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Active And Passive Voice

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Active And Passive Voice

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  • 1. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” Of course, Mary accepted his apology.
    • A. 

      Mary

  • 2. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” The exam was failed by over one-third of the students.
    • A. 

      One-third of the students

  • 3. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” Romeo’s character, by the way, was brought to life by Leonardo DiCaprio.
    • A. 

      Leonardo DiCaprio

  • 4. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” Joy enjoys spending time with Mark.
    • A. 

      Joy

  • 5. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” Experiments were conducted in order to test the hypothesis.
    • A. 

      Unknown

  • 6. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” Louis is a singing waiter at a beach-front restaurant.
    • A. 

      Louis

  • 7. 
    Whom or what is doing the action? Type in the correct noun. If you are unable to determine who or what is the performer (agent) of the action, type “unknown.” To the executive’s surprise, many mistakes were made.
    • A. 

      Unknown

  • 8. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      The dog bit the boy.

    • B. 

      The boy was bitten by the dog.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Janice will present her research at the conference.

    • B. 

      Research will be presented by the conference.

  • 10. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      The brakes were slammed on by her as the car sped downhill.

    • B. 

      She slammed on the brakes as the car sped downhill.

  • 11. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      On Monday, a secret about Eddie was learned.

    • B. 

      We learned a secret about Eddie on Monday.

  • 12. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      Paige was annoyed by Mark’s violent outbursts.

    • B. 

      Mark annoyed Paige with his violent outbursts.

  • 13. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      Action on the bill is being considered by the committee.

    • B. 

      The committee is considering action on the bill.

  • 14. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      The book is being read by most of the class.

    • B. 

      Most of the class is reading the book.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      The researchers will publish their results in the next issue of the journal.

    • B. 

      Results will be published in the next issue of the journal.

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Active Voice

    • B. 

      Passive Voice

  • 17. 
    For a long time, Machu Picchu was called ‘‘the lost city of the Incas.’’
    • A. 

      Active Voice

    • B. 

      Passive Voice

  • 18. 
    Now, however, archaeologists consider that label inaccurate.
    • A. 

      Active Voice

    • B. 

      Passive Voice

  • 19. 
    A motorcycle is ridden by Peggy, a proper and well-respected librarian.
    • A. 

      Active Voice

    • B. 

      Passive Voice

  • 20. 
    One day, Cinderella met Prince Charming.
    • A. 

      Active Voice

    • B. 

      Passive Voice

  • 21. 
    Police are being notified that three prisoners have escaped.
    • A. 

      Active Voice

    • B. 

      Passive Voice

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      The presiding officer vetoed the committee's recommendation.

  • 23. 
    Change the following sentences from passive voice to active voice. Traces of ice have been discovered on the surface of Mars by scientists.
    • A. 

      Scientists have discovered traces of ice on the surface of Mars.

  • 24. 
    Change the following sentences from passive voice to active voice. Premed college classes are taken by her.
    • A. 

      She takes premed college classes.