Passive Voice Exercise

In the following Questions, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

1. What amused you?

(a) What you are made to amuse by?

(b) By what are you being amused?

(c) By what were you amused?

(d) By what have you been amused?

Answer

2. Smoke and flames engulfed the area and made rescue operations difficult.

(a) The area was engulfed in smoke and flames and make rescue operations difficult.

(b) The area was engulfed in smoke and flames making rescue operations difficult.

(c) The area has been engulfed in smoke and flames and made rescue operations difficult.

(d) The area was engulfed in smoke and flames and rescue operations were made difficult.

Answer

3. He asked me to finish the work in time.

(a) I was asked that I should finish the work in time.

(b) He asked me that I should finish the work in time.

(c) I was asked to finish the work in time.

(d) I was asked to finished the work in time by him.

Answer

4. Quinine tastes bitter.

(a) Quinine is bitter when it is tasted.

(b) Quinine is bitter tested.

(c) The taste of quinine is bitter.

(d) Quinine is tasted bitter.

Answer

5. The vintage cars hold a special place in the hearts of their owners.

(a) A special place in the hearts of the vintage car owners is held by them.

(b) A special place was held by the vintage cars in the hearts of their owners.

(c) A special place is held by the vintage cars in the hearts of their owners.

(d) A special place is being held by the vintage cars in the hearts of their owners.

Answer

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