Simple Present And Present Continuous Tense! Grammar Quiz

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Simple Present And Present Continuous Tense! Grammar Quiz

There are a lot of people who have a hard time differentiating between simple present and present continuous tense! The significant difference is that one talks about actions that happen on a regular while the other does not. Using this grammar quiz, you will get to test out how well you know these tenses by finishing the sentence correctly.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the following sentences: Margaret likes music the verb is...
    • A. 

      In the present simple

    • B. 

      In the present continuous

  • 2. 
    In the following sentences: I'm listening to music now the verb is...
    • A. 

      In the present simple

    • B. 

      In the present continuous

  • 3. 
    In the following sentences: Do you like apples? the verb is...
    • A. 

      In the present simple.

    • B. 

      In the present continuous

  • 4. 
    The present continuous can have a future meaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct form: Listen! Mary ____________
    • A. 

      Sing

    • B. 

      Sings

    • C. 

      Is singing

  • 6. 
    Lisa is very tired She___________ to go to bed.
    • A. 

      Is wanting

    • B. 

      Want

    • C. 

      Wants

  • 7. 
    Be quiet! I______________ my homework.
    • A. 

      Am doing

    • B. 

      Are doing

    • C. 

      Do

  • 8. 
    Tom usually _______________ to school.
    • A. 

      Walks

    • B. 

      Is walking

    • C. 

      Walk

  • 9. 
    I ____________________ TV now.
    • A. 

      'm not watching

    • B. 

      Don't watching

    • C. 

      Not watching

  • 10. 
    She ____________________ vegetables.
    • A. 

      Don't like

    • B. 

      Isn't liking

    • C. 

      Doesn't like

  • 11. 
    ____________________  tennis after school?
    • A. 

      Margaret and Paul play

    • B. 

      Do Margaret and Paul play

    • C. 

      Are Margaret and Paul play

  • 12. 
    _______________ now?
    • A. 

      Is your mother cooking

    • B. 

      Your mother is cooking

    • C. 

      Does your mother cook

  • 13. 
    Sorry, I ________________________ . Can you repeat it, please?
    • A. 

      'm not understanding

    • B. 

      Don't understand

    • C. 

      Not understand

  • 14. 
    What _______________________ tomorrow evening?
    • A. 

      Do they do

    • B. 

      Is they doing

    • C. 

      Are they doing

  • 15. 
    How often __________________  shopping?
    • A. 

      Does your sister go

    • B. 

      Is your sister go

    • C. 

      Do your sister go

  • 16. 
    Put the verbs in brackets in the right form: Mary never ______________ her mother (help)
  • 17. 
    She _______________________ her teeth at the moment. (clean)
  • 18. 
    ___________________  on the Internet  in your free time? (you/ chat)
  • 19. 
    I can't go now. I _______________ my homework (do)
  • 20. 
    Where _________________ ? It's only six o'clock in the morning! (you/ go)
  • 21. 
    We __________________ to Valencia every summer. (go)
  • 22. 
    My best friend _____________________ in London (not/ live)
  • 23. 
    What time ______________________ ?  (you/ usually/ get up)
  • 24. 
    The sun ______________________ . It's a beautiful day! (shine)
  • 25. 
    My sister ____________________ police dramas. (not like)