Past Continuous Tense Question Form Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. Was he dreaming or was this a ghost that confronted him? (he/dream)
  • 2. But you counted on the prince's, gratitude towards Pavlicheff; you never lent him any money; he owes you nothing; then what were you counting upon if not on his gratitude? (what/you/count)
  • 3. Where did he go to in a fine carriage, and what was he plotting with the other Carlists, who dodged in and out of his room at all hours? (what/he/plot)
  • 4. What was he sitting here like a fool for? (what/he/sit)
  • 5. now, and what was he doing on the 10th? (where/he/hang out)
  • 6. He had to go to their parties; he was involved in the agitation when everybody telephoned to everybody else that she hadn't meant what she'd said when she'd said that, and anyway, around saying she'd said it? (why/Pete/go)
  • 7. And -Nedda and that haunted boy-so motionless? (what/they/think)
  • 8. in this big pack? (what/he/carry)
  • 9. up the ladder or was he going down the ladder? (he/go)
  • 10. among those white camellias? (what/she/see)
  • 11. But since this plot evidently turned upon the nearing approach of Lidgerwood's special train, on blindly into the labyrinthine depths of the Wire-Silver mine? (why/they/plunge)
  • 12. If she did not- to marry him? (why/she/wish)
  • 13. What were you told then; about? (what/you/talk)
  • 14. there in the freezing cold instead of in bed? (why/he/lie)
  • 15. about when they looked at the women? (what/they/think)
  • 16. the same fearful agony of mind as myself? (she/suffer)
  • 17. , or trying to draw him on? (she/mock)
  • 18. of these very things this morning, as she lounged before the fire? (she/think)
  • 19. , or was he speaking the truth? (he/boast)
  • 20. to advantage the masses of the people? (how/it/go)