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Asslamualaikum,
Though all of the below MCQs are very Easy, but it may help the aspirants to improve the basic English Grammar.
Need suggestions, answers, and specially reasons.

1) Did you ……… anywhere interesting last weekend?
a) go
b) going
c) was
d) went

2) I work as a teacher and my wife ………, too.
a) do
b) is
c) work
d) does

3) I think ……… taxi driver
a) her job is
b) she's a
c) her job is an
d) she's

4) What is your home town ……… ?
a) situated
b) age
c) like
d) located

5) I’m afraid I ……… here for your birthday party.
a) have not to be
b) am not being
c) will be not
d) can't be

6) How ……… are you?
a) high
b) wide
c) long
d) heavy

7) How long ……… married?
a) have you been
b) are you
c) have you
d) been

8) Would you like ……… help?
a) a
b) some
c) me
d) I

9) They ……… go to the cinema
a) tomorrow
b) much
c) rare
d) seldom

10) He hasn’t played since he ……… the accident.
a) had
b) has had
c) has
c) had had

11) This is the best tea I’ve ……… tasted.
a) never
b) ever
c) already
d) still

12) I’m looking ……… the summer holidays.
a) before
b) forward
c) for
d) forward to

13) My girlfriend ……… born on the 2nd of September 1974.
a) is
b) was
c) had
d) has been

14) This beer tastes ……… .
a) badly
b) lovely
c) well
d) normally

15) In life ……… can make a mistake; we’re all human.
a) anyone
b) some people
c) not anybody
d) someone

16) She knows that she ……… to pay now.
a) had better
b) needn't
c) should
d) ought

17) If he ……… about it, I’m sure he’d help.
a) had know
b) knew
c) has known
d) knows

18) I'll return the newspaper when I ……… through it.
a) will have looked
b) looked
c) have looked
d) look

19) They said they ……… come, but they didn’t.
a) can
b) will
c) may
d) might

20) They were ……… hard questions that I had no chance.
a) so
b) some
c) such
d) quite

21) I don't have a cent to give you. I ...... bought a new computer.
a) just buy
b) had just bought
c) 've just
d) soon will

22) Mum gave ……… her job when I was born.
a) in
b) up
c) off
d) away

23) It's all right, we ……… hurry. We have plenty of time.
a) mustn't
b) shouldn't
c) can't
d) needn't

24) You have a terrible fever! ……… call a doctor?
a) Shall I
b) Do I
c) Must I
d) Will I

25) Joanna looks ……… in her new dress.
a) nice
b) nicely
c) like nice
d) such nice

26) Mr Haines wants ……… to his office.
a) that you come
b) you come to
c) you come
d) you to come

27) There are ……… around to start a cricket team
a) enough young boys
b) boys enough young
c) young boys enough
d) enough youngest boys

28) These bottles ……… of plastic.
a) are making
b) are make
c) are made
d) made are

29) Do you know where ……… ?
a) did I put the keys
b) put I the keys
c) I put the keys
d) I the keys put

30) Magda knows a lot about badgers, but she ……… a live one.
a) doesn't ever see
b) hasn't ever seen
c) hasn't ever saw
d) didn't ever see

31) We wash the curtains ……… year.
a) three times a
b) once
c) three every
d) every couple

32) The loudspeakers won't work unless you ……… those cables.
a) connected
b) connect
c) don't connect
d) can't connect

33) You should give ……… .
a) to your mother this letter
b) this letter your mother
c) letter this to your mother
d) this letter to your mother

34) Marian has ……… old books.
a) very much
b) a lot of
c) lots
d) a very lot

35) Hania has got two children, ....... ?
a) hasn't she
b) has she got
c) has she
d) haven't she



36) Let's think ……… something nice.
a) after
b) about
c) for
d) to

37) A Jaguar is ……… than a Fiat.
a) more expensive
b) expensiver
c) much expensive
d) expensive

38) The TV's too loud. Please, ……… .
a) it turn down
b) turn it up
c) turn it down
d) turn down it

39) It's a pity you ……… here last night.
a) weren't
b) aren't
c) 'll not be
d) 'd not be

40) What about ……… for a walk?
a) to go
b) I going
c) going
d) go

41) I made one or two mistakes, but ……… of my answers were correct.
a) much
b) most
c) more
d) few

42) You can't cross the road when the light ……… red.
a) 'll be
b) was
c) were
d) is

43) I have a problem. ……… help me please?
a) Could you
b) Should you
c) Were you able to
d) Will you able to

