Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers (Affirmative)

Active and Passive Voice (Affirmative Sentences 150+)

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There are two ways to change Active Voice to Passive Voice. The first is according to Tense. The second is according to the form of the Verb. Both methods are presented here. It is very easy to learn.

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Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Chart of Voice Change [Affirmative Sentence]

No Active Passive
01. Eat/eats Am/is/are + eaten
02. Am/is/are + eating Am/ is/are + being eaten
03. Have/has +eaten Have/has + been+ eaten
04. Ate Was/were
05. Was/were + eating Was/ were + being + eaten
06. Had + eaten Had + been +eaten
07. Shall/will + eat Shall/will +be + eaten
08. Shall/will + have + eaten Shall/will + have + been + eaten
09. Can/ could/ may/ might/ should/ would/ must/ ought to / used to/ + eat Can/ could/ may/ might/ should/ would/ must/ ought to / used to/+be + eaten

Voice Change of Present Indefinite Tense

Rule 01:

If the Active Voice has the first form (V1) of the verb or “s/es” with the verb, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice in to passive voice.

  •  The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (am/is/are) according to the subject.
  •  Write pas participle of the verb.
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If the Active Voice is in the Present Indefinite Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.  

Object+am/is/are+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: I eat two mangoes.

Passive: Two mangoes are eaten by me.

Active: Rahul takes a cup of tea daily.

Passive: A cup of tea is taken daily by Rahul.

Active: I do it.

Passive: It is done by me.

Active: He reads a storybook.

Passive: A storybook is read by him.

Active: You tell this news.

Passive: This news is told by you.

Active: He sells fish in the market.

Passive: Fish is sold by him in the market.

Active: I help him.

Passive: He is helped by me.

Active: My mother cooks rice in the kitchen.

Passive: Rice is cooked by my mother in the kitchen.

Active: Ram draws a picture.

Passive: A picture is drawn by Ram.

Active: We love our country.

Passive: Our country is loved by us.

Active: I know the fact.

Passive: The fact is known to me.

Active: He considers me honest.

Passive: I am considered honest by him.

Active: I play cricket in the field.

Passive: Cricket is played by me in the field.

Active: People speak English all over the world.

Passive: English is spoken all over the world by people.

Active: People call the lion the king of the beasts.

Passive: The lion is called the king of the beasts by people.

Active: Tendulkar makes another century.

Passive: Another century is made by Tendulkar.

Active: Our Headmaster hoists the national flag on the 15th August.

Passive: The national flag is hoisted on the 15th August by our Headmaster.

Active: The leader delivers a nice lecture.

Passive: A nice lecture is delivered by the leader.

Active: The doctor releases the patient from the hospital.

Passive: The patient is released from the hospital by the doctor.

Voice Change of Present Continuous Tense

Rule 02

If the Active Voice has “am/is/are” and “verb+ing”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into a passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (am/is/are) according to the subject.
  • Write “Being” and then the past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If Active Voice is in Present Continuous Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object + am/is/are+being+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: I am writing a letter.

Passive: A letter is being written by me.

Active: The fisherman is catching fish.

Passive: Fish are being caught by the fisherman.

Active: Kabita is doing sums.

Passive: Sums are being done by Kabita.

Active: My father is teaching me.

Passive: I am being taught by my father.

Active: We are playing football.

Passive: Football is being played by us.

Active: You are reading English.

Passive: English is being read by you.

Active: I am submitting my medical certificate.

Passive: My medical certificate is being submitted by me.

Active: They are throwing stones into the pond.

Passive: Stones are being thrown into the pond by them.

Active: The washer men are cleaning our clothes in the river.

Passive: Our clothes are being cleaned in the river by the washer men.

Active: Police are chasing after the thief.

Passive: The thief is being chased by police.

Active: A rich man is distributing some clothes among the poor.

Passive: Some clothes are being distributed among the poor by a rich man.

Active: Our English teacher is teaching English to us.

Passive: English is being taught to us by our English teacher.

Active: The cobbler is mending my shoes.

Passive: My shoes are being mended by the cobbler.

Voice Change of Present Perfect Tense

Rule 03:

If the Active Voice has “have/has” and “Past participle of verb (V3)”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (have/has) according to the subject.
  • Write “Been” and then past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If Active Voice is in Present Perfect Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+have/has+been+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: You have bought a camera.

Passive: A camera has been bought by you.

Active: I have done it.

Passive: It has been done by me.

Active: He has sent this book.

Passive: This book has been sent by him.

Active: I have sold the storybook.

Passive: The storybook has been sold by me.

Active: The girls have sent the flowers.

Passive: The flowers have been sent by the girls.

Active: Ram has written a letter.

Passive: A letter has been written by Ram.

Active: A hunter has killed two tigers.

Passive: Two tigers have been killed by a hunter.

Active: Sumon has stolen my pen.

Passive: My pen has been stolen by Sumon.

Active: He has done the work.

Passive: The work has been done by him.

Active: I have bought a good fish.

