Active vs. Passive Voice Quiz


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Which sentence is written in active voice?

A. Four trains to New York were listed on the schedule.
B. The short walk to the station was covered in a few seconds at her hurried pace.
C. The beautiful girl was dropped at the corner by the mysterious taxi.
D. Did anyone meet her at the station?


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. 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.


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

A. True
B. False


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.


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