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passive voice worksheet

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Name______________________________ Date____________________

Total points_____Points obtained____________ Grade Obtained______

A) Are the sentences written in Active or Passive voice? 10 points.

1) Steven likes to play baseball.
 Active voice
 Passive voice


2) Bingo is played in Britain.
 Active voice
 Passive voice


3) Lots of houses were destroyed.
 Active voice
 Passive voice


4) French is spoken in Nigeria.
 Active voice
 Passive voice


5) The bus driver was hurt.
 Active voice
 Passive voice


B) Rewrite the sentences in Active voice. 10 points.

Example: Letters were written by the students. 

The students wrote letters.

1) The club was founded by Ron and Peggy.


2) The computer is used by Patrick.


3) Coffee is sold by Marie.


4) This book was written by an Irishman.


5) Football is played by the children.


C) Rewrite the sentences in Passive voice. 10 points.

Example: The students wrote letters. 

Letters were written by the students.

1) Levi Strauss invented the blue jeans.


2) The electricians test the fire alarm.


3) The girls can play handball.


4) Our dog did not bite the cat.


5) My friend bought a new car.


D) Make correct passive forms. Mind the tenses in brackets. 10 points
Example: the car - to produce (Simple Present) 
the car is produced
1) songs - to sing (Simple Past)

2) films - to watch (Simple Present)

3) a prize - to win (Simple Past)

4) English - to speak (Simple Present)

5) volleyball - to play (Simple Past)