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Direct and Indirect Speech MCQ Question with Answer

Direct and Indirect Speech MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

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Question No : 15

Direction: In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech


He said to me, What time do the offices close?

He wanted to know what time the offices close.
He asked me what time did the offices close.
He asked me what time the offices close .
He asked me what time the offices did close.Practice Exercise

Question No : 16
Pinki said to Gaurav, will you help me in my work just now

Pinki asked Gaurav if he would help her in her work just then.
Pinki questioned to Gaurav that will you help me in my work just now.
Pinki told Gaurav whether he will help her in her work just now.
Pinki asked to Gaurav that will he help her in her work just now.

Question No : 17
Sarita said to me, I will do it now or never.

Sarita told me that I would do it then or never.
Sarita told me that she would do it now or never.
Sarita told me tht she will do that now or never.
Sarita told me that she would do it then or never.

Question No : 18
She said to him, Why dont you go today?

She said to him that why he dont go today.
She asked him if he was going that day.
She asked him why he did not go today.
She asked him why he did not go that day.

Question No : 19
Gavaskar said, Bravo! Azhar, you have done well.

Gavaskar exclaimed with joy that Azhar had done well.
Gavaskar called Azhar and exclaimed that he had done well.
Gavaskar congratulated Azhar, saying that he had done well.
Gavaskar praised Azhar for his having done well.

Question No : 20
He said to me, Where is the post office?

He wanted to know where the post office was.
He asked me that where the post office was.
He asked me where the post office was.
He asked me where was the post office.

Question No : 21
He said, The mice will play, when the cat is away.

He said that the mice will play when the cat is away.
He said that the mice would play when the cat was away.
He said that the mice would play when the cat would be away.
He said that the mice shall play, when the cat is away.