Active vs. Passive Voice Quiz


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Was the computer damaged by the water?

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


This ancient Inca site had been constructed on a narrow strip of land between two mountain peaks in Peru.

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.


This room hasn’t been painted.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Did you sign your name on the list?

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Every tense can be used in the passive voice.

A. True
B. False


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 brilliant last-minute play.


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


My son plays basketball on the school team.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Students prepare coffee and tea every morning.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Can cigarettes be smoked in the patio of the restaurant?

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Not enough tickets were sold, so the performance will not be given.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


One day, Cinderella met Prince Charming.

A. Active Voice
B. Passive Voice


The newspapers are delivered before 5:00 a.m. every morning.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Which of the following is the plural form of the word information?

A. Information
B. Few informations
C. Informations
D. Pieces of information


The passive voice is used when the subject is unknown or not important.

A. True
B. False


It would have been fixed on the weekend.

A. Passive
B. Active


The professor’s voice could not be heard in the back of the classroom.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


Not enough students have been enrolled, so the class will not be given.

A. This sentence is “Active.”
B. This sentence is “Passive.”


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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