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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

What is the correct answer?

4

He said, I have often told you not to waste your time.

A. He said that he had often told not to waste your time.

B. He said that he had often told him not to waste his time.

C. He said that he had often suggested to him not to waste him time.

D. He told that he has often told him not to waste his time.

Correct Answer :

B. He said that he had often told him not to waste his time.


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4

He said, Be quiet and listen to my words.

A. He urged them to be quiet and listen to his words

B. He urged them and said be quiet and listen to words

C. He said they should be quiet and listen to his words

D. He said you should be quiet and listen to my words

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4

Rajesh said, I bought a car yesterday.

A. Rajesh said that I have bought a car the previous day.

B. Rajesh told that he had bought a car yesterday.

C. Rajesh said that he had bought a car the previous day.

D. Rajesh said that he bought a car the previous day.

What is the correct answer?

4

He said to them, Dont make a noise.

A. He told them that dont make a noise.

B. He told them not to make noise.

C. He told them not to make a noise.

D. He asked them not to make a noise.

What is the correct answer?

4

The Manager said, Well, what can I do for you?

A. The Manager asked what he could do for him.

B. The Manager woundered what he could do for him.

C. The Manager wanted to know what he could do for him.

D. The Manager said that he couldnt do any for him.

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4

He bade his friends goodbye.

A. I am bidding you Goodbye

B. Goodbye, my friends, he was saying to them.

C. I will see you later, he told his friends.

D. He said, Goodbye, my friends.

What is the correct answer?

4

The poor examine said, O God, take pity on me.

A. The poor examinee prayed God to take pity on him

B. The poor examinee, invoking God, improve him to take pity on him

C. The poor examinee exclaimed that God take pity on him

D. The poor examine asked God to take pity on him

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4

The student said, Alas! I wasted my time last year.

A. The student exclaimed with surprise that he had wasted his time the previous year.

B. The student exclaimed with sorrow that he had wasted his time the previous year.

C. The student exclaimed with joy that he had wasted his time the previous year.

D. The student exclaims with sorrow that he had wasted his time the previous year.

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4

Rajan said, O that I were a child again !

A. Rajan exclaimed with wonder that he was a child again.

B. Rajan wondered that were be a child again.

C. Rajan strongly wished that he had been a child again.

D. Rajan prayed that he were a child again

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4

He said, I saw a book here.

A. He said that he saw a book here.

B. He said that he saw a book there.

C. He said that he had seen a book here.

D. He said that he had seen a book there.

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4

Sita said. I may go there.

A. Sita said that she might go there.

B. Sita says that she may go there.

C. Sita said that she will go there.

D. Sita says that she is going there.

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4

He asked his teacher, Need I read this chapter?

A. He asked his teacher whether there was a need to read that chapter.

B. He asked his teacher whether he needed to read this chapter.

C. He asked his teacher if it was necessary to read this chapter.

D. He asked his teacher if he had to read that chapter.

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4

Gavaskar said, Bravo! Azhar, you have done well.

A. Gavaskar exclaimed with joy that Azhar had done well.

B. Gavaskar called Azhar and exclaimed that he had done well.

C. Gavaskar congratulated Azhar, saying that he had done well.

D. Gavaskar praised Azhar for his having done well.

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4

He said to the interviewer, Could you please repeat the question?

A. He requested the interviewer if he could please repeat the question

B. He requested the interviewer to repeat the question

C. He requested the interviewer to please repeat the question

D. He requested the interviewer the interviewer if he could repeat the question

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4

Mary said to Robert, Let him come, then we shall see.

A. Mary said to Robert that if he came, they would see him.

B. Mary told Robert that they shall see him if he came.

C. Mary told Robert that once he came, they would see him.

D. Mary told Robert that they would see him if he might come.

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4

I said to him, Will you go to Delhi?

A. I asked him will he go to Delhi.

B. I asked him if he would go to Delhi.

C. I said to him would you go to Delhi.

D. I said to him would he go to Delhi.

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4

Who now, they had asked, will listen to our troubles and protect us from the crocodiles ?

A. They had wanted to know who will now listen to their troubles and protect them from the crocodiles.

B. They wanted to know who will listen to their troubles and protect them from the crocodiles.

C. They had wanted to know who would listen to their troubles and protect them from the crocodiles.

D. They had wanted to know who then would listen to their troubles and protect them from the crocodiles.

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4

He said, Where shall I be this time next year?

A. He asked that where should he be that time next year.

B. He wondered where he should be that time the following year.

C. He contemplated where shall he be that time the following year.

D. He wondered where he would be that time the following year.

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4

He exclaimed with joy that their team had won the tournament.

A. He exclaimed, Hurrah ! Our team has won the tournament !

B. He said, Our team has won the tournament.

C. He said, Wow ! Our team won the tournament.

D. He said, Our team won the tournament.

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4

The lady asked me how my uncle was.

A. The lady said to me, How is your uncle?

B. The lady said to me, How was your uncle?

C. The lady asked me, How is your uncle doing?

D. The lady asked me, How has your uncle been?

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4

Please dont go away, she said.

A. She said to please her and not go away.

B. She told me not to go away.

C. She begged that I not go away.

D. She begged me not to go away.

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4

He said, Honesty is the best policy.

A. He said that honesty has been the best policy.

B. He said that honesty is the best policy.

C. He said that honesty had been the best policy.

D. He said that honesty was the best policy.

What is the correct answer?

4

He said, May God Grant her peace!

A. He prayed that God might grant her peace

B. He ordered that God might grant her peace

C. He prayed that God may grant me peace.

D. He told that God may grant me peace.

What is the correct answer?

4

He said, I have read this novel.

A. He said that he had read that novel.

B. He said that he had read this novel.

C. He said that he read that novel.

D. He said that he has read this novel.

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4

Moti asked Gangu whether the latter was in his senses.

A. Gangu, are you in your senses ? asked Moti.

B. Are you senseless, Gangu ? asked Moti.

C. Hey Gangu, are you in your senses now ? asked Moti.

D. Gangu, have you lost your senses ? asked Moti.

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4

He said to her, Are you coming to the party?

A. He asked her whether she was coming to the party.

B. He told her if she was coming to the party.

C. He asked her if she will be coming to the party.

D. He asked her if she will be coming to the party.

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4

Come home early, said Mr Mathew to his clerk.

A. Mr Mathew asked his clerk to be home early.

B. Mr Mathew told his clerk to come home as early as possible.

C. Mr Mathew requested his clerk to come home a little early.

D. Mr Mathew ordered his clerk to come home early.

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4

I said to him, Why are you working so hard?

A. I asked him why was he working so hard

B. I asked him why he had been working so hard

C. I asked him why he was working so hard

D. I asked him why had he been working so hard

What is the correct answer?

4

I said to my brother, Let us go to some hill station for a change.

A. I asked my brother to go to some hill station for a change.

B. I asked my brother if he would go to some hill station for a change.

C. I permitted my brother to go to some hill station for a change.

D. I suggested to my brother that we should go to some hill station for a change.

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4

He said, What a beautiful scene!

A. He said that what a beautiful scene it was.

B. He wondered that it was a beautiful scene.

C. He exclaimed what a beautiful scene it was.

D. He exclaimed that it was a very beautiful scene.

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4

He said, Can you sing? And I said, No.

A. He asked me that could I sing and I refused.

B. He asked me if I could sing and I said that I couldnt.

C. I denied, when he asked me if I could sing.

D. He asked me if I could sing and I said no.