Past Continuous Exercises PDF: Past continuous tense is very important and Past Continuous Exercises are as important as it is. Students often get confuse in past continuous tense that whether they have to use was/were or is/am/are. So by just knowing Past Continuous tense formula one cannot just understand the differences between both these tenses. Students must learn the Past Continuous Exercises to know more about this tense.

So here we are providing Past Continuous Exercises to make this tense easy to understand. We are providing Past Continuous Exercises of simple, negative and interrogative sentences. Also at the end of Past Continuous Exercise we will provide you complete Past Continuous Exercise in PDF format. So get this Past Continuous Exercises PDF for free.

Past Continuous Exercises PDF

 Simple Past Continuous Exercises

  1. Last year we …………… (Go) to London on holiday.
  2. She ……………. (Talk) on phone when her mother came in home.
  3. John lost his wallet when he ………….. (Go) to home.
  4. You did not help me because you………….. (Study) for your math’s exam.
  5. We …………….. (Play) cricket in the evening.
  6. They ……… (Work) on a project when I asked them for help.
  7. He ………… (Improve) his performance day by day.
  8. Yesterday at 11:45 pm he ………… (Sleep).
  9. We ……….. (Eat) cake at four o’clock.
  10. The children …………. (Play) in the garden when it suddenly began to rain.

Answer

  1. Were going
  2. Was talking
  3. Was going
  4. Were studying
  5. Were playing
  6. were working
  7. was improving
  8. was sleeping
  9. were eating
  10. were playing

Past Continuous Tense Negative Exercises

  1. Jack ………….. (Work) hard for his exam.
  2. I ……….. (Sleep) when you came.
  3. I ……………. (Listen) to you when you told me to turn the oven off.
  4. He ……… (Come) with us in the picnic.
  5. He …………….. (Listen) to his teacher when he asked a question.
  6. They …………. (Sing) when I saw.
  7. He ……….. (Work) in the company at that time.
  8. John………….  (Cry) yesterday.
  9. We …………. (Laugh) at the joker.
  10. She …………. (Wait) for him yesterday.

Answer

  1. was not working
  2. was not sleeping
  3. was not listening
  4. was not coming
  5. was not listening
  6. were not singing
  7. was not working
  8. was not crying
  9. were not laughing
  10. was not waiting

Past Continuous Tense Interrogative Exercises

  1. ………….She ………….. (Take) exam last month?
  2. …….. They ………… (Concentrate) while teacher teaching?
  3. …….. ..He ………… (Laugh) at me?
  4. …………. Seena …………… (Work) in a factory?
  5. …………… They ………… (Speak) to me?
  6. ………..We ……….. (Look) gorgeous that day?
  7. ……….you all girls ………. (Leave) that ground?
  8. ……….He………… (Run) so fast in the ground?
  9. ………. she ……….. (Wash) her clothes?
  10. ……….We…………. (Do) party at last night?

Answer

  1. Was taking
  2. Were concentrating
  3. Was not laughing
  4. Was working
  5. Were speaking
  6. Were looking
  7. Were leaving
  8. Was running
  9. Was washing
  10. Were doing

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