Green Level Quiz #13 – passive voice or active voice

Directions: Indicate if a sentence or question is in the passive voice or the active voice. Circle “Passive” or “Active.”

1. A bridge was built so that cars could cross the river.  Passive

2. The students have been learning how to write better paragraphs. Active

3. Most of these computers are used for surfing the internet.  Passive

4. A movie is being made in our town.  Passive

5. Jan hasn’t decided which book to read.  Active

6. The newspaper is going to be delivered in the morning.  Passive

7. Has the timer gone off yet? Active

8. How many different countries have you visited in your lifetime?  Active

9. These reports can’t be completed until we get more information.  Passive

10. Her fingers got burned when she reached into the oven.  Passive

11. The company should have managed the situation differently.  Active

12. The garbage is picked up early in the morning.  Passive

13. A doctor has been treating her for her depression.  Active

14. What kind work have you been doing for them?  Active

15. An award has been given to the police officer who helped the stranded motorist.  Passive

16. He was fired because he wasn’t getting his work done on time.  Passive

17. The information will be posted online.  Passive

18. When do you get paid?  Passive

19. Alice says she will be retiring from her job next year.  Active

20. Several changes have been made to the schedule.  Passive