44) Our neighbour is ……… to Ireland.
a) going travel
b) going to travelling
c) go
d) going to travel

45) Do penguins fly? No, they ……… .
a) aren't
b) haven't
c) don't
d) won't

46) ……… train are you taking, the express to Poznan or to Skwierzyna?
a) Which
b) How
c) Whose
d) Who

47) This is ……… story.
a) a very interesting
b) very an interesting
c) very interesting
d) very interested

48) Marta takes the dog for a walk ……… the evening.
a) in
b) at
c) on
d) to

49) We haven't got ……… Polish friends.
a) no
b) any
c) none
d) some

50) Simon can't ……… to you now. He's busy.
a) talked
b) to talk
c) talking
d) talk
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51) Have they finished working yet? I don't think ……… .
a) it
b) this
c) so
d) that

52) Somebody stole his wallet so he ……… money from a friend.
a) lent
b) earned
c) borrowed
d) lended

53) We must go now. Call the waitress and ask for the ……… .
a) bill
b) invoice
c) price
d) cost

54) He's a friend of ……… .
a) them
b) theres
c) theirs
d) their

55) Have you had ……… to eat?
a) too many
b) some more
c) to many
d) enough

56) I ……… my boyfriend since Christmas.
a) didn't see
b) haven't seen
c) don't see
d) hasn't seen

57) Who was the woman ……… ?
a) spoke to you
b) that you were speaking to
c) that you spoke
d) that you were speaked to

58) Is ……… than his father?
a) Matt taller
b) taller Matt
c) Matt more tall
d) Matt as tall as

59) She was 29 on her birthday, ……… she?
a) didn't
b) hadn't
c) hasn't
d) wasn't

60) ……… is it from here to Berlin?
a) How long way
b) How long
c) How far
d) How many

61) Good ……… ! I hope you get the job.
a) chance
b) fortune
c) luck
d) wish

62) The doctor has told her that she must give ……… drinking.
a) from
b) to
c) off
d) up

63) There was a lot of noise so I didn't understand what she was ……… .
a) saying
b) telling
c) speaking
d) talking

64) I ……… drink beer than wine.
a) would like more
b) prefer
c) had better
d) would rather

65) I gave her ……… earrings for Christmas.
a) a pair of
b) a set of
c) two
d) a

66) Would you like some more tea? There's still ……… left.
a) few
b) a few
c) a little
d) little

67) She didn't want the job, ……… .
a) however well paid was it
b) however well paid it was
c) for how good pay might it be
d) however good pay it was

68) He has been ……… for armed robbery.
a) blamed
b) accused
c) charged
d) arrested

69) The financial director ……… for almost an hour.
a) kept us to wait
b) kept us waiting
c) made us to wait
d) made us waiting

70) I've often ……… at the Wiejce Palace Hotel.
a) stayed
b) sleeped
c) remained
d) rested

71) I didn't realise that the coffee shop was ……… the other side of the road.
a) by
b) for
c) on
d) in

72) We have ……… for a receptionist but haven't appointed anyone yet.
a) advertised
b) announced
c) advised
d) noticed

73) She's very beautiful but that kind of woman doesn't ……… to me.
a) fancy
b) appeal
c) attract
d) turn on

74) The language school that I attend is 20 kilometres ……… .
a) far
b) away
c) distance
d) long

75) "I'm going to the cinema on Saturday." "So ……… ."
a) I am
b) do I
c) I do
d) am I

76) They ……… him of scratching the car.
a) blamed
b) accused
c) punished
d) arrested

77) They had to leave the flat because they couldn't pay the ……… .
a) fare
b) hire
c) rent
d) salary

78) She ……… at me and then turned away.
a) viewed
b) regarded
c) responded
d) glanced

79) The book shop rang ……… that the dictionary you ordered has arrived.
a) to say
b) to tell
c) for saying
d) for telling

80) If he hadn't drunk so much, he ……… sick.
a) didn't feel
b) wouldn't feel
c) hadn't felt
d) hasn't felt

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81) Maria has two sisters, but she doesn't speak to ……… of them.
a) both
b) any
c) either
d) neither

82) Hubert is an uncle of ……… .
a) Kim
b) Kims
c) Kim's
d) Kims'

83) We discussed the house plans ……… our way to the shops.
a) by
b) on
c) in
d) to

84) George goes to ……… by car.
a) a work
b) the work
c) an work
d) work

85) Have you found a job ……… ?
a) soon
b) still
c) longer
d) yet

86) My boots are dirty. I'd better take them ……… before I come in.
a) off
b) away
c) on
d) up

87) What did the man say ……… ?
a) at you
b) to you
c) for you
d) you

88) Do you think I should move to Ireland? You shouldn't do anything ……… you think it's the right thing to do.
a) when
b) unless
c) in case
d) if

89) We can finish the rest of the eggs for ……… .
a) a breakfast
b) the breakfast
c) breakfast
d) a breakfasts

90) If she doesn't ……… my sight at once, I'll scream!
a) go out from
b) go off
c) get away from
d) get out of

It's an End of the easiest test of Basic English Grammar. Hope for satisfactory replies from all the aspirants and with new suggestions.

