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Past Simple or Past Continuous? Hmm...

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  • Q1
    My sister _________ (sleep) while I was cooking.
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    were sleeping
    slept
    was sleeping
    30s
  • Q2
    How much _____________ (you / pay) to buy this sweater last year?
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    did you pay
    you did pay
    were you paying
    were paying
    30s
  • Q3
    I ____________ (buy) three new books yesterday evening!
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    were buying
    did buy
    bought
    was buying
    30s
  • Q4
    My best friend __________ (not / like) watching cartoons when he was younger.
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    didn't like
    didn't liked
    not liked
    not like
    30s
  • Q5
    Our lesson ___________ (begin) at six o' clock yesterday.
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    were beginning
    began
    was beginning
    did began
    30s
  • Q6
    While you _________ (study), our mum was reading a book.
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    studying
    were studying
    studied
    was studying
    30s
  • Q7
    Andrew ___________ (walk) back home at six o' clock.
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    did walk
    was walking
    were walking
    walked
    30s
  • Q8
    The teacher ___________ (talk) when John _____________ (come) in the classroom.
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    were talking, came
    was talking, came
    talked, was coming
    talked, came
    45s
  • Q9
    I ___________ (be) born in 2011.
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    were
    was
    am
    did
    45s
  • Q10
    We ______________ (be) at the lift (=ασανσέρ, elevator) when my mobile phone rang.
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    did
    were
    are
    was
    45s

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