TRANSFORMATION OF SENTENCES (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)
(2) Why was my proposal not (1) The outcome of these experi- 40. The storm did much damage.
agreed by you ? ments will be known after six (1) Much damage was done by
(3) Why my proposal was not months the storm.
agreed to by you ? (2) The outcome will be known of (2) The storm damaged much.
(4) Why was my proposal not these experiments after six
(3) Much damage did the storm.
agreed to by you ? months
(3) After six months, we will (4) The storm was damaged.
Directions (31-35) : In the fol-
know the outcome of these Directions (41–45) : In the fol-
lowing questions, the sentences have
experiments lowing questions, the sentences have
been given in Active/Passive voice.
(4) These experiments will have been given in Active/Passive voice.
From the given alternatives, choose the
a known outcome after six From the given alternatives, choose the
one which best expresses the given
months one which best expresses the given
sentence in Passive/Active voice.
Directions (36–40) : In the fol- sentence in Passive/Active voice.
(SSC Statistical Investigators
lowing questions, a sentence has been (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Grade-IV Exam. 31.7.2005) Central Excise) Exam.11.12.2005)
given in Active Voice/Passive Voice.
31. It is time to take tea. 41. The boy has rung the bell.
Out of the four alternatives suggest-
(1) It was time that tea was taken ed, select the one which best expresses (1) The bell has been rung by the
(2) It is time for tea to be taken the same sentence in Passive/Active boy.
(3) It is time that tea should be Voice. (2) The bell was being rung by
taken (SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit) the boy.
(4) It is time that tea had been Exam. 25.09.2005) (3) The bell was rung by the boy.
taken 36. Don’t speak until someone speaks (4) The bell has been being rung
32. The members should adhere to all to you. by the boy.
the decisions. (1) Don’t speak until you are spo- 42. He likes people to call him Sir.
(1) All the decisions should ad- ken to (1) He likes to be called Sir by
here to the members (2) Don’t speak until someone is people.
(2) All the decisions adhered to spoken to (2) He likes to be call Sir by peo-
the members (3) Don’t speak until you have ple.
(3) All the decisions should be been spoken to
(3) He likes people who call him Sir.
adhered to by the members (4) Don’t speak until someone
(4) All should adhere to the deci- (4) To call him Sir is liked by peo-
has been spoken to ple.
sions of the members 37. Did the noise frighten you ?
33. His subordinates accused him of 43. We added up the money and
(1) Did you frighten the noise ? found that it was correct.
(2) Was the noise frightened by (1) The money was added up and
(1) They accused him of various you ?
offences found to be correct.
(3) Were you frightened by the
(2) It was accused by his subor- (2) Correct it was found and the
dinates that he had done var- money was added up.
(4) Were you frighten by the
ious offences (3) The money added up by us
(3) His subordinates accused that and it was correctly found.
38. We are reaching the end of this
he had done various offences (4) The money added up by us
(4) He was accused of various found it was correct.
(1) This exercise is ended by us.
offences by his subordinates 44. The telegraph wires have been cut.
(2) The end of this exercise is
34. Has someone made all the neces- (1) Someone has been cut the
being reached by us.
sary arrangements ? telegraph wires.
(3) This is our end to the exer-
(1) Has all the necessary arrange- (2) No one has cut the telegraph
ments been made by some- wires.
one ? (4) The exercise has reached its
end by us. (3) The telegraph wires have cut
(2) Have the necessary arrange-
39. I expect you to complete this work someone.
ments been all made by some-
before sunset. (4) Someone has cut the tele-
(1) I expect you to be completed graph wires.
(3) Have all the necessary ar-
rangements been made by this work before sunset. 45. Will she tell us the truth ?
someone ? (2) I am expected you to complete (1) Is the truth told to us by her ?
(4) All the necessary arrange- this work before sunset. (2) The truth will be told to us by
ments have been made by (3) You are expected to complete her.
one ? this work before sunset. (3) Will the truth be told to us by
35. We will know the outcome of (4) You are expected to be com- her ?
these experiments after si x pleted this work before sun- (4) Will the truth be told us by
months. set. her ?