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Asslamulaikum,
The answers of the Quiz are as follows..
Question 1=a
Question 2=d
Question 3=b
Question 4=c
Question 5=d
Question 6=d
Question 7=a
Question 8=b
Question 9=d
Question 10=a
Question 11=b
Question 12=d
Question 13=b
Question 14=b
Question 15=a
Question 16=d
Question 17=b
Question 18=c
Question 19=d
Question 20=c
Question 21=c
Question 22=b
Question 23=d
Question 24=a
Question 25=a
Question 26=d
Question 27=a
Question 28=c
Question 29=c
Question 30=b
Question 31=a
Question 32=b
Question 33=d
Question 34=b
Question 35=a
Question 36=b
Question 37=a
Question 38=c
Question 39=a
Question 40=c
Question 41=b
Question 42=d
Question 43=a
Question 44=d
Question 45=c
Question 46=a
Question 47=a
Question 48=a
Question 49=b
Question 50=d
Question 51=c
Question 52=c
Question 53=a
Question 54=c
Question 55=d
Question 56=b
Question 57=b
Question 58=a
Question 59=d
Question 60=c
Question 61=c
Question 62=d
Question 63=a
Question 64=d
Question 65=a
Question 66=c
Question 67=b
Question 68=d
Question 69=b
Question 70=a
Question 71=c
Question 72=a
Question 73=b
Question 74=b
Question 75=d
Question 76=b
Question 77=c
Question 78=d
Question 79=a
Question 80=b
Question 81=c
Question 82=c
Question 83=b
Question 84=d
Question 85=d
Question 86=a
Question 87=b
Question 88=b
Question 89=c
Question 90=d

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1. CORRECT THE ERRORS.

Who with are you going to the party?

.................................................. ............................

2. Choose the CORRECT QUESTION:

______
No, I won't.


A: Shall you be thirty this year?
B: Will you go Home after work?
C: Peter, will you eat some spinach?
D: Will you go to party at Deborah's house?
E: Where will you be next week?



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3. Fill in the blank:

Excuse me, ______ you tell me the time?



A: could
B: must
C: should
D: do
E: able to



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4. Which is NOT CORRECT?





A: The guard says we may not take pictures in the museum.
B: It may be the least expensive restaurant in town, but it's also the best.
C: If you don't write it down, you may forget.
D: May I ask you a question?
E: She is angry. I really think you may talk to her.



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5. Which is CORRECT?





A: Problem with bureacracies is that they just grow and grow.
B: They never shrink.
C: Who ever heard of a government who lowered taxes?
D: And any government does get more efficient?
E: Only war must stop the parasitic growth of bureaucracies.



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6. Which is CORRECT?





A: Jack and Jill gone up the hill
B: for to fetch a pail of water.
C: Jack down fell,
D: and breaked his crown,
E: and Jill came tumbling after.



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7. Which is NOT CORRECT?





A: Can you hold my coat for a second while I put on my sweater?
B: She can sail very well, but she can't swim.
C: The train ticket costs $6.50. You can pay with cash or credit card.
D: If you don't understand you can ask a question.
E: The doctor says you can stay warm and drink lots of fluids.



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8. Which is NOT CORRECT?





A: You really ought to call your wife. She must be worried.
B: Let's leave at seven. The traffic ought to be better by then.
C: You should wear a jacket and tie to the interview. And you should shave.
D: The policeman says I may pay a fine because I was driving too fast.
E: The snow ought to be completely gone by April.



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9. CHANGE TO PASSIVE; which is correct?

The boy eats yogurt.



A: Is eaten, the yogurt.
B: He is eating the yogurt.
C: The yogurt is eaten by the boy.
D: It's eaten of him.
E: The yogurt is eaten by he.



