Active vs. Passive Voice Quiz


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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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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