Direct and Indirect Speech Questions - 1

Direction (Q 1 - Q 23): Choose the Suitable Direct Speech
He says he likes going to the seaside
  • He said, “I am liking to go to the seaside”
  • He said, “I like to go to the seaside”
  • He says, “I like going to the seaside”
  • He says, “I liked going to the seaside”
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My father told me that we could go for a picnic if it was fine.
  • My father informed me, “You may go for a picnic if it is fine”
  • My father has said to me, “You have to go for a picnic if it is fine”
  • My father told me, “You could go for a picnic if it was fine”
  • My father said to me, “You can go for a picnic if it is fine”
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You told me that you had been reading a very interesting book the previous day
  • You told me, “I was reading a very interesting book yesterday”
  • You said to me, “I was reading a very interesting book yesterday”
  • You stated, “I read a very interesting book yesterday”
  • You intimated, “I am reading a very interesting book yesterday”
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I wondered how many discoveries went unheeded
  • I said, “How many discoveries go unheeded?”
  • I stated, “How many discoveries go unheeded?”
  • I told, “How many discoveries went unheeded?”
  • I wondered, “How many discoveries went unheeded?”
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He asked you if he should give you some refreshing drink
  • He said, “Should I give you some refreshing drink”
  • He told, “A refreshing drink be given”
  • He said to you, “Should I give you some refreshing drink”
  • He said to you, “I shall give you a refreshing drink”
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He told his friend to let him go home
  • He said, “You go home now”
  • He said to his friend, “Let me go home now”
  • He told, “You can go home now”
  • He told his friend, “Go home”
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The steno-typist requested her boss to speak a bit slowly so that she could take the dictation accurately
  • The steno-typist told her boss, “Speak slowly so that I take dictation accurately”
  • The steno-typist said, “Speak slowly so that I am taking dictation accurately”
  • The steno-typist requested her boss, “Slowly speak so that I can take dictation accurately”
  • The steno-typist said to her boss, “Please speak a bit slowly so that I can take the dictation accurately”
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The servant told me that the refrigerator had arrived and asked me where it was to be put
  • The servant told me, “The refrigerator was arriving where it is being put?”
  • The servant said to me, “The refrigerator has arrived. Where it is to be put?”
  • The servant said, “The refrigerator is arriving. It is to be put where?”
  • The servant said, “The refrigerator has just arrived. In which place it was to be put?”
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I prayed that his brother might soon recover
  • I told, “Your brother may soon recover”
  • I said, “May your brother soon recover”
  • I said, “Your brother might soon recover”
  • I said, “Might your brother soon recover”
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He exclaimed sorrowfully that his wife was dead
  • He said, “Alas, my wife is dead!”
  • He cried, “Alas, his wife was dead!”
  • He wept, “Alas, my wife was dead!”
  • He shouted, “Alas, my wife has been dead!”
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