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UNIT 2 — Lesson 2 — Comprehension Questions
Past Time

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your understanding of the simple past and the past continuous. Click on the best answer and read the explanation.

 
 

1.

What does the simple past describe?

 

a

Situations which were in progress at a specific time in the past

 

b

Actions continuing in the present

 

c

Situations and actions completed in the past

 

 

 

2.

Which is the form of the past continuous?

 

a

VERB + ed

 

b

was/were + VERB-ing

 

c

is/are + VERB-ing

 

 

 

3.

Which one of the following sentences is in the past continuous?

 

a

I bought a ticket yesterday.

 

b

I am buying a ticket.

 

c

I was buying a ticket yesterday at 4:00.