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Exercise 1

Decide whether the following sentences are written in the active or passive voice.

1) Thomas feeds his dog.


2) The dog is fed by Thomas.
3) The family went to the beach.
4) The letter was written by Marshall.
5) The game had been won by the blue team.
6) The problem was solved.
7) The stunt man risked his life.
8) The fire was extinguished.
9) The car was being cleaned by its owner.
10) It gets cold here during the winter.
Exercise 2
Change the following sentences into passive voice.
1. Shahir broke the 100m district record yesterday.
2. Someone has switched on the air-conditioned.
3. Mother baked a chocolate cake for my birthday.
4. They are selling fresh baits.
5. The villagers will repair the bridge.
6. The gardener is cutting the grass.
7. The police arrested a snatch thief at the shopping mall.
8. Selangor beat Pahang by two goals.
9. The tiger caught a wild deer at the safari park.
10. No one will raise the flag.
Exercise 3
Rewrite the passive voice sentences as active voice sentences.

1. The dog was hit by the car.


2. The house will be built by the construction crew in five months.
3. The novel was written by a famous author, Judith McNaught.
4. The competition was won by our school
5. The baby was checked by the doctor

Exercise 4

Write one sentence using the active voice, and one using the passive voice.
Active: _________________________________________________________________________
Passive: _______________________________________________________________________
Exercise 1
Decide whether the following sentences are written in the active or passive voice.

1) Thomas feeds his dog.


2) The dog is fed by Thomas.
3) The family went to the beach.
4) The letter was written by Marshall.
5) The game had been won by the blue team.
6) The problem was solved.
7) The stunt man risked his life.
8) The fire was extinguished.
9) The car was being cleaned by its owner.
10) It gets cold here during the winter.
Exercise 2
Change the following sentences into passive voice.
1. Shahir broke the 100m district record yesterday.
2. Someone has switched on the air-conditioned.
3. Mother baked a chocolate cake for my birthday.
4. They are selling fresh baits.
5. The villagers will repair the bridge.
6. The gardener is cutting the grass.
7. The police arrested a snatch thief at the shopping mall.
8. Selangor beat Pahang by two goals.
9. The tiger caught a wild deer at the safari park.
10. No one will raise the flag.
Exercise 3
Rewrite the passive voice sentences as active voice sentences.

1. The dog was hit by the car.


2. The house will be built by the construction crew in five months.
3. The novel was written by a famous author, Judith McNaught.
4. The competition was won by our school
5. The baby was checked by the doctor

Exercise 4

Write one sentence using the active voice, and one using the passive voice.
Active: _________________________________________________________________________
Passive: _______________________________________________________________________