Green Level Quiz #2 – The Passive Voice, Past Tense (ANSWERS)

Part A.

Directions: Complete each statement with the verb in the past tense, passive voice. (10 points)

1. She was hit by another car. (hit)

2. The carpet was vacuumed yesterday. (vacuum)

3. The employees were laid off last year. (lay)

4. I think this guitar was made in Korea. (make)

5. You were helped by your teacher. (help)

6. The elderly man was seen by the doctor. (see)

7. We weren’t given much time to finish the assignment. (give – negative)

8. The door was forced open with a crowbar. (force)

9. Our neighbors were visited by the police (visit)

10. The job wasn’t finished in time. (finish – negative)

 

Part B.

Directions: Complete each question with the verb in the past tense, passive voice. (10 points)

1.Was the mail delivered this morning? (deliver)

2. Were you told what to do? (tell)

3. Why wasn’t the little girl saved from the burning house? (save – negative)

4. Where was my wallet found? (find)

5. Was I given a flu shot when I was a baby? (give)

6. Where was Mary born? (bear*)

7. Was this shirt worn ? (wear)

8. Wasn’t the entire pizza eaten?(eat – negative)

9. How quickly was his email replied to? (reply)

10. Was he killed in a firefight? (kill)

*bear / bore / born

Part C.

Directions: Conjugate the verb “make” in the past tense, passive voice. (5 points)

singular
plural

I was made

You were made

He was made

She was made

It was made

We were made

You were made

They were made

 

Conjugate the verb “provide” in the past tense, passive voice, negative . (5 points)

singular
plural

I wasn’t provided

You weren’t provided

He wasn’t provided

She wasn’t provided

It wasn’t provided

We weren’t provided

You weren’t provided

They weren’t provided

 

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