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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 must go next week.

A. He said that he must go next week.

B. He said that he must go the following week.

C. He said that he would have to go the following week.

D. He said that he was to go the following week.

Correct Answer :

C. He said that he would have to go the following week.


Related Questions

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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, Water is essential for life.

A. Water is essential for life was said by me.

B. I told that water was essential for life.

C. I exclaimed that water was essential for life.

D. I said that water is essential for life.

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4

The teacher said, Be quiet, boys.

A. The teacher said that the boys should be quiet.

B. The teacher called the boys and ordered them to the quiet.

C. The teacher urged the boys to be quiet.

D. The teacher commanded the boys that they be quiet.

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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

Everybody says, How well she sings !

A. Everybody comments that she sings well.

B. Everybody says that she sang well.

C. Everybody says how well she sings.

D. Everybody tells that she sang very well.

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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

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, Will you listen to such a man?

A. He asked them will you listen to such a man.

B. He asked them are you listening to such a man.

C. He asked them whether they would listen to such a man.

D. He asked them whether they will listen to such a man.

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4

The Captain said to his men, Stand at ease.

A. The Captain urged his men to stand at ease

B. The Captain wanted his men to stand at ease

C. The Captain told his men that they should stand at ease

D. The Captain commanded his men to stand at ease

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4

He said, The mice will play, when the cat is away.

A. He said that the mice will play when the cat is away.

B. He said that the mice would play when the cat was away.

C. He said that the mice would play when the cat would be away.

D. He said that the mice shall play, when the cat is away.

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4

Tania said to her friend, Can you lend me an umbrella?

A. Tania asked her friend to give her an umbrella.

B. Tania requested her friend to lend her an umbrella

C. Please give me an umbrella Tania requested her friend.

D. Will you lend me your umbrella, Tania asked her friend.

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4

I said to him,who teaches you English?

A. I asked him who was taught him English

B. I asked him who had taught him English

C. I asked him who taught me English

D. I asked him who taught him English

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4

He said to me, I grew these carrots myself.

A. He told me that he had grown those carrots himself.

B. He told me that he grew those carrots himself.

C. He told me I grew these carrots myself.

D. He told me that he grew these carrots himself.

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4

He said that we are all born to die.

A. He said, We are all born to die.

B. He said, We have all been born to die.

C. He exclaimed, We were all born to die.

D. He said, We were all born to die.

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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

Are you alone, my son? asked a soft voice close behind me.

A. A soft voice from my back asked if I was alone.

B. A soft voice said to me are you alone son.

C. A soft voice asked that what I was doing there alone.

D. A soft voice behind me asked if I was alone.

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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

The employer said to the workman, I cannot pay you higher wages.

A. The employer told the workman that he could not be paid higher wages.

B. The employer forbade the workman that he could not pay him higher wages.

C. The employer forbade the workman to pay higher wages.

D. The employer warned the workman that he cannot pay him higher wages.

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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.

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4

Iba said that she might go home the next day with her sister.

A. Iba said, I can go home tomorrow with my sister.

B. Iba said, I may just go home tomorrow with my sister.

C. Iba said, I could go home tomorrow with my sister.

D. Iba said, I will go home tomorrow with my sister.

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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

She said, Good bye Ramesh.

A. She bade Ramesh good bye.

B. She bade to Ramesh good bye.

C. She bids Ramesh good bye.

D. She had bade Ramesh good bye.

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4

Pinki said to Gaurav, will you help me in my work just now

A. Pinki asked Gaurav if he would help her in her work just then.

B. Pinki questioned to Gaurav that will you help me in my work just now.

C. Pinki told Gaurav whether he will help her in her work just now.

D. Pinki asked to Gaurav that will he help her in her work just now.

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4

He says that he is very sorry.

A. He said. He is very sorry

B. He told me. I felt sorry

C. He says, I am very sorry

D. He said. He was very sorry

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4

He said that he intended to leave for Surat that night.

A. I intend to leave for Surat that night, he said.

B. I intend to left for Surat that night, he said.

C. I intended to leave for Surat tonight, he said.

D. I intend to leave for Surat tonight, he said.

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4

She asked me if I was going to college.

A. She asked to me, Was I going to college?

B. She asked me, Will you go to college?

C. Said, Am I going to college?

D. She said to me. Are you going to college?

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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

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

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

The sage said, God helps those who help themselves

A. The sage said that God helps those who help themselves.

B. The sage said that God helped those whose helped themselves.

C. The sage said that God helps those who helped themselves.

D. The rage said God will help those who will help themselves.