

      Don't you believe....is telling

    • C. 

      You do not believe....is not telling

    • D. 

      Don't you believe....tells

  • 14. 
    Becky ___ (live) with some friends while she ___ (look) for her own apartment.
    • A. 

      Lives...looks

    • B. 

      Is living...is looking

    • C. 

      Is living...look

    • D. 

      Live...is looking

  • 15. 
    Water ___ (boil) at 212 degrees Fahrenheit, or 100 degrees Celcius.
    • A. 

      Boil

    • B. 

      Is boiling

    • C. 

      Doesn't boil

    • D. 

      Boils

  • 16. 
    I usually ___ (get) up at 7:00 on weekdays.  
    • A. 

      Gets

    • B. 

      Get

    • C. 

      Am getting

    • D. 

      Do get

  • 17. 
    You shouldn't smoke.  It ___ (cause) cancer.  
    • A. 

      Causes

    • B. 

      Is causing

    • C. 

      Cause

    • D. 

      Is cause

  • 18. 
    She's British.  She ___ (come) from London, and now she  ___ (live) in Alameda.  
    • A. 

      Is coming...is living

    • B. 

      Come...is living

    • C. 

      Is come...lives

    • D. 

      Comes...lives

  • 19. 
    They ___ (want/not) to take the grammar quiz!
    • A. 

      Aren't wanting

    • B. 

      Doesn't want

    • C. 

      Don't want

    • D. 

      Don't wanting

  • 20. 
    ___ (your spouse/remember/always) your anniversary? 
    • A. 

      Does your spouse always remember

    • B. 

      Is your spouse always remembering

    • C. 

      Do your spouse always remembering

    • D. 

      Do your spouse always remember

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