Past Perfect Continuous Tense Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. They had been talking for a quarter of an hour. (talk)
  • 2. We hadn't been flying long in 1904 before we found that the problem of equilibrium had not as yet been entirely solved. (not/fly)
  • 3. What had he been stealing, that small criminal? (what/he/steal/?)
  • 4. He had been fighting it for some time. (fight)
  • 5. He loud but he lowered his voice still more. (not/talk)
  • 6. Probably he at a shadow. (shoot)
  • 7. He as she had been. (not/observe)
  • 8. It was what he for. (wait)
  • 9. This was what he for. (hope)
  • 10. For more than two hours and a half he . (run)
  • 11. How long, he wondered, like that? (they/sit/?)
  • 12. I felt certain also that he any questions of Mrs. Fyne. (not/ask)
  • 13. I said, catching at the last word, for, to tell the truth, I much. (not/attend)
  • 14. The surgeon over the bed. (lean)
  • 15. the right side out she must have done so; this side was so very wonderful! (it/hang/?)
  • 16. Strange girl, there alone all the time? (she/stand/?)
  • 17. them on my books at a good round loss for two years? (I/not/carry/?)
  • 18. He looked as if he . (weep)
  • 19. They had nothing to tell, because they . (not/listen)
  • 20. it all without her? (why/they/discuss/?)