PA001 - Passive Voice

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!


Complete the sentences using the correct form of the passive voice !

  1. The authorities decided that the meeting next Wednesday. (HOLD)
  2. The goods to our house in the Midlands every Friday. (TRANSPORT)
  3. The larger portrait by a well-known Flemish artist.(PAINT)
  4. When I arrived I a note by one of the delegates . (HAND)
  5. Nothing of Pauline since her car accident last spring. (SEE)
  6. I'll have to stay at home because our new furniture . (DELIVER)
  7. For the past few days I had to work in Jack's office because mine at the moment.(REDECORATE)
  8. I major new oil deposit in the North Sea recently.(DISCOVER)


  1. The space probe Explorer from Cape Canaveral last year.(LAUNCH)
  2. Breakfast in this hotel before 7 am. ( NOT SERVE)
  3. Up to now no decision on the future of the company.(MAKE)
  4. As we speak the suspect by the police.(QUESTION)
  5. A lot of meetings but nothing has been decided yet. (HOLD)
  6. The door for at least twenty years. (NOT OPEN)
  7. Bicycles widely in this city instead of public transport.(USE)
  8. Elections in Britain every five years. (HOLD)
  9. Your drinks to you in a minute. Please wait . (BRING)
  10. The Olympic Games in South Korea for the first time in 2018.(ORGANIZE)