English Quiz: Passive (1)

Topic: Passive

Level: All Levels

Instructions: Choose the correct verb form to make the sentence passive

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Q1 - The accident on Tuesday ...... seen by several bystanders
Q2 - My suit ...... cleaned at the moment
Q3 - They ...... sent his resignation last night
Q4 - Jane ....... taught by Steve when she goes to school
Q5 - These photos .........taken when we were living in Cuenca
Q6 - The results ........ published until September
Q7 - It ....... done; it's far too difficult
Q8 - She ........ given the message as soon as she arrived
Q9 - The children ....... adopted after the death of their parents
Q10 - The price of petrol ....... put up last week
Q11 - They ......... told about the meeting, so don't forget to call them
Q12 - The bank's computer system ...... hit by a virus last Friday
Q13 - She ...... treated for burns after the fire
Q14 - The infection ...... spread by physical contact
Q15 - The video ......... programmed badly; it does not record BBC 2 properly
Q16 - Service ...... not included in the bill
Q17 - Her dogs ......... trained to guard the house since she was burgled
Q18 - The dustbins ..... emptied on Mondays
Q19 - All planes ......... for several hours because of the snow last night
Q20 - Could it ..... delivered to my office, please
Q21 - It ...... said to be the best restaurant in the area
Q22 - They ....... trained all this week and will start work on Monday
Q23 - His appeal ...... heard in the High Court in a fortnight
Q24 - You ......... notified of any changes to the programme in advance
Q25 - The car ........... repaired because it had been so badly damaged
Q26 - She ...... elected last year
Q27 - The road had just been finished when the bridge ...... opened
Q28 - The appliance ........... repaired by a qualified technician
Q29 - You must do the exam in pencil as the papers ........ marked by computer
Q30 - The book .......... adapted for television last year
Q31 - The Prime Minister ........ said to be about to resign
Q32 - Your tickets ........ issued when you get to the airport
Q33 - My umbrella ......... taken by somebody; I can't find it anywhere
Q34 - I ..... born prematurely
Q35 - Puppies ......... vaccinated before they can go outdoors
Q36 - He ....... convicted of theft two years ago
Q37 - The pills ........ taken before meals
Q38 - The product ...... banned recently
Q39 - The meeting ........ held twice a year
Q40 - Many adverbs ..... made by adding -LY to an adjective
Q41 - All flights ........... delayed by the fog
Q42 - A lot of goods ..... sold during the sale
Q43 - His wallet ...... stolen last week
Q44 - He said it ......... done on Tuesday
Q45 - The company ...... sued after the accident
Q46 - The passive ....... formed with the verb 'to be'
Q47 - Several new employees ....... taken on to handle the increase in demand
Q48 - You ...... paid at a higher rate next month
Q49 - The concert ........... cancelled if she doesn't get any better soon
Q50 - The definite article ('the') ..... used with superlatives
Q51 - I have been scared of dalmatians since I ....... bitten by one when I was five
Q52 - He .......... promoted if he hadn't lost that contract
Q53 - They ..... arrested when they tried to use the stolen credit card
Q54 - The design ........ awarded first prize when it came out
Q55 - The building .......... completed by the end of the summer
Q56 - This letter ........ posted today
Q57 - The decision ....... taken by the Council at the last meeting
Q58 - The building ......... demolished after the fire
Q59 - ...... it been completed yet?

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