English Grammar MCQ-3

Directions (Q. No. 1 – 10): A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested below, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/ Active Voice.
1. He was congratulated by his teacher on his brilliant success in the recent examination.

(A) His teacher congratulated him on his brilliant success in the recent examination.
(B) His teacher congratulated him for his success in the examination.
(C) His teacher congratulated him on his success.
(D) His teacher congratulated him.

2. People speak English all over the world.

(A) English is spoken all over the world.
(B) English was spoken all over the world.
(C) English was spoken by people.
(D) English is spoken by people.

3. Who gave you permission to enter?

(A) By whom were you given permission to enter?
(B) By whom was you given permission to enter?
(C) By whom you were given permission to enter?
(D) By whom given you permission to enter?

4. The Principal has granted him a scholarship.

(A) A scholarship has granted to him by the Principal.
(B) He has been granted a scholarship by the Principal.
(C) He has granted a scholarship by the Principal.
(D) A scholarship was granted to him by the Principal.

5. Before festivals the shops are thronged with men, women and children making various purchases.

(A) During festivals people throng the shops
(B) Men, women and children throng the shops before festivals making various purchases.
(C) Men, women and children make purchases during festivals.
(D) The shops are thronged by people making purchases.

6. Somebody told me that there had been an explosion in the Town Hall.

(A) I was told by somebody about the explosion in the Town Hall.
(B) I was told about the explosion in the Town Hall.
(C) I was informed that there was an explosion in the Town Hall.
(D) I was told that there had been an explosion in the Town Hall.

7. It is time to ring the bell.

(A) It is time the bell rings.
(B) It is being time to ring the bell.
(C) It is time for the bell to ring.
(D) It is time for the bell to be rung.

8. After driving Professor Kumar to the museum she dropped him at his hotel.

(A) After she was driving Professor Kumar to the museum she was dropping him at his hotel.
(B) After she had driven Professor Kumar to the museum she had dropped him at his hotel.
(C) Professor Kumar was being driven to the museum first, then he was being dropped at his hotel.
(D) After being driven to the museum, Professor Kumar was dropped at his hotel.

9. You will have finished this work by tomorrow.

(A) This work will have been finished tomorrow.
(B) This work will be finished by tomorrow.
(C) This work will finished tomorrow.
(D) This work will have been finished by tomorrow.

10. People claim to have seen the suspect in several cities.

(A) The suspect is being seen in several cities.
(B) The suspect has been the people in several cities.
(C) The suspect is claimed to have been seen in several cities.
(D) The suspect was seen by people in several cities.