Nef - Pi - File Test 10 - Grammar 3. Complete The Sentences Using The Present Or Past Passive.

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Nef - Pi - File Test 10 - Grammar 3. Complete The Sentences Using The Present Or Past Passive. - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    Daniel Radcliffe played the part of Harry Potter. The part of Harry Potter _____ .

    In this sentence, the subject "the part of Harry Potter" is being described or defined by the phrase "was played by Daniel Radcliffe." This means that Daniel Radcliffe took on the role of Harry Potter in a performance or production. The sentence structure is passive, with the emphasis on the action of playing the part rather than on the person who performed it.

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  • 2. 

    My mother decorated the kitchen. The kitchen _______ .

    The given correct answer states that the kitchen was decorated by my mother. This implies that my mother took the initiative to adorn or beautify the kitchen. The passive voice construction "was decorated" indicates that the kitchen was the recipient of the action, rather than my mother being the subject performing the action.

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  • 3. 

    I didn't write these letters. These letters _______ .

    The given correct answer, "weren't written by me," is the correct past tense negative form of the verb "write" in the first person. It indicates that the speaker did not perform the action of writing the letters.

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  • 4. 

    Millions of people speak English. English _______ .

    The correct answer is "is spoken by millions of people." This is because the sentence is in the passive voice, indicating that the subject (English) is being acted upon (spoken) by the millions of people. In the passive voice, the verb "to be" (is) is used along with the past participle form of the main verb (spoken) to show that the subject is receiving the action.

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  • 5. 

    Rubbish pollutes our rivers. Our rivers ________ .

    The correct answer is "are polluted by rubbish" because the first sentence states that rubbish pollutes our rivers. Therefore, it can be inferred that the rivers are being polluted by rubbish.

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  • 6. 

    The cook doesn't do the washing up. The washing up _________ .

    The correct answer implies that the task of washing up is not performed by the cook. It suggests that someone else, other than the cook, is responsible for doing the washing up.

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  • 7. 

    Our school won the swimming competition. The swimming competition _______ .

    The given correct answer is "was won by our school". This answer correctly rephrases the original statement and maintains the correct tense and subject-verb agreement. It states that our school was the winner of the swimming competition.

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  • 8. 

    Miss Jones doesn't teach art. Art ________ .

    The given answer "isn't taught by Miss Jones" is correct because it correctly completes the sentence by stating that art is not taught by Miss Jones. This implies that someone else is responsible for teaching art.

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    Mark Chapman killed John Lennon. John Lennon ________ .

    The given statement suggests that John Lennon was killed by Mark Chapman. This indicates that Mark Chapman is responsible for the death of John Lennon.

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