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Past Simple Tense and Past Continuous Tense

Quiz by Azza Bushara

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  • Q1
    Make the past simple or past continuous I ...............................(sit) in a cafe when you........................ (call) .
    I was sitting in a cafe when you called .
    30s
  • Q2
    We .................(play) tennis when John ..................(hurt) his ankle.
    We were playing tennis when John hurt his ankle.
    30s
  • Q3
    When he .............. (take) a shower , the telephone........................... (ring).
    When he was taking a shower , the telephone rang.
    30s
  • Q4
    It ............ not( rain) a lot last night.We ....................(see) some beautiful rainbows.
    It did not rain a lot last night. We saw some beautiful rainbows.
    30s
  • Q5
    Where ....................... you (spend )your last holiday?
    Where did you spend your last holiday?
    30s
  • Q6
    It ..................(be) great time.
    It was great.
    30s
  • Q7
    Last year I...................... (spend) my holiday in Ireland.
    Last year I spent my holiday in Ireland.
    30s
  • Q8
    Last evening we ..................... (go) to a restaurant.
    Last evening we went to a restaurant.
    30s
  • Q9
    Last night we .............................. (learn) some Irish meals.
    Last night we learnt some Irish meals.
    30s
  • Q10
    Last holiday, I...................... (travel) around by car with two friends and we................( visit) lots of interesting places.
    Last holiday, I travelled around by car with two friends and we visited lots of interesting places.
    30s
  • Q11
    We.............. (be) very lucky with the weather last week.
    We were very lucky with the weather last week.
    30s
  • Q12
    We .............................(not/use) the computer last night.
    We didn't use the computer last night.
    30s
  • Q13
    I .........................(not/drink) any coffee last night.
    I didn't drink any coffee last night.
    30s
  • Q14
    Where .............................(you/get off) the train?
    Where did you get off the train?
    30s
  • Q15
    What time ............................(he/get up) yesterday?
    What did he get up time yesterday?
    30s

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