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Which sentence is in passive voice?

1. a. The suspect was last seen by witnesses outside the convenience store on Molalla Avenue.

  b. Witnesses last saw the suspect outside the convenience store on Molalla Avenue.

2. The trade union's current leader was voted into office by a clear majority.

A clear majority of the organization voted the current leader into office.

3. a. The hairline fracture could have been detected by an X-ray.

b. An X-ray could have detected the hairline fracture in his arm.

4. a. Bobby must have been exhausted by that long flight to Australia.

b. The twenty-two-hour flight to Australia must have utterly exhausted Bobby.

5.a.  I am excited by the prospect of living in a foreign country one day.

b. The prospect of potentially living in a foreign country one day excites me.

6. a. Hundreds of public works projects were initiated by New Deal agencies during Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency.

b. New Deal agencies initiated hundreds of public works projects during Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency.

7. a. An 1862 Mexican military victory is commemorated by Cinco de Mayo.

b. The holiday of Cinco de Mayo commemorates an 1862 Mexican military victory.

8. a. By this time tomorrow, the theater will have been demolished by a wrecking ball.

b. By this time tomorrow, a wrecking ball will have demolished the historic theater downtown.

9. a. Dr. Hogan's studies have documented significant improvements in athletic performance.

b. Significant improvements in athletic performance have been documented by Dr. Hogan's studies.

10. a. On April 18, 1906, an earthquake and its fiery aftermath devastated the city of San Francisco.

b. On April 18, 1906, San Francisco was devastated by an earthquake and its fiery aftermath.

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