Advance 3 - Midterm - 2015

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Advance 3 - Midterm - 2015

UNIT 1: PASIVE VOICE - SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS TENSESUNIT 2: PARTICIPLE ADJECTIVES + PREPOSITIONSUNIT 3: PASSIVE VOICE - PERFECT AND PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSES


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Complete the sentence with the right Passive Voice"That building ______________ (to build) for eight months. It __________________ (to finish) by next summer."
  • 2. 
    Read the following text. Then, write a list of the verbs in Passive Voice.Britain’s Roman Villas:Numerous monuments recall the 400 or so years when Britain was part of the Roman Empire. Ancient city walls, old roads, front defences. But it is at the villas that one feels closest to the everyday life of Roman Britain.The villas were homes. In their kitchens bread was baked.  Along their corridors echoed family conversations. They were built and handsomely decorated. The first villa was built around A.D. 80-90. It was a small farm. Later on the house was extended, kitchens and baths were added.It is known that many villas were destroyed by fire. Their ruins remain hidden for years and it is often by accident that the site is discovered.So in Hampshire a number of oyster-shells were found by a farmer, and the shells, remnants of a long-ago feast, led to the discovery of the villa at Rockbourne. 
  • 3. 
    Write the story life of Martha. Use participial adjectives such as: interested, excited, distracted, scared, stressed, interviewed, etc. (Write at least 10 sentences)
  • 4. 
    Choose the correct sentence in Passive Voice in Present
    • A. 

      My car was washed.

    • B. 

      My car's been washed.

    • C. 

      My car will be washed.

    • D. 

      My car is washed.

  • 5. 
    Complete the sentence using the verb in parenthesis. (Passive Voice)My best friend was _________ (to rob) by two thieves. 
  • 6. 
    Complete the sentences to make a passive voice sentence: My office _____ cleaned everyday.
  • 7. 
    Passive voice is called the weak voice, because it does not place responsabilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Select the sentences that are in Passive Present Perfect Tense:
    • A. 

      Thomas has written many books

    • B. 

      The clinic has been cleaned by Jack and Karl.

    • C. 

      Lionel has signed the contract.

    • D. 

      The letters have been delivered this morning.

    • E. 

      Zookeepers have captured the lion in the forest

  • 9. 
    Select the sentences that are in Passive Present Continuous Tense:
    • A. 

      My GPS is calculating the route to your destination.

    • B. 

      She's being hugged by her brother.

    • C. 

      Penguins living in the Antarctic are being threatened by global climate change.

    • D. 

      Global climate change is threatening many species worldwide.

    • E. 

      Pancakes are being made in the kitchen.

    • F. 

      This man is being kept in prison because he did something very bad.

  • 10. 
    In which Passive Voice tense is this sentence written? This man had been given novocaine before the dentist started working on a cavity that needed a filling. 
    • A. 

      Passive Present Perfect Tense

    • B. 

      Passive Present Continuous Tense

    • C. 

      Passive Past Perfect Tense

    • D. 

      Passive Future Tense

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