'Present Simple & Progressive- 2' Quiz

This is a beginner-level quiz containing 19 multichoice questions from our 'present simple' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Present Simple & Progressive- 2

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - He's working for his Father
Q2 - Take the third road on the left
Q3 - I don't like tea with sugar
Q4 - Manchester United are winning two-zero
Q5 - I don't drive
Q6 - She's losing weight
Q7 - Do you buy a lot of CDs?
Q8 - I'm leaving for Amsterdam on the last flight
Q9 - Have you got any free time when we could talk?
Q10 - I take milk in coffee
Q11 - I like the film
Q12 - I have breakfast at a quarter past seven
Q13 - She's having a child
Q14 - John's waiting for you in reception
Q15 - She's got two daughters
Q16 - She's always blowing her nose
Q17 - I don't understand
Q18 - My neighbours are always playing their music too loud
Q19 - She lives in a small village

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - He's working for his Father
 
The person's job is probably temporary
 
The person's job is permanent
Q2 - Take the third road on the left
 
The speaker is talking in general terms
 
The speaker is giving instructions to get somewhere
Q3 - I don't like tea with sugar
 
The speaker is talking about now
 
The speaker is talking in general terms
Q4 - Manchester United are winning two-zero
 
This refers to an unfinished game
 
This is their usual result
Q5 - I don't drive
 
The speaker is in a car at the moment
 
The speaker either does not know how to drive or chooses not to drive
Q6 - She's losing weight
 
She often goes on a diet
 
She's on a diet at the moment
Q7 - Do you buy a lot of CDs?
 
The speaker wants to know if the person is in the habit of buying a lot of CDs
 
The speaker is probably in a record shop and wants to know how many CDs the other person has got in their bag
Q8 - I'm leaving for Amsterdam on the last flight
 
The speaker has not planned to travel
 
The speaker has planned to travel
Q9 - Have you got any free time when we could talk?
 
The speaker needs to speak to the other person now
 
The speaker has to speak to the other person on a number of occasions
Q10 - I take milk in coffee
 
The speaker only wants milk in a cup of coffee now
 
The speaker usually or always takes milk in coffee
Q11 - I like the film
 
The speaker can only be talking in general terms about liking film
 
The speaker could be talking in general terms or about a film she is watching now
Q12 - I have breakfast at a quarter past seven
 
This sentence describes an action
 
This sentence describes possession
Q13 - She's having a child
 
She is either pregnant or giving birth at the moment
 
The child has been born
Q14 - John's waiting for you in reception
 
The speaker knows that John often waits there
 
The speaker knows where John is now
Q15 - She's got two daughters
 
This sentence describes the action of giving birth to two daughters
 
This sentence describes her possessing two daughters
Q16 - She's always blowing her nose
 
The speaker is expressing dislike of her behaviour
 
The speaker doesn't object to her behaviour
Q17 - I don't understand
 
The person is talking in general terms and not about now
 
The person could be talking about now or in general terms
Q18 - My neighbours are always playing their music too loud
 
The speaker is talking about the music they are playing now
 
The speaker is talking about their usual music volume
Q19 - She lives in a small village
 
She is not going to move home in the near future
 
Her home is probably only for a short time

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