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10. Put the phrases in the CORRECT ORDER:

all roads lead to Rome



A. all
B. roads
C. lead
D. to
E. Rome





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11. Choose the CORRECT RESPONSE:

What did Mr. Schmitt say?
______


A: He telled me not to waste my time there.
B: He asked me where could he buy some shoes.
C: He said he liked house with big windows.
D: He said the movie was too long.
E: He explained how do you make coffee the Dutch way.



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12. Which is CORRECT?





A: Now were getting back to the point.
B: The terrorists got away the police.
C: Your cousin stay at home too much; she should get out once in a while.
D: The noisy group of school children got on the bus.
E: You'll get sick if don't put on a coat.



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13. Which is CORRECT?





A: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
B: If you didn't know, why you said that?
C: If I were rich, I'll open a business.
D: If at first you don't succeed, to try, to try again.
E: If they used more butter, it would've been better.



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14. Which is CORRECT?





A: Money makes the world go 'round.
B: It doesn't matter whether you win or lose, but how you are playing the game.
C: Money does talk.
D: Money aren't everything.
E: Money is root of all evil.



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15. Which is CORRECT?





A: Takes money to make money.
B: Money doesn't grow of trees.
C: Put your money where is your mouth.
D: It's easy to be generous with somebody's else money.
E: Time is money.



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16. How do you write this USING NUMBERS?

I'd like a dozen doughnuts please.



A: I'd like 12 doughnuts please.
B: I'd like 20 doughnuts please.
C: I'd like 24 doughnuts please.
D: I'd like 2 doughnuts please.
E: I'd like 10 doughnuts please.



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17. Choose the CORRECT RESPONSE:

When your sister came back from school, what were you doing?
______


A: I was going call her.
B: We watched TV.
C: We was watching TV.
D: I was about to go out.
E: I made dinner.



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18. Which is CORRECT?





A: No, no, don't help me, I can do it of myself.
B: Bob's been keeping his opinions to himself.
C: Cats keep theirselves clean by licking.
D: Their car broke itself down on the highway.
E: The photo-copying machine broke itself.



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19. Fill in the blank:

When you bought the book, ______



A: did you know it was wrote by Thomas Kuhn?
B: did you already see the movie?
C: had already you read that author's other books?
D: did you already know the author?
E: did you still reading his first book?



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20. Which are the SAME?





A. go bad 1. obey the law
B. go for it 2. rot
C. go overboard 3. exaggerate
D. go straight 4. try
E. go wrong 5. fail





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21. Fill in the blank:

The recession has caused a $1.00 drop in share prices, ______ 45 percent.



A: whereas
B: or
C: but
D: so
E: if



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22. Fill in the blank:

When I was in school, we ______ study Ancient Latin.



A: mustn't have
B: hadn't
C: hadn't got to
D: didn't have to
E: mustn't



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23. Fill in the blank:

We must ______ the roof fixed before it rains.



A: make
B: has
C: to have
D: cause
E: get



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24. Change to REPORTED SPEECH:

I didn't know that Sumiko takes science classes at the university.







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25. Choose the CORRECT RESPONSE:

Why did the chicken cross the road?
______


A: To get to the other side.
B: In order meet a female chicken.
C: Because it wanted seeing the world.
D: To meeting its friend.
E: Because it didn't know where was it going.


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Fill in the words in brackets as adjective or adverb like in the example.

Example: Peter works ______ (slow).

Answer: Peter works slowly.



1) He ___ reads a book. (quick)
2) Mandy is a___girl. (pretty)
3) The class is___loud today. (terrible)
4) Max is a____singer. (good)
5) You can__ open this tin. (easy)
6) It's a____ day today. (terrible)
7) She sings the song___. (good)
8) He is a___driver. (careful)
9) He drives the car____. (careful)
10) The dog barks___. (loud)

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1) He quickly reads a book.
2) Mandy is a pretty girl.
3) The class is terribly loud today.
4) Max is a good singer.
5) You can easily open this tin.
6) It's a terrible day today.
7) She sings the song well.
8) He is a careful driver.
9) He drives the car carefully.
10) The dog barks loudly.

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A) Rewrite the sentences in Active voice.

Example: Letters were written by the students.

The students wrote letters.

1) This book was written by an Irishman.


2) The computer is used by Patrick.


3) The bag was packed by his mother.


4) The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.


5) The club was founded by Ron and Peggy.


6) Coffee is sold by Marie.



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B) Make correct passive forms. Mind the tenses in brackets.