Passive: A good fish has been bought by me.

Active: I have lost my book.

Passive: My book has been lost by me.

Active: He has gained more reputation.

Passive: More reputation has been gained by him.

Active: The boy has got first prize for his good performance.

Passive: First prize has been gotten for his good performance by the boy.

Active: They have passed H.S.

Passive: H.S has been passed by them.

Active: My friend has given me a lovely gift.

Passive: I have been given a lovely gift by my friend.

Active: Our cricket team has defeated the Pakistan cricket team.

Passive: The Pakistan cricket team has been defected by our cricket team.

Active: My teacher has called me.

Passive: I have been called by my teacher.

Active: You have told a lie.

Passive: A lie has been told by you.

Active: Sima has stolen my watch.

Passive: My watch has been stolen by Sima.

Active: Fire has burnt the shed to ashes.

Passive: The shed has been burnt to ashes with fire.

Voice Change of Past Indefinite Tense

Rule 04:

If the Active Voice has “Past form of verb (V2)”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (was/were) according to the subject.
  • Write the past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If the Active Voice is in the Simple Past / Past Indefinite Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+was/were+v3+by+Subject.

 

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: The cat killed a rat.

Passive: A rat was killed by the cat.

Active: I did it.

Passive: It was done by me.

Active: He opened the door.

Passive: The door was opened by him.

Active: She sang a song.

Passive: A song was sung by her.

Active: Partha gave me a pen.

Passive: A pen was given me by Partha.

Active: His conduct annoyed me.

Passive: I was annoyed with his conduct.

Active: His behavior charmed me.

Passive: I was charmed by his behavior.

Active: I saw a tiger in the zoo.

Passive: A tiger was seen in the zoo by me.

Active: They bought a car for the family.

Passive: A car was bought for the family by them.

Active: The thief stole some articles.

Passive: Some articles were stolen by the thief.

Active: Newton discovered the law of gravitation.

Passive: The law of gravitation was discovered by Newton.

Active: He ran a race.

Passive: A race was run by him.

Active: They elected him president.

Passive: He was elected president by them.

Active: My father gave me a cycle.

Passive: A cycle was given me by my father.

Active: Kamal offered me a seat.

Passive: I was offered a seat by Kamal.

Active: They made him king.

Passive: He was made king by them.

Active: Mother looked after the baby.

Passive: The baby was looked after by mother.

Voice Change of Past Continuous Tense

Rule 05:

If the Active Voice has “was/were” and “verb+ing”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (was/were) according to the subject.
  • Write “Being” and then past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If Active Voice is in Past Continuous Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+was/were+being+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: They were cooking meat.

Passive: Meat was being cooked by them.

Active: I was doing the work.

Passive: The work was being done by me.

Active: Boys were playing basketball.

Passive: Basketball was being played by boys.

Active: Mother was rebuking her son.

Passive: Her son was being rebuked by mother.

Active: The girl was singing a rock song.

Passive: A rock song was being sung by the girl.

Active: He was reading some novels.

Passive: Some novels were being read by him.

Active: The driver was blowing the horn.

Passive: The horn was being blown by the driver.

Active: They were singing our national song.

Passive: Our national song was being sung by them.

Active: Father was teaching Sanskrit.

Passive: Sanskrit was being taught by father.

Active: You were flying kites.

Passive: Kites were being flown by you.

Active: The teacher was calling the students over their roll number.

Passive: The students were being called over their roll number by the teacher.

Active: Farmers were harvesting paddy.

Passive: Paddy was being harvested by farmers.

Active: The district magistrate was visiting some flood-victim areas.

Passive: Some flood victim areas were being visited by the district magistrate.

Active: We were watching T.V to enjoy the world cup football match.

Passive: T.V was being watched to enjoy the world cup football match by us.

Voice Change of Past Perfect Tense

Rule 06:

If the Active Voice has “had” and “Past participle of verb (V3)”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (had) according to the subject.
  • Write “Been” and then the past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If Active Voice is in Past Perfect Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+had+been+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: She had washed the clothes.

Passive: The clothes had been washed by her.

Active: I had done it.

Passive: It had been done by me.

Active: We had finished their work.

Passive: Their work had been finished by us.

Active: A snake had bitten a man.

Passive: A man had been bitten by a snake.

Active: Samar had sold his house.

Passive: His house had been sold by Samar.

Active: A thunderstorm had lashed Kolkata.

Passive: Kolkata had been lashed by a thunderstorm.

Active: The carpenter had repaired my broken chair.

Passive: My broken chair had been repaired by the carpenter.

Active: Ram had purchased a beautiful car.

Passive: A beautiful car had been purchased by Ram.

Active: Our principal had advised us to attend the college regularly.

Passive: We had been advised to attend the college regularly by our principal.

Active: The strong storm had damaged the whole village.

Passive: The whole village had been damaged by the strong storm.

Active: I had received your letter.

Passive: Your letter had been received by me.

