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Competitive Exams English Grammar_Examples Set No.7

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1. Point out the sentence that is not passive.
i. They were scolded by the teacher severely.
ii. You should not misbehave like this.
iii. This should not be repeated ever in future.
iv. The proposal was rejected.
2. Identify the correct passive voice of the given sentence.
‘What is she reading now?’
i. What has been read by her now?
ii. What was she being read now?
iii. What had been read by her now?
iv. What is being read by her now?
3. Choose the correct passive form.
Active
: Jane had not made me a bowl of soup.

Passive: ____________________________.
a. A bowl of soup was not made for me by Jane.
b. A bowl of soup had not been made for me by Jane.
c. I had not been made a bowl of soup by Jane.
d. A bowl of soup had been not made for me by Jane.
Answer options:
i. Both a and d are correct.
ii. Both b and c are correct.
iii. Both c and d are correct.
iv. Both a and b are correct.
4. Choose the correct alternative to make a meaningful passive sentence.
‘Many nights ______________ sleeplessly by Heathcliff after the death of Catherine.’

i. had spent
ii. would spend
iii. were spent
iv. have spent
5. Choose the wrong sentence.
i. They were quarreled with each other.
ii. They quarreled with each other.
iii. They had quarreled with each other.
iv. They have quarreled with each other.
6. ‘John will have won the case.’
Pick out the correct passive voice of the sentence.
i. The case will be won by John.
ii. The case will be winning by John.
iii. The case will have been won by John.
iv. The case would be won by John.
7. Identify the sentence which is in the active voice.
a. He was denied entry in the office.

b. The team played excellently yesterday.
c. The cat was found sleeping under the table.
d. They were looking happy together.
Answer options:
i. Only b
ii. Only b and d
iii. Only a, c and d
iv. Only a and c
8. ‘Robert ordered Pizza from Zomato.’
In the passive form, the sentence will be:
i. Pizza was ordered by Robert from Zomato.
ii. Pizza had been ordered by Robert from Zomato.
iii. Pizza is ordered by Robert from Zomato.
iv. Pizza would be ordered by Robert from Zomato.
9. Read the answer options and recognise the type of sentence given.
‘Let the voice be changed.’

i. Passive -Assertive
ii. Active – Imperative
iii. Passive-Imperative
iv. Active – Exclamatory
10. Identify the odd sentence from the following.
a. There is a book on the table.

b. He would be hale and hearty.
c. It was raining cats and dogs then.
d. The criminal was being taken to the court.
Answer options:
i. a only
ii. b only
iii. b, c and d only
iv. d only
11. ‘Has he committed this error?’
In the passive form, the sentence will be:
i. Had this error been committed by him?
ii. Was this error committed by him?
iii. Has this error been committed by him?
iv. Is this error committed by him?
12. Spot the error in the following parts of sentence.
The building (a) was been constructed (b)   there (c)  by the government (d).’
Answer options:
i. a only            ii. b only            iii. c only              iv. d only
13. Change the following into passive voice, choose the correct alternative.
‘Finish the work today itself.’
i. Let the work be finished today itself.
ii. Today itself the work should be finished.
iii. The work should be finished today itself.
iv. Let the work finish today itself.
14. ‘He ordered all the shopkeepers to observe mourning for a day.’
Choose the correct passive form of the given sentence.
i. He had been ordered to observe mourning for a day by all the shopkeepers.
ii. All the shopkeepers were ordered to observe mourning for a day by him.
iii. All the shopkeepers had been ordered to observe mourning for a day by him.
iv. He was ordered to observe mourning for a day by all the shopkeepers.
15. Choose the correct active form of the following.
‘Let the machine be cleaned properly.’

i. You should clean the machine properly.
ii. Do the cleaning of the machine properly.
iii. Clean the machine properly.
iv. The machine ought to be cleaned properly.
16. Which of the following alternatives is the correct passive form of the following sentence?
‘Can anyone fix this car?’
i. Can this car been fixed by anyone?
ii. Can this car be fixed by anyone?
iii. Can this car have been fixed by anyone?
iv. Could this car be fixed by anyone?
17. ‘Who takes care of this property?’
Which of the following is the correct corresponding passive structure of the above sentence?
i. By whom is this property taken care of?
ii. By whom are this property taken care of?
iii. Is this property taken care of?
iv. By whom does this property take care of?
18. ‘He chose Jenny as his life partner.’
Choose the correct passive form.
i. He was chosen by Jenny as her life partner.
ii. Jenny was chosen by him as his life partner.
iii. Jenny had been chosen by him as his life partner.
iv. He had been chosen by Jenny as her life partner.
19. ‘Microsoft has stopped support services for Windows 7.’
Change the voice.
i. Support services for Windows 7 has been stopped by Microsoft.
ii. Support services for Windows 7 had been stopped by Microsoft.
iii. Support services for Windows 7 have been stopped by Microsoft.
iv. Support services for Windows 7 were stopped by Microsoft.
20. Identify the wrong sentence from the following.
i. The house was sold out.
ii. They were beaten harshly.
iii. He was taken to the hospital.
iv. She did not listened to anyone and left.

 

ANSWERS
1. ii,  2. iv,  3. ii,  4. iii,  5. i,  6. iii,  7. ii,  8. i,  9. iii,  10. iv,  11. iii,  12. ii,  13. i,  14. ii,  15. iii,  16. ii,  17. i,  18. ii,  19. iii,  20. iv.

 


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