Module 4 English 4 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following sentences is written in passive voice?
    • A. 

      Over half of the graduating class went to college in the fall.

    • B. 

      The committee is considering a public transportation proposal.

    • C. 

      The state exam was passed by over half of the students who took it.

    • D. 

      The researchers will publish their findings in a report.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following sentences is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      Wuthering Heights is being read by all ninth graders this year.

    • B. 

      By then, the secrets will have been revealed to the public.

    • C. 

      Our mayor is being considered as a potential candidate for the governor's race.

    • D. 

      The director and his advisors have written new guidelines.

  • 3. 
    Which sentence demonstrates passive voice?
    • A. 

      Two boys were seen near the gym yesterday.

    • B. 

      The telephone has rung ten times already.

    • C. 

      Brittany's bracelet has 16 silver charms.

    • D. 

      Lisa's red sweater was lying on the couch.

  • 4. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      No photographs can be taken inside the museum.

    • B. 

      All tourists must carry a passport.

    • C. 

      Shoes must be worn at all times.

    • D. 

      Only one small bag may be carried onto the airplane.

  • 5. 
    Which sentence is written in passive voice?
    • A. 

      It was our tenth win of the season.

    • B. 

      The scoreboard flashed the final numbers.

    • C. 

      The game was won in the last thirty seconds.

    • D. 

      The forward slam-dunked the ball in a brillian last-minute play.

  • 6. 
    Which sentence is written in passive voice?
    • A. 

      Egyptian pharaohs were honored by their people.

    • B. 

      Ancient Egyptians depended almost completely on the Nile River.

    • C. 

      Plants for food and other uses grew along the Nile's banks.

    • D. 

      Egyptian people brought gifts by boat up the Nile to the pharaoh.

  • 7. 
    Which sentence is written in passive voice?
    • A. 

      The desk was held together with wire and promises.

    • B. 

      The mother birds were nesting in a tree near my window.

    • C. 

      The demolition derby car backed into every vehicle in sight.

    • D. 

      When I entered the house, my dad had already answered the phone.

  • 8. 
    1 NASCAR driver Bobby Allison entered his first car race while still in high school.  2 He has had eight-four victories over his career, which included three Daytona 500 wins.  3 His long racing career made him a celebrity.  4 He was named one of the top fifty greatest NASCAR drivers. Which sentence is written in passive voice?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    Which sentence is written in active voice?
    • A. 

      Four trains to New York were listed on the schedule.

    • B. 

      The short walk to the station was covered in a few seconds at her hurried pace.

    • C. 

      The beautiful girl was dropped at the corner by the mysterious taxi.

    • D. 

      Did anyone meet her at the station?

  • 10. 
    1 George Washington Gale Ferris began his career in the railroad industry and then pursued an interest in bridge building.  2 Ferris realized that there was a growing need for structural steel in America.  3 G.W.G. Ferris & Co. was founded to test and inspect metals for railroads and bridge builders.  4 Only later did Ferris gain fame as the inventor of the famous wheel. If Sara wants to maintain active voice in her text above, which sentence needs to be revised?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
    I am visited by Lily.
  • 12. 
    The plants are watered by my mother.
  • 13. 
    The ball is kicked by Sam.
  • 14. 
    The table is set by Helen.
  • 15. 
    The car was being cleaned by Karim.
  • 16. 
    The dog is fed by Thomas.
  • 17. 
    The bills are paid by my father.
  • 18. 
    We have to go to school every day, ..........?
    • A. 

      Don't we

    • B. 

      Do we

    • C. 

      Have we

  • 19. 
    John is listening, ..........?
    • A. 

      Is he

    • B. 

      Isn't he

    • C. 

      Does he

  • 20. 
    You don't like pizza, ..........?
    • A. 

      Are you

    • B. 

      Did you

    • C. 

      Do you

  • 21. 
    The children aren't studying, ..........?
    • A. 

      Do they

    • B. 

      Aren't they

    • C. 

      Are they

  • 22. 
    We're still friends, ..........?
    • A. 

      Are we

    • B. 

      Aren't we

    • C. 

      Don't we

  • 23. 
    Jake left early, ..........?
    • A. 

      Didn't he

    • B. 

      Isn't he

    • C. 

      Did he

  • 24. 
    It isn't ten o'clock yet, ..........?
    • A. 

      Isn't it

    • B. 

      Is he

    • C. 

      Is it

  • 25. 
    Alice usually brings her lunch from home, ..........?
    • A. 

      Isn't she

    • B. 

      Does she

    • C. 

      Doesn't she

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