English Quiz For SSC MAINS Exam: DIRECT/INDIRECT

Directions
(1-15): 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 your answer in the Answer-Sheet.
Q1. Rahim
said, “I will watch a horror movie tonight”.
(a) Rahim
said that he will watch a horror movie tonight.
(b) Rahim
said that he would watch a horror movie tonight.
(c) Rahim
said that he would watch a horror movie that night.
(d) Rahim
said that he should watch a horror movie tonight.


Q2. Manu said, “I am busy now”.

(a) Manu
said that he was busy then.
(b) Manu
said that he is busy now.
(c) Manu
said that he was busy now.
(d) Manu
told that he was busy now.
Q3. He said
to me, “where are you going?”
(a) He told
me where I was going.
(b) He asked
me where I was going.
(c) He told
to me where he was going.
(d) He asked
him where was he going?

Q4. He said, “Please give me another chance”.
(a) He
requested him to give another chance.
(b) He
requested them to give another chance.
(c) He requested
them to have been given another chance.
(d) He
requested that another chance should be given to him.
Q5. Gita
said, “This is my book”.
(a) Gita
said that this is her book.
(b) Gita
told that this was her book.
(c) Gita
said that it was her book.
(d) Gita
said that this was her book.
Q6. He said
to me, “I am sorry to hear that you have lost your dog.”
(a) He told
me I was sorry I had lost my dog.
(b) He was
sorry I had lost the dog.
(c) He
comforted me on the death of my dog.
(d) He
sympathized with me on hearing I had lost my dog.
Q7. He
replied, “I have promised to reward my servants.”
(a) He
replied that he had promised to reward my servants.
(b) He
promised that he would reward his servants.
(c) He
replied that he had promised to reward his servants.
(d) He had
promised that he would reward his servants.
Q8. “This is
the best book I’ve ever read,” the professor told the class.
(a) The
professor told the class that that was the best book they could ever read.
(b) The
professor told the class that that was the best book he would ever read.
(c) The
professor told the class that this was the best book he had ever read.
(d) The
professor told the class that it was the best book he had ever read.
Q9. “It is a
pleasure to do business with you”, He said
(a) He said
that it was a pleasure to do business with me.
(b) He said
that it is a pleasure to do business with you.
(c) He
conveyed the pleasure to do business with you.
(d) He
wondered at the pleasure to do business with you.
                                                                                                                                                                                               
Q10. The Colonel
said to the soldier, “Next month’ you will be promoted.”
(a) The
Colonel commanded the soldier that he must be promoted.
(b) The
Colonel told the soldier he would be promoted the following month.
(c) The
Colonel promised the soldier that he would promote him next month.
(d) The
Colonel said the soldier will be promoted the following month.
Q11. He said
to his friends, “Let us go out.”
(a) He
requested his friends to go out.
(b) He
proposed to his friends that they should go out.
(c) He
suggested that his friends should go out.
(d) He
proposed for his friends to go out.
Q12. The
teacher said, “The earth revolves round the sun.”
(a) The
teacher told that the earth had revolved round the sun.
(b) The
teacher said that the earth revolves round the sun.
(c) The
teacher informed that the earth revolved round the sun.
(d) The
teacher said that the earth has been revolving round the sun.
Q13. The boys are sure to say,
“We are going by ourselves.”
(a) The boys
will say that we are going by ourselves.
(b) The boys
will say that they were going by themselves.
(c) The boys
will say that they were going by themselves.
(d) The boys
will say that they would be going by themselves.
Q14. My
friend said to me, “Beware of cheats.”
(a) My
friend assured me to beware of cheats.
(b) My
friend told me to beware of cheats.
(c) My
friend warned me against cheats.
(d) My
friend asked me if I was beware of cheats.
Q15. Socrates said, “Virtue is
its own reward.”
(a) Socrates
said that virtue had its own rewards.
(b) Socrates
says that virtue is its own reward.
(c) Socrates
said that virtue is its own reward.
(d) Socrates
said that virtue was its own reward.




  

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