Passive voice | Exercise with answers

Passive voice – Exercise with answers

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Exercise

Complete the following sentences by putting the verb in brackets in the past participle:

Ex: The pen was _____ by Paul. (take) → The pen was taken by Paul.

1. The video was ______ on Facebook by Alex. (post) → 

2. The house was ______  in 1869. (build) → 

3. ‘Born in the USA’ was ______  by Bruce Springsteen. (write) → 

4. The civilian was ______ . (shoot) → 

5. All his credit cards were ______  last week. (steal) → 

6. Some flowers were ______  to Tina. (give) → 

7. English is ______  by a lot of people. (understand) → 

8. A secret was ______  to me. (tell) → 

9. A song was ______  by the student. (write) → 

10. The Mona Lisa was ______  by Leonardo Da Vinci. (paint) → 

 

 


ANSWERS

  1. The video was posted on Facebook by Alex. 
  2. The house was built in 1869.
  3. ‘Born in the USA’ was written by Bruce Springsteen. 
  4. The civilian was shot. 
  5. All his credit cards were stolen last week.
  6. Some flowers were given to Tina.
  7. English is understood by a lot of people. 
  8. A secret was told to me. 
  9. A song was written by the student.
  10. The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci. 

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