Passive verb forms exercise

June 26, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate passive verb forms. Choose your answers from the given options.

1. The work ……………………………. by my brother.

a) completed

b) has completed

c) was completed

d) had completed

2. The match …………………………… by our team.

a) may won

b) may be won

c) has won

d) had won

3. Let the weak not ……………………………..

a) insulted

b) was insulted

c) be insulted

d) is insulted

4. The patient ………………………… by the nurse.

a) is being looked after

b) is looking after

c) has been looking after

d) has looked after

5. The sparrows …………………………. by the boy.

a) were feeding

b) were being fed

c) has fed

d) had fed

6. The enemy troupes …………………………….. by our army.

a) has been defeated

b) have been defeated

c) was defeating

d) has defeated

7. I ……………………… a chair by the officer.

a) offered

b) was offered

c) have offered

d) had offered

8. You ………………………. to disclose your sources of income.

a) have requested

b) are requesting

c) are requested

d) have been requesting

9. Let the door …………………..

a) open

b) be opening

c) be opened

d) is opened

10. Let this rubbish ………………………….. away.

a) is thrown

b) be thrown

c) has thrown

d) has been thrown

Answers

1. The work was completed by my brother.

2. The match may be won by our team.

3. Let the weak not be insulted.

4. The patient is being looked after by the nurse.

5. The sparrows were being fed by the boy.

6. The enemy troupes have been defeated by our army.

7. I was offered a chair by the officer.

8. You are requested to disclose your sources of income.

9. Let the door be opened.

10. Let this rubbish be thrown away.

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