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Passive Voice Exercise -2

Passive Voice Exercise -2

Define whether the following sentences are True or False. Correct mistakes.

#1. My father and I played chess for several hours yesterday.

True

#2. Steak was eaten by me last night.

False

I ate steak last night.

#3. Claire painted the living room and a new carpet was laid by her.

False

Claire painted the living room and laid a new carpet.

#4. Soldiers fought the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

False

The Battle of Hastings was fougth in 1066

#5. Paul teaches English in high school and writes short stories in his free time.

True


#6. During the war thousands of persons were forced to leave their homes.

True

#7. The light was turned on by me as I entered my bedroom.

False

I turned on the light as I entered my bedroom.

#8. The students opened their books and began to read.

True

#9. Bob plays the piano and the guitar is played by him also.

False

Bob plays the piano and the guitar.

#10. My uncle worked hard all his life and left a sizable estate when he died.

True


#11. If you studied more, your tests could be easily passed.

False

If you studied more, you could easily pass your tests.

#12. We laughed when the clown fell out of the car.

True

#13. Jane wrote a very good composition for her writing class.

True

#14. The phone was answered by John on the first ring.

False

John answered the phone on the first ring.

#15. The people loved their leader and his mistakes were forgiven by them.

False

The people loved their leader and forgave his mistakes.


#16. That electronics company is expanding and many new products are being developed by them.

False

That electronics company is expanding and developing many new products.

#17. Some people committed a lot of crimes in this neighborhood last month.

False

A lot of crimes were committed in this neighborhood last month.

#18. Her earrings were put on by Jane before she went to the party.

False

Jane put on her earrings before she went to the party.

#19. Jack works hard during the week and his free time is spent sailing his new boat.

False

Jack works hard during the week and spends his free time sailing his new boat.

#20. Workers built the road in two years at a cost of five million dollars.

False

The road was built in two years at a cost of five million dollars,


#21. As we neared the house, a small dog sitting on the porch could be seen by us.

False

As we neared the house, we could see a small dog sitting on the porch.

#22. Most American cars are built in Detroit, Michigan.

True

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Passive Voice Exercise -2

Passive Voice Exercise -2

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Define whether the following sentences are TRUE (T) or FALSE (F). Correct mistakes.

1. Steak was eaten by me last night.
2. When we work hard, we accomplish a lot.
3. Jane wrote a very good composition for her writing class.
4. We laughed when the clown fell out of the car.
5. Workers built the road in two years at a cost of five million dollars.
6. The people loved their leader and his mistakes were forgiven by them.
7. The phone was answered by John on the first ring.
8. Paul teaches English in high school and writes short stories in his free time.
9. Most American cars are built in Detroit, Michigan.
10. My uncle worked hard all his life and left a sizable estate when he died.
11. My father and I played chess for several hours yesterday.
12. As we neared the house, a small dog sitting on the porch could be seen by us.
13. Some people committed a lot of crimes in this neighborhood last month.
14. If you studied more, your tests could be easily passed.
15. The students opened their books and began to read.
16. As John approaches his fortieth birthday, he is reassessing the direction of his life.
17. The light was turned on by me as I entered my bedroom.
18. That electronics company is expanding and many new products are being developed by them.
19. Soldiers fought the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
20. Her earrings were put on by Jane before she went to the party.
21. During the war thousands of persons were forced to leave their homes.
22. Claire painted the living room and a new carpet was laid by her.
23. Jack works hard during the week and his free time is spent sailing his new boat.
24. Bob plays the piano and the guitar is played by him also.

 

1. F, I ate steak last night. 15.T
2. ? 16.?
3.T 17. F, I turned on the light as I entered my bedroom.
4. T 18. F, That electronics company is expanding and developing many new products.
5. F, The road was built in two years at a cost of five million dollars, 19. F, The Battle of Hastings was fougth in 1066.
6.F, The people loved their leader and forgave his mistakes. 20. F, Jane put on her earrings before she went to the party.
7. F, John answered the phone on the first ring. 21.T
8. T 22. F, Claire painted the living room and laid a new carpet.
9. T 23. F, Jack works hard during the week and spends his free time sailing his new boat.
10.T 24.F, Bob plays the piano and the guitar.
11.T
12. F, As we neared the house, we could see a small dog sitting on the porch.
13. F, A lot of crimes were committed in this neighborhood last month.
14. F, If you studied more, you could easily pass your tests.