1) He ______ (sit) in a cafe when I ______ (see) him. a) was sitting/ saw b) sat/saw c) sat/was seeing d) were sitting/was seeing 2) When I ________ (go out) the sun ________ (shine). a) went out/shone b) was going out/shone c) was going out/was shining d) went out/ was shining 3) The boy ______ (run) when he ______ (fall). a) ran/fell down b) was running/was falling down c) was running/fell down d) ran/was falling down 4) When the war ______ (begin) we ______ (live) in London. a) began/lived b) was beginning/was living c) began/were living d) was beginning/lived 5) I ______ (have) tea when the lights ______ (go out). a) had/went out b) was having/went out c) was having/was going out d) had/was going out 6) My friends ______ (sing) when I ______ (come) into the room. a) were singing/come b) were singing/was coming c) sang/came d) were singing/came 7) While you  ______ (play) the piano I ______ (write) a letter. a) were playing/wrote b) were playing/was writing c) played/wrote d) played/was writing 8) He ______ (eat) his dinner when I ______ (arrive). a) ate/arrived b) ate/was arriving c) was eating/was arriving d) was eating/arrived 9) She ______ (study) at school when the earthquake ___________ (happen). a) study/happen b) was studying/was happenning c) was studying/happened d) studying/happened 10) When the phone ______ (ring) I ______ (have) a bath. a) rang/had b) was ringing/was having c) was ringing/had d) rang/was having 11) They ______ (ski) when they ________ (see) an avalanche. a) skied/seed b) was skiing / saw c) skied/ were seeing d) were skiing/ saw 12) When the wildfire ______ (arrive), people ________ (sleep).  a) arrive/ sleeped b) arrived/ was sleeping c) arrived/ were sleeping d) was arriving/ slept

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