Past Perfect Continuous Tense Question Form Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. Why had he been skulking on the most lonely part of the lake? (why/he/skulk)
  • 2. Had she been sleeping with her eyes wide open? (she/sleep)
  • 3. Those warm tears, those thrilling kisses, falling on his lifeless, face, might have called back the boy's spirit, had it been waiting at the gates of heaven! (it/wait)
  • 4. What had he been stealing, that small criminal? (what/he/steal)
  • 5. all these years? (how/The times/get on)
  • 6. it so for granted that this was out of the question? (why/he/take)
  • 7. to Trenor-writing, presumably, just after their parting of the previous evening? (why/she/write)
  • 8. The quarter chimed-his temper rose- a trick upon him and never intended at any time to come? (she/play)
  • 9. , Mary wondered, and had they, for that reason, sought refuge in her room, or were they engaged, or had Katharine just refused him? (they/quarrel)
  • 10. Did I imagine it, or up at the mechanism ten feet above the floor-the mechanism controlling the insulated room? (she/gaze)
  • 11. himself utterly to things that did not count, or was this a perspective all out of proportion, a distorted brain again, through nervous strain and over-exertion? (he/always/give)
  • 12. them on my books at a good round loss for two years? (I/not/carry)
  • 13. meridians the wrong way? (they/cut)
  • 14. of Kenneth to her with such eloquence and such fervour, that she should calmly tell him as he paused that it was not of Kenneth she had been thinking? (he/talk)
  • 15. Was he awake or ? (he/dream)
  • 16. There might have been more excuse for it, she thought, of matters less important-offering to do the girl all the kindness in her power, too! (she/speak)
  • 17. And then the horrible noises I had heard in the night; about the van in the hope of robbing me? (some tramp/hang)
  • 18. them for generations before, I wonder? (they/par)
  • 19. Dick would perpetually ask himself: in a wrong direction? (he/sail)
  • 20. tigers, or slimy, loathsome reptiles, would we have spared them? (the Hans/rage)