LA - Voices

Which statement is true about the passive voice?
A verb is in the passive voice when the subject performs the action/
It is generally considered better style for writers to use the passive voice.
A passive verb is made from a form of have with the past participle of an action verb.***
A verb is in the passive voice when the subject receives the action.

Which sentence contains a verb in the active voice?
A loud screech was heard in the tree.
The guitar was played all night.
The baby is sleeping soundly.***
The new park will be finished at last.

Are my answers correct? Not sure about #2. Thx in advance.

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  1. 1. incorrect

    2. correct

  2. i think #1 then is the first option, a. right???

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  3. No. Read this carefully.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/passive.htm

  4. b?

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  5. You wouldn't have to guess if you'd read the link that Writeacher posted.

    Please don't post this question again.

  6. 1.part A.b part B.c
    2.part A.b part B.a
    3.d
    4.part A.a part B.c
    5.d
    6.a
    7.b
    8.c
    9.d
    10.c
    11.a

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    posted by Chomper
  7. on for your wrong
    4.part B.d
    but the rest plus the one i just put you will get a 100

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