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Exercise "Past simple or continuous", created by anonyme (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 1 456 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 58 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): ploplo / SWITZERLAND, on Wednesday 11 December - 20:47:
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Stats (1435 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 62.8 %
He * (have) a shave when the telephone rang.
Question 2 passed: 47.2 %
When he * (drop) the glass he broke it.
Question 3 passed: 36.9 %
I * (shut) the door quickly when I heard a noise outside.
Question 4 passed: 71.6 %
Last year, my English course * (include) thirty lessons.
Question 5 passed: 32.1 %
While she * (scrub) the kitchen floor, her husband came in.
Question 6 passed: 68.2 %
I * (go) swimming every Saturday last summer.
Question 7 passed: 68.6 %
They * (forget) to write their exercises last night.
Question 8 passed: 56.1 %
While I * (listen) to the radio last night I heard a very interesting talk on India.
Question 9 passed: 59.3 %
He * (remember) there was a restaurant in High Street.
Question 10 passed: 53 %
He * (study) English at lunch time every day last month.
Question 11 passed: 43.3 %
While he * (dig) that hole he hurt his foot.
Question 12 passed: 60.6 %
He always * (appear) very prosperous in the last ten years.
Question 13 passed: 59.7 %
They * (know) the answers to all the questions in every examination last year.
Question 14 passed: 61.8 %
They * (buy) three new records every week last month.
Question 15 passed: 52.5 %
They * (write) very neatly in every examination.
Question 16 passed: 50.2 %
At six o'clock last night she * (have) a headache.
Question 17 passed: 53.6 %
She * (have) dinner at seven o'clock every evening last winter.
Question 18 passed: 44 %
They * (buy) some new records when I saw them in the shop.
Question 19 passed: 43.9 %
While they * (play) their new records, I was reading my new book.
Question 20 passed: 62.5 %
When I * (meet) him six years ago Mr Brown was building his house.
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