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Passive Voice - present/past

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1- Complete with the Past Participle form of the verbs:
 
a. to be - was/were -  
b. to drink - drank -
c. to eat - ate -
d. to go - went -
e. to see - saw -
f. to speak - spoke -
g. to sing - sang -
h. to make - made -
i. write - wrote -
j. to call - called -
k. to invent - invented -
l. to play - played -
m. to paint - painted -
n. to discover - discovered -
 
2. Choose the right alternative to complete the sentence: 
 
a) New York  the Big Apple.
b) The first blue jeans  by Levi Strauss.
c) The law of gravity  by Isaak Newton.
d) The "Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.
e) The cinema  by the Lumiere Brothers.
f) "Hamlet"  and "King Lear"  by Shakespeare.
g) James Bond  by Ian Fleming.
h) Portuguese  in Brazil and Portugal. 
 i) "The Kid"  by Charles Chaplin. 
 
3) Find the Past Participle of the verbs in the crossword:
 
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5
7
3
2
4
6

1 - The light bulb was .................. (invent) by Thomas Edison.

2.  The penicillin was ..................(discover) by Fleming.
 
3. "The Lord of the Rings" was .............(write) by  J.R.R. Tolkien. 
 
4. "The Sunflower" was ...............(paint) by Vincent Van Gogh.
 
5. King Arthur`s sword was .............(call) Excalibur. 
 
6. Portuguese is ...............(speak) in Brazil.
 
7. Meat is not ..........(eat) by vegetarians.  
 
4) Rewrite the sentences in the Passive Voice:
 
a)  Columbus discovered America. 
 
b) Da Vinci painted Mona Lisa.
 
c) J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter books. 
 
d) Stan Lee created Spider Man.