150+ Examples of Active and Passive Voice of WH Questions | Change the Voice of WH Questions- Examples

We often face problems during changing the voice of a WH question. First read the Rules to Change the Voice of a WH Question, and then come to this article. 

Here are some examples which may help you to get rid of the problems regarding voice-changing of wh questions. 




Active and Passive Voice of WH Questions | Change the Voice of WH Questions- Examples



Examples of Changing the Voice with WH Questions:


Examples of Active Voice and Passive Voice -


Starting in Who :


Active – Who needs a bi-cycle?
Passive – By whom is a bi-cycle needed?

Active – Who doesn’t play chess?
Passive – By whom is chess not played?

Active – Who is singing songs?
Passive – By whom are songs being sung?

Active – Who are making noise?
Passive – By whom is noise being made?

Active – Who are not joining us?
Passive – By whom are we not being joined?

Active – Who are not playing cricket?
Passive – By whom is cricket not being played?

Active – Who has broken the glass?
Passive – By whom has the glass been broken?

Active – Who has performed the character of Macbeth?
Passive – By whom has the character of Macbeth been performed?

Active – Who have not submitted the project yet?
Passive – By whom has the project not been submitted yet?

Active – Who will keep the money?
Passive – By whom will the money be kept?

Active – Who will not take notes?
Passive – By whom will notes not be taken?

Active – Who will be composing the mails?
Passive – By whom will the mails be being composed?

Active – Who will not be driving the car?
Passive – By whom will the car not be being driven?

Active – Who cuts the wire?
Passive – By whom is the wire cut?


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Starting in Whom :

Active – Whom do you read?
Passive – Who is read by you?

Active – Whom doesn’t he love?
Passive – Who is not loved by him?

Active – Whom is John inviting?
Passive – Who is being invited by John?

Active – Whom are they teaching?
Passive – Who are being taught by them?

Active – Whom is not she requesting for a job?
Passive – Who are not being requested by her for a job? / Who are not being requested for a job by her?

Active – Whom have you cheated?
Passive – Who has been cheated by you?

Active – Whom haven’t you given the money?
Passive – Who hasn’t been given the money by you?

Active – Whom has she encouraged?
Passive – Who has been encouraged by her?

Active – Whom hasn’t she called?
Passive – Who hasn’t been called by her?



Active – Whom will she like?
Passive – Who will be liked by her?

Active – Whom will not they select?
Passive – Who will not be selected by them?

Active – Whom shall we allow in our party?
Passive – Who shall be allowed (by us) in our party?

Active – Whom will not he tell the story?
Passive – Who will not be told the story by him?

Active – Whom shall we be calling?
Passive – Who will be being called by us?

Active – Whom will you be scolding?
Passive – Who will be being scolded by you?



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Starting in What :

Type 1:

Active – What forces her?
Passive – By what is she forced? / What is she forced by?

Active – What motivates you?
Passive – By what are you motivated?

Active – What doesn’t help them?
Passive – By what are they not helped?

Active – What is making you nervous?
Passive – By what are you being made nervous?

Active – What is not annoying him?
Passive – By what is he not being annoyed?

Active – What has encouraged Jerry to take part in the competition?
Passive – By what has Jerry been encouraged to take part in the competition?

Active – What have not diverted her mind from study?
Passive – By what has her mind not been diverted from study?

Active – What demotivated you?
Passive – By what were you demotivated?

Active – What did not discourage him?
Passive – By what was he not discouraged?

Active – What had inspired her?
Passive – By what had she been inspired?

Active – What hadn’t push him to raise his voice?
Passive – By what hadn’t he been pushed to raise his voice?

Type 2:

Active – What do you read?
Passive – What is read by you?

Active – What doesn’t he demand?
Passive – What is not demanded by him?

Active – What is Ravi putting down?
Passive – What is being put down by Ravi?

Active – What are they doing?
Passive – What is being done by them?

Active – What is not he drinking?
Passive – What is not being drunk by him?

Active – What have you eaten?
Passive – What has been eaten by you?

Active – What haven’t you written?
Passive – What hasn’t been written by you?

Active – What has she taken?
Passive – What has been taken by her?

Active – What hasn’t she thrown?
Passive – What hasn’t been thrown by her?



Active – What will she take?
Passive – What will be taken by her?

