Past Continuous Tense Negative Form Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. They weren't speaking, but they were thinking over all the good things they were going to say, for everything had to be thought out. (speak)
  • 2. His follies weren't owing to a bad disposition, but to his mother's foolish partiality. (owe)
  • 3. It was evident to me that things weren't going well with him or his quest. (go)
  • 4. They weren't returning till July; he felt, oddly, that he could bear it. (return)
  • 5. The prospect in the morning . (cheer)
  • 6. He away from the enemy. (march)
  • 7. Now they away from us. (travel)
  • 8. He of you, but of himself. (speak)
  • 9. The other one on a tree. (lean)
  • 10. She was looking at me, but her eyes me. (see)
  • 11. He altogether at his ease. (feel)
  • 12. But the wind for us. (blow)
  • 13. We our time or our trouble. (waste)
  • 14. These men carelessly, but following down the hedge-trough, as if to stalk some enemy: and for a moment it struck me cold to think it was I they were looking for. (walk)
  • 15. Darling, with their hats off, and wishing they their pirate clothes. (wear)
  • 16. You about me, but I was. (think)
  • 17. But of this opportunity you yourself. (avail)
  • 18. She him in any way. (deceive)
  • 19. He leaned forward a little over Mrs Anthony, but they . (talk)
  • 20. He a weapon of any kind. (carry)