'Present Simple or Progressive- 3' Quiz

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Present Simple or Progressive- 3

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct verb form

Q1 - He ........ a magazine at the moment
Q2 - She ......... as a bank clerk
Q3 - I hate the way he ......... me
Q4 - He ....... at a hotel at the moment as his house is not ready
Q5 - I ......... before eleven o'clock on Saturdays
Q6 - I hate him because he ........ rude about people behind their backs
Q7 - I ........ as hard as I can but it just isn't working
Q8 - I'm sorry but he's busy at the moment; he ........ to a client
Q9 - He's always tired because he ........ to bed early enough
Q10 - I ....... the dog before breakfast every day
Q11 - I sorry but I .......
Q12 - She .......... too much coffee
Q13 - Which newspaper ..........?
Q14 - What time ......... next Friday?
Q15 - How often ....... to the theatre?
Q16 - Where ....... after work tonight?
Q17 - What ............ at the weekend?
Q18 - Look at what he ........!
Q19 - What ......... at the moment?
Q20 - On Fridays, she ........ the office early
Q21 - .......... sugar in tea?

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct verb form

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Q1 - He ........ a magazine at the moment
 
reads
 
is reading
Q2 - She ......... as a bank clerk
 
works
 
is working
Q3 - I hate the way he ......... me
 
criticises always
 
is always criticising
Q4 - He ....... at a hotel at the moment as his house is not ready
 
is staying
 
stays
Q5 - I ......... before eleven o'clock on Saturdays
 
am never getting up
 
never get up
Q6 - I hate him because he ........ rude about people behind their backs
 
is always being
 
has always
Q7 - I ........ as hard as I can but it just isn't working
 
try
 
am trying
Q8 - I'm sorry but he's busy at the moment; he ........ to a client
 
talks
 
is talking
Q9 - He's always tired because he ........ to bed early enough
 
doesn't go
 
isn't going
Q10 - I ....... the dog before breakfast every day
 
am walking
 
walk
Q11 - I sorry but I .......
 
am not understanding
 
don't understand
Q12 - She .......... too much coffee
 
drinks
 
is drinking
Q13 - Which newspaper ..........?
 
are you usually reading
 
do you usually read
Q14 - What time ......... next Friday?
 
does he arrive
 
is he arriving
Q15 - How often ....... to the theatre?
 
do you go
 
are you going
Q16 - Where ....... after work tonight?
 
do you go
 
are you going
Q17 - What ............ at the weekend?
 
do you normally do
 
are you normally doing
Q18 - Look at what he ........!
 
does
 
is doing
Q19 - What ......... at the moment?
 
are you reading
 
do you read
Q20 - On Fridays, she ........ the office early
 
is leaving
 
leaves
Q21 - .......... sugar in tea?
 
Do you take
 
Are you taking

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