Active and passive voice worksheet

October 26, 2012pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate active or passive verb forms. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

Question 1

Channel Islanders …………………………………………. English and French.

a) speak

b) is spoken

c) is speaking

Question 2

The roof is ……………………………………….. by a friend of ours.

a) repairing

b) being repaired

c) been repaired

Question 3

Your life will ……………………………………….. by this book.

a) change

b) be changed

c) be changing

Question 4

The furniture was …………………………………………. up for firewood.

a) Broke

b) Broken

c) Breaking

Question 5

She needs to be ……………………………………….. care of.

a) Take

b) Taken

c) Taking

Question 6

He hates …………………………………….. a fool of.

a) Be made

b) Being made

c) Being make

Question 7

Too many books ……………………………………….. about the Second World War.

a) Have written

b) Have been written

c) Are writing

Question 8

I ……………………………………….. by Mary wanting to tell everybody what to do.

a) Annoyed

b) Was annoyed

c) Have annoyed

Question 9

Those pyramids ………………………………………… around 400 AD.

a) Are being built

b) Were built

c) Have built

Question 10

Her attitude …………………………………………… me.

a) Shocked

b) Was shocked

c) Was shocking

 

Answers

1. Channel Islanders speak English and French.

2. The roof is being repaired by a friend of ours.

3. Your life will be changed by this book.

4. The furniture was broken up for firewood.

5. She needs to be taken care of.

6. He hates being made a fool of.

7. Too many books have been written about the Second World War.

8. I was annoyed by Mary wanting to tell everybody what to do.

9. Those pyramids were built around 400 AD.

10. Her attitude shocked me.

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