Simple present or present continuous

December 20, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate simple present or present continuous form.

1. Planting trees is a very good idea because trees …………………….. oxygen.

a) produce

b) are producing

c) Either could be used here

2. He ………………… to spend time with his children.

a) likes

b) is liking

c) Either could be used here

3. Students should always try to improve their grades because universities …………………….. those with bad grades.

a) are not accepting

b) do not accept

c) Either could be used here

4. Clouds …………………….. from evaporated water.

a) form

b) are forming

5. My sister …………………….. at a municipal school.

a) teach

b) teaches

c) is teaching

6. Volcanoes ……………………. hot lava into the air when they ……………………..

a) are shooting, are erupting

b) shoot, are erupting

c) shoot, erupt

c) are shooting, erupt

7. ……………………. how to ride a bicycle?

a) Are you knowing

b) Do you know

c) Either could be used here

8. Supriya is an atheist. She ……………………… in God.

a) does not believe

b) is not believing

c) Either could be used here

9. Cows ………………… on grass.

a) are feeding

b) feed

10. Although I still have some difficulties in French, I …………………….. much better now.

a) am understanding

b) understand

c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. Planting trees is a very good idea because trees produce oxygen.

2. He likes to spend time with his children.

3. Students should always try to improve their grades because universities do not accept those with bad grades.

4. Clouds form from evaporated water.

5. My sister teaches at a municipal school.

6. Volcanoes shoot hot lava into the air when they erupt.

7. Do you know how to ride a bicycle?

8. Supriya is an atheist. She does not believe in God.

9. Cows feed on grass.

10. Although I still have some difficulties in French, I understand much better now.

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