Passive of Interrogative Sentences
Interrogative sentences are changed from the active voice to the passive voice in the following ways:
(i) Active : Why did you beat him?
Passive : Why was he beaten by you?
(ii) Active : Which boy scolded you?
Passive : By which boy were you scolded?
(iii) Active : What do children do in the field?
Passive : What is done by children in the field?
(iv) Active : Who wrote this letter?
Passive : By whom was this letter written?
(v) Active : Have you closed the window?
Passive : Has the window been closed by you?
Passive of Commands
(i) Active : Open the window.
Passive : Let the window be opened.
(ii) Active : Switch off the bulb.
Passive : Let the bulb be switched off.
(iii) Active : Help the needy.
Passive : The needy should be helped.
(iv) Active : Kindly solve this problem.
Passive :You are requested to solve this problem.
(v) Active : Please give me a pencil.
Passive : You are requested to give me a pencil.
Passive of Negative Sentences
(i) Active : I can’t lift this box.
Passive : This box can’t be lifted by me.
(ii) Active : I don’t like cheese.
Passive : Cheese is not liked by me.
(iii) Active : Some children didn’t play football.
Passive : Football was not played by some children.
(iv) Active : I didn’t hug the little boy.
Passive : The little boy was not hugged by me.
(v) Active : Rajat doesn’t read stories.
Passive : Stories are not read by Rajat.