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Passive voice

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is an example of a sentence in passive voice?
    I am going to eat the cake.
    Jane ate the cake.
    The cake was eaten by Jane.
    The cake was baking in the oven.
    The cake is delicious.
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the main difference between active and passive voice?
    In passive voice, the subject is always a person. In active voice, the subject can be anything.
    In passive voice, the subject and object are interchangeable.
    In active voice, the subject receives the action. In passive voice, the subject performs the action.
    In active voice, the subject performs the action. In passive voice, the subject receives the action.
    In active voice, the subject is always a person. In passive voice, the subject can be anything.
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following is an example of a sentence that can't be rewritten in passive voice?
    The audience cheered for the performers.
    The teacher taught the lesson.
    The dog chased the cat.
    The flowers were watered by the gardener.
    The sun rises in the east.
    30s
  • Q4
    Which pronoun is usually used in passive voice sentences?
    The pronoun 'by' is used to indicate who did the action.
    The pronoun 'he' is always used in passive voice sentences.
    The pronoun 'by' is used to indicate who did the action.
    The pronoun 'I' is always used in passive voice sentences.
    The pronoun 'you' is always used in passive voice sentences.
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of the following is an example of a sentence that can be written in both active and passive voice?
    The president signed the bill.
    The storm destroyed the house.
    The president signed the bill.
    The cat meowed loudly.
    The movie was watched by millions of people.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following is an example of a sentence that is considered to be in active voice?
    The cake was baked by the baker.
    The mouse was chased by the cat.
    The cat chased the mouse.
    The ball was caught by the outfielder.
    The book was read by many people.
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is an example of a sentence that is considered to be in passive voice?
    The teacher graded the tests.
    The team won the game.
    The car was hit by a truck.
    The child ate the cake.
    The car hit a truck.
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following is an incorrect example of passive voice?
    The tests were being graded by the teacher.
    The car was hit by a truck.
    The cake was being eaten by the child.
    The game was won by the team.
    The teacher was grading the tests.
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the purpose of using passive voice?
    To make the sentence shorter.
    To focus on the action being done rather than the person doing it, or to be intentionally vague about who is doing the action.
    To emphasize the importance of the person doing the action.
    To avoid using the word 'I'
    To confuse the reader.
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is a common mistake made when using passive voice?
    Using too many adjectives.
    Using the verb 'to run' too much.
    Using too many prepositions.
    Using the verb 'to be' too much.
    Using the verb 'to be' too much.
    30s
  • Q11
    Which sentence is written in passive voice?
    She wrote a song
    The dog ate the cake
    I am cleaning the house
    The cake was eaten by the dog
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the passive form of the verb 'steal'?
    Stealing
    Stolen
    Steals
    Stole
    30s
  • Q13
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    The books were read by the student
    The papers were graded by the teacher
    The teacher graded the papers
    The test was taken by the student
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the passive form of the verb 'sing'?
    Sings
    Sing
    Sung
    Singing
    30s
  • Q15
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    The pizza was delivered by the restaurant
    The car was driven to work by her
    She drove the car to work
    The cake was baked by the baker
    30s

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