В этом тесте вы сможете проверить, насколько хорошо вы усвоили тему Past Continuous. 

Внимание: вопросы составлены не только с употреблением времени Past Continuous, но и Past Simple. Так вы сможете определить, насколько хорошо усвоили время Past Continuous и отличаете ли вы его от Past Simple. 

1. I _____ a friend while I _____ the shopping.

A) was meeting / did
B) met / was doing
C) meet / do
D) met / did

2. I _____ for my things when I ____ someone call my name.

A) paid / was hearing
B) pay / heard
C) was paying / hear
D) was paying / heard

3. I _____ and I _____ the knife.

A) cooked / was dropping
B) cook / drop
C) was cooking / dropped
D) cooked / dropped

4. What _____ at 8.00 last night?

A) did you do
B) you did
C) were you doing
D) are you doing

5. While I _____ this morning, I _____ my money. I don’t know how.

A) shopped / lose
B) was shopping / lost
C) shopped / was losing
D) shop / lose

6. When we came in he _____ something on the paper.

A) was writing
B) were writing
C) is writing
D) wrote

7. I _____ round and _____ Paula.

A) turned / saw
B) was turning/ was seeing
C) turn / was seeing
D) was turning / saw

8. While we _____ a drink, a waiter _____ a pile of plates.

A) had / was dropping
B) have / dropped
C) have / drop
D) were having / dropped

9. I _____ to get up this morning. It _____ and it was cold, and my bed was so warm.

A) don’t want / is raining
B) am not wanting / rains
C) wasn’t wanting / rained
D) didn’t want / was raining

10. I _____ to the news on the radio when the phone _____.

A) listened / was ringing
B) am listening / was ringing
C) was listening / rang
D) listen / is ringing


1-B, 2-D, 3-C, 4-C, 5-B, 6-A, 7-A, 8-D, 9-D, 10-C.

Источник: Atalay Oguz «TEST MASTER» – Baskent Education Publication