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Indirect/Direct Speech Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams and it is just round the corner. 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 CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now 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 Tricky Indirect/Direct Speech Questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.


Directions (1-15): 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 student, ‘Post this letter at once’.  
(a) The professor ordered the student to post that letter at once.
(b) The professor ordered the student to post this letter at once.
(c) The professor asked the student to post this letter as soon as possible.
(d) The professor asked the student to post that letter as soon as possible.


Q2. Dia said to Pari, “Do you like oranges?”
(a) Dia asked Pari that did she like oranges.
(b) Dia asked Pari if she likes oranges.
(c) Dia asked Pari that whether she liked oranges.
(d) Dia asked Pari if she liked oranges.

Q3. The injured old man exclaimed, ‘Will none of you help me?’
(a) The injured old man exclaimed whether none of them would help him.
(b) The injured old man exclaimed if none of them would help him.
(c) The injured old man said that could anyone of them help him.
(d) The injured old man cried if none of them would help him.

Q4. Has anyone from our team answered your question?
(a) Did someone from our team answer to your question?
(b) Is your question been answered by someone from our team?
(c) Has your question been answered by anyone from our team?
(d) have your question been answered by anyone from our team?

Q5. ‘Are you coming with us?’ Isha asked Nishi.
(a) Isha asked Nisha whether she would be going with them.
(b) Isha asked Nisha if she was going with them.
(c) Isha asked Nisha whether she would go with them.
(d) Isha asked Nisha whether she would come with us.

Q6. I said to my sister, “Where were you this evening?”
(a) I asked my sister where she was that evening.
(b) I asked my sister where she had been that evening.
(c) I asked my sister where she was this evening.
(d) I asked my sister where she has been that evening.

Q7. Mother said to you, “When will you start from Pune?”
(a) Mother asked you when you would start from Pune.
(b) Mother asked you when you will start from Pune.
(c) Mother asked you when you will be starting from Pune.
(d) Mother asked you when you will have started from Pune.

Q8. Bunty said, “I have done my class work”.
(a) Bunty said, he had done his class work.
(b) Bunty said that he had done his class work.
(c) Bunty was saying, he has done his class work.
(d) Bunty said that he did his class work.

Q9. Amit said to the gardener, “Did you find the ring anywhere?”
(a) Amit asked the gardener that whether he had found the ring anywhere.
(b) Amit asked the gardener that if he did find the ring anywhere.
(c) Amit asked the gardener that if he did find the ring somewhere.
(d) Amit asked the gardener if he had found the ring anywhere.

Q10. Anita said, “I bought a phone yesterday”.
(a) Anita said she had bought a phone the day before.
(b) Anita said that she had bought a phone the day before.
(c) Anita said she has bought a phone the day before.
(d) Anita said she has bought a phone yesterday.

Q11. Mother said, “Lie down, Arjun.”
(a) Mother told lie down Arjun.
(b) Mother told Arjun for lying down.
(c) Mother asked Arjun to lie down.
(d) Mother asked Arjun to be lied down.

Q12. Teacher said to children, “Have you prepared well for the finals?”
(a) Teacher asked the children whether they have prepared well for the finals.
(b) Teacher asked the children whether they have been preparing well for the finals.
(c) Teacher asked the children if they did prepare well for the finals.
(d) Teacher asked the children if they had prepared well for the finals.

Q13. Anil says, “I am glad to be here this morning”.
(a) Anil says he is glad to be there that morning.
(b) Anil says that he is glad to be there that morning.
(c) Anil was saying that he was glad to be there this morning.
(d) Anil says that he was glad to be here this morning.

Q14. “O, what a beautiful lake that is!” said she.
(a) She exclaimed joyfully that that was a very beautiful lake.
(b) She exclaimed joyfully it was a very beautiful lake.
(c) She exclaimed joyfully that was a very beautiful lake.
(d) She exclaimed joyfully that it was a very beautiful lake.

Q15. The professor told the class, “Ice floats on water”.
(a) The professor told the class that, that ice floats on water.
(b) The professor told the class ice floats on water.
(c) The professor told the class that ice floats on water.
(d) The professor told the class how ice floats on water.




 

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