Question of The Day07-11-2020

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

It is known by everyone that the final decision will be made by them.


Correct Answer : c ) Everyone knows that they will make the final decision.

Explanation :

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

Passive structure: It + is + third form (known) + by + subject (everyone) +that + object (the final decision) + helping verb (will) + be + main verb (made) + by + them

Active structure: Subject (Everyone) + change of verb accordingly (given below) + that + they + change of verb accordingly (given below)

The following rules are used:

  • In present simple tense, verb (it is known) will be changed as first form of verb (knows).
  • it is known (passive) – knows (active)
  • will be made (passive) – will make (active)
  • ‘them’ (objective case) changes to ‘they’ in subjective case.

So, sentence in active voice will be, “Everyone knows that they will make the final decision.”

Hence, (c) 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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