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Exercise "Past tense simple or continuous", created by lili73 (a free exercise to learn English):
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Stats (10731 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 74 %
Last summer Peter * (go) to Spain for his holidays.
Question 2 passed: 77.5 %
He *(decide) to fly because it is much quicker than going overland.
Question 3 passed: 61.8 %
On the morning he left London it * (rain),
Question 4 passed: 31.3 %
but when he * (step)off the plane in Spain it was a beautiful day.
Question 5 passed: 48.4 %
The sun * (shine),
Question 6 passed: 43.6 %
and a cool wind * (blow) from the sea.
Question 7 passed: 58.4 %
He * (take) a taxi to his hotel.
Question 8 passed: 58.3 %
In the evening he * (go) for a walk. The town was still busy.
Question 9 passed: 26.3 %
Street traders * (sell) souvenirs
Question 10 passed: 31 %
and the foreign tourists * (try) to speak with the aid of a Spanish phrase book.
Question 11 passed: 61.7 %
He listened to their chatter for a while, then * (return) to his hotel.
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