Past Continuous Tense Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. But they weren't living any longer. (not/live)
  • 2. I know she was looking at me. (look)
  • 3. Was it owing to any wisdom of hers? (it/owe/?)
  • 4. away from fear of punishment? (she/steal/?)
  • 5. to, Daddy? (who/you/speak/?)
  • 6. You to her at the moment. (talk)
  • 7. The boat in one position. (not/stay)
  • 8. Then he the whole story. (tell)
  • 9. The boat back to the wharf. (not/go)
  • 10. She thought he at her. (stare)
  • 11. ? (to what end/men and women/suffer/?)
  • 12. Only it the other way. (go)
  • 13. But he for trouble. (not/wait)
  • 14. And away in the distance? (what/those grey forms/trot/?)
  • 15. in the bush? (why/you two/skulk/?)
  • 16. He for any way of escape. (not/search)
  • 17. And I either. (not/lie)
  • 18. It was a man he . (carry)
  • 19. But he of the boy. (think)
  • 20. These men at him. (not/laugh)


Online Mixed Past Progressive Tense (was/were -ing) Activities

2037 past continuous exercises in 101 tests. Practice past continuous tense online, complete the sentences using correct forms, check your answers interactively. Improve your English grammar with the ESL activities about mixed past progressive tense (was/were -ing). The first past continuous tests are easier and suitable for kids, beginner (A1), elementary (A2) and pre-intermediate (B1) learners.