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1. Which of these statements is written using passive voice?

A. I went to the store because it was having a sale.

B. It was said that the store had a good sale.

C. The store was advertising a good sale.

D. A sale at the store led me there. **

2. Which of these statements is written using passive voice?


A. They earned about $1,000 at their fundraiser.

B. Their fundraising on Friday raised about $1,000.

C. They were given about $1,000 in the fundraiser.

D. Their hard work led them to $1,000 in donations. **

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  1. Both of your answers are wrong.

    Open this site and scroll about half way down to find a great explanation of passive voice.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_members_of_the_United_States_Congress_by_wealth

    Now what do you think?

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  2. I can't find it on the page, is it under a link on it or something?

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  3. Oops! Sorry. Here's the right site.

    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/auxiliaryverb.htm

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  4. I think the first one is B, and I think the second one is either A or B, but I'm leaning towards B. Am I right?

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  5. 1. B is right.

    2. A, B, and D are wrong.

    Please do not post this question again.

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