Active Passive Voice Exercise

Active Passive Voice Exercise

Check the following sentences and write their voice

1) Thomas feeds his dog. active / passive ____________

2) The dog is fed by Thomas. active / passive ____________

3) The family went to the beach. active / passive ____________

4) The letter was written by Marshall. active / passive ____________

5) The game had been won by the blue team. active / passive ____________

6) The problem was solved. active / passive ____________

7)The stunt man risked his life. active / passive ____________

8) The fire was extinguished. active / passive ____________

9)The car was being cleaned by its owner. active / passive ____________

10) It gets cold here during the winter. active / passive ____________

Complete these sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the present simple passive.

  • E-mails …………………………. and received by most internet users. (send)
  • Information about goods and services …………………………… . (find)
  • Goods and services ……………………………….. in e-shops. (buy)
  • Online newspapers and magazines ……………………………… , mostly by adult users. (read)
  • The internet …………………………… for social networking, especially by young people. (use)
  • Telephone and video calls …………………………………. .
  • (make) Videos and films …………………………………. .
  • (watch) Listening and music streaming activities ……………………………………….. . (carry out)
  • Hotel accommodation ……………………………………….. by travellers. (search for)
  • Financial transactions through internet banking…………………………………….. . (do)

Rewrite the following changing the active sentences to passive and passive sentences to active.

1. The thieves have been arrested by the police.

2. The marvelous performance delivered by the children enthralled us.

3. He has been invited to their party.

4. We have shipped your order.

5. The girl recited the poem beautifully.

6. The guests enjoyed the party.

7. The child impressed everyone with his polite manners.

8. A girl from Chennai won the first prize.

9. The readers like the latest book of the writer.

10. They are painting the walls.

11. The car has been fixed by the mechanic.

12. She accepted their invitation with pleasure.