Past Simple Passive Exercises with answers. Вправи на пасивний заставу

Пропоную Вам виконати наступні вправи на Passive Voice. Сьогодні ми відпрацюємо простий минулий час в пасивному заставі. Всі вправи пропонуються з відповідями. За складністю вправи на пасивний заставу розташовані від найбільш простих – до складних.

Можливо, Вам також будуть цікаві вправи на просте даний час пасивного застави або вправи на Past Simple.

Easy exercises on Past Simple Passive.

Вправа 1. Fill in the verb in the Past Active or Passive Voice.

  • The Cape of Good Hope … (discovered / was discovered) by Bartolomeo Dias.
  • The clown … (entertained / was entertained) the public.
  • We … (arrived/ were arrived) at the camp in time.
  • Many experiments … (did/ were done) under water.
  • Many people … (invited / were invited) to the festival.
  • Вони … (discussed / were discussed) many exciting things.
  • I … (learnt / was learnt) many interesting things in this unit.
  • What artist … (painted / was painted) this picture?
  • Past Simple Passive Voice. Exercises Level Pre-Intermediate.

    Вправа 2. Read the text. Put the verbs in brackets in Past Simple Passive. Guess the famous object.

    This old building is in one of the countries of Europe. It’s not a natural object. It 1_______ (to make) by man a long time ago. Now it 2____________ (to see) as a tourist attraction. It’s a famous old building. It 3__________ (not to build) by the Romans. Galileo, the famous scientist, dropped heavy objects from this building to make his experiments. The upper floor 4 ___________ (to complete) in 1319. It 5_________ (to build) by Tommaso Pisano. The largest bell of the building 6 ____________ (to install) in 1655. The bell-chamber 7___________ (to add) in 1372.

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    Вправа 3. Write down the historical facts. Use the dates from the box. Follow the example.

    1067, 1870, 1607, 776 BC, 860, 1703, 1850

    Example: Minsk (to found) — Minsk was founded in 1067.

  • Minsk (to found).
  • Ancient Troy (to find) by German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann.
  • The first English settlement (to found) in Virginia.
  • The first Olympic Games (to hold) in Greece.
  • Swedish Vikings (to invite) to rule Russia.
  • St. Petersburg (to found) by Peter the Great.
  • The first jeans (to make) by Oscar Levi Strauss
  • Вправа 4. Write sentences. Use the past simple passive.

    my laptop / steal / last week.

    the men / arrest / by the police

    the painting / sell / for ?500

    the goal / score / by Raul

    these cars / make / by robots

    Past Simple Passive Voice. Exercises Level Intermediate.

    Вправа 5. Write the sentences in the Passive Voice.


    Olga sent me a postcard. (2)

    — I was sent a postcard.

    — A postcard was sent to me by Olga.

  • I told him you were here.
  • A boy showed me the way. (2)
  • The waves carried away the boat.
  • The Great Fire of London burnt many houses.
  • The teachers something told us interesting.(2)
  • Every morning I gave milk to my cat. (2)
  • They sent us to clean the yard.
  • They advised him to be more patient.
  • Вправа 6. Rewrite the sentences in the passive form if possible. Use the example.


    The Celts settled in Wales in 500 BC.

    Wales was settled by the Celts in 500 .

  • The Celts settled in Wales in 500 BC.
  • The ancient Greeks built the Acropolis.
  • A group of archaeologists found a dinosaur’s skeleton.
  • I visited Rome in 2002.
  • The aboriginals of Hawaii killed James Cook in 1779.
  • Ford made his first car in 1896.
  • Lewis Carroll wrote “Alice in Wonderland” in 1865.
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    Вправа 7. Change the active sentences into passive sentences.

  • They played the match in the evening.
  • They calculated the answers very quickly.
  • Вони filmed the movie in black and white.
  • They sent the e-mail yesterday.
  • They built our house ten years ago.
  • Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin.
  • The shopkeeper opened the shop at nine o’clock.
  • Відповіді до вправ. Answers to the exercises.

    Вправа 1.

    1 was discovered, 2 entertained, 3 arrived, 4 were done, 5 were invited, 6 discussed, 7 learnt, 8 painted

    Вправа 2.

    1 was made, 2 is seen, 3 wasn’t built, 4 was completed, 5 was built, 6 was installed, 7 was added

    This is Piza Tower — Italy.

    Вправа 3.

    1 Minsk was founded in 1067. 2. Ancient Troy was found by German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1870. 3. The first English settlement was founded in Virginia in 1607. 4. The first Olympic Games were held in Greece in 776 BC. 5. Swedish Vikings were invited to rule in Russia 860. 6. St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. 7. The first jeans were made by Oscar Levi Strauss in the USA in 1850.

    Вправа 4.

  • My laptop was stolen last week.
  • The men were arrested by the police.
  • The painting was sold for ?500.
  • The goal was scored by Raul.
  • These cars were made by robots.
  • Вправа 5.

  • Не was told that you were here.
  • I was shown the way by the boy./ The way was shown to me by the boy.
  • The boat was carried away by the waves.
  • Many houses were burnt by The Great Fire of London.
  • We were told something interesting by the teachers. / Something interesting was told to us by the teachers.
  • My cat was given milk every morning. / Milk was given to my cat every morning
  • We were sent to clean the yard.
  • Не was to be advised more patient.
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    Вправа 6

    Відповіді 1. Wales was settled by the Celts in 500 BC. 2. The Acropolis was built by the ancient Greeks. 3. A dinosaur’s skeleton was found by a group of archaeologists. 5. James Cook was killed by the aboriginals of Hawaii. 7. “Alice in Wonderland” was written by Lewis Carroll in 1865.

    Вправа 7.

  • The match was played in the evening.
  • The answers were calculated very quickly.
  • The movie was filmed in black and white.
  • The e-mail was sent yesterday.
  • Our house was built ten years ago.
  • Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming.
  • The shop was opened by the shopkeeper at nine o’clock.
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