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Passive Construction

(pre-intermediate level)

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  1

St. Paul's Cathedral ... by Sir Christopher Wren in the 17th century.

built
was built
found
founded
was founded



  2

Do you know where the first English king ... ?

died
crowned
was crowned
was born
buried



  3

A lot of large parks, for example Hyde Park, ... found in London.

have been
can be
is to be
would be



  4

'This is a valuable book, isn't it?'
'Why? Who ... by?'

wrote it
has it written
is it written
is it
was it



  5

When Tony worked for our firm, he ... often ... to do business abroad.

has / gone
- / went
went / -
-was / sent



  6

Has Beethoven's first symphony ever been... in the Royal Festival Hall?

perform
to perform
performed
showed
shown
on show



  7

Will I ... by the doctor at all if I haven't got my identity card on me?

examine
to examine
examined
be examined
have examined



  8

The foundation stone of the new theatre ... laid in a fortnight.

was
will be
should be
has been
is to be
is being



  9

Quite a number of old and valuable manuscripts ... in the British Museum.

are to be seen
can be seen
can see you
can you see



10

Will a new bridge be ... in your town in the next few years?

construct
built
building
constructed
content

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