Passive Voice With Modals Exercise 1



Also See: Modals Verbs

Use the given verbs in either active or passive form with the most suitable modal.


1. The entire valley ---- (see) from their mountain home.

2. He is wearing a gold ring on his fourth finger. He ---- (marry).

3. According to our teacher, all of our compositions ---- (write) in ink. He won't accept papers written in pencil.

4. I found this book on my desk when I came to class. It (leave) by one of the students in the earlier class.

5. Five of the committee members will be unable to attend the next meeting. In my opinion, the meeting ---- (postpone).

6. A child ---- (not give) everything he or she wants.

7. Your daughter has a good voice. Her interest in singing ---- (encourage).

8. Try to speak slowly when you give your speech, If you don't, some of your words ---- (misunderstand).

9. Some UFO sightings ---- (not explain) easily. No one is able to explain them easily.

10. What? You tripped over a chair at the party and dropped your plate of food into a woman's lap? You ---- (embarrass)!

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