Past Indefinite Tense to Passive Voice

Formula Of Past Indefinite Tense

Learn Past Indefinite Tense to Passive Voice by definition, formulas, rules, tricks, examples, and exercises.

Past Indefinite Tense to Passive Voice

Students Learning Outcomes(SLOs) Past Indefinite Tense to Passive Voice

The students and learners will be able to learn about:
  • The formula of Past Indefinite Tense Active Voice Sentences.
  • The formula of Past Indefinite Tense Passive Voice Sentences.
  • Rules and Tricks.
  • Use of verbs with helping verbs. (IIIV with was, were).
  • Change of Interrogative, Negative, and Interronegative Sentences into Passive Voice.
  • Solved Exercise (Past Indefinite Tense to Passive Voice).

 



Formula Of Active Voice

Subject + 2nd form of verb + Object

The formula of Passive Voice

Object + was/were + III form of verb + by+ subject 

I wrote a letter. (A.V)
                                                   
Instruction No.1
                      
Replace the object with subject and subject with an object which is the first rule of active to passive voice.
 
Instruction No.2
                                
Place helping verb (was, were) according to subject right after the subject.
 
Instruction No.3
                                   
Change 2nd form of the verb to 3rd form.
The result will be as under: 

A letter was written by me. (P.V)

Solved Exercise Past Indefinite Tense to Passive Voice

(Positive Sentences)

1.He ate bread.
The bread was eaten by him.

2.He played cricket.
Cricket is played by him.

3.He took tea.
Tea was taken by him.

4.They wore a cricket kit.
A Cricket kit was worn by them.

5.She cleaned her room.
Her room was cleaned by her.

6.We plucked the flowers yesterday.
The flowers were plucked by us yesterday.

7.My mother loved me very much.
I was loved by my mother very much.

8.A plumber repaired all the taps.
All the taps were repaired by a plumber.

9.Father loved his daughter very much.
His daughter was loved by her father very much.

10.The children made a very pinching noise.
A very pinching noise was made by the children.

11.She drove a car carefully.
A car was driven by her carefully.

12.All friends themselves cooked the chicken.
The chicken was cooked by all friends themselves.

13.Asma beat her younger sister yesterday.
Her younger sister was beaten by Asma yesterday.

14.Usman used a laptop.
A laptop was used by Usman.

15.Moosa loved his toys.
His toys were loved by Moosa.

16.Some children liked to drink milk.
Milk was liked to drink by some children.

OR

Milk was liked by some children to drink.

17.They drew a sketch of a car on paper.
A sketch of a car was drawn by them on paper.

18.The old people told very interesting stories.
Very interesting stories were told by the old people.

19.Amina switched on the computer.
The computer was switched on by Amina.

20.The English teacher punished the students regularly.
The students were punished by the English teacher regularly.

21.The mother fed her baby.
Her baby was fed by the mother.

22.We did our homework.
Our homework was done by us.

23.The peon opened the door.
The door was opened by the peon.

24.We ate the soup with every lunch.
The soup was eaten by us with every lunch.

25.The girls plucked the sunflowers in the garden.
The sunflowers were plucked by the girls in the garden.

26.The students asked productive questions.
Productive questions were asked by the students.

27.She solved grammar sentences.
Grammar sentences were solved by her.

28.He excessively used his cell phone.
His cell phone was used by him excessively.

29.Only poor people paid tax.
The tax was paid by only poor people.

30.The monkeys loved bananas.
Bananas were loved by the monkeys.

31.A farmer killed a dangerous snake.
A dangerous snake was killed by a farmer.

32.They ran a restaurant.
A restaurant was run by them.

33.The officer collected mail daily.
Mail was collected by the officer daily.

