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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

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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.

Correct Answer :

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


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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.

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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

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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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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

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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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

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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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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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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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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Ram says to me You are smart.

A. Ram tells me that I am smart.

B. Ram tells me that he is smart.

C. Ram tells me that he was smart.

D. Ram tells me that I shall be smart.

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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, 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

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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He said, I was doing it.

A. He said that he did it.

B. He said that he has done it.

C. He said that he had done it.

D. He said that he had been doing it.

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She said to the children, You mustnt play with fire.

A. She told the children they mustnt play with fire.

B. She told the children they are not to play with fire.

C. She told the children they were not to play with fire.

D. She told the children not to play with fire.

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

A. He wanted to know what time the offices close.

B. He asked me what time did the offices close.

C. He asked me what time the offices close .

D. He asked me what time the offices did close.Practice Exercise

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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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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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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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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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Manna asked Rohan, Have you sat in a trolley bus before?

A. Manna asked Rohan whether he had sat in a trolley bus earlier.

B. Manna asked Rohan had he sat in a trolley bus before.

C. Manna asked Rohan if he sat on a trolley bus before.

D. Manna asked Rohan if he has ever sat in a trolley bus

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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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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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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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He said to her, Dont read so fast.

A. He told her not to read so fast.

B. He advised her dont read so fast.

C. He requested her not to read so fast.

D. He ordered her not to read so fast.

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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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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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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?