Passive Sentence: Structure & Examples

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What is the actor of a sentence?

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1. Categorize whether this sentence is active, passive - needs revision, or passive - doesn't need revision based on the lesson: Every year, billions of people are influenced to buy into the pipe dream of the lottery.

2. Categorize whether this sentence is active, passive - needs revision, or passive - doesn't need revision based on the lesson: The story is presented in a dispassionate way by the author.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Passive sentence structure can confuse readers unless employed properly. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You will determine if sentences are passive, active, or need revision.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Actor of a sentence
  • Active sentences
  • Passive sentence structure

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related grammar lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as active voice
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding passive sentence structure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the actor of a sentence

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar, review the accompanying lesson Passive Sentence: Structure & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn definition of passive sentence structure
  • Understand best uses of active sentence structure
  • Identify and correct examples of passive sentences
  • Determine why nouns are important
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