Active and Passive Voice Exercises No.27 & 28 (Miscellaneous)

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Exercise-27

1.Complete the following lines with appropriate passive form of verbs given in brackets:

 Last Monday annual function…………..   (celebrate) in our school. Shri Abdul Kalam…………..  (invite) as chief guest. The prizes…………..  (give away) to the best performers of the year. The chief guest appreciated the arrangements of the event and the discipline of the students and the parents.

2.Complete the following lines with appropriate passive form of verbs given in brackets:

Raman is feeling proud of his father because he…………..   (elect) President of Welfare Association. It seems he is not aware of the unfair means that…………. (use) for his success. In reality he……..   (like) by the people because of his impolite manners and wrong practices.

3. Complete the following lines with appropriate passive form of verbs given in brackets:

Vegetable oil…………..  (know) since very old times. No household can get on without It. for it…………..   (use) in cooking. Perfumes…………..   (prepare) from the oils of certain flowers. Soaps…………..  (make) from vegetable and animal oils.

Answers.

1.was celebrated ; was invited : were given away.

2.has been elected : have been used : is not liked.

3. has been known : is used : are prepared : are made.

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Exercise-28

1.Fill in the blanks using the passive forms of the verbs given in the brackets:

A new legislation…………..  (introduce) to Parliament during next Budget Session. The draft of the legislation…………..  (examine) currently by the law ministry. Apparently, the government is in no hurry to push the Bill through as the controversial phrase regarding trust and religious institutions ions…………..  (hold) in abeyance.

2. Complete the following lines with passive form of verbs given in brackets:

This is the third time that ilk: introduction of the proposed legislature…………..  (postpone). Since the Bill…………..  (pass) by Parliament in December last year, to which the president’s assent …………..  (give) in January 1998.

3, Complete the following lines with appropriate passive form of verbs given in brackets:

To produce electricity, firstly water…………..  (store) in a large quantity in dams. Then it………….. (flow) from a height to run dynamos. Thus electricity…………..  (produced).

Answers.

1.will be introduced : is being examined have been held.

2. is being postponed : was passed given: was given .

3. Is stored ; is flowed ; is produced.

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