Active – What will not they do?
Passive – What will not be done by them?

Active – What shall we eat?
Passive – What shall be eaten by us?

Active – What will not he say?
Passive – What will not be said by him?

Active – What shall we be writing?
Passive – What will be being written by us?

Active – What will you be doing?
Passive – What will be being done by you?



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Starting in When :

Active – When do you read books?
Passive – When are books read by you?

Active – When doesn’t he wash his car?
Passive – When is his car not washed by him?

Active – When is Ravi writing the letter?
Passive – When is the letter being written by Ravi?

Active – When are they decorating the hall?
Passive – When is the hall being decorated by them?

Active – When is not he drinking milk?
Passive – When is milk not being drunk by him?

Active – When have you made the mistake?
Passive – When has mistake been made by you?

Active – When haven’t you eaten the bread?
Passive – When hasn’t the bread been eaten by you?

Active – When has she taken her breakfast?
Passive – When has her breakfast been taken?

Active – When hasn’t she thrown the stone?
Passive – When hasn’t the stone been thrown by her?

Active – When did you send him?
Passive – When was he sent by you?

Active – When didn’t they spread the rumour?
Passive – When wasn’t the rumour spread (by them)?

Active – When was she buying chicken?
Passive – When was chicken being bought by her?

Active – When were we collecting the old newspapers?
Passive – When were the old newspapers being collected (by us)?

Active – When wasn’t he delivering the same boring speech?
Passive – When wasn’t the same boring speech being delivered by him?

Active – When had they transferred her?
Passive – When had she been transferred (by them)?

Active – When hadn’t Anne called him?
Passive – When hadn’t he been called by Anne?


Active – When will she take medicine?
Passive – When will medicine be taken by her?

Active – When will not they attend the prayer?
Passive – When will the prayer not be attended by them?

Active – When shall we start the meeting?
Passive – When will meeting be started (by us)?

Active – When shall not I meet him?
Passive – When will he not be met (by me)?

Active – When will not he play guitar?
Passive – When will not guitar be played by him?

Active – When shall we be doing our tasks?
Passive – When will our tasks be being done?

Active – When will you not be teaching the students?
Passive – When will the students not be being taught by you?

Active – When will Rafiq have shown his new mobile phone?
Passive – When will have his new mobile phone been shown by Rafiq.




Starting in Why :

Active – Why do you read books?
Passive – Why are books read by you?

Active – Why doesn’t he wear suits?
Passive – Why is suits not worn by him?

Active – Why is Ravi writing the letter?
Passive – Why is the letter being written by Ravi?

Active – Why are they decorating the hall?
Passive – Why is the hall being decorated by them?

Active – Why is not he drinking milk?
Passive – Why is milk not being drunk by him?

Active – Why have you made that silly mistake?
Passive – Why has that silly mistake been made by you?

Active – Why haven’t you eaten the cookie?
Passive – Why hasn’t the cookie been eaten by you?

Active – Why has she taken breakfast?
Passive – Why has breakfast been taken by her?

Active – Why hasn’t she thrown the stone?
Passive – Why hasn’t the stone been thrown by her?


Active – Why did you send him?
Passive – Why was he sent by you?

Active – Why didn’t they spread the rumour?
Passive – Why wasn’t the rumour spread (by them)?

Active – Why was she buying chicken?
Passive – Why was chicken being bought by her?

Active – Why were we collecting the old newspapers?
Passive – Why were the old newspapers being collected (by us)?

Active – Why wasn’t he delivering the same boring speech?
Passive – Why wasn’t the same boring speech being delivered by him?

Active – Why had they transferred her?
Passive – Why had she been transferred (by them)?

Active – Why hadn’t Mohini called him?
Passive – Why hadn’t he been called by Mohini?



Active – Why will she take medicine?
Passive – Why will medicine be taken by her?

Active – Why will not they attend the prayer?
Passive – Why will the prayer not be attended by them?

Active – Why shall we start the meeting?
Passive – Why will meeting be started (by us)?

Active – Why shall not I meet him?
Passive – Why will not he be met (by me)?

Active – Why will not he play guitar?
Passive – Why will not guitar be played by him?

Active – Why shall we be doing our tasks?
Passive – Why will our tasks be being done?

Active – Why will you not be teaching the students?
Passive – Why will the students not be being taught by you?

