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PAST SIMPLE VS PAST CONTINUOUS

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  • Q1

    When she ..., I was listening to my music. 

    comes

    come

    came

    was coming

    30s
  • Q2

    We ... to the cinema yesterday.

    went

    had gone 

    was going 

    have gone

    30s
  • Q3

    I ... my homework for the whole evening yesterday.

    was done

    was doing

    had done

    did

    30s
  • Q4

    They ... a new house last month.

    had bought

    bought

    was buying

    have bought

    30s
  • Q5

    When ...  home yesterday?

    was your brother coming

    has your brother come

    had your brother come

    did your brother come 

    30s
  • Q6

    She ... dinner when the lights went off.

    had cooked 

    cooked

    was cooking

    cooking

    30s
  • Q7

    The children .... when their father came home.

    was sleeping

    slept

    were sleeping

    is sleeping

    30s
  • Q8

    At half past six yesterday, we ... dinner

    were having

    have had dinner 

    had 

    was having

    30s
  • Q9

    I ... for the test from 10 am till 5 pm yesterday. 

    prepare

    prepared

    have prepared

    was preparing

    30s
  • Q10

    When John came home, his little brother ... TV.

    has watched

    were watching

    watched 

    was watching

    30s
  • Q11

    Sheila ... when she noticed something strange appeared. 

    swimming

    swam 

    had swum

    was swimming 

    30s
  • Q12

    Jack was walking down the street when he ... Johnny. 

    was meeting

    meet

    meeting

    met 

    30s
  • Q13

    What ... at 9 o'clock last night? 

    did you do

    do you do

    were you doing

    you were doing 

    30s
  • Q14

    Tom called me while I ... attention. 

    have not paid

    was not paying

    did not pay

    not paying

    30s
  • Q15

    Alexander Fleming ... something strange while he ... the bacteria. 

    noticed; observed

    was noticing; observed

    was noticing; was observing

    noticed; was observing

    30s

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