Ch13_Passive_Voice2007_Ans

Ch13_Passive_Voice2007_Ans - ELT 1106 GRAMMAR FOR...

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GRAMMAR FOR UNIVERSITY STUDIES Exercise 7: Decide whether the active or passive voice should be used. The age of pyramid-building in Egypt (1)  began  (begin) in about 2900 B.C. The great pyramids (2)  were intended  (intend) to serve as burial places for the Pharaohs, as the kings of Egypt (3)  were called  (call). Construction on the largest pyramid started around 2800 B.C. for Khufu, the King of  the Fourth Dynasty, or Cheops, as (5)  referred to  (refer to) by Greek historians. It (6)  was  (be)  482 feet high and 755 feet long. The Pyramids as a group (7)  comprises  (comprise) one of the  Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The other Six Wonders no longer (8)   stand   (stand), and  modern archaeologists (9)   know   (know) of them only through the descriptions that (10)   were written  (write) at the time they still (11) existed (exist). 1106
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