# What Are They Doing?

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This is an ESL beginning low quiz to test present continuous skills. � Identify and describe everyday activities. � What are they doing? � Choose the correct answer.

• 1.

### What's he doing?

• A.

He's working.

• B.

He's eating breakfast.

• C.

He's making breakfast.

B. He's eating breakfast.
Explanation
The correct answer is "He's eating breakfast" because the question asks about what the person is currently doing, and out of the three options given, this is the only one that describes an action that is typically done during breakfast time.

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• 2.

### What's she doing?

• A.

She's drinking coffee.

• B.

She's eating milk.

• C.

She's drinking milk.

C. She's drinking milk.
Explanation
The correct answer is "She's drinking milk." This is evident from the statement "She's drinking milk" in the given options. It is clear that the person in question is engaged in the act of drinking milk, as opposed to eating milk or drinking coffee.

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• 3.

### What are the students doing?

• A.

They're studying mathematics.

• B.

• C.

They mathematics.

A. They're studying mathematics.
Explanation
The correct answer is "They're studying mathematics." This answer is supported by the phrase "studying mathematics," which implies that the students are actively engaged in learning the subject. The other options, "reading mathematics" and "they mathematics," are grammatically incorrect and do not accurately convey the action of studying.

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• 4.

• A.

• B.

He's studying.

• C.

Explanation
The correct answer is "He's reading the newspaper." This answer is supported by the fact that the question asks about the grandfather's activity, and out of the given options, only "reading the newspaper" is a suitable activity for someone's grandfather. The other options, "reading a magazine" and "studying," do not specifically refer to the grandfather and are more general activities that could apply to anyone.

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• 5.

### What are these babies doing?

• A.

She's sleeping.

• B.

They're sleeping.

• C.

We're sleeping.

B. They're sleeping.
Explanation
The correct answer is "They're sleeping" because the question asks about what the babies are doing, implying that there are multiple babies. The pronoun "they" is used to refer to a plural subject, indicating that more than one baby is sleeping.

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• 6.

### What's the teacher doing?

• A.

I am teaching.

• B.

She's teaching.

• C.

He's teaching.

B. She's teaching.
Explanation
The correct answer is "She's teaching" because the question is asking about the teacher's current activity. The pronoun "she" indicates that the teacher is a female, and the verb "teaching" indicates that she is currently engaged in the act of teaching.

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• 7.

### What's he doing?

• A.

He's drinking.

• B.

She's dancing.

• C.

He's listening to music.

C. He's listening to music.
Explanation
The correct answer is "He's listening to music" because the question asks about what the person is doing, and out of the three options, only "He's listening to music" describes an action that can be done while sitting or standing still. Drinking and dancing are both physical activities that would involve movement, whereas listening to music can be done without any noticeable physical action.

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• 8.

### What are they doing?

• A.

They're washing TV.

• B.

They're watching TV.

• C.

They're sleeping.

B. They're watching TV.
Explanation
The correct answer is "They're watching TV" because the statement implies that the people mentioned in the question are engaged in the activity of watching television. The other options, "They're washing TV" and "They're sleeping," do not align with the given statement.

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• 9.

### What's Susan doing?

• A.

It's cooking dinner.

• B.

He's making breakfast.

• C.

She's cooking dinner.

C. She's cooking dinner.
Explanation
The correct answer is "She's cooking dinner." This answer is supported by the fact that the question asks about Susan's activity, and the pronoun "she" indicates that the person in question is female. Additionally, the verb "cooking" indicates that Susan is preparing a meal, specifically dinner. Therefore, the most appropriate answer is that Susan is cooking dinner.

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• 10.

### What's Mike doing?

• A.

He's singing.

• B.

She's talking.

• C.

He's drinking.

A. He's singing.
Explanation
The correct answer is "He's singing" because the question asks for Mike's current activity, and the sentence "He's singing" indicates that he is currently engaged in singing.

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