Active or passive | Grammar worksheets for class 6

State whether the verbs in the following sentences are in the active voice or passive voice

1. The thief has been arrested.

2. The work was finished yesterday.

3. I just received a call from my mother.

4. He wants to start a business.

5. I have known her for several years.

6. We have been invited to their party.

7. She has never been rude to anybody.

8. I am moving to Chicago.

9. The sun was shining.

10. She had finished.

11. He was being interrogated.

12. CBI is probing the case.

13. Mangoes are sold by the dozen.

14. The flower was plucked by the little girl.

15. The flight was delayed by the storm.

Answers

1. The thief has been arrested. (Passive voice – present perfect tense)

2. The work was finished yesterday. (Passive voice – simple past tense)

3. I just received a call from my mother. (Active voice – simple past tense)

4. He wants to start a business. (Active voice – simple present tense)

5. I have known her for several years. (Active voice – present perfect tense)

6. We have been invited to their party. (Passive voice – present perfect tense)

7. She has never been rude to anybody. (Active voice – present perfect tense)

8. I am moving to Chicago. (Active voice – present continuous tense)

9. The sun was shining. (Active voice – past continuous tense)

10. She had finished. (Active voice – past perfect tense)

11. He was being interrogated. (Passive voice – past continuous tense)

12. CBI is probing the case. (Active voice – present continuous tense)

13. Mangoes are sold by the dozen. (Passive voice – simple present tense)

14. The flower was plucked by the little girl. (Passive voice – simple past tense)

15. The flight was delayed by the storm. (Passive voice – simple past tense)

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