Grammar Exercises - The Passive Voice

Do the exercises on the passive voice and click on the button to check your answers.

passive voice

(Before doing the exercises you may want to read the lesson on the passive voice)

Write passive sentences (use the indications between brackets.)

  1. the picture / draw (Simple Present)

  2. the door / close (Simple Past)
  3. the house / steal (Present Continuous)
  4. the bike / repair (Past Continuous)
  5. the room/ clean (Present Perfect)
  6. the homework / do (Past perfect)
  7. the window / break (Simple future)
  8. the essay / write (Should + Verb)

Rewrite the following sentences as suggested:

  1. The boy writes poems.
  2. The girl drove the blue car.
  3. They have collected enough money.
  4. They will open a new restaurant.
  5. The little boy can draw pictures.
  6. The guard watched the prisoner.
  7. They will not play soccer.
  8. They believe that he writes good poems.

Rewrite these sentences starting with the words in bold:

  1. Her friend gave her a book.
  2. They offered him a job.
  3. The man showed us the house.
  4. My friend gave me a pen.


Before submitting the test, check the following:

  • Punctuation and capitalization
  • Spelling
  • Spaces (don't add any unnecessary spaces)

Such mistakes would cost you valuable points. Good luck!

Passive voice.