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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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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

Correct Answer :

C. Rajan strongly wished that he had been 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

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.

What is the correct answer?

4

He said to me, Where is the post office?

A. He wanted to know where the post office was.

B. He asked me that where the post office was.

C. He asked me where the post office was.

D. He asked me where was the post office.

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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 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

Phila ordered her brother to turn down the television and let her work in peace.

A. Phila said to her brother, Turned down the television and let me do my work in peace.

B. Phila said to her brother, Turn down the television to let me do my work in peace.

C. Phila said to her brother, Turn down the television that let me do my work in peace.

D. Phila said to her brother, Turn down the television and let me work in peace.

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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

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

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

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

The old man said that he would soon be leaving the world.

A. The old man said, I am going to leave the world soon.

B. The old man said, I shall soon be leaving the world.

C. The old man said, I would soon leave the world.

D. The old man said, I am soon leaving the world.

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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

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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4

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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4

My cousin said, My room-mate snored throughout the night.

A. My cousin said that her room-mate had snored throughout the night.

B. My cousin told me that her room-mate snored throughout the right.

C. My cousin complained to me that her room-mate is snoring throughout the night.

D. My cousin felt that her room-mate may be snoring throughout the night.

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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 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

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

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

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.

What is the correct answer?

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

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

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

I dont know the way. Do you? he asked.

A. He said that he didnt know the way and did I know it.

B. He told that he was not knowing the way, but wondered if I knew.

C. He said that he didnt know the way and asked me if I did.

D. He asked me if I knew the way which he didnt.

What is the correct answer?

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

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

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.

What is the correct answer?

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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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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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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.