34. Imran Nazir made a big hundred.
A big hundred was made by Imran Nazir.

35. Ronaldo scored five goals in one match.
Five goals were scored by Ronaldo in one match.

36. The engineers designed a new car.
A new model car was designed by the engineers.

37. The students made class charts.
Class charts were made by the students.

38. I did the exercise daily.
The exercise was done daily by me. OR
The exercise was done by me daily.

39. He chased me.
I was chased by him.

40. She chose the red shoes.
The red shoes were chosen by her.

A small bird was caught by him.

42. The students cleaned the classrooms.
The classrooms were cleaned by the students.

43. She filled the dust bin with garbage.
Dust bin was filled with garbage by her. OR
Dust bin was filled by her with garbage.

44. I used the blue pen.
The blue pen was used by me.

45. He saved money.
Money was saved by him.

46. They did heavy lunch.
Heavy lunch was done by them.

47. We loved our homeland.
Our homeland was loved by us.

48. He wrote articles on different topics.
Articles on different topics were written by him. OR
Articles were written by him on different topics.

49. Bilal made a funny laugh.
A funny laugh was made by Bilal.

50. You gave a lecture on Biology.
A lecture on biology was given by you. OR
A lecture was given by you on Biology.

Negative Sentences of Past Indefinite to Passive Voice 

They did not like hockey. (A.V)

In the first step, convert the above negative sentence to a Simple or positive sentence.

They liked hockey. (1st Step)

Now in the second step, simply change it into passive voice.
 Hockey was liked by them. (2nd Step) 
                                                
In the final step, convert the above-changed sentence into negative by adding “not” right after helping the verb “was”.
Hockey was not liked by them. (Final Step)
 
Solved Exercise
 
 
We did not do our homework. (A.V)
We did our homework. (1st Step) Simple Sentence
Our homework was done by us. (2nd Step)
Our homework was not done by us. (Final Step)
Solve the following sentences in steps as solved earlier.

51.He did not eat bread.
He ate bread.
The bread was eaten by him.
The bread was not eaten by him.

52.He did not play cricket.
He played cricket.
Cricket was played by him
Cricket was not played by him.

53.He did not take tea.
Tea was not taken by him.

54.They did not wear a cricket kit.
A cricket kit was not worn by them.

55.She did not clean her room.
Her room was not cleaned by her.

56.We did not pluck the flowers daily.
The flowers were not plucked by us daily.

57.My mother did not love me very much.
I was not loved by my mother very much.

58.A plumber did not repair all the taps.
All the taps were not repaired by a plumber.

59.Father did not love his daughter very much.
His daughter was not loved by her father very much.

60.The children did not make a very pinching noise.
A very pinching noise was not made by the children.

61.She did not drive a car carefully.
A car was not driven by her carefully.

62.All friends did not cook the chicken themselves.
The chicken was not cooked by all friends themselves.

63.Asma did not beat her younger sister.
Her younger sister was not beaten by Asma.

64.Usman did not use a laptop.
A laptop was not used by Usman.

65.Moosa did not love his toys.
His toys were not loved by Moosa.

66.Some children did not like to drink milk.
Milk was not liked to drink by some children. OR 

Milk was not liked by some children to drink.

67.They did not draw a sketch of the car on paper.
A sketch of the car was not drawn by them on paper.

68.The old people did not tell very interesting stories.
Very interesting stories were not told by the old people.

69.Amina did not switch on the computer.
The computer was not switched on by Amina.

70.The English teacher did not punish the students regularly.
The students were not punished by the English teacher regularly.

71.The mother did not feed her baby.
Her baby was not fed by the mother.

72.We did not do our homework.
Our homework was not done by us.

73.The peon did not open the door.
The door was not opened by the peon.

74.We did not eat the soup with every lunch.
The soup was not eaten by us with every lunch.

75.The girls did not pluck the sunflowers in the garden.
The sunflowers were not plucked by the girls in the garden.

76.The students did not ask productive questions.
Productive questions were not asked by the students.

77.She did not solve grammar sentences.
Grammar sentences were not solved by her.

