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The Active or Passive Test

Find out whether you understand how the Active/Passive 'stuff' works!

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1) Is the following sentence passive or active:
He was fired by his boss

Active
Passive

2) What is the active form of this sentence:
The matter was explained to me by her

She explained the matter to me
I was explainted the matter by her

3) True or False:
The Passive sentence is made by turning the direct object of the active sentence into the subject

True
False

4) The following sentence is passive:
Monica gave Masin a hug

True
False

5) Active or Passive:
We lost sight of the little girl

Passive
Active

6) Make this passive:
They told us to leave the place

We were told to leave the place by them
The place we were told to leave by them

7) How do you make the passive form?

form of to have + past participle
form of to be + ing
form of to be + past participle (+ auxiliary)

8) The subject in a passive sentence is the DO/BO/IO in an active sentence

True
False

9) Passive or Active:
The house was sold yesterday

Passive
Active

10) The tenses don't change between active-passive

True
False


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Test by: Judith Borst [ edit ]

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