TRANSFORMATION OF SENTENCES (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)


Direction: In the following questions the sentences have been given in Active/Passive voice. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Passive/Active voice.

  1. The peon refused him admittance.









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    He was refused admittance by the peon. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)

    Correct Option: A

    He was refused admittance by the peon. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)


  1. The accountant took the money from the customer.









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    The money was taken from the customer by the accountant. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)

    Correct Option: B

    The money was taken from the customer by the accountant. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)


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

  1. Those who worked hard seldom obtained good marks.









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    Good marks were seldom obtained by those who worked hard. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)
    It is also a Complex Sentence.

    Correct Option: D

    Good marks were seldom obtained by those who worked hard. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)
    It is also a Complex Sentence.


  1. Tell him to get out of our house.









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    Let him be told to get out of our house. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Present Tense. (Active)
    If the Active Verb is in the Imperative Mood, the word let is placed at the beginning, in the Passive Voice.
    Passive of Infinitives is done by retaining to followed by be and the Past Participle form of the Verb.
    This sentence can be changed into Passive in another way also, which is as follows :
    ⇒ He should be told to go.

    Correct Option: B

    Let him be told to get out of our house. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Present Tense. (Active)
    If the Active Verb is in the Imperative Mood, the word let is placed at the beginning, in the Passive Voice.
    Passive of Infinitives is done by retaining to followed by be and the Past Participle form of the Verb.
    This sentence can be changed into Passive in another way also, which is as follows :
    ⇒ He should be told to go.


  1. Everyone looked up to him.









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    He was looked up to by everyone. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)
    look up to somebody means to admire or respect somebody.

    Correct Option: A

    He was looked up to by everyone. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)
    look up to somebody means to admire or respect somebody.