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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?

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He said, May God grant peace to the departed soul

A. He wished by God to grant peace to the departed soul.

B. He wished that God may grant peace to the departed soul.

C. He prayed that might God grant peace to the departed soul.

D. He prayed that God would grant peace to the departed soul.

Correct Answer :

D. He prayed that God would grant peace to the departed soul.


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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

You will say, I am ill.

A. You would say that you are ill.

B. You would say that you were ill.

C. You will say that you are ill.

D. You will say that you were ill.

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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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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

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, 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

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

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

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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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.

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4

Mohan said to me, Do not tell a lie.

A. Mohan forbade me not to tell a lie.

B. Mohan advised me not to tell a lie.

C. Mohan ordered me to tell a lie.

D. Mohan advised me to tell a lie.

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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.

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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.

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4

The teacher said to him, Is not poverty a curse?

A. The teacher asked him was poverty not a curse.

B. The teacher asked him whether poverty is not a curse.

C. The teacher asked him is poverty not a curse

D. The teacher asked him if poverty was not a curse

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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 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.

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4

He said, I clean my teeth twice a day.

A. He said that he cleaned his teeth twice a day.

B. He said that he cleans his teeth twice a day.

C. He said that he used to clean his teeth twice a day.

D. He said that he is used to cleaning his teeth twice a day.

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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

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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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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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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Daman says, Priya is working in Ahmedabad.

A. Daman says that Priya is working in Ahmedabad.

B. Daman say that Priya was working in Ahmedabad.

C. Daman said that Priya was working in Ahmedabad.

D. Daman said that Priya works in Ahmedabad.

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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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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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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.

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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 to his servant, Why are you so lazy today?

A. He asked his servant why he was so lazy that day.

B. He asked his servant why he had been so lazy that day.

C. He asked his servant why he was being so lazy that day.

D. He asked his servant why was he so lazy that day.

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The prisoner enquired if a lawyer had been arranged for him.

A. The prisoner enquired, Had a lawyer been arranged for me?

B. The prisoner asked, Has a lawyer been arranged for me?

C. The prisoner enquired, Is there a lawyer for me?

D. The prisoner said, Have you arranged a lawyer for me?

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His father said that it was time he visited his uncle.

A. It is time you visit your uncle, said his father.

B. It was time you visited your uncle, said his father.

C. It is time you visited my uncle, said his father

D. It is time you visited your uncle, said his father.