1) I ___ (sit) in a cafe when you ___ (call). a) sat; was calling b) was sitting; called c) was sitting; were calling 2) Susie ___ (watch) a film when she ___ (hear) the noise. a) watched; heard b) watched; was hearing c) was watching; heard 3) What __________________ (they/do) at 10pm last night? It was really noisy. a) were they doing b) they did c) did they do 4) He ___ (take) a shower when the telephone ___ (ring). a) took; was ringing b) was taking; rang c) took; rang 5) When I ___ (walk) into the room, everyone ___ (work). a) was walking; worked b) walked; worked c) walked; was working 6) On holiday we ___ (visit) Rome, ___ (see) the Vatican, and ___ (spend) a few days at the beach. a) visited; saw; spent b) were visiting; saw; were spending c) were visiting; were seeing; were spending 7) Why ___ (stand) on a chair when I ___ (come) into the room? a) did you stand; was coming b) did you stand; came c) were you standing; came 8) At 7pm yesterday, we ___ (listen) to music. a) listening b) listened c) were listening 9) When I ___ (leave) the house, it ___ (snow). a) left; was snowing b) was leaving; snowed c) left; snowed 10) While my father ____________ (sleep), we __________ (play) computer games. a) was sleeping; were playing b) was sleeping; was playing c) slept, played
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