English Quiz (direct/indirect ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

Directions(Q.1-10): A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect form. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form and mark you answer in the Answer-Sheet. 

Q1. He said to us, “Why are you all sitting about there doing nothing?
(a) He asked us why are we all sitting about there doing nothing  
(b) He asked us why we are all sitting about there doing nothing 
(c) He asked us why we were all sitting about there doing nothing
(d) He asked us why were we all sitting about there doing nothing  

Q2. He said to her, “Are you coming to the party?”
(a) He asked her whether she was coming to the party  
(b) He told her if she was coming to the party
(c) He asked her if she was coming to the party
(d) He asked her if she will be coming to the party 

Q3. The sage said, “God helps those who help themselves”.
(a) The sage said that God helps those who help themselves  
(b) The sage said that God helped those whose helped themselves 
(c) The sage said that God helps those who helped themselves 
(d) The sage said that God helped those who help themselves 
Q4. “Please don’t go to 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 
Q5. He said, “I clean my teeth twice a day.”
(a) He said that he cleaned his teeth twice a day  
(b) He said that he cleans his teeth twice a day 
(c) He said that he used to clean his teeth twice a day 
(d) He said that he is used to cleaning his teeth twice a day.
Q6. He said to them, “Don’t make a noise.”
(a) He told them that don’t make a noise  
(b) He told them not to make noise 
(c) He told them not to make a noise 
(d) He asked them not to make a noise 
Q7. The teacher said, “Be quite, boys.”
(a) The teacher said that they boys should be quiet  
(b)  The teacher called the boys and ordered them to be quiet 
(c) The teacher urged the boys to be quiet 
(d) The teacher commanded the boys that they be quiet 
Q8. My friend said to me, “Has your father returned from Calcutta?”
(a) My friend said to me that my father has returned from Calcutta  
(b) My friend asked me if my father had returned from Calcutta 
(c) My friend told me that his father had returned from Calcutta 
(d) My friend enquired me if his father had returned from Calcutta 
Q9. 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 next 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

Q10. Rajesh said, “I bought a car yesterday.”
(a) Rajesh said that I have bought a car the previous day
(b) Rajesh told that he had bought a car yesterday 
(c) Rajesh said that he bought a car the previous day
(d) Rajesh said that he had bought a car the previous day.

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