Question of The Day05-01-2021

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

The active participants have protested against the latest announcement.


Correct Answer : b ) The latest announcement has been protested against by the active participants.

Explanation :

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

Active structure: Subject (The active participants) + verb (have protested against) + object (the latest announcement)

Passive structure: Object (The latest announcement) + change of verb accordingly (given below) + by + subject (the active participants)

The following rules are used:

  • In present perfect tense, verb (have protested against) will be changed as helping verb (has) + been + third form of verb (protested)
  • ‘Has’ is used because ‘the latest announcement’ is singular in form.
  • have protested (active) – has been protested (passive)

So, sentence in passive voice will be, “The latest announcement has been protested against by the active participants.”

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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