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Quiz XXVI. Mixed Tenses II. Active into Passive I

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps rewriting the sentences in the passive. Do not mention the agent. Be careful with articles. Do not forget to CAPITALIZE the first word in each sentence whenever necessary. When you are ready, press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!

1. We haven't cleaned the house for weeks.
for weeks.
2. They are going to open a new supermarket next week.
next week.
3. They couldn't use the car because the garage was servicing it.
because .
4. Will they publish her new book next month?
next month?
5. The police have just arrested him on suspicion of murder.
on suspicion of murder.
6. Someone has just found her.
7. They had finished the work by the end of 1997.
by the end of 1997.
8. They are going to close the factory.
9. They discuss important subjects at lunchtime every day.
at lunchtime every day.
10. They are still considering this matter.
11. They were making every effort to end the strike.
to end the strike.
12. You must clean the house.
13. Somebody told him about that yesterday.
about that yesterday.
14. When did he make this mistake?
15. How often do your teachers ask you?