Active – Why will Thomas have shown his new mobile phone?
Passive – Why will have his new mobile phone been shown by Thomas.




Starting in Where :

Active – Where do you read books?
Passive – Where are books read by you?

Active – Where doesn’t he keep his suits?
Passive – Where is his suits not kept (by him)?

Active – Where is Roger sending the letter?
Passive – Where is the letter being sent by Roger?

Active – Where are they building a hospital?
Passive – Where is the hospital being built by them?

Active – Where is not she teaching History?
Passive – Where is History not being taught by her?

Active – Where have you made that silly mistake?
Passive – Where has that silly mistake been made by you?

Active – Where haven’t you eaten the cookie?
Passive – Where hasn’t the cookie been eaten by you?

Active – Where has she taken breakfast?
Passive – Where has breakfast been taken by her?

Active – Where hasn’t she thrown the stone?
Passive – Where hasn’t the stone been thrown by her?

Active – Where did you send him?
Passive – Where was he sent by you?

Active – Where didn’t they spread the rumour?
Passive – Where wasn’t the rumour spread (by them)?

Active – Where was she buying chicken?
Passive – Where was chicken being bought by her?

Active – Where were we collecting the old newspapers?
Passive – Where were the old newspapers being collected (by us)?

Active – Where wasn’t he delivering the same boring speech?
Passive – Where wasn’t the same boring speech being delivered by him?

Active – Where had they transferred her?
Passive – Where had she been transferred (by them)?

Active – Where hadn’t Vipasha called him?
Passive – Where hadn’t he been called by Vipasha?

Active – Where will she take medicine?
Passive – Where will medicine be taken by her?

Active – Where will not they attend the prayer?
Passive – Where will the prayer not be attended by them?

Active – Where shall we start the meeting?
Passive – Where will meeting be started (by us)?

Active – Where shall not I meet him?
Passive – Where will he not be met (by me)?

Active – Where will not he play guitar?
Passive – Where will not guitar be played by him?

Active – Where shall we be doing our tasks?
Passive – Where will our tasks be being done?

Active – Where will you not be teaching the students?
Passive – Where will the students not be being taught by you?

Active – Where will Thomas have shown his new mobile phone?
Passive – Where will have his new mobile phone been shown by Thomas?





Starting in How :

Active – How do you read books?
Passive – How are books read by you?

Active – How doesn’t he wear suits?
Passive – How is suits not worn by him?

Active – How is Ravi writing the letter?
Passive – How is the letter being written by Ravi?

Active – How are they decorating the hall?
Passive – How is the hall being decorated by them?

Active – How is not he wearing shoes?
Passive – How are shoes not being worn by him?

Active – How have you made that silly mistake?
Passive – How has that silly mistake been made by you?

Active – How haven’t you eaten the cookie?
Passive – How hasn’t the cookie been eaten by you?

Active – How has she taken breakfast?
Passive – How has breakfast been taken by her?

Active – How hasn’t she thrown the stone?
Passive – How hasn’t the stone been thrown by her?


Active – How did you send him?
Passive – How was he sent by you?

Active – How didn’t they spread the rumour?
Passive – How wasn’t the rumour spread (by them)?

Active – How was she buying chicken?
Passive – How was chicken being bought by her?

Active – How were we collecting the old newspapers?
Passive – How were the old newspapers being collected (by us)?

Active – How wasn’t he delivering the same boring speech?
Passive – How wasn’t the same boring speech being delivered by him?

Active – How had they transferred her?
Passive – How had she been transferred (by them)?

Active – How hadn’t Mohini called him?
Passive – How hadn’t he been called by Mohini?



Active – How will she take medicine?
Passive – How will medicine be taken by her?

Active – How will not they attend the prayer?
Passive – How will the prayer not be attended by them?

Active – How shall we start the meeting?
Passive – How will meeting be started (by us)?

Active – Where shall not I meet him?
Passive – Where will he not be met (by me)?

Active – How will not he play guitar?
Passive – How will not guitar be played by him?

Active – How shall we be doing our tasks?
Passive – How will our tasks be being done?

Active – How will you not be teaching the students?
Passive – How will the students not be being taught by you?

Active – How will Sheamus have shown his progress report phone?
Passive – How will have his progress report been shown by Sheamus.


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