78. He did not excessively use his cell phone.
His cell phone was not excessively used by him.

79. The powerful people did not pay the tax.
The tax was not paid by the powerful people.

80.The monkeys did not love bananas.
Bananas were not loved by the monkeys.

81.A farmer did not kill a dangerous snake.
A dangerous snake was not killed by a farmer.

82.They did not run a restaurant.
A restaurant was not run by them.

83.The officer did not collect mail daily.
Mail was not collected by the officer daily.

84. Imran Nazir made a big hundred.
A big hundred was made by Imran Nazir.

85. Ronaldo did not score five goals in one match.
Five goals were not scored by Ronaldo in one match.

86. The engineers did not design a new car.
A new model car was not designed by the engineers.

87. The students did not make class charts.
Class charts were not made by the students.

88. I did not do exercise daily.
The exercise was not done daily by me. OR
The exercise was not done by me daily.

89. He did not chase me.
I was not chased by him.

90. She did not choose the red shoes.
The red shoes were not chosen by her.

91. He did not catch a small bird.
A small bird was not caught by him.

92. The students did not clean the classrooms.
The classrooms were not cleaned by the students.

93. She did not fill the dust bin with garbage.
The dust bin was not filled with garbage by her.

OR
The dust bin was not filled by her with garbage.

94. I did not use the blue pen.
The blue pen was not used by me.

95. He did not save money.
Money was not saved by him.

96. They did not eat heavy food.
Heavy food was not eaten by them.

97. Our enemies did not love our homeland.
Our homeland was not loved by Our enemies.

98. He did not write articles on different topics.
Articles on different topics were not written by him. OR
Articles were not written by him on different topics.

99. Bilal did not make a funny laugh.
A funny laugh was not made by Bilal.

100. You did not give a lecture on Biology.
A lecture on biology was not given by you. OR
A lecture was not given by you on Biology.

Interrogative Sentences of Past Indefinite to Passive Voice

Solved Exercise

Did you learn a lesson? (A.V)

In the first step, change the interrogative sentence to a positive or simple sentence.
You learned a lesson. (1st Step)
 

In the second step, change the above sentence to passive voice.
A lesson was learned by you. (2nd Step)

In the final step, put the helping verb (was) at the start to finish the task.
Was a lesson learned by you? (Final Step)

Did I open the door? (A.V)
I opened the door. (1st Step)
The door was opened by me. (2nd Step)
Was the door opened by me? (Final Step)

101. Did he eat bread?

He ate bread.
The bread was eaten by him.

Was a bread eaten by him?

102. Did he play cricket?

He played cricket.
Cricket was played by him

Was cricket played by him?

103. Did he take tea?

Was tea taken by him?
 

104. Did they wear a cricket kit?
Was a cricket kit worn by them?
 
 
105. Did she clean her room?
Was her room cleaned by her?
 
 
 
106. Did we pluck the flowers daily?
Were the flowers plucked by us daily?
 
 
107. Did my mother love me very much?
Was I loved by my mother very much?
 
 
108. Dida plumber repair all the taps?
Were all the taps repaired by a plumber?
109. Did her father love his daughter very much?
Was his daughter loved by her father very much?
 
 
110. Did the children make a very pinching noise?
Was a very pinching noise made by the children?
 
 
111. Did she drive a car carefully?
Was a car driven by her carefully?
 
112. Did all friends cook chicken themselves?
Was chicken cooked by all friends themselves?
 
 
113. Did Asma beat her younger sister?
Was her younger sister beaten by Asma?
 
 
114. Did Usman use a laptop?

Was a laptop used by Usman?

115. Did Moosa love his toys?

Were his toys loved by Moosa?

116. Did some children like to drink milk?

Was milk liked to drink by some children?
OR

Was milk liked by some children to drink?

117. Did they draw a sketch of the car on paper?

Was a sketch of a car drawn by them on paper?

118. Did the old people tell very interesting stories?

Were very interesting stories told by the old people?

