Passive vs. Active Voice (Style) - Intermediate Practice

Intermediate Practice

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Revise the following sentences in the textboxes to eliminate passive voice without altering meaning. 

Please note, because revising passive voice deals with style more than grammar rules, there may be multiple correct ways to revise each sentence, although you will see only one option after you submit each response. Compare your revision to the  answer and determine if one is more effective. One way to do that is to determine which revision has fewer words but still maintains the original sentence's meaning. 

You must respond to each question before the AGG response will be displayed. After you submit each response, you will see the AGG response, but you won’t be able to see your response until the end. After the quiz, you will be able to review the summary of responses including the original sentence, your own response and the AGG revision.This quiz has 5 questions. 

Example: Citizenship was created by voluntary associations which have been noted for leading people to express themselves and form associations outside the government.

Possible revision: Voluntary associations created citizenship, which led people to express themselves and form associations outside of the government.

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