Present Continuous Tense Quiz

Negative

This present continuous tense quiz tests you on the negative form. 

Remind yourself of the grammar for the present continuous tense if you are unsure.

Present Continuous Tense Quiz

Negative

Instructions

Place the word in brackets into the gap using the correct form of the present continuous tense to make the sentence negative. Place in the full word, not abbreviated i.e. "I am", not "I'm".

1. I
(watch) TV right now. I am focusing on my homework.
2. She
(attend) the meeting because she has another appointment.
3. We
(buy) a new car this year as we're saving money for a house.
4. They
(play) video games. They are doing their chores.
5. He
(complain) about the situation but looking for solutions.
6. The chef
(use) dairy in the recipe since it's a vegan dish.
7. My friends
(work) at the moment as they are on a lunch break.
8. We
(invite) too many guests to the party in order to keep it small.
9. The company
(hire) new employees during the current economic downturn.
10. She
(take) a vacation this month. She's focusing on a big project at work.

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