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01242--Tense: Exercise-1 Fill in the blanks with Present Simple or Present Continuous Tense




Tense: Exercise-1
Fill in the blanks with Present Simple or Present Continuous Tense
1.  The children ................................. (play) outside now.
2.  She usually ............................ (read) the newspaper in the morning.
3.  I .......................... (do) my homework now.
4.  I .......................... (eat) my dinner now.
5.  .........................................  (you/want) a pizza?
6.  They .......................... (watch) TV now.
7.  I ......................... (not/like) spaghetti.
8.  The baby ......................... (sleep) now.
9.  My mother usually ................... (cook) dinner in the evening.
10.  He ........................ (write) a letter to his pen-friend every month.
11.  She ..................... (not/like) football.
12.  Mary .......................... (listen) to music now.
13.  Tom usually ....................... (drink) coffee, but ........................ (drink) tea now.
14.  We .................... (go) to the disco tonight.
15.  ................................. (he/go) to work by bus every day.
16.  Susan usually .................. (go) to school by bus, but now she ................. (go) to school by train. 
17.  The boys usually .................. (ride) their bikes to school.  They .................... (like/ride) their bikes.  They ................... (be) very naughty boys.  They always .............. (go) to school late.  Today their teacher ............... (be) very angry, because they ................ (be) late again. 
18.  Mary .................. (like/eat) sweets.  Every morning she ............ (have) coffee with a lot of sweets and chocolate.  For lunch she and her friends often ................. (eat) sweets or ice-cream.  She ................... (not/like/eat) fruit or vegetables.  She ...............  (never/eat) eggs or cheese.  Today she ................ (be) sick.  She ............... (sleep) in her room now. 

ANSWERS
1.  are playing
2.  reads
3.  am doing
4.  am eating
5.  Do you want
6.  are watching
7.  don't like
8.  is sleeping
9.  cooks
10. writes
11.  doesn't like
12.  is listening
13.  drinks, is drinking
14.  are going
15.  He goes
16.  goes, is going
17.  ride, like riding, are, go, is, are
18.  likes eating, has, eat, doesn't like eating, never eats, is, is sleeping


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