Question of The Day02-02-2021

Choose the most appropriate option to change the voice (active / passive) form of the given sentence.


Sneha observes her patients closely while examining them.


Correct Answer : b ) Her patients are observed closely by Sneha while examining them.

Explanation :

The given sentence is in active structure, we need to change it to passive.

Active structure: Subject (Sneha) + verb (observes) + object (her patients) + Complement

Passive structure: Object (Her patients) + change of verb accordingly (given below) + by + subject (Sneha) + Complement

The following rules are used:

  • In simple present tense, verb (observes) will be changed as helping verb(are) + third form of verb (observed)
  • observes (active) – are observed (passive)
  • Complement part (while examining them) takes no change.

So, sentence in passive voice will be, “Her patients are observed closely by Sneha while examining them.”

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.

The Active Passive type of question of English Language section is being asked in government jobs exams like Banking, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SBI CLERK, various IBPS exams. Attempting this question will help you learn a new grammar concept. PendulumEdu offers a variety of mock tests for you to up your skills in order to excel in these exams.



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