Passive Verb Tense Worksheet

Category: Grammar

Brush up on your grammar with this Passive Verb Tense Worksheet that lets you practice writing in the passive voice by selecting the right verb tense. These exercises provide the active tense of the verb and the tense in which you are to write, so you can fill in the blank with a passive verb tense.

Instructions

For each of the exercises below, fill in the blank with the passive tense of the verb. Each sentence has the main verb to conjugate as well as which verb tense to use to stay in the passive tense.

  • (Verb: fight/ Tense to use: past) Sentence: In ancient times, battles ____________ using much more hand-to-hand combat.

  • (Verb: always admire/ Tense to use: present) Sentence: The skills of most senior football players ____________ by young freshman players.

  • (Verb: not closed/ Tense to use: present perfect) Sentence: That bridge ____________ for almost two months now.

  • (Verb: previously use/ Tense to use: past) Sentence: While the old school is now used as a community hall, it ___________ as a recreation facility for after-school sports.

  • (Verb: speak /Tense to use: present) Sentence: The English language ____________ in many countries across the world.

  • (Verb: officially welcome/ Tense to use: present perfect) Sentence: You ____________ into the fold within the community.

  • (Verb: build/ Tense to use: past) Sentence: The original building ____________ many years ago.

  • (Verb: break/ Tense to use: present perfect) Sentence: My favorite beer mugs ____________ .

  • (Verb: do/ Tense to use: present progressive) Sentence: The repairs to the delicate trim around the windows ____________ with extreme caution.

  • (Verb: broke/ Tense to use: past) Sentence: His leg ____________ in a car accident.