MCom 320 - Voice HSS

MCom 320 - Voice HSS - c. My brother has been one of my...

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Homework Study Sheet M Com 320 V OICE Name:__________________________________ Number Correct:______ Instructions: Indicate the sentence that is correct by circling a, b, c, or d. 1. Which of the following sentences is written in active voice? a. The ball was fumbled by the quarterback. b. The quarterback fumbled the ball. c. The ball was being fumbled by the quarterback. d. The ball, which was new, was fumbled by the quarterback. 2. Which item is correct according to the desired emphasis? a. The chair was designed by Charles Mackintosh. [Emphasis is on Mackintosh.] b. Frank Lloyd Wright lived much of his life in Racine, Wisconsin. [Emphasis is on Racine, Wisconsin.] c. Louis Sullivan is a famous architect who lived in Chicago. [Emphasis on Chicago.] d. William Morris was instrumental in defining the Arts and Crafts movement. [Emphasis on William Morris.] 3. Which of the following sentences is written in active voice? a. Your fireworks were heard as far away as the police station. b. I worry about those of you who haven’t given much thought to the exam.
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Unformatted text preview: c. My brother has been one of my biggest supporters. d. The laptops were taken from the bedroom by the thief. 4. Which item is not correct according to the desired emphasis? a. Your grades on the last three papers have me worried. [Emphasis is on grades]. b. One of the presentations given by my manager contained an embarrassing racial slur. [Emphasis is on the manager.] c. A consensus has been reached regarding the proposed land swap with the city. [Emphasis is on the decision.] d. Beatrice livened up the meeting with her sense of humor. [Emphasis is on Beatrice.] 5. Which of the following sentences is written in passive voice? a. Barnes & Noble offers a full refund on all orders. b. ShopKo is lowering 75 percent of its prices. c. Because of the amount of computer downtime, several complaints were sent to the manager. d. The board of directors met last Friday. 1/22/04...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course M COM 320 taught by Professor Willardson during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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