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Which statement is true about the passive voice?

A verb is in the passive voice when the subject performs the action/
It is generally considered better style for writers to use the passive voice.
A passive verb is made from a form of have with the past participle of an action verb.***
A verb is in the passive voice when the subject receives the action.

Which sentence contains a verb in the active voice?
A loud screech was heard in the tree.
The guitar was played all night.
The baby is sleeping soundly.***
The new park will be finished at last.

Are my answers correct? Not sure about #2. Thx in advance.

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8 answers

  1. 1. incorrect

    2. correct

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  2. i think #1 then is the first option, a. right???

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  3. No. Read this carefully.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/passive.htm

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  4. You wouldn't have to guess if you'd read the link that Writeacher posted.

    Please don't post this question again.

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  5. 1.part A.b part B.c
    2.part A.b part B.a
    3.d
    4.part A.a part B.c
    5.d
    6.a
    7.b
    8.c
    9.d
    10.c
    11.a

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  6. on for your wrong
    4.part B.d
    but the rest plus the one i just put you will get a 100

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  7. Mrs. Sue that was very uncalled for. This student came on here for help and you gave a shunning response.

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  8. uhm, i got 7?

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