Change of Voice


Direction: In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternative suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

  1. For a long time people believed the earth to be flat.









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    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    We can say that ,The above sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    The earth was believed to be flat for a long time.

    Correct Option: D

    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    We can say that ,The above sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    The earth was believed to be flat for a long time.
    Therefore , required answer will be option D .


  1. My brilliant niece is speaking in Italian.









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    We can say that ,
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Italian is being spoken by my brilliant niece.

    Correct Option: D

    We can say that ,
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Italian is being spoken by my brilliant niece.

    Hence , option D will be correct answer .



  1. They fund schools for girls.









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    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    Schools for girls are funded by them.

    Correct Option: B

    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    Schools for girls are funded by them.
    Hence , option B will be correct answer .


  1. Open the door.









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    Use structure “Let + object + be + past participle”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    Let the door be opened.

    Correct Option: A

    Use structure “Let + object + be + past participle”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    Let the door be opened.
    Therefore ,required answer will be option A .



  1. My father has promised me a bicycle.









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    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    I have been promised a bicycle by my father.


    Correct Option: C

    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    I have been promised a bicycle by my father.
    Therefore , option C will be correct answer .