Active vs Passive Voice in Writing
2 years ago
jrmiller9614
Save
Edit
Host a game
Live GameLive
Homework
Solo Practice
Practice
15 QuestionsShow answers
  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following does not use active voice?
    answer choices
    Jacob Marley, a ghost, visited his old colleague Scrooge.
    Scrooge's old colleague, Jacob Marley, visited him as a ghost.
    Scrooge is visited first by the ghost of his old colleague Jacob Marley.
    As a ghost, Jacob Marley visited his old colleague Scrooge.
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following should be revised for active voice? 
    answer choices
    The story begins on a cold and bleak Christmas Eve in London.
    On a cold and bleak Christmas Eve, the story is told in London by a narrator.
    On a cold and bleak Christmas Eve, the story begins in London. 
    In London, the story begins on a cold and bleak Christmas Eve.
  • Question 3
    900 seconds
    Q. A package was sent to Caroline.
    answer choices
    Active 
    Passive
  • Question 4
    900 seconds
    Q. The Old Man and the Sea was written in 1951 by Ernest Hemingway.
    answer choices
    Passive
    Active
  • Question 5
    20 seconds
    Q. Active or Passive?
    I hate homework.
    answer choices
    active
    passive
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. What is active voice?
    answer choices
    When the subject performs the verb
    When the subject receives the verb
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. He must have had a bad dream.
    answer choices
    Active Voice
    Passive Voice
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The teacher may have been absent because she is sick.
    answer choices
    Active Voice
    Passive Voice
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. I gave him a book for his birthday.
    answer choices
    Active
    Passive
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Make an active voice
    The oven has been tested by the best chefs in the world.
    answer choices
    The best chefs in the world test the oven.
    The best chefs in the world tested the oven.
    The best chefs in the world have tested the oven.
    The best chefs in the world had tested the oven.
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is passive voice?
    answer choices
    a calmer way of talking
    when the subject is not acted upon; but is still in past tense
    when the subject receives the action expressed in the verb; the subject is acted upon
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Active or Passive Voice?
    The bookcase was stained a dark walnut.
    answer choices
    Active
    Passive
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sentence is in the active voice?
    answer choices
    The guests left the party by 8 PM.
    The meal was eaten quickly.
    Complaints were made about the music
    The host was thankful for the dinner.
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sentence is in active voice?
    answer choices
    The boy was brought to the nurse's office.
    The boy was told to wait for the nurse.
    The principal saw the boy pulling on his loose tooth.
    The loose tooth was pulled out.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sentence is written in ACTIVE voice?
    answer choices
    The burger was cooked medium-well.
    I cooked the burger medium-well.
    The burger was cooked medium-well by me.
    Both A and B are correct.
Report Quiz
Join a game