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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 : 8

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, Where shall I be this time next year?

He asked that where should he be that time next year.
He wondered where he should be that time the following year.
He contemplated where shall he be that time the following year.
He wondered where he would be that time the following year.

Question No : 9
Rajesh said, I bought a car yesterday.

Rajesh said that I have bought a car the previous day.
Rajesh told that he had bought a car yesterday.
Rajesh said that he had bought a car the previous day.
Rajesh said that he bought a car the previous day.

Question No : 10
The employer said to the workman, I cannot pay you higher wages.

The employer told the workman that he could not be paid higher wages.
The employer forbade the workman that he could not pay him higher wages.
The employer forbade the workman to pay higher wages.
The employer warned the workman that he cannot pay him higher wages.

Question No : 11
My cousin said, My room-mate snored throughout the night.

My cousin said that her room-mate had snored throughout the night.
My cousin told me that her room-mate snored throughout the right.
My cousin complained to me that her room-mate is snoring throughout the night.
My cousin felt that her room-mate may be snoring throughout the night.

Question No : 12
He asked his teacher, Need I read this chapter?

He asked his teacher whether there was a need to read that chapter.
He asked his teacher whether he needed to read this chapter.
He asked his teacher if it was necessary to read this chapter.
He asked his teacher if he had to read that chapter.

Question No : 13
He said, What a beautiful scene!

He said that what a beautiful scene it was.
He wondered that it was a beautiful scene.
He exclaimed what a beautiful scene it was.
He exclaimed that it was a very beautiful scene.

Question No : 14
He said, I saw a book here.

He said that he saw a book here.
He said that he saw a book there.
He said that he had seen a book here.
He said that he had seen a book there.