Past Perfect Continuous Tense Exercises

Past Perfect Continuous Tense Exercises: It is a practice exercise for you. You need to choose one correct option from the given multiple options.

Recall the past perfect continuous tense formula and solve the exercise.

Subject + had + been + V1(ing) + time reference

Let’s start!

He __________ in Oxford University since 2016.

Correct! Wrong!

Ryan __________ in this house for two years.

Correct! Wrong!

She __________ Mathematics since 2017.

Correct! Wrong!

I __________ camera since 2008.

Correct! Wrong!

Had he __________ poor for two years?

Correct! Wrong!

I __________ in that department since 1997.

Correct! Wrong!

Tom __________ tea when I entered the room.

Correct! Wrong!

She __________ as IT Officer for five years before she was promoted.

Correct! Wrong!

The kids __________ in the park for three hours.

Correct! Wrong!

Shaila __________ as lawyer since 2015.

Correct! Wrong!

Answers

  1. He had been studying in Oxford University since 2016.
  2. Ryan had been living in this house for two years.
  3. She had been teaching Mathematics since 2017.
  4. I had been using camera since 2008.
  5. Had he been helping poor for two years?
  6. I had been working in that department since 1997.
  7. Tom had been drinking tea when I entered the room.
  8. She had been working as IT Officer for five years before she was promoted.
  9. The kids had been playing in the park for three hours.
  10. Shaila had been practicing as a lawyer since 2015.