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. Who is creating this mess?









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    Use structure “By + question word + subject + auxiliary + past participle”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    By whom is this mess being created?


    Correct Option: D

    Use structure “By + question word + subject + auxiliary + past participle”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    By whom is this mess being created?
    Hence , option D is correct sentence .


  1. They have built a perfect dam across the river.









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    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    A perfect dam has been built by them across the river.


    Correct Option: B

    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    A perfect dam has been built by them across the river.
    Hence , required answer is option B .



  1. The invigilator was reading out the instructions.









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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”
    The instructions were being read out by the invigilator.

    Correct Option: B

    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “subject + auxiliary + past participle + by + object”
    The instructions were being read out by the invigilator.
    Hence , required sentence is option B .


  1. He was disgusted with the flattery of his assistant.









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    Use structure “subject + past participle + object”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    The flattery of his assistant disgusted him.

    Correct Option: A

    Use structure “subject + past participle + object”
    As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
    The flattery of his assistant disgusted him.
    Therefore , required answer will be option A .



  1. Who can count the stars in the sky?









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    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “By + whom(Question word) + auxiliary + subject + be + past participle + ?”
    By whom can the stars in the sky be counted?

    Correct Option: A

    We can say that ,
    The above given sentence is given in Passive Voice :-
    Use structure “By + whom(Question word) + auxiliary + subject + be + past participle + ?”
    By whom can the stars in the sky be counted?
    Hence , required sentence is option A .