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PRESENT CONTINUOUS VS. SIMPLE PRESENT

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SIMPLE PRESENT
VS.
PRESENT CONTINUOUS

 
Choose the right answer.
 
1.     He …………… cakes every day.
a) bake              b) bakes
c) baked            d) baking
 
2.     Mary often ……the floors.
a) washed         b) washes
c) is washing    d) washs
 
3.     Tim……once a year.
a) paint             b) paints
c) is painting     d) painted
 4.He …………… a cake at the moment.
a) bake                  b) bakes
c) baked                d) is baking
           
 
5.Mary  ……the floors at present.
a) washed              b) washes
c) is washing          d) washing
 
6.Tim  is …..this weekend.
a) paint             b) paints
c) is painting     d) painting
 

4. Tim….. his car to work on weekdays.
a) driving          b) drives
c) is driving            d) drive
 
 
5. Jim usually……after school.
a) plays        b) is playing
c) play         d) playing
 
 
6.Joe often……hard in his yard.
a) is working  b) works
c) work          d) worked
  
 
7. Sue……..from Monday to Friday.
a) teach        b) is teaching
c) teaches     d) teaching
 
 
8.  Tom often ….. his son’s dog.
a) is babysitting  b) babysits
c) is babysiting        d) babysit
 
 
9.   Anne…….everyday.
a) exercised     b) is exercising
c) exercises     d) exercise
 
 
10.    Ann ….as a hairdresser.
a) work           b) is working
c) works         d) worked
 
 
11. Tim….. his car to work today.
a) is driving            b) drives
c) drove                d) drive
                  
     
12.Jim is ……after school today.
a) plays        b) is playing
c) play         d) played
 
 
13. Today, Joe …….in his yard.
a) is working          b) works
           c) work                 d) worked
           
 
14.Sue……..all this week.
a) teach                 b) is teaching
c) teaches              d) teaching
 
            
 
15. Tom ……. . for his son next Sunday.
a) is babysitting      b) babysits
c) is babysiting            d) babysit
             
 
16.Anne…….at the gym tonight.
          a) exercised           b) is exercising
          c) exercises           d) exercise
            
 
17.Ann ….on the weekend.
a) work           b) is working
            c)   working        d) worked
             
 
Insert the right answer in the gap.
 
Everyday John up at 8:00, but today he ___________( get)  up at 9:00
because it _________ the weekend and he_________(not have)  school.
Right now John__________(sit) in his room and he___________(play)
computer games.  His sister___________(play) with her dolls and his parents
_________(read).   John's mother___________(read) a novel and
his father _________(read) a magazine.
At the moment their dog_________(chew)  on a bone and the cat_____( lick)
its paws.  The cat________(look) very content.