119. Did Amina switch on the computer?
Was the computer switched on by Amina?

120. Did the English teacher punish the students regularly?
Were the students punished by the English teacher regularly?

121. Did the mother feed her baby?
Was her baby fed by the mother?

122. Did we do our homework?
Was our homework done by us?

123. Did the peon open the door?
Was the door opened by the peon?

124. Did we eat soup with every lunch?
Was soup eaten by us with every lunch?

125. Did the girls pluck the sunflowers in the garden?
Were the sunflowers plucked by the girls in the garden?

126. Did the students ask productive questions?
Were productive questions asked by the students?

127. Did she solve grammar sentences?
Were grammar sentences solved by her?

128. Did he excessively use his cell phone?
Was his cell phone excessively used by him?

129. Did the powerful people pay tax?
Was tax paid by the powerful people?

130. Did the monkeys love bananas?
Were bananas loved by the monkeys?

131. Did a farmer kill a dangerous snake?
Was a dangerous snake killed by a farmer?

132. Did they run a restaurant?
Was a restaurant run by them?

133. Did the officer collect mail daily?
Was mail collected by the officer daily?

134. Did Imran Nazir make a big hundred?
Was a big hundred made by Imran Nazir?

135. Did Ronaldo score a single goal?
Was a single goal scored by Ronaldo?

136. Did the engineers design a new car?
Was a new model car designed by the engineers?

137. Did the students make class charts?
Were class charts made by the students?

138. Did I exercise daily?
Was exercise done daily by me? OR
Was exercise done by me daily?

139. Did he chase me?
Was I chased by him?

140. Did she choose the red shoes?
Were the red shoes chosen by her?

141. Did he catch a small bird?
Was a small bird caught by him?

142. Did the students clean the classrooms?
Were the classrooms cleaned by the students?

143. Did she fill the dust bin with garbage?
Was the dust bin filled with garbage by her? OR
Was the dust bin filled by her with garbage?

144. Did I use the blue pen?
Was the blue pen used by me?

145. Did he save money?
Was money saved by him?

146. Did they eat heavy food?
Was heavy food eaten by them?

147. Did our enemies love our homeland?
Was our homeland loved by Our enemies?

148. Did he write the articles on different topics?
Were the articles on different topics written by him? OR
Were the articles written by him on different topics?

149. Did Bilal make a funny laugh?
Was a funny laugh made by Bilal?

150. Did you give a lecture on Biology?
Was a lecture on biology given by you? OR
Was a lecture given by you on Biology?

Interro-negative Sentences to Passive Voice

Did she not cook food? (A.V)

In the first step, convert the interro-negative sentence to a negative sentence.
She did not cook food. (1st Step) 

In the second step, convert the above negative sentence to a simple or positive sentence.
She cooked food. (2nd Step)
 

In the third step, change the above simple sentence to passive voice.
Food was cooked by her. (3rd Step)

In the fourth step, place “not” right after the helping verb.
Food was not cooked by her. (4th Step)
 
Now in the final step, lift the helping verb and place it at the start of the sentence, and put a question mark at the end to finish the passive sentence.
Was food not cooked by her? (Final Step)
 

Solved Exercise

Did I not open the door? (A.V)
I did not open the door. (1st Step)

I opened the door. (2nd Step)
The door was opened by me. (3rd Step)
The door was not opened by me. (4th Step)
Was the door not opened by me? (Final Step)

151. Did he not eat bread?

He did not eat bread.
He ate bread.
The bread was eaten by him.
The bread was not eaten by him.
Was bread not eaten by him?
 

152. Did he not play cricket?

He did not play cricket.
He played cricket.
Cricket was played by him.
Cricket was not played by him.
Was cricket not played by him?
 

153. Did he not takes tea?

Was tea not taken by him?

You can also understand it by adding ‘not’ right before the verb.
 
