# Contoh Soal Latihan Past Continuous Tense

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Berikut beberapa soal latihan Past Continuous Tense.

## TEST 1 Latihan Past Continuous Tense

Write the correct auxiliary verb in the Past Continuous Tense form!

1. . . . . . you still studying at 9 P.M. last night?

2. I . . . . . spending my last holiday in Bali with my old friends.

3. She . . . . . walking on the street when she hit by motorcycle.

4. Some boys . . . . . witnessing a robbery in the mini market at midnight.

5. John . . . . . fixing his bicycle when his friend came.

6. Claire . . . . . teaching English while writing for her blog.

7. The students . . . . . fighting when our teacher came to the classroom.

8. My classmates . . . . . climbing the mountain when the landslide happened.

9. We . . . . . busy earning money for tuition fee when our friends enjoyed their lives.

10. Rudi . . . . . riding carelessly when he got the accident.

## TEST 2 Latihan Past Continuous Tense

Write the correct form of "to be" and "verb" in the sentences below!

1. People . . . . .     . . . . . .  all the songs at his concert. (enjoy)

2. Two thieves were entering the house while the other thief . . . . .   . . . . . .  in the warehouse. (hide)

3. Mom . . . . .   . . . . .  a cake while we were sleeping. (make)

4. The shepherd . . . . .    . . . . . . his cattle to the open field. (take)

5. He . . . . .   . . . . . . slowly when a man crossed by. (drive)

6. Nadia . . . . .   . . . . .  for my blog content when her baby woke up. (write)

7. The plane . . . . .   . . . . .  when it suddenly fell to the sea. (fly)

8. Hani . . . . .    . . . . .  the class because of stomachache. (leave)

9. My brothers . . . . .   . . . . . the fishing tools while my dad . . . . .   . . . . . the bait. (prepare)

10. I bought the merchandise when I . . . . .   . . . . . my dad to his visit to Tokyo. (accompany)

## TEST 3 Latihan Past Continuous Tense

Change these sentences into positive, negative, or interrogative form!

1. (+) My sister was eating her lunch two hours ago.
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. (+) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3. (+) When the teacher explained the materials, some students were chatting.
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4. (+) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) Was Serena visiting her teacher when she met her lover for the first time?

5. (+) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(-) Brigitta wasn't offering her products while she was meeting her high school friends.
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6. (+) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(-) Grandma was not knitting a sweater while she was watching TV.
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

7. (+) When I was paying at the cashier, someone stole my wallet.
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8. (+) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) Was Tyler seeing the UFO when he played at the field?

9. (+) He was waiting for me while I was finishing my job.
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10. (+) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(-) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(?) Was she singing while her husband was performing his magic tricks?

## TEST 4 Latihan Past Continuous Tense

Change the following sentences into English in Past Continuous Tense!

1. Mira telah sedang mengemudi pada saat aku menelponnya.
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2. Mereka telah sedang menonton konser jam 10 tadi malam.
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3. Apakah Rifal telah sedang menyiapkan presentasinya kemarin sekitar jam 9?
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4. Ayahku tidak sedang bekerja di kantor kemarin jam 11.
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5. Tina dan Tiara telah sedang menyelesaikan tugas mereka pada saat Ibu Diana mencarinya.
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6. Apakah kamu sedang memeriksa file-file di laptopmu tadi malam sekitar jam 7?
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7. Singa-singa itu tidak telah sedang berburu mangsanya.
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8. Pak Hartono telah sedang berdoa di mesjid saat pencuri masuk ke rumahnya.
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9. Para tetangga telah sedang menangkap seorang pencuri pada saat Pak Hartono berdoa di mesjid 30 menit yang lalu.
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10. Aku tidak sedang melakukan apapun saat kamu tiba disini.
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## Kunci jawaban

Berikut kunci jawaban contoh soal latihan past continuous tense

1. Were
2. was
3. was
4. were
5. was

6. was
7. were
8. were
9. were
10. was

### TEST 2

1. were enjoying
2. was hiding
3. was making
4. was taking
5. was driving

6. was writing
7. was flying
8. was leaving
9. were preparing
was preparing
10. was accompanying

### TEST 3

1. (-) My sister wasn’t eating her lunch two hours ago.
(?) Was my sister eating her lunch two hours ago?

3. (-) When the teacher explained the materials, some students weren't chatting.
(?) When the teacher explained the materials, were some students chatting?

4. (+)  Serena was visiting her teacher when she met her lover for the first time.
(-) Serena wasn't visiting her teacher when she met her lover for the first time.

5. (+) Brigitta was offering her products while she was meeting her high school friends.
(?) Was Brigitta offering her products while she was meeting her high school friends?

6. (+) Grandma was knitting a sweater while she was watching TV.
(?) Was Grandma knitting a sweater while she was watching TV?

7. (-) When I was not paying at the cashier, someone stole my wallet.
(?) Was I paying at the cashier, when someone stole my wallet?

8. (+) Tyler was seeing the UFO when he played at the field.
(-) Tyler wasn't seeing the UFO when he played at the field.

9. (-) He wasn't waiting for me while I was finishing my job.
(?) Was he waiting for me while I was finishing my job?

10. (+)  She was singing while her husband was performing his magic tricks.
(-) She wasn't singing while her husband was performing his magic tricks.

### TEST 4

1. Mira was driving when I was calling her.

2. They were watching concert at 10 o'clock last night.

3. Was Rifal preparing his presentation around 9 yesterday?

4. My dad wasn't working at the office at 11 yesterday.

5. Tina and Tiara were finishing their task when Mrs. Diana was looking for them.

6. Were you checking the files on your laptop around 7 last night?

7. Those lions were not hunting their prey.

8. Mr. Hartono was praying in Mesjid when the thief was entering his house.

9. The neighbors were catching a thief when Mr. Hartono prayed in Mesjid 30 minutes ago.

10. I was not doing anything when you arrived here.

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