Passive Voice - The Genius Issue

Grammar Check Up

"Leonardo Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa around 1510."


"The Mo
na Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci around 1510."

FORMULA: Verb TO BE + Past Particple

If you don't know who did something, you can leave out the inventor and just give the date:
"The Mona Lisa was painted around 1510."

Or if you know the inventor but not the year you can say:
"The Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci."

Choose the correct verb to complete the sentences.
built - perfected - begun - formulated - established - seen drawn - painted - discovered - finished

1)The light bulb was ... by Edison.
2)The Law of Gravity was ... by Newton.
3)The moons of Jupiter were ... first by Galileo.
4)The Sistine Chapel was ... by Michelangelo.
5)The Eiffel Tower was ... in the 19th century by Gustave Eiffel.
6)The Theory of relativity was ... by Albert Einstein.
7)Penicillin was ... by Alexander Fleming.
8)The Parthenon was ... in 447 BCE and was ... in 432 BCE.
9)An early flying machines was ... by Leonardo da Vinci.

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