Green Level Quiz #4 – The Passive Voice: using “get” (Answers)

Part A.

Directions: Complete each statement or question with the verb in the passive voice, present tense. Use “get” instead of “be.” (10 points)

1. She gets invited to a lot of parties. (invite)

2. My emails get sent to all my students. (send)

3. The garbage gets collected every Monday. (collect)

4. Does the mail get delivered today? (deliver)

5. I get excited by seeing new growth in the spring. (excite)

6. Do we get our pictures taken for the ID cards? (take)

7. Did you know that many people around the world get killed by landmines in the ground every day? (kill)

8. The students get their work checked by the teacher. (check)

9. Meat gets spoiled if it’s left out of the refrigerator for too long (spoil)

10. My website gets looked at by a lot of people. (look)

 

Part B.

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

1. Did he get laid off last week? (lay off)

2. His car got hit by another driver. (hit)

3. How did the house get built so fast? (build)

4. John got chosen for a baseball team. (choose)

5.  I got sent a letter from the U.S. government. (send)

6. These apples got picked by workers who moved here from Mexico. (pick)

7. A lot of food didn’t get eaten at the party. (eat-negative)

8. She got hurt while she was at work. (hurt)

9. My garbage didn’t get collected this morning, and now it’s still outside. (collect – negative)

10. The baby got washed by her mother. (wash)

Part C.

Directions: Conjugate the verb “pay” in the, passive voice, present tense. Use “get.”  (5 points)

singular
plural

I get paid

You get paid

He gets paid

She gets paid

It gets paid

We get paid

You get paid

They get paid

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

singular
plural

I didn’t get finished

You didn’t get finished

He didn’t get finished

She didn’t get finished

It didn’t get finished

We didn’t get finished

You didn’t get finished

They didn’t get finished

 

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