 
154. Did they not wear the cricket kit?
Was the cricket kit not worn by them?
 
 
155. Did she not clean her room?
Was her room not cleaned by her?
 
 
156. Did we not pluck the flowers daily?
Were the flowers not plucked by us daily?
 
 
157. Did my mother not love me very much?
Was I not loved by my mother very much?
 
 
158. Did a plumber not repair all the taps?
Were all the taps not repaired by a plumber?
 

159. Did her father not love his daughter very much?
Was his daughter not loved by her father very much?
 
 
160. Did the children not make a very pinching noise?
Was very pinching noise not made by the children?
 
 
161. Did she not drive a car carefully?
Was a car not driven by her carefully?
 
 
162. Did all friends not cook chicken themselves?
Was chicken not cooked by all friends themselves?
 
 
163. Did Asma not beat her younger sister?
Was her younger sister beaten by Asma?
 
 
164. Did Usman not use a laptop?

Was the laptop not used by Usman?

165. Did Moosa not love his toys?

Were his toys not loved by Moosa?

166. Did some children not like to drink milk?

Was milk not liked to drink by some children.
OR

Was milk not liked by some children to drink?

167. Did they not draw a sketch of the car on paper?

Was a sketch of the car not drawn by them on paper?

168. Did the old people not tell very interesting stories?

Were very interesting stories not told by the old people?

169. Did Amina not switch on the computer?
Was the computer not switched on by Amina?

170. Did the English teacher not punish the students regularly?
Were the students not punished by the English teacher regularly?

171. Did the mother not feed her baby?
Was her baby not fed by the mother?

172. Did we not do our homework?
Was our homework not done by us?

173. Did the peon not open the door?
Was the door not opened by the peon?

174. Did we not eat soup with every lunch?
Was soup not eaten by us with every lunch?

175. Did the girls not pluck the sunflowers in the garden?
Were the sunflowers not plucked by the girls in the garden?

176. Did the students not ask productive questions?
Were productive questions not asked by the students?

177. Did she not solve grammar sentences?
Were grammar sentences not solved by her?

178. Did he excessively not use his cell phone?
Was his cell phone not excessively used by him?
 
 
179. Did the powerful people not pay tax?
Was tax not paid by the powerful people?
 
 
180. Did the monkeys not love bananas?
Were bananas not loved by the monkeys?
 
 
 
181. Did a farmer not kill a dangerous snake?
Was a dangerous snake killed by a farmer?
 
 
182. Did they run a restaurant?
Was a restaurant not run by them?
 
 
183. Did the officer not collect mail daily?
Was mail not collected by the officer daily?
 

184. Did Imran Nazir not make a big hundred?
Was a big hundred not made by Imran Nazir?

185. Did Ronaldo not score a single goal?
Was a single goal not scored by Ronaldo?

186. Did the engineers not design a new car?
Was a new model car not designed by the engineers?

187. Did the students not make class charts?
Were class charts not made by the students?

188. Did I not exercise daily?
Was exercise not done daily by me? OR
Was exercise not done by me daily?

189. Did he not chase me?
Was I not chased by him?

190. Did she not choose the red shoes?
Were the red shoes not chosen by her?

191. Did he not catch a small bird?
Was a small bird not caught by him?

192. Did the students not clean the classrooms?
Were the classrooms not cleaned by the students?

193. Did she not fill the dust bin with garbage?
Was the dust bin not filled with garbage by her? OR
Was the dust bin not filled by her with garbage?

194. Did I not use the blue pen?
Was the blue pen not used by me?

195. Did he not save money?
Was money not saved by him?

196. Did they not eat heavy food?
Was heavy food not eaten by them?

197. Did our enemies not love our homeland?
Was our homeland not loved by Our enemies?

198. Did he not write the articles on different topics?
Were the articles on different topics not written by him? OR
Were the articles not written by him on different topics?

199. Did Bilal not make a funny laugh?
Was a funny laugh not made by Bilal?

200. Did you not give a lecture on Biology?
Was a lecture on biology not given by you? OR
Is a lecture not given by you on Biology?

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