TRANSFORMATION OF SENTENCES (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)
(3) Ho t meals are served till (2) Foisted on his unfortunate (3) Grass is eaten not by a lion,
10.30; coffee and sandwich- friend the problems of a self- however hungry he may be.
es may be ordered till 11.30. ish person. (4) Grass is being not eaten by a
(4) Hot meals will be served till (3) All his problems are foisted lion, however, hungry he may
10.30; coffee and sandwich- unfortunate friends by a self- be.
es will be ordered upto 11.30. ish. 113. She is reading the book every-
104. Lie face-down; stretch your arms (4) All the problems are foisted day.
in front. unfortunate friends by a self- (1) The book is being read by her
(1) You are face down, arms are ish every day.
to be outstretched 108. End the war now ! (2) The book is read by her ev-
(2) You should be lying face down, (1) Now must the war be ended. ery day.
with arms outstretched. (2) The war must be ended now. (3) The book was read by her
(3) You should be lying face down; (3) You must end the war now. every day.
let arms stretch out. (4) Must the war be ended now. (4) The book was being read by
(4) Let face be down; let arms be 109. I was constantly being asked for
her every day.
stretched out. money
114. Someone saw him picking up a
105. The Greeks expected to win the (1) I was constantly asking for
(2) They constantly asked for (1) He was seen pick up a gun
(1) It was expected that the
money. by someone.
Greeks would win the inter-
national trophy. (3) I constantly asked them for (2) He was seen picking up a
money gun by someone
(2) The international trophy was
expected to be won by the (4) They were constantly asking (3) He was seen by someone
Greeks. me for money. when he was picking up a
(3) It was expected that the 110. How much a month are you paid ? gun
Greeks will win the interna- (1) How much a month do you (4) He was seen by someone
tional trophy. pay ? pick a gun
(4) It was expected by the Greeks (2) In a month how much do you 115. The students are decorating the
that they would win the inter- pay ? stage for the annual day celebra-
national trophy. (3) How much a month do they tions.
Directions (106-110) : In the fol- pay you ? (1) The stage had been decorat-
lowing questions a sentence has been (4) How much a month do you pay ed by the students for the
given in Active Voice/Passive Voice. them ? annual day celebrations.
Out of the four alternatives suggest- Directions (111 – 115) : In the
(2) The stage is being decorated
ed, select the one which best expresses following questions, a sentence has
by the students for the an-
the same sentence in Passive/Active been given in Active Voice/Passive
nual day celebrations.
Voice. Voice. Out of the four alternatives sug-
gested, select the one which best ex- (3) The stage was decorated by
(SSC (South Zone) Investigators the students for the annual
Exam. 12.09.2010) presses the same sentence in Passive/
Active Voice. day celebrations.
106. When he left school, the text- (4) The stage has been decorated
(SSC Stenographer (Grade"C" &"D") Exam.
books were put aside by him and by the students for the an-
were never reopened.
111. This unexpected news surprised nual day celebrations.
(1) After he left school, he put aside
me a great deal. Directions (116 – 120) : In the
his textbooks and they were
(1) I was surprised a great deal following questions, a sentence has
by this unexpected news been given in Active Voice/Passive
(2) He put aside his textbooks
(2) I am surprised a great deal Voice. Out of the four alternatives sug-
when he left school and nev-
by this unexpected news gested, select the one which
er reopened them.
(3) I have been surprised a great best expresses the same sentence in
(3) He put aside his textbooks deal by this unexpected news Passive/Active Voice.
when he left school and were
(4) I had been surprised a great (SSC Stenographer (Grade "C" & "D"
never reopened by him.
deal by this unexpected news Exam. 09.01.2011)
(4) He put aside his textbooks as
112. A lion does not eat grass, how- 116. India is evolving a new plan to
he left school and never re-
ever hungry he may be. control her population.
(1) Grass is not eaten by a lion, (1) A new plan is evolved by In-
107. A selfish person foists all his
however hungry he may be. dia to control her population
problems on unfortunate friends.
(2) Grass is not being eaten by a (2) A new plan has been evolved
(1) All the problems are foisted
lion, however, hungry he may by India to control her pop-
by a selfish person on his un-