Past Continuous Tense Passive Voice Exercises - Quiz 1



  • 1. Was somebody being framed for something … or was somebody covering up for somebody … or what? (somebody/frame/?)
  • 2. But now seventeen days had gone by and still the Englishman wasn't being brought to trial. (not/bring)
  • 3. Something was being presented to the public there. (present)
  • 4. He felt that his life was being wasted. (waste)
  • 5. The gas from the air. (generate)
  • 6. The pity of it all was that so much fine daring and enthusiasm for a better cause and for more worthy results. (not/employ)
  • 7. It to a sight of the past. (admit)
  • 8. He was not at all sure that she in her present position against her will, and was not a little relieved when she sat up and held out her hand for the shawl. (not/retain)
  • 9. On this occasion his tastes , his intelligence even was not being appealed to. (not/consult)
  • 10. You and mystified. (not/always/catch up)
  • 11. Intrigue was in constant use when actual war . (not/wage)
  • 12. The water from the river. (pump)
  • 13. Now here the object of everybody's notice; and, being Jim-he hated it! (he/make/?)
  • 14. All about him were other men, perhaps as strong physically as himself and with better trained minds who were being destroyed and he . (not/destroy)
  • 15. in that profound darkness through the infinity of space? (it/bear/?)
  • 16. The house by the cry of the woman. (arouse)
  • 17. These men had looked carefully about, as if to make sure that they . (not/observe)
  • 18. Whenever he went into the woods after game or Indians, he had perpetually to keep watch to make sure that he in turn. (not/hunt)
  • 19. Certainly it to soldiers or statesmen. (not/apply)
  • 20. a prisoner-or was he-hiding? (he/keep/?)