Past Perfect Continuous Tense Positive Form Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. She sank into the chair beside which she had been standing. (stand)
  • 2. He had been reading on the subject all day. (read)
  • 3. I had been thinking of it for hours. (think)
  • 4. The storm had been creeping from its cradle. (creep)
  • 5. The sun lower and lower. (get)
  • 6. It seemed to him that he in fire. (walk)
  • 7. He the world for her. (search)
  • 8. The fire in the library. (smoke)
  • 9. I pointed to the spot where I . (lie)
  • 10. A fine rain for some hours. (fall)
  • 11. He from the foundation of the world. (give)
  • 12. He for this opportunity. (only/wait)
  • 13. The conversation about the departure for the last hour. (go on)
  • 14. She to part of the conversation behind the door. (listen)
  • 15. This was the moment I for. (wait)
  • 16. He rose from a table at which he . (write)
  • 17. For more than two hours and a half he . (run)
  • 18. I to my companion at the moment. (speak)
  • 19. They for some time in silence. (sit)
  • 20. He looked as if he . (weep)