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Comparatives and Superlatives Grammar Handout Q 2
Unit 2
Quiz 2
The Passive Voice

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A. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the comparative and superlative adjectives
in parentheses.

1. Viral videos are often (popular, comparative)________________________ mainstream and
television movies although they are not (professional, equality)____________________ either.
Viral videos may become (profitable, superlative) _______________________ type of movies.
2. Many true movie lovers feel that watching a movie in a home theatre is (satisfying, negative
superlative) ______________________ movie experience. Home theatre screens are (small,
comparative) _____________________screens in a movie theatre. The experience is not
(enjoyable, equality)_______________________ going to a drive-in cinema.
3. For foreign-language audiences, a translated movie is certainly (easy, comparative)
____________________ to understand _____________________ the original but the translation
is often(accurate, negative comparative). _____________________ A sub-titled version is
(good, superlative) _____________________ choice.

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B. Complete the text with the passive form of the verbs in parentheses.
Movie star Karine Vanasse (born) _____________________ 1 in Drummondville, Québec. She
(see) ___________________ first ________________2 on TV in Le Club des 100 watts. Her
acting career took off in 1998 when she (choose) _____________________ 3 to co-host the
show Les Débrouillards.

Then, she (cast) _____________________ 4 in several series such as Marie-Antoinette and
Emporte-moi. Movie critics (impress) _____________________ 5 by her performance in films
such as Séraphin: un homme et son péché, which (direct) ____________________ 6 by Charles
Binamé, and Polytechnique, which (write) _____________________ 7 by Denis Villeneuve.

As a result, she (nominate) _____________________ 8 for several acting awards. American TV
audiences (introduce) _____________________ 9 to Vanasse when she appeared in Pan-Am.
They (thrill) _____________________ 10 to hear that her acting skills
(display)_____________________ 11 in a new TV series, Scruples.
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Comparatives and Superlatives Grammar Handou
Unit 2
Quiz 2
The Passive Voice

C. Re-write the following sentence using the passive voice.
1.Mom prepares the food.

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2.The people welcomed the Prime Minister.

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3. Miss Walsh teaches us grammar.

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4. The boy killed the spider.

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5. The workers were digging a canal.

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