Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

*Directions—In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

"They are late", she has already told us.

She told us that they are already late

She told us that they late already

She has already told us (that) they are late 

She has already been telling us that they are late 

QUESTION 2

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

They told us that they had waited at the station for a long time.

They told us, "We waited at the station for a long time".

They told us, " We had been waiting at the station for a long time ".

They told us, " We are waiting at the station for a long time ".

They told us , " We wait at the station for a long time ".

QUESTION 3

Directions—In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

The teacher saide to his student, " Do you have any excuse for coming late to the school, todey ?"

The teacher asked his student whether he had any excuse for coming late to the school that day ?

The teacher asked his student whether he had any excuse for coming late to the school that day ?

The teacher asked his student whether he did have any excuse for coming late to the school that dey ?

The teacher asked his student whether he has any excuse for coming late to the school that dey ?

QUESTION 4

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

She said, " Satish sang ". 

She said that Satish had sung.

She said that Satish has sung

She said that Satish had been sung

She said that Satish has been sung

QUESTION 5

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

I said to you, " He should not be trusted. "

I said to you do not trust him .

I told you that he cannot be trusted.

I tell you he shall not be trusted

I told you that he should not be trusted.

QUESTION 6

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

He said, " She had been weeping for an hour " 

He says that she was weeping for an hour.

He said she was weeping for an hour.

He said that she was weeping for an hour.

He said that she had been weeping for an hour

QUESTION 7

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

Robin said the Peg, "Are you listening? Don' t be thick

Robin asked Peg if he was listening and advised him not to be thick

Robin told Peg to listen to him and not to be thick.

Peg was asked to listen to Robin and not to be thick.

Robin invited Peg to listen and not to be thick.

QUESTION 8

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

Ram said, " Honesty is the best policy. "

Ram told that honesty was the best policy

Ram said that honesty has been the b est policy

Ram told that honesty has the best policy

Ram said that honesty is the best policy

QUESTION 9

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

The girl in the red dress said to me, " Where is the film studio?"

The girl in the red dress inquried me, where the film studio is.

The girl in the red dress asked me, where is the film studio.

The girl in the red dress asked me where is the film studio is.

The girl in the red dress asked me where the film studio was.

QUESTION 10

Directions— In these questions  a  sentence has been given in Direct speech/Indirect speech.  Out of the four alternatives suggested,  select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect speech/Direct speech.

I said to him, " When did your school close? "

I asked him when his school closed 

I asked him when his school was closed

I asked him if when his school had closed

I asked him when his school had closed