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Unit 47: Grammar Exercises

Complete the sentences using during, for, while, and when.

Example: _____ the night, the wind blew the front door open.

a) During
b) While

The answer is: a) - During
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1. The phone rang several times _____ dinner.
a) during
b) when

2. It began to snow _____ I was walking home
a) for
b) while

3. We visited many relatives _____ our vacation.
a) during
b) when

4. Susan has been studying English _____ five years.
a) for
b) when

5. The children have been playing video games _____ hours.
a) for
b) during

6. _____ the hike up the mountain, we saw a lot of deer.
a) During
b) While

7. I was shocked _____ I saw my picture in the newspaper.
a) during
b) when

8. _____ I got to work, I noticed my computer was unplugged.
a) For
b) When

9. A car pulled out in front of me _____ I was riding my bicycle.
a) during
b) while

10. _____ the last guests finally left the party, it was early morning.
a) For
b) When
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