Past Participles in English: Definition & Examples


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Which of these sentences represents the use of the past participle in the passive voice?

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1. Which of these does NOT serve as a way past participles can be used?

2. Which of these is the correct use of the present perfect tense of the past participle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Verb conjugations in English, such as the past participle form, can be confusing. This quiz and printable worksheet will help you check your proficiency with this verb form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you about:

  • Definition of past participles
  • Past participles in the passive voice
  • Correct usage of the verb form
  • Ways to use past participles
  • Nouns in relation to past participles

Skills Practiced

Throughout these assessments, you will have an opportunity to utilize the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as past participle
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on this English language verb form
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding passive voice to answer questions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding correct verb usage and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information, be sure to take a look at the accompanying lesson named Past Participles in English: Definition & Examples. Objectives of this lesson include the following:

  • Identify the three possible uses of past participle verbs in practice sentences
  • Know when to use past participle verbs
  • Differentiate between regular and irregular verbs