Active and Passive Voice Questions with Answers

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Welcome to our blog Active and Passive Voice Questions with Answers where we dive into the fascinating world of active and passive voice in English grammar. Whether you're a language enthusiast, a student striving to master the nuances of grammar, or simply curious about how sentences can be structured differently, this Active and Passive Voice Questions with Answers blog is your go-to resource. We'll explore the fundamental concepts of active and passive voice, unravel the reasons behind using each, and provide insightful answers to common questions that may arise in your linguistic journey.

Active and Passive Voice

In this article Active and Passive Voice Questions with Answers, we share the most important Active and Passive Questions under the General English section for learners preparing for upcoming competitive exams like SSC, RRB, Bank and other government exams.

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Active and Passive Voice Questions with Answers

Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
 ‘Don Quixote’ was written by Miguel Cervantes.

(A) Miguel Cervantes was writing ‘Don Quixote’.

(B) Miguel Cervantes wrote ‘Don Quixote’.

(C) Miguel Cervantes had written ‘Don Quixote’.

(D) Miguel Cervantes has written ‘Don Quixote’.


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The sentence is transformed into active voice, making Miguel Cervantes the author of "Don Quixote."


Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
 The library building was renovated in 2020.

(A) They were renovating the building in 2020.

(B) They had renovated the library building in 2020.

(C) They renovated the library building in 2020.

(D) They did renovating the building in 2020.


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The sentence is rewritten in the active voice, with "They renovated" as the correct form.


Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
 Coffee is sipped by me.

(A) I have sipped coffee.

(B) I sip coffee.

(C) I have had sipped coffee.

(D) I am sipping coffee.


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The sentence is transformed from passive to active voice, making "I" the doer of the action (sipping coffee)


Q :  

Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

Susan writes recipes for the cookbook.

(A) Recipes are write by Susan for the cookbook.

(B) Recipes were written by Susan for the cookbook.

(C) Recipes are written by Susan for the cookbook.

(D) Recipes are being written by Susan for the cookbook.


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The sentence is transformed into passive voice, highlighting the recipes as the object and Susan as the doer of the action.


Q :  

The given sentence is in active voice. Change the voice of the sentence. Select the correct option from the sentences given in options.

She used the aerobic ball during workout.

(A) During workout the aerobic ball were to be used by her.

(B) During workout the aerobic ball will be used by her.

(C) During workout the aerobic ball had been used by her.

(D) During workout the aerobic ball was used by her.


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The sentence is converted into passive voice, emphasizing the aerobic ball as the object.


Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
 The lock has not yet been repaired by the locksmith.

(A) The locksmith does not repairs the lock

(B) The locksmith has not repaired the lock yet.

(C) The locksmith is not repairing the lock yet.

(D) The locksmith had not repaired the lock till then.


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The sentence is changed into active voice, with the locksmith as the doer of the action.


Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in active voice.
 A trip to the village temple was made by Bhavani yesterday.

(A) Bhavani was going to make a trip to the temple yesterday.

(B) Bhavani made a trip to the village temple yesterday.

(C) Bhavani tripped to the village temple yesterday.

(D) Bhavani is going to make a trip to the temple today.


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The sentence is transformed from passive to active voice, making Bhavani the doer of the action.


Q :  

Change into Passive Voice.

He had already passed the examination.

(A) The examination was already passed by him.

(B) The examination had already been passed by him.

(C) The examination had already passed by him.

(D) The examination has already been passed by him.


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The past perfect tense is changed into passive voice, with "had already been passed" as the correct form.


Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.

The teacher gave the question paper.

(A) The question paper was given by the teacher.

(B) The question paper was being given by the teacher.

(C) The question paper was gave by the teacher.

(D) The question paper has been given by the teacher.


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The sentence is transformed into passive voice, with the focus on the object (question paper) and the doer of the action (teacher).


Q :  

Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.

His friends arranged for the ambulance and took him immediately to the hospital.

(A) His friends would have arranged for the ambulance and taken him immediately to the hospital.

(B) His friends were arranged for the ambulance and taken him immediately to the hospital.

(C) The ambulance arranged for his friends and took him immediately to the hospital.

(D) The ambulance was arranged for by his friends and he was immediately taken to the hospital.


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The sentence is rewritten in passive voice, putting the emphasis on the object (ambulance) and the person receiving the action (he).


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