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HOME > ENGLISH GRAMMAR EXERCISES > Passive voice (mixed tenses) 3

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ONLINE ENGLISH GRAMMAR QUIZ
topic: THE PASSIVE VOICE 3 (Mixed tenses) | level: Advanced

The first sentence is in the ACTIVE VOICE. Choose the most correct way of saying the same thing in the PASSIVE VOICE:


1. They passed me up for that position.
I ________________ for that position.
  was passed up
  was being passed up
  am passed up

2. By tomorrow, I will have bought the car.
By tomorrow, the car ________________ by me.
  was being bought
  will have been bought
  was bought

3. John bought the Picasso painting.
The Picasso painting ________________ by John.
  was bought
  will have been bought
  is bought

4. Most students misunderstand this story.
This story ________________ by most students.
  was misunderstood
  has been misunderstood
  is misunderstood

5. My brother carried the groceries into the room.
The groceries ________________ by my brother into the room.
  were being carried
  have been carried
  were carried

6. Juan is preparing the enchiladas.
The enchiladas ________________ by Juan.
  are being prepared
  were being prepared
  are prepared

7. His brother was telling him to calm down.
He ________________ to calm down by his brother.
  is being told
  was being told
  is told

8. A dog bit me.
I ________________ by a dog.
  was being bitten
  was bitten
  have been bitten

9. The movers have delivered the furniture.
The furniture ________________ by the movers.
  will have been delivered
  would be delivered
  has been delivered

10. This city will surprise you. You ________________ by this city.
  are surprised
  will be surprised
  will have been surprised

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