Identify Active And Passive Voice In Sentences

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Active And Passive Voice Quizzes & Trivia

Active and passive voices are a little confusing to some people but the main difference can be found on how an action is being performed. For active voices, the subject performs the action stated by the verb whereas in passive voices the subject is acted upon by the verb. Take up the quiz below and see just how much you understand and can identify these two.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" The students watch videos, use computers, and complete exercises every day in class.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 2. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Not enough students have been enrolled, so the class will not be given.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 3. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" My son plays basketball on the school team.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 4. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Not enough tickets were sold, so the performance will not be given.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 5. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" The professor's voice could not be heard in the back of the classroom.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 6. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Are the students going to take the test on Friday?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 7. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Can the demonstration be seen from the back of the classroom?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 8. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" You can't smoke cigarettes here.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 9. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Can cigarettes be smoked in the patio of the restaurant?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 10. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Are you doing your homework?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 11. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Was the computer damaged by the water?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 12. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" I was insulted by your question.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 13. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" This room hasn't been painted.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 14. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Was the company investigated by the FBI?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 15. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" This room hasn't been painted.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 16. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" The newspapers are delivered before 5:00 a.m. every morning.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 17. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Students prepare coffee and tea every morning.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 18. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" The explanation wasn't understood by most of the students.
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 19. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Were the questions completed?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."

  • 20. 
    Is the following sentence "Active" or "Passive?" Did you sign your name on the list?
    • A. 

      This sentence is "Active."

    • B. 

      This sentence is "Passive."