Change the voice Worksheet-5

Change the voice Worksheet-5

 

Change the voice of the given sentence:

  1. Someone has stolen my purse.

A. My purse is stolen by someone.

B. The purse has stolen me.

C. My purse has been stolen.

D. He stole her purse.

 

  1. The poor blind woman was knocked down by a speeding car.

A. By a speeding car the poor blind woman was knocked down.

B. Was knocked down by a speeding car the poor blind woman.

C. A speeding car has knocked the poor blind woman down.

D. A speeding car knocked the poor blind woman down.

 

  1. My notes have not been marked.

A. Teacher has not marked my notes.

B. Have not been marked my notes.

C. Who has not marked my notes?

D. Why have my notes not been marked?

 

  1. Even a small mouse can sometimes help a big lion.

A. A big lion can sometimes help a small mouse.

B. A big lion can be helped sometimes even by a small mouse.

C. Help a big lion even a small mouse sometimes can.

D. How can a big lion be helped by a small mouse?

 

  1. The architect will design this office.

A. This office the architect will design.

B. This office will be designed by the architect.

C. This office was designed by the architect.

D. Will the architect design this office?

 

  1. The thief was sentenced by the judge.

A. The judge sentenced the thief.

B. By the judge the thief was sentenced.

C. The thief sentenced the judge.

D. Was sentenced by the judge the thief was.

 

  1. Why should they be helped by us?

A. They should be helped by us, why?

B. Should they be helped by us?

C. No one is going to help them.

D. Why should we help them?

 

  1. One cannot gather grapes from thistles.

A. Can grapes be gathered from thistles?

B. From thistles one cannot gather grapes.

C. Grapes cannot be gathered from thistles.

D. Who can gather grapes from thistles?

 

  1. The door handle struck the child on the head.

A. On the head the door handle struck the child.

B. The child was stroked on the head by the door handle.

C. The child was struck on the head by the door handle.

D. The child’s head struck the door handle.

 

  1. Hindi is hardly spoken in Chennai.

A. In Chennai Hindi is hardly spoken.

B. People hardly speak Hindi in Chennai.

C. Is Hindi hardly spoken in Chennai?

D. You hardly speak Hindi in Chennai.

 

  1. The Principal congratulated her.

A. Congratulated her the Principal.

B. She was congratulated by the Principal.

C. Was she congratulated by the Principal?

D. She congratulated the Principal.

 

  1. Enter the cinema hall by the 5th door.

A. Let the cinema hall enter by the 5th door.

B. Should you enter the cinema hall by the 5th door?

C. You should enter the cinema hall by the 5th door.

D. The cinema hall should be entered by the 5th door.

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: Object of active sentence (my purse) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly. The ‘by’ phrase is not needed.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Object of passive sentence (a speeding car) is subject of the active sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The obvious (hidden) object of passive sentence (teacher) is subject of active sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Object of active sentence (a big lion) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Object of active sentence (this office) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. A

Explanation: Object of passive sentence (the judge) is subject of active sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Object of passive sentence (by us) is subject of active sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Object of active sentence (grapes) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly. The ‘by’ phrase is not needed.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Object of active sentence (the child) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Hidden object of passive sentence (by people) is subject of active sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Object of active sentence (her) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Object of active sentence (the cinema hall) is subject of passive sentence and the verb has been changed accordingly.