# Yellow Level Quiz #9 – present perfect continuous tense

Part A.

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the present perfect continuous tense. (10 points)

1. She ________ _________ ___________ at that company for three years. (work)

2. The students _________ __________ ___________ a new textbook this year. (use)

3. Barry _________ __________ ____________ very well lately. (feel — negative)

4. We __________ __________ ___________ a lot about perfect tenses. (learn)

5. _________ it __________ ___________ all day? (rain)

6. My sister _________ __________ ____________ on her cell phone for the last hour. (talk)

7. My car __________ __________ ____________ very well lately. (run–negative)

8. How __________ you __________ ___________ in school? (do)

9. How long _________ he ___________ ___________ her? (see*)

10. I __________ ___________ _____________ very hard on my English. (work)

* see = go out with; have a relationship with someone

Part B.

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the present perfect continuous tense or the present perfect tense. (Some sentence can use either tense, but please consider the best choice for each situation.) 10 points.

1. He ____________________________ himself while working with that machine many times. (hurt)

2. We ____________________________ a lot of fresh fruit lately. (eat)

3. They ___________________________ on their vacation yet. (leave–negative)

4. I _______________________________ this girl I met at work, but I don’t think she likes me anymore. (see)

5. Why _____________ you _________________________ so much these last few weeks? (smoke)

6. ___________ you _____________________________? I smell alcohol on your breath. (drink)

7. Ali ______________________________ a lot of money in the stock market since he began investing. (lose)

8. The teacher ______________________________ a solution to the problem. (find)

9. It ____________________________________ here in several weeks. (rain — negative)

10. ___________ you _______________________ your homework yet? (do)