Past Continuous Quiz

You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the Past Continuous page.

1. My brother and sister _____ playing tennis at 11am yesterday.

are
was
were
a) are b) was c) were

2. _____ you still working at 7pm last night?

Were
Are
Was
a) Were b) Are c) Was

3. At 8.30am today I _____ driving to work.

was
am
were
a) was b) am c) were

4. We _____ sleeping when the police came.

was
weren't
won't
a) was b) weren't c) won't

5. Why _____ he having lunch at 4pm?

was
does
were
a) was b) does c) were

6. Was he not _____ his homework?

doing
do
done
a) doing b) do c) done

7. Snow _____ lightly. Suddenly a reindeer appeared.

fell
was falling
is falling
a) fell b) was falling c) is falling

8. Somebody threw a shoe at him _____ he was speaking.

after
when
while
a) after b) when c) while

9. They ________ TV when I arrived.

were watching
were watched
watched
a) were watching b) were watched c) watched

10. I was reading a detective story _____ I heard a noise.

during
while
when
a) during b) while c) when

Your score is:

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