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Passive Voice Jeopardy

Category 1: Passive Verb Tenses


Example
Question
The Parthenon (build) .. in the 5th
century BC.

Answer
was built

Passive Voice Jeopardy


Category 2: Active to Passive
Example
Question
Someone has cleaned the windows.
Answer
The windows have been cleaned.

Passive Voice Jeopardy


Category 3: Active to Passive
Questions
Example
Question
When did they demolish the old hotel?

Answer
When was the old hotel demolished?

Passive Voice Jeopardy


Category 4: Passive reporting
structures
Example
Question
They say that the man is a thief.

Answer
The man is said to be a thief. OR
It is said that the man is a thief.

Passive Voice Jeopardy


Category 5: Passive to Active
Example
Question
My bicycle has been stolen!

Answer
Someone has stolen my bicycle!

Passive Voice
Passive
Verb Tenses

Active
to Passive

Active
to Passive
Questions

Passive
reporting
structures

Passive
to Active

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Final

1 - $100
All

Passive Verb Tenses

sorts of things (leave) ..................... in


buses every day.

are

left

1 - $200

Passive Verb Tenses

All the sandwiches (eat) ...................... at


the party last night.

were eaten

1 - $300

Passive Verb Tenses

Her luggage is still in the hotel room but


her bed (not use) ...................... for days.

has not been used

1 - $400

Passive Verb Tenses

A soon as I got into my car, I noticed that


the radio (remove) .................... .

had been removed

1 - $500

Passive Verb Tenses

Right now the suspects


(question) .................... by the police.

are being questioned

2 - $100

Active to Passive

We will not admit children under sixteen.

Children under sixteen will not be


admitted.

2 - $200

Active to Passive

People steal things from supermarkets


every day.

Things are stolen from supermarkets every


day.

2 - $300

Active to Passive

Nobody has used this room for ages.

This room has not been used for ages.

2 - $400

Active to Passive

The police shouldn't allow people to park


there.

People shouldn't be allowed to park there.

2 - $500

Active to Passive

You should have taken those books back to


the library.

Those books should have been taken back


to the library.

3 - $100

Active to Passive

Questions

Has someone posted my parcel?

Has my parcel been posted?

3 - $200

Active to Passive

Questions

When did they book the hotel rooms?

When were the hotel rooms booked?

3 - $300

Active to Passive

Questions

Do they import these oranges from Spain?

Are these oranges imported from Spain?

3 - $400

Active to Passive

Questions

Are they demolishing the entire block?

Is the entire block being demolished?

3 - $500

Active to Passive

Questions

Why did no one inform me of the change


of plan?

Why wasn't I informed of the change of


plan?

4 - $100

Passive reporting structures

People say that he lives in Italy now.

He is said to live in Italy now. OR


It is said that he lives in Italy now.

4 - $200

Passive reporting structures

People expect that she will win a gold


medal.

She

is expected to win a gold medal. OR


It is expected that she will win a gold
medal.

4 - $300

Passive reporting structures

They report that two people were killed in


the explosion.

Two

people are reported to have been


killed in the explosion. OR
It is reported that two people were killed in
the explosion.

4 - $400

Passive reporting structures

They say that human beings are able to


survive on food pills.

Human

beings are said to be able to


survive on food pills. OR
It is said that human beings are able to
survive on food pills.

4 - $500

Passive reporting structures

People believe that he left the country five


months ago.

He is believed to have left the country five


months ago. OR
It is believed that he left the country five
months ago.

5 - $100

Passive to Active

Oranges have been grown here for


centuries.

People have grown oranges here for


centuries.

5 - $200

Passive to Active

The fire had been put out successfully by


midnight.

Firefighters / Firemen had put out the fire


successfully by midnight.

5 - $300

Passive to Active

We are being followed.

Someone is following us.

5 - $400

Passive to Active

This could be done much more easily by a


machine.

A machine could do this much more easily.

5 - $500

Passive to Active

Have you ever been called a fool before?

Has anyone ever called you a fool before?

Final Jeopardy
Active to Passive

Well done! You have successfully


completed this review!

Well done! This review has been


successfully completed!

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