Present Perfect Continuous Tense Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. You have been listening to the passage birds. (listen)
  • 2. Have you been detaining Mr Trotter all this time? (you/detain/?)
  • 3. I haven't been looking after you for four or five years and doing your dirty work, colonel, without picking up a little intelligence-and a little information! (not/look after)
  • 4. I have been reading them these twenty years. (read)
  • 5. The cars since we came back to Jackson from our march after Forrest. (not/run)
  • 6. I time to think over that at all. (not/take)
  • 7. But lately things well. (not/go)
  • 8. And for the last ten days? (what/I/act/?)
  • 9. He in the library ever since. (sit)
  • 10. Do you suppose I about it, on the hot nights when I couldn't sleep? (not/think)
  • 11. I with them all the afternoon. (drive)
  • 12. I as pretty girls as you. (kiss)
  • 13. But the Queen's curtains back at dawn? (her Grace/not/tear/?)
  • 14. Ever since this morning you must have seen that I here. (suffer)
  • 15. But on his couch? (what length of time/he/lie/?)
  • 16. They , I know that. (not/sleep)
  • 17. I about it for a long time. (think)
  • 18. We in a little summer romance, entertaining enough at the seaside, but which must die a natural death as soon as we return to Paris. (not/indulge)
  • 19. , or is this something we have really lived through? (we/dream/?)
  • 20. It for a long time. (go on)