Voice Change of Future Indefinite Tense

Rule 07:

If the Active Voice has “shall/will” and “Present form of verb (V1)”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (shall/will) according to the subject.
  • Write “Be” and then the past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If the Active Voice is in the Simple Future / Future Indefinite Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+shall/will+be+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active:  We shall sell the old house.

Passive: The old house will be sold by us.

Active: I shall do it.

Passive: It will be done by me.

Active: I shall write a letter to my father.

Passive: A letter will be written to my father by me.

Active: He will complete the work.

Passive: The work will be completed by him.

Active: They will buy a house.

Passive: A house will be bought by them.

Active: The teacher will punish me for my bad work.

Passive: I shall be punished for my bad work by the teacher.

Active: They will dig a pond.

Passive: A pond will be dug by them.

Active: She will make tea for the guest.

Passive: Tea will be made for the guest by her.

Active: This news will please me.

Passive: I shall be pleased by this news.

Active: He will hurt you.

Passive: You will be hurt by him.

Active: Reba will invite you.

Passive: You will be invited by Reba.

Active: People will soon forget it.

Passive: It will soon be forgotten by people.

Active: I shall give him a book.

Passive: He will be given a book by me.

Active: You will tell me a story.

Passive: A story will be told by you.

Voice Change of Future Perfect Tense

Rule 08:

If the Active Voice has “shall/will +have” and “Past participle of verb (V3)”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose one helping verb (shall/will+ have) according to the subject.
  • Write “Been” and then past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If the Active Voice is in the Future Perfect Tense then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+shall/will+have+been+v3+by+Subject.

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: Mina will have seen the Tajmahal.

Passive: The Tajmahal will have been seen by Mina.

Active: He will have shocked the girl.

Passive: The girl will have been shocked by him.

Active: Amit will have played cricket.

Passive: Cricket will have been played by Amit.

Active: You will have published a book.

Passive: A book will have been published by you.

Active: The boy will have insulted the man.

Passive: The man will have been insulted by the boy.

Active: Your father will have bought a car.

Passive: A car will have been bought by my father.

Active: They will have won the match.

Passive: The match will have been won by them.

Active: She will have helped me there.

Passive: I shall have been helped there by her.

Active: My mother will have cooked mutton for lunch.

Passive: Mutton will have been cooked for lunch by my mother.

Active: They will have painted the house.

Passive: The house will have been painted by them.

Active: I shall have lent you 500 rupees tomorrow.

Passive: You will have been lent 500 rupees by me tomorrow.

Active: The cat will have killed three rats.

Passive: Three tats will have been killed by the cat.

Active: Police will have arrested the criminal.

Passive: The criminal will have been arrested by police.

Voice Change of Modal Sentences

Rule 09:

If the Active Voice is a modal sentence (Can/ could/ may/ might/ should/ would/ must/ ought to / used to) and “Present form of the verb (V1)”, we will follow the below rule to change the active voice into passive voice.

  • The object of active voice will be subject in passive voice.
  • Chose the same modal verb (Can/ could/ may/ might/ should/ would/ must/ ought to / used to).
  • Write “Be” and then the past participle of the verb (V3).
  • Write “By” preposition then subject.

If Active Voice is in Modal Sentence then Voice Change can be done by following the rule below.

Object+ modal verb +be+v3+by+Subject.

 

Active and Passive Voice Examples with Answers

Active: You can sing a song.

Passive: A song can be sung by you.

Active: We should plant trees.

Passive: Trees should be planted by us.

Active: Our team may defeat Sabuj Sangha.

Passive: Sabuj Sangha may be defeated by our team.

Active: We should respect our teachers.

Passive: Our teachers should be respected by us.

Active: Tapan can speak Hindi fluently.

Passive: Hindi can be spoken fluently by Tapan.

Active: We must take umbrellas.

Passive: Umbrellas must be taken by us.

Active: She might use my scale.

Passive: My scale might be used by her.

Active: You ought to thank the boy.

Passive: The boy ought to be thanked by you.

Active: I can not agree to it.

Passive: It can be not agreed by me.

Active: We can gain nothing.

Passive: Nothing can be gained by us.

Active: I can help your sister.

Passive: Your sister can be helped by me.

Active: You must maintain discipline.

Passive: Discipline must be maintained by you.

Active: You can take five rupees.

Passive: Five rupees can be taken by you.

Active: They must complete the job.

Passive: The job must be completed by them.

Active: You should read the text.

Passive: The text should be read by you.

Active: She may type the report.

Passive: The report may be typed by her.

Active: You ought to tell me the secret.

Passive: The secret ought to be told by you.

Active: We must obey the traffic rules.

Passive: The traffic rules must be obeyed by us.

Active: I shall help your brother.

Passive: Your brother will be helped by me.

Active: The teacher will advise the students.

Passive: The students will be advised by the teacher.

Active: The students will do the sums.

Passive: The sums will be done by the students.

Active: The workers will build the house.

Passive: The house will be built by the workers.

Active: Ramen will kick the ball.

Passive: The ball will be kicked by Ramen.

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