Past Continuous Tense Positive Form Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. We were beginning to feel anxious and weary. (begin)
  • 2. Yet he was going back in the morning. (go)
  • 3. They were leaning against the dusty house wall. (lean)
  • 4. The end of the struggle was now approaching. (now/approach)
  • 5. A long gun at his feet. (lie)
  • 6. No one in a line with her. (sit)
  • 7. The natural color to his cheeks. (return)
  • 8. The children in the distance. (still/shriek)
  • 9. You could not tell what he . (think)
  • 10. They back toward the town. (now/walk)
  • 11. The servants to the room by this time. (run)
  • 12. She felt that they about her. (talk)
  • 13. He by the side of his dead horse. (stand)
  • 14. She for him in the open doorway. (wait)
  • 15. The next day we over the ocean. (fly)
  • 16. He saw that she the truth. (speak)
  • 17. They the same game of fire. (play)
  • 18. We upon a deeply significant period. (enter)
  • 19. They said that they for amusement. (travel)
  • 20. In the distance they a ladder. (bring)