Green Level Quiz #7 – present and past continuous tenses in the passive voice (ANSWERS)

Part A.

Directions: Complete each statement or question in the present continuous tense, passive voice. The main verb is in parentheses.

1. The baby is being fed by his mother. (feed)

2. My videos are being watched by a lot of people on YouTube. (watch)

3. Are you being helped? (help)

4. I am being followed by a strange person in the car behind me. (follow)

5. The room is being cleaned by the housekeeping staff. (clean)

6. Is she being trained at work? (train)

7. This TV show is being seen around the world. (seen)

8. Those old computers aren’t being used very much these days. (use –negative)

9. My tomatoes are being eaten by chipmunks. (eat)

10. Is Jeff being sent to Iraq? (send)

 

Part B.

Directions: Complete each statement or question in the past continuous tense, passive voice. The main verb is in parentheses.

1. Too many children were being bitten by that dog, so the owners got rid of it. (bite)

2. Our mail was being delivered to the wrong address. (deliver)

3. A lot of money was being made by that company before the economic crisis. (make)

4. Weren’t they being told the truth? (tell–negative)

5. Were you being paid overtime for all those extra hours of work last month? (pay)

6. The building was being heated with oil before it switched over to natural gas. (heat)

7. Why was she being treated for an illness she didn’t have? (treat)

8. The animals were being mistreated on that farm. (mistreat)

9. The oil in this car wasn’t being changed regularly before I bought it. (change–negative)

10. The U.S. Capitol was being renovated when we visited Washington. (renovate)

 

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