This quiz has twenty questions to test your knowledge of active and passive verbs.
Read the directions for each question carefully. Choose the sentence that contains either an active or passive verb (according to the directions for that question).
If you haven’t read the brief overview of active and passive verbs for this quiz, read it here.
When you’re finished, click “Show results.” The page will scroll up automatically. Correct responses are marked with green check marks; incorrect responses are marked with a red X.
Explanations follow when you’re finished and have clicked “Show results.”
Assume punctuation and other aspects of grammar are correct—don’t get sidetracked. Remember, this quiz focuses only on active and passive verb forms. If you have questions, leave them in the comment section!
Good luck! Oh, and make sure the sentence you choose makes logical sense. I had a bit of fun with this one. It’s based on something that really happened although I changed names to protect the innocent. And I exaggerated a lot. 🙂