TRANSFORMATION OF SENTENCES (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)


Direction: In these 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. Women like men to flatter them.









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    Women like to be flattered by men. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Present Tense. (Active)

    Passive of Infinitives is done by retaining to followed by be and the Past Participle form of the Verb.

    Correct Option: B

    Women like to be flattered by men. (Passive)
    The sentence is in Simple Present Tense. (Active)

    Passive of Infinitives is done by retaining to followed by be and the Past Participle form of the Verb.


  1. They first sun-dried the garbage for one to three days to bring down the moisture level.









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    The garbage was first sun-dried for one to three days to bring down the moisture level (Passive) The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)

    The Object of the Active Sentence becomes the Subject of the Passive. The Passive Sentence is formed with the Verb be (is, was, has been, etc.) + a Past Participle. The personal thing that does the action (the agent) is mentioned after the word by.

    Correct Option: D

    The garbage was first sun-dried for one to three days to bring down the moisture level (Passive) The sentence is in Simple Past Tense. (Active)

    The Object of the Active Sentence becomes the Subject of the Passive. The Passive Sentence is formed with the Verb be (is, was, has been, etc.) + a Past Participle. The personal thing that does the action (the agent) is mentioned after the word by.