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Present Progressive Tense (Dec. 19, 2022)

Quiz by Mary Stormon-Flynn

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  • Q1

    What are all the forms of the simple present tense of BE?

    is, are

    am, is

    am, is, are

    30s
  • Q2

    TRUE or FALSE? The letters ING are added to a verb to create the present participle form of the verb.  E.g., talking, choosing, reading 

    True

    False

    30s
  • Q3

    True or False? The present progressive tense is made up of am, is, are + the present participle (the -ing ending) of the main verb.

    True

    False

    30s
  • Q4

    Which sentence is in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    The teacher are instructing. 

    The teacher is instructing. 

    The teacher instructs each day. 

    30s
  • Q5

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    The students is thinking. 

    The student are thinking. 

    The students are thinking. 

    30s
  • Q6

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    The students are socializing. 

    The students is socializing. 

    The student are socializing. 

    30s
  • Q7

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    Ms. Cortez are working on someone's homework. 

    Ms. Cortez is working on someone's homework. 

    Ms. Cortez working on someone's homework. 

    30s
  • Q8

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    The sun shines. 

    The sun shone yesterday. 

    The sun is shining. 

    30s
  • Q9

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    The boy are kicking the soccer ball. 

    The boy kicks the soccer ball hard because he is strong. 

    The boy is kicking the soccer ball. 

    30s
  • Q10

    What is an action happening in the classroom?

    Students answering questions. 

    Students answer questions when the teacher asks. 

    Students are answering questions. 

    30s
  • Q11

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    My friend looks at her Chromebook to see what she needs to do. 

    My friend is looking at her Chromebook. 

    My friend are looking at her Chromebook. 

    30s
  • Q12

    Which sentence is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    The teacher is waiting for us to finish our test. 

    The teacher waits patiently for students to finish their test. 

    The teacher are waiting for us to finish our test. 

    45s
  • Q13

    Which question is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    When you leaving the building? 

    When is you leaving the building? 

    When are you leaving the building?

    45s
  • Q14

    Which question is grammatically correct in the present progressive tense?  (am / is / are + a verb with the -ing ending added)

    What is happening in the classroom now?

    What usually happens in the classroom? 

    What happening in the classroom now? 

    45s

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