Since & For Quiz

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz you're going to become aware of the use of FOR and SINCE.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long has the Euro been the official currency in many European countries?
    • A. 

      SINCE 2000

    • B. 

      SINCE 2001

    • C. 

      SINCE 2002

    • D. 

      SINCE 2003

  • 2. 
    How long have the Rolling Stones played together as a band?
    • A. 

      FOR over 20 years

    • B. 

      FOR over 30 years

    • C. 

      FOR over 40 years

    • D. 

      FOR over 50 years

  • 3. 
    How long has Rede Globo's Sunday show Fantástico been on the air?
    • A. 

      SINCE the 50s

    • B. 

      SINCE the 60s

    • C. 

      SINCE the 70s

    • D. 

      SINCE the 80s

  • 4. 
    How long has Steven Spillberg had a successful career as a movie director?
    • A. 

      SINCE the 60s

    • B. 

      SINCE the 70s

    • C. 

      SINCE the 80s

    • D. 

      Since the 90s

  • 5. 
    How long have Yázigi schools existed in Brazil?
    • A. 

      FOR over 20 years

    • B. 

      FOR over 30 years

    • C. 

      FOR over 40 years

    • D. 

      FOR over 50 years

  • 6. 
    How long has BRUNO been an English teacher?
    • A. 

      Since 2003.

    • B. 

      Since 2004.

    • C. 

      Since 2005.

    • D. 

      Since 2006

  • 7. 
    How long has Xuxa been a Rede Globo TV host?
    • A. 

      FOR over 15 years

    • B. 

      FOR over 18 years

    • C. 

      FOR over 20 years

    • D. 

      FOR over 25 years

  • 8. 
    How long has GOOGLE existed on the web?
    • A. 

      Since 1995

    • B. 

      Since 1996

    • C. 

      Since 1997

    • D. 

      Since 1998

  • 9. 
    How long has MADONNA been a successful singer/entertainer?
    • A. 

      SINCE 1983

    • B. 

      SINCE 1984

    • C. 

      SINCE 1985

    • D. 

      SINCE 1986

  • 10. 
    How long has BRUNO studied English?
    • A. 

      FOR over 6 years

    • B. 

      FOR over 10 years

    • C. 

      FOR over 13 years

    • D. 

      FOR over 18 years

  • 11. 
    OK, OK! When we ask questions with HOW LONG we want to know...
    • A. 

      The frequency of actions or events.

    • B. 

      The duration of actions or events.

    • C. 

      When actions or events took place.

    • D. 

      The probable consequence of a condition.

  • 12. 
    Identify the TIME EXPR|ESSIONS in these statements:1. I've been there for three years.2. Nadia has worked as a lab instructor for two years.3. I've been in New Jersey since 2001.4. Christian has worked as a babysitter for four years.5. I've lived here since 2000.6. The Rolling Stones have played together as a band since 1962.7. We've been at Yázigi for over three semesters.8. I haven't seen my grandparents in idahoo since my last vacation.
    • A. 

      For three years; for two years; since 2001; for four years; I've lived here; since 1962; for over three semesters; since my last vacation.

    • B. 

      For three years; for two years; since 2001; for four years; since 2000; since 1962; we've been; since my last vacation.

    • C. 

      For three years; for two years; since 2001; for four years; since 2000; since 1962; for over three semesters; since my last vacation.

    • D. 

      For three years; for two years; since 2001; for four years; since 2000; since 1962; for over three semesters; I haven't seen.

  • 13. 
    We use FOR...
    • A. 

      To state the duration of actions or events that started in the past and continue up to now.

    • B. 

      When we express a probable consequence for a condition.

    • C. 

      When we mention the starting point of actions and events that continue up to now.

    • D. 

      To state the frequency with which actions and events take place.

  • 14. 
    We use SINCE...
    • A. 

      To state the duration of actions or events that started in the past and continue up to now.

    • B. 

      When we express a probable consequence for a condition.

    • C. 

      When we mention the starting point of actions and events that continue up to now.

    • D. 

      To state the frequency with which actions and events take place.

  • 15. 
    Using FOR, write a statement about yourself concerning the place where you live.
  • 16. 
    Using SINCE, write a statement about yourself concerning your school/work.