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Monday, March 2, 2015

Active and passive voice worksheet

Find out the verbs in the following sentences and state whether they are in the active voice or passive voice.

1. The boy killed the spider.

2. This house was built by my grandfather.

3. The boy was bitten by a snake.

4. The loud noise frightened the cows.

5. His command was promptly obeyed.

6. All the milk was drunk by the cat.

7. She opened the door.

8. A stone struck me on the head.

9. I have just posted the letter.

10. The minister inaugurated the exhibition.


1. Verb – killed; active voice

2. verb – was built; passive voice

3. Verb – was bitten; passive voice

4. Verb – frightened; active voice

5. Verb – was obeyed; passive voice

6. Verb – was drunk; passive voice

7. Verb – opened; active voice

8. Verb – struck; active voice

9. Verb – have posted; active voice

10. Verb – inaugurated; active voice

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Active and passive voice worksheet

Test your knowledge of active and passive voice with this grammar exercise. Each sentence given below is in the active voice. Change it into passive voice.
1. He sings a song.
2. The boy killed the spider.
3. Help him.
4. Farmers sow maize in the rainy season.
5. Are you writing a letter?
6. The workers were digging a canal.
7. I will finish the job by the end of this week.
8. Have you finished your job?
9. They have informed him of his mother’s death.
10. They took all the necessary precautions.
1. A song is sung by him. (Active verb – sings; passive verb – is sung)
2. The spider was killed by the boy. (Active verb – killed; passive verb – was killed)
3. Let him be helped. (Imperative sentences in the passive voice begin with let.)
4. Maize is sown in the rainy season. (Active verb – sow; passive verb – is/are sown)
5. Is a letter being written by you? (Active verb – is/are writing; passive verb – is/are being written)
6. A canal was being dug by the workers. (Active verb – was/were digging; passive verb – was/were being dug)
7. The job will be finished (by me) by the end of this week. (Active verb – will finish; passive verb –will be finished)
8. Has your job been finished by you? (Active verb – has/have finished; passive verb – has/have been finished)
9. He has been informed of his mother’s death. (Active verb – has/have informed; passive verb – has/have been informed)
10. All the necessary precautions were taken by them. (Active verb – took; passive verb – was/were taken)

Types of Conjunctions: Coordinate Conjunctions, Subordinate Conjunctions, and Correlative Conjunctions

Types of Conjunctions: Coordinate Conjunctions, Subordinate Conjunctions, and Correlative Conjunctions

Kinds of Conjunctions

Kinds of Conjunctions