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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

Sarita said to me, I will do it now or never.

A. Sarita told me that I would do it then or never.

B. Sarita told me that she would do it now or never.

C. Sarita told me tht she will do that now or never.

D. Sarita told me that she would do it then or never.

Correct Answer :

D. Sarita told me that she would do it then or never.


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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 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 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

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

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

He said, If I had the tools I could mend the car.

A. He said that if he had the tools he could mend the car.

B. He tells that he had the tools he could mend the car.

C. He told he could mend the car.

D. He said I could mend the car if I have the tools.

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4

Anne said, It is time to leave for the meeting.

A. Anne said that it was time to leave for the meeting.

B. Anne said its time to leave for the meeting.

C. Anne told that it is time to leave for the meeting.

D. Anne said that it was time for the meeting.

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4

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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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

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

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, 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

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 to me, I have often told you not to play with fire.

A. He said that he has often been telling me not to play with fire

B. He told me that he had often told me not to play with fire

C. He remained me that he had often told me not to play with fire

D. He said to me that he often told me not to play with fire

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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

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, 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

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

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

Sarita said to me, I will do it now or never.

A. Sarita told me that I would do it then or never.

B. Sarita told me that she would do it now or never.

C. Sarita told me tht she will do that now or never.

D. Sarita told me that she would do it then or never.

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4

Mrs. Shankar said, I know what it is to be depressed.

A. Mrs. Shankar is depressed she said.

B. Mrs. Shankar said that she was knowing what it was to be depressed.

C. Mrs. Shankar said that she knew what it was to be depressed.

D. Mrs. Shankar knows what it is to be depressed.

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4

My friend said to me, Has your father returned from Calcutta?

A. My friend said to me that my father has returned form Calcutta.

B. My friend asked me if my father had returned from Calcutta.

C. My friend told me that his father has returned from Calcutta.

D. My friend enquired me if his father has returned from Calcutta.

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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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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.