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Voice (Interrogatives?)




We are going to study how to transform an interrogative sentence from active voice to passive voice.

What are interrogatives? Interrogatives are nothing but questions.


* Is Kishore doing homework? ( Active Voice )

Is homework being done by Kishore? ( Passive Voice )


* Was Maria playing tennis last year? ( AV )

Was tennis being played by Maria last year? ( PV )


* Has your mom prepared Chapatis? ( AV )

Have Chapatis been prepared by your mom? ( PV ) 

( Here, Chapatis are plural. So, we used ‘have’.)


* Did Babu learn French? ( AV )

Was French learnt by Babu? ( PV )


* Does Ankita play Chess? ( AV )

Is Chess played by Ankita? ( PV )


* Had Vinati made Parotas? ( AV )

Had Parotas been made by Vinati? ( PV )


* Can Priya bring mangoes? ( AV )

Can mangoes be brought by Priya? ( PV )


* Should I meet him tomorrow? ( AV )

Should he be met by me tomorrow? ( PV )


* What did Veena take from the fridge? ( AV )

What was taken by Veena from the fridge? ( PV )


* Why have you done this mischief? ( AV )

Why has this mischief been done by you? ( PV )


* Who bought that wonderful car? ( AV )

By whom was that wonderful car bought? ( PV ) 

( We use ‘By whom’ in the passive for ‘who’ )


* When will you take her to school? ( AV )

When will she be taken to school by you? ( PV )


* Whom did police arrest? ( AV )

Who was arrested by police? ( PV )


* Where has he picked this puppy? ( AV )

Where has this puppy been picked by him? ( PV )


Practice

Transform the following questions into passive voice

1. Where did you buy this shirt?

2. Can he complete the novel by next month?

3. Who created Mickey Mouse?

4. Do they sell cars on Amazon?

5. Have they bought vegetables? 





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