Question of The Day05-09-2020

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

An instrument needed by the lead guitarist has been created by them.

Answer

Correct Answer : b ) They have created an instrument needed by the lead guitarist.

Explanation :

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

Passive structure: Object (an instrument) + helping verb (has) + been + third form (created) + by + subject (them)

Active structure: Subject (they) + change of verb accordingly (given below) + object (an instrument)

The following rules are used:

  • In present perfect tense, passive verb (has been created) will be changed to helping verb(have) + third form of verb(created)
  • ‘Has’ is used because ‘instrument’ is singular in form. Therefore, has been created – have created

So, the sentence in active voice will be, “They have created an instrument needed by the lead guitarist”.

Hence, option B is the correct answer.

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