Active & Passive Voice Practice 1
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by Stephanie Hegge
| 20 Questions
Note from the author:
Active and passive voice practice.
Part 1
Directions: Underline the verbs in the following sentences and state whether the sentences are in the active voice or passive voice.
1
1 pt
The boy killed the spider.
Active
Passive
2
1 pt
This house was built by my grandfather.
Active
Passive
3
1 pt
The boy was bitten by a snake.
Active
Passive
4
1 pt
The loud noise frightened the cows.
Active
Passive
5
1 pt
His command was promptly obeyed.
Active
Passive
6
1 pt
All the milk was drunk by the cat.
Active
Passive
7
1 pt
She opened the door.
Active
Passive
8
1 pt
A stone struck me on the head.
Active
Passive
9
1 pt
I have just posted the letter.
Active
Passive
10
1 pt
The minister inaugurated the exhibition.
Active
Passive
Part 2: Rewrite the passive voice sentences as active voice sentences.
11
1 pt
Passive: Medusa was killed by Perseus.
12
1 pt
The working lunch was attended by the students.
13
1 pt
The movie was written by the screenwriter.
14
1 pt
The game was played by Jack and Jill.
Part 3
Directions: Rewrite the active voice sentences as passive voice sentences.
15
1 pt
Samantha dialed her friend’s phone number.
16
1 pt
My mom bought the tickets for us last week.
17
1 pt
The king sent Perseus and his mother away in a trunk.
18
1 pt
Perseus severed Medusa’s head.
Part 4
Directions: Write one sentence ABOUT YOUR WEEK using the passive voice and one using the active voice.
19
1 pt
Write you sentence using active voice.
20
1 pt
Write your sentence using passive voice.
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