The Passive Form Exercise 1

The passive form (or passive construction) in English is very useful in many different situations. You can use it to give more information about what or who is experiencing something or you can also use it when you don’t know who did it. For a complete overview in English, click here. There is a lot of information, examples and you also have tips on how to recognize this kind of sentence.

On this page, you have an exercise in which you need to form the correct passive sentence with the tense in brackets.

The passive form exercise

You can find the exercise below:

The Passive Form Exercise 1

Read the sentences below and complete them by filling in the passive form in the correct tense.
1.
A book (to read, present continuous) by my father.
2.
The masterplan (to create, past simple) by a group of officers.
3.
He found a letter that (to write, past simple) in 1905.
4.
My dog (to kick, present perfect) by a stranger.
5.
His iPhone (to drop, past simple) from the highest floor in the building.
6.
That apple (to grow, present continuous) by a farmer.
7.
The bouncer (to shoot, past perfect) by a criminal the day before his birthday.
8.
A new kitchen (to install, present continuous) right now.
9.
That wood (to burn, present simple) by my parents.
10.
Online dating apps (to use, present continuous) by millions of people.

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