Quiz: Present Simple or Progressive

Topic: Present Simple | Level: Beginner

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct verb form.

Q1 - I ____ a great time on this holiday.
Q2 - She's Italian- she ____ from Pisa.
Q3 - '_____ your meal?' 'Yes, it's very good.'
Q4 - Many scientists believe global warming ____.
Q5 - This term, I ____ Latin.
Q6 - ____ to see us next month?
Q7 - Let me know when you ____ this letter.
Q8 - They ____ to do it now.
Q9 - I _____ it.
Q10 - Water ____ at a hundred degrees.
Q11 - Smoking _____ cancer.
Q12 - I ____ a lot of progress at the moment.
Q13 - It _____ me a lot at the moment.
Q14 - Don't pay attention- he ____ stupid.
Q15 - I ____ up at seven o'clock on weekdays.
Q16 - He _____ silly questions.

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Q1 - I ____ a great time on this holiday.
 
have
 
am having
 
Either could be used here.
Q2 - She's Italian- she ____ from Pisa.
 
comes
 
is coming
 
Either could be used here.
Q3 - '_____ your meal?' 'Yes, it's very good.'
 
Are you enjoying
 
Do you enjoy
 
Either could be used here.
Q4 - Many scientists believe global warming ____.
 
really happens
 
is really happening
 
Either could be used here.
Q5 - This term, I ____ Latin.
 
study
 
am studying
Q6 - ____ to see us next month?
 
Do you come
 
Are you coming
 
Either could be used here.
Q7 - Let me know when you ____ this letter.
 
receive
 
are receiving
 
Either could be used here.
Q8 - They ____ to do it now.
 
want
 
are wanting
 
Either could be used here.
Q9 - I _____ it.
 
don't understand
 
am not understanding
 
Either could be used here.
Q10 - Water ____ at a hundred degrees.
 
boils
 
is boiling
 
Either could be used here.
Q11 - Smoking _____ cancer.
 
causes
 
is causing
 
Either could be used here.
Q12 - I ____ a lot of progress at the moment.
 
make
 
am making
 
Either could be used here.
Q13 - It _____ me a lot at the moment.
 
worries
 
is worrying
 
Either could be used here.
Q14 - Don't pay attention- he ____ stupid.
 
is just
 
is just being
 
Either could be used here.
Q15 - I ____ up at seven o'clock on weekdays.
 
get
 
am getting
 
Either could be used here.
Q16 - He _____ silly questions.
 
always asks
 
is always asking
 
Either could be used here.

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