Active and passive voice worksheet 2

Complete the following sentences using appropriate active or passive voice forms.

1. Those pyramids ………………. around 400 AD.

a) built
b) were built

2. The portrait …………………. by my grandmother.

a) painted
b) was painted
c) has painted

3. Too many books …………………. about Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

a) have written
b) have been written
c) have been writing

4. She ………………. several books.

a) has written
b) has been written
c) was written

5. The principal said that the striking students ………………….

a) will expel
b) will be expelled
c) will be expelling

6. The boys ………………….. for behaving rudely in the class.

a) reprimanded
b) was reprimanded
c) were reprimanded

7. This question ………………… so many experts.

a) has been baffled

b) has baffled
c) was baffled

8. I …………………. by his rude manners.

a) annoyed
b) was annoyed
c) have annoyed

9. All the trouble ………………… by your wife.

a) caused
b) was caused
c) has caused

10. He ………………… my portrait.

a) is painting
b) is being painting
c) is been painting

Answers

1. Those pyramids were built around 400 AD.

2. The portrait was painted by my grandmother.

3. Too many books have been written about Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

4. She has written several books.

5. The principal said that the striking students will be expelled.

6. The boys were reprimanded for behaving rudely in the class.

7. This question has baffled so many experts.

8. I was annoyed by his rude manners.

9. All the trouble was caused by your wife.

10. He is painting my portrait.

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