Direct Indirect Speech Questions For SSC CHSL 2018

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Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Direct Indirect Speech Questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn Important Grammar rules effectively is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.


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


Q1. The professor said to the students, ‘Do not make a noise.’
(a) The professor forbade the students from making a noise.
(b) The professor said to the students not to make a noise.
(c) The professor forbade the students saying they should not be making a noise.
(d) The professor tells the students to not to make a noise.

Q2. Abhay said, “I will go to Surat tomorrow”.
(a) Abhay said that he would go to Surat the next day.
(b) Abhay said he would go to Surat tomorrow.
(c) Abhay said he will be going to Surat the next day.
(d) Abhay said that he would go to Surat tomorrow.


Q3. ‘Do you have anything to tell me, little princess?’ asked the king.
(a) The king ask the little princess if she have anything to tell him.
(b) The king asked the little princess that if she has anything to tell him.
(c) The king said to the little princess if she had anything to say to him.
(d) The king asked the little princess whether she had anything to tell him.

Q4. Veer said, “I was playing football”.
(a) Veer said he had been playing football.
(b) Veer said he was playing football.
(c) Veer said that, that he was playing football.
(d) Veer said that he had been playing football.

Q5. ‘What do you want?’ Sheila asked Rohan.
(a) Sheila asked Rohan what do you want.
(b) Sheila asked Rohan what he wanted.
(c) Sheila asked Rohan what does he want.
(d) Sheila asked Rohan what he wants.


Q6. Smita says, “I like chocolates”.
(a) Smita said she like chocolates.
(b) Smita says that she likes chocolates.
(c) Smita says she likes chocolates.
(d) Smita says that, that she likes chocolates.

Q7. The Director said, “Can you dance?” and she said, “No”.
(a) The Director asked her if she could dance and she said that the couldn’t.
(b) The Director asked her if she could do the dance and she said that she can’t.
(c) The Director inquired her if she can dance and she said that she can’t.
(d) The Director asked her if she can dance and she said that she can’t.

Q8. Jyoti said to her sister, “The RBI is India’s central bank”.
(a) Jyoti told her sister the RBI was India’s central bank.
(b) Jyoti told her sister that the RBI was India’s central bank.
(c) Jyoti told her sister that the RBI is India’s central bank.
(d) Jyoti told her sister the RBI is India’s central bank.


Q9. “I’m off to the games. Where are you going?”
(a) He said he would be off to the games and wanted to know where I was going.
(b) He said he was going off to the games and wanted to know where I was planning to go.
(c) He said he is going off to the games and asked me where I was planning to go
(d) He said that he was off to the games and wanted to know where I was going.

Q10. The professor said to Suraj, “Who were you waiting for?”
(a) The professor asked Suraj who he was waiting for.
(b) The professor asked Suraj who he had been waiting for.
(c) The professor inquired with Suraj who he was waiting for.
(d) The professor asked Suraj who he has been waiting for.


Q11. I said, “My grand-father snored throughout the night”.
(a) I said my grand-father had snored throughout the night.
(b) I said that my grand-father snored throughout the night.
(c) I said that my grand-father had snored throughout the night.
(d) I said that my grand-father had been snoring throughout the night.


Q12. The client said to the ticket-seller, “At what time the counters close?”
(a) The client asked the ticket-seller at what time the counters closed.
(b) The client asked the ticket-seller at what time did the counters always close.
(c) The client said to the ticket-seller at what time the counters close.
(d) The client inquired to the ticket-seller at what time the counters usually close.

Q13. Sarah answered, “The photographs are under the drawer”.
(a) Sarah answered the photographs are under the drawer.
(b) Sarah answered that, that the photographs are under the drawer.
(c) Sarah answered the photographs were under the drawer.
(d) Sarah answered that the photographs were under the drawer.

Q14. “Is anyone there?” Reema asked.
(a) Reema asked if someone were there.
(b) Reema asked whether anyone was being there.
(c) Reema asked if anyone was there.
(d) Reema asked if anyone was here.

Q15. He said, “I bought an iPhone 6 yesterday”.
(a) He said that he had bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.
(b) He said he bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.
(c) He said that he has bought an iPhone 6 yesterday.
(d) He exclaimed, an iPhone 6 has been bought by him yesterday.

 

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