Active Voice: Definition & Examples


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Who performs the action in a sentence written in the active voice?

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1. Which of the following sentences is written in passive voice?

2. Which of the following statements is false?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of how to structure sentences to employ the active voice. This assessment helps you practice how to spot and correct sentences using passive voice.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What part of a sentence performs the action in active voice
  • Identifying a sentence written in the passive voice
  • Identifying true and false statements concerning active and passive voice

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the importance of active voice
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as active voice and passive voice
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to change sentences from the passive voice to the active voice

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing in the active voice, review the accompanying lesson called Active Voice: Definition, Examples & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain active and passive voice
  • Provide active voice and passive voice examples
  • Discuss why the active voice is important
  • Demonstrate how to fix sentences written in the passive voice
  • Emphasize when the passive voice is acceptable to use