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5 Voice Change Exercise for Class 8 with Answers [PDF]

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Voice Change Exercise for Class 8: The active and passive voice refers to the verb form we use while forming sentences in English. This denotes whether the action is done within the sentence or not. If you wish to learn more about these voices, then go through this article. It will help you learn about both active and passive voice and offer exercises for practising till you gain perfection in a way that you will be able to understand how they work. 

What are Active and Passive Voices?

In active voice, the subject acts on the object whereas in the passive voice, the subject is acted upon by the action. Active voice follows the pattern such as Subject + Verb + Object on the other hand the Passive Voice follows the pattern such as Object+ Verb+ Subject.

Active and Passive Voice

Voice Change Exercise for Class 8 for Practising

Exercise 1 – Change Voice from Active to Passive

Here are some sentences where you will have to change from active voice to passive voice.

  1. The dog chased the cat.
  2. The teacher gave the students a test.
  3. The police arrested the suspect.
  4. The company built a new factory.
  5. The writer wrote a novel.
  6. The chef prepared a delicious three-course meal for the guests.
  7. The teacher explained the lesson to the students with clarity.
  8. The construction crew completed the building ahead of schedule.
  9. The company launched a new product to meet customer demands.
  10. The athlete broke the world record in the 100-meter sprint.
  11. The team won the championship after a thrilling final match.
  12. The scientist discovered a new species of marine life in the deep ocean.
  13. The artist painted a vibrant and captivating masterpiece.
  14. The firefighters rescued the family from the burning building.
  15. The author wrote a compelling novel that became a bestseller.

Answers Key:

  1. The cat was chased by the dog.
  2. The students were given a test by the teacher.
  3. The suspect was arrested by the police.
  4. A new factory was built by the company.
  5. A novel was written by the writer.
  6. A delicious three-course meal was prepared for the guests by the chef.
  7. The lesson was explained to the students with clarity by the teacher.
  8. The building was completed ahead of schedule by the construction crew.
  9. A new product was launched to meet customer demands by the company.
  10. The world record in the 100-meter sprint was broken by the athlete.
  11. The championship was won after a thrilling final match by the team.
  12. A new species of marine life was discovered in the deep ocean by the scientist.
  13. A vibrant and captivating masterpiece was painted by the artist.
  14. The family was rescued from the burning building by the firefighters.
  15. A compelling novel that became a bestseller was written by the author.

Also Read: Tenses Rules: Charts, Examples, Types [PDF Available]

Exercise 2 – Change Voice from Passive to Active

Change the following sentences from passive voice to active voice:

  1. The teacher graded the papers.
  2. The chef prepared the meal.
  3. The mechanic fixed the engine.
  4. The gardener watered the plants.
  5. The cashier rang up the customer’s groceries.
  6. The cake was baked by my sister for the birthday party.
  7. The lesson was taught to the students by the teacher with clarity.
  8. The building was constructed ahead of schedule by the skilled crew.
  9. A new product was launched by the company to meet customer demands.
  10. The world record in the 100-meter sprint was broken by the athlete.
  11. The championship was won by the team after a thrilling final match.
  12. A new species of marine life was discovered in the deep ocean by the scientist.
  13. A vibrant and captivating masterpiece was painted by the artist.
  14. The family was rescued from the burning building by the firefighters.
  15. A compelling novel that became a bestseller was written by the author.

Answers Key:

  1. The papers were graded by the teacher.
  2. The meal was prepared by the chef.
  3. The engine was fixed by the mechanic.
  4. The plants were watered by the gardener.
  5. The customer’s groceries were rung up by the cashier.
  6. My sister baked the cake for the birthday party.
  7. The teacher taught the students the lesson with clarity.
  8. The skilled crew constructed the building ahead of schedule.
  9. The company launched a new product to meet customer demands.
  10. The athlete broke the world record in the 100-meter sprint.
  11. The team won the championship after a thrilling final match.
  12. The scientist discovered a new species of marine life in the deep ocean.
  13. The artist painted a vibrant and captivating masterpiece.
  14. The firefighters rescued the family from the burning building.
  15. The author wrote a compelling novel that became a bestseller.

Also Read: Reported Speech Rules With Exercises

Exercise 3 – Fill in the Blanks with Voices

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of active or passive voice.

  1. The team __________ (won/ was won) the championship after a thrilling final match.
  2. A new recipe __________ (was created/ created) by the chef for the restaurant’s menu.
  3. The students __________ (completed/ were completed) the assignment before the deadline.
  4. The old building __________ (was demolished/ demolished) to make way for a new shopping centre.
  5. The artist __________ (painted/ was painted) a stunning mural on the city wall.
  6. A mysterious message __________ (was found/ found) in the ancient manuscript by the archaeologist.
  7. The committee __________ (made/ was made) important decisions during the meeting.
  8. The lost keys __________ (were discovered/ discovered) under the sofa by the homeowner.
  9. The company __________ (released/ was released) a statement addressing the recent controversy.
  10. An exciting movie __________ (was watched/ watched) by the family on Saturday night.
  11. The children __________ (built/ were built) a sandcastle on the beach.
  12. Valuable information __________ (was shared/ shared) with the team by the project manager.
  13. The gardener __________ (planted/ was planted) colourful flowers in the front yard.
  14. The secret code __________ (was deciphered/ deciphered) by the skilled cryptographer.
  15. The technician __________ (fixed/ was fixed) the malfunctioning computer before the presentation

Answers Key:

  1. won
  2. was created
  3. completed
  4. was demolished
  5. painted
  6. was found
  7. made
  8. were discovered
  9. released
  10. was watched
  11. built
  12. was shared
  13. planted
  14. was deciphered
  15. fixed

Exercise 4 – Voice Gap Filling Exercise

Voice change exercise for class 8
Check Your Answers Here
1. was prepared
2. was caught
3. wrote
4. has been displayed
5. gave
6. will be donated
7. will be fixed
8. was surprised
9. is coming
10. will be built

Bonus Exercise –

Download the Voice Change Exercise for Class 8 PDF

FAQs

What is a voice in the English language?

The verb form that indicates whether the subject of a phrase is the doer or the recipient of the action is called the “voice.”

How do you change active questions to passive ones?

Preceded by (By, With, to, etc.) is a third-form verb in a passive sentence. Change the base verb in the active sentence to the past participle.

Why do we use passive voice?

The passive voice enables authors and speakers to omit references to an “agent,” particularly in situations where details concerning the agent are obscure, difficult to find, evident, secret, or unknown. 

This was all about the voice change exercise for class 8. Hope you understand the concept and know how to proceed. You can also follow Leverage Edu for more exciting and informative blogs.

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