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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Grammar Questions

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Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by Pixley12
Grade 8 :: Conjunctions by Pixley12
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
It is okay to use the passive voice when the doer of the action doesn't matter.
Which choice best represents this rule?
  1. Kids can observe the eclipse at midnight.
  2. The eclipse can be observed at midnight.
  3. Professor Johnson can observe the eclipse at midnight.
  4. The eclipse will be observed by Professor Johnson at midnight.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

The man was stung by a bee.
  1. The man had been stung by a bee.
  2. A bee stung the man.
  3. A bee was stung by the man.
  4. The man was stung by a wasp.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

It is believed by the teachers that a dress code must be implemented by the school to control behavior.
  1. It is believed by the teachers that the school must implement a dress code to control behavior.
  2. The teachers believe that a dress code must be implemented by the school to control behavior.
  3. The teachers believe that the school must implement a dress code to control behavior.
  4. To control behavior, it is believed by the teachers that the school must implement a dress code.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by Pixley12
Which way is the best way to combine these sentences? We saw a movie during our vacation. The movie was interesting.
  1. We saw a movie during our interesting vacation.
  2. Interesting, we saw a movie during our vacation.
  3. We saw an interesting movie during our vacation.
  4. none of the above
Grade 8 :: Capitalization and Punctuation by acastillo
Choose the words that should be capitalized in the following sentence.

you must go 10 miles north to get to edinburgh.
  1. You, Destination, North
  2. You, Miles, Destination
  3. North, Edinburgh
  4. You, Edinburgh
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

The banana was eaten by the gorilla.
  1. The banana was eaten by the boy.
  2. The gorilla ate the banana.
  3. The gorilla was eaten by the banana.
  4. The banana was eaten.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

A new car was purchased by him.
  1. He purchased a new car.
  2. A new car was purchased by John.
  3. A new car was purchased.
  4. John purchased the new car purchased by him.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
Which choice correctly changes the sentence below, written using passive voice, into a sentence using active voice?

Sarah was bitten by the cat.
  1. Sarah was bitten by the dog.
  2. The cat was bitten by Sarah.
  3. Sarah bit the cat.
  4. The cat bit Sarah.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by szeiger
It is okay to use the passive voice when the subject or doer of the action is unknown.
Which choice best represents this rule?
  1. Over 100 bags of clothing were donated to the charity.
  2. Teenagers donated over 100 bags of clothing to the charity.
  3. Over 100 bags of clothing were donated by teenagers to the charity.
  4. Over 100 bags of clothing were donated to the charity by teenagers.
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by Jeeps
Grade 8 :: Sentence Structure by Jeeps
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