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Is passive construction always a wrong answer?

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In such works as his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber, Frederic Remington caught the public’s fancy by portraying those moments of conflict that defined the West’s romantic heroes.

(A) In such works as his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber, Frederic Remington caught the public’s fancy
(B) In such works as Frederic Remington’s 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber, the public’s fancy was caught
(C) Frederic Remington, catching the public’s fancy in such works as the 1889 masterpiece A Dash for the Timber, did it
(D) The fancy of Frederic Remington’s public was caught in his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber,
(E) The public’s fancy was caught by Frederic Remington in such works as his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber,

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Is passive construction always a wrong answer when there's another active construction answer?
For example, in the question below, Answer E seems fine but is in passive construction, OA:A


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In such works as his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber, Frederic Remington caught the public’s fancy by portraying those moments of conflict that defined the West’s romantic heroes.

(A) In such works as his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber, Frederic Remington caught the public’s fancy
(B) In such works as Frederic Remington’s 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber, the public’s fancy was caught
(C) Frederic Remington, catching the public’s fancy in such works as the 1889 masterpiece A Dash for the Timber, did it
(D) The fancy of Frederic Remington’s public was caught in his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber,
(E) The public’s fancy was caught by Frederic Remington in such works as his 1889 masterpiece, A Dash for the Timber,

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Is passive construction always a wrong answer when there's another active construction answer?
For example, in the question below, Answer E seems fine but is in passive construction, OA:A


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