Active and passive voice exercise | CBSE grammar worksheets

A sentence has been given in the passive/active voice. From the given options choose the one that expresses the same idea in the active/passive voice.

1. Our task had been completed before the supervisor arrived.

A. We completed our task before the supervisor arrived.

B. We have completed our task before the supervisor arrived.

C. We complete our task before the supervisor arrived.

D. We had completed our task before the supervisor arrived.

2. The children laughed at the old beggar.

A. The old beggar was laughed by the children.

B. The old beggar was being laughed by the children.

C. The old beggar was being laughed at by the children.

D. The old beggar was laughed at by the children.

3. The government has launched a tribal welfare program in Haryana.

A. A tribal welfare program is launched by the government in Haryana.

B. A tribal welfare program has been launched by the government in Haryana.

C. Haryana government has launched a tribal welfare program.

D. The government in Haryana has launched a tribal welfare program.

4. The children were playing football.

A. Football had been played by the children.

B. Football has been played by the children.

C. Football was played by the children.

D. Football was being played by the children.

5. They dug a well in the morning.

A. A well was being dug by them in the morning.

B. A well was dug by them in the morning

C. In the morning a well have been dug by them.

D. A well has been digging since morning.

6. The builder will demolish the entire building.

A. The entire building is being demolished.

B. The building may be demolished entirely.

C. The entire building will have to be demolished by the builder.

D. The entire building will be demolished by the builder.

7. The thieves destroyed many items in the room. Even the carpet had been torn.

A. Several items destroyed in the room by the thieves. Even the carpet he had torn.

B. Several items in the room were destroyed by the thieves. They had even torn the carpet.

C. Including the carpet, several items in the room had been torn by the thieves.

D. The thieves, being destroyed several items in the room, also carpet had torn.

8. We must respect our elders.

A. Our elders deserve respect from us.

B. Our elders must be respected.

C. Our elders must be respected by all.

D. Respect our elders we must.

9. We have warned you.

A. You have been warned.

B. We have you warned.

C. Warned you have been.

D. Have you been warned.

10. Has anybody answered your question?

A. Your question has been answered?

B. Anybody has answered your question?

C. Has your question been answered?

D. Have you answered your question?

Answers

1. We had completed our task before the supervisor arrived.

2. The old beggar was laughed at by the children.

3. A tribal welfare program has been launched by the government in Haryana.

4. Football was being played by the children.

5. A well was dug by them in the morning.

6. The entire building will be demolished by the builder.

7. Several items in the room were destroyed by the thieves. They had even torn the carpet.

8. Our elders must be respected.

9. You have been warned.

10. Has your question been answered?

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