Active vs. Passive Voice Quiz

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One day, Cinderella met Prince Charming.

A. Active Voice
B. Passive Voice

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.

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.

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

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.

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