Example: the car - to produce (Simple Present)

the car is produced

1) skateboards - to ride (Simple Past)


2) English - to speak (Simple Present)


3) books - to write (Simple Past)


4) posters - to make (Simple Present)


5) films - to watch (Simple Present)


6) computer games - to buy (Simple Present)



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C) Rewrite the sentences in Passive voice.

Example: The students wrote letters.

Letters were written by the students.

1) John cleaned the bathroom.


2) The electricians test the fire alarm.


3) Our dog did not bite the cat.


4) My friend bought a new car.


5) Levi Strauss invented the blue jeans.


6) The mechanic repairs cars.



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D) Are the sentences written in Active or Passive voice?

1) A letter was written.
Active voice
Passive voice


2) They often read e-mails.
Active voice
Passive voice


3) Bingo is played in Britain.
Active voice
Passive voice


4) French is spoken in Niger.
Active voice
Passive voice


5) Steven likes to play baseball.
Active voice
Passive voice


6) They are listening to their music.
Active voice
Passive voice


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Answers:

A) Rewrite the sentences in Active voice.

1) This book was written by an Irishman.
An Irishman wrote this book.
2) The computer is used by Patrick.
Patrick uses the computer.
3) The bag was packed by his mother.
His mother packed the bag.
4) The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
5) The club was founded by Ron and Peggy.
Ron and Peggy founded the club.
6) Coffee is sold by Marie.
Marie sells coffee.


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B) Make correct passive forms. Mind the tenses in brackets.

1) skateboards - to ride (Simple Past)
skateboards were ridden
2) English - to speak (Simple Present)
English is spoken
3) books - to write (Simple Past)
books were written
4) posters - to make (Simple Present)
posters are made
5) films - to watch (Simple Present)
films are watched
6) computer games - to buy (Simple Present)
computer games are bought


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C) Rewrite the sentences in Passive voice.

1) John cleaned the bathroom.
The bathroom was cleaned.
2) The electricians test the fire alarm.
The fire alarm is tested.
3) Our dog did not bite the cat.
The cat was not bitten.
4) My friend bought a new car.
A new car was bought.
5) Levi Strauss invented the blue jeans.
The blue jeans were invented.
6) The mechanic repairs cars.
Cars are repaired.


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D) Are the sentences written in Active or Passive voice?

1) A letter was written.
Correct Answer: Passive voice

2) They often read e-mails.
Correct Answer: Active voice

3) Bingo is played in Britain.
Correct Answer: Passive voice

4) French is spoken in Niger.
Correct Answer: Passive voice

5) Steven likes to play baseball.
Correct Answer: Active voice

6) They are listening to their music.
Correct Answer: Active voice

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answer :

A) Rewrite the sentences in Active voice.

1) This book was written by an Irishman.


An irishman wrote this book


2) The computer is used by Patrick.

Patrick uses the computer


3) The bag was packed by his mother.

His mother packed the bag


4) The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone


5) The club was founded by Ron and Peggy.

Ron and Peggy founded the club.


6) Coffee is sold by Marie.

Marie sales coffee



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B) Make correct passive forms. Mind the tenses in brackets.

Example: the car - to produce (Simple Present)

the car is produced

1) skateboards - to ride (Simple Past)

Skateboard was ridden by him


2) English - to speak (Simple Present)

English is spoken in british


3) books - to write (Simple Past)

Books were wrote by author.


4) posters - to make (Simple Present)

Posters are made on walls


5) films - to watch (Simple Present)

Films are watched


6) computer games - to buy (Simple Present)

Computer games are bought by children.



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C) Rewrite the sentences in Passive voice.

Example: The students wrote letters.

Letters were written by the students.

1) John cleaned the bathroom.

The bathroom was cleaned by john.


2) The electricians test the fire alarm.

The fire alarm is tested by the elecctricians.


3) Our dog did not bite the cat.

The cat was not bitten by our dog


4) My friend bought a new car.

a new car was bought by my friend


5) Levi Strauss invented the blue jeans.

the blue jeans was invented by levi strauss.


6) The mechanic repairs cars.

Cars are repaired by the mechanic.



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D) Are the sentences written in Active or Passive voice?

1) A letter was written.
Active voice
Passive voice


2) They often read e-mails.
Active voice
Passive voice


3) Bingo is played in Britain.
Active voice
Passive voice


4) French is spoken in Niger.
Active voice
Passive voice


5) Steven likes to play baseball.
Active voice
Passive voice


6) They are listening to their music.
Active voice
Passive voice


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Nice attempt. You have made all of the answers correct.

If I say that you have scored 100% it would be better. Keep it up.

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