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Direct Indirect Speech PRACTICE SET 4 SOLVED in Hindi & English

Direct Indirect Speech  Practice Set 4 with solution in Hindi & English

1. The speaker said, “We have assembled to pay homage to our departed leader.”
A) The speaker declared they had assembled to pay homage to their departed leader.
B) The speaker said they assembled to pay homage to their departed leader.
C) The speaker said that they had assembled to pay homage to their departed leader.
D) The speaker told that they had assembled to pay homage to their departed leader.

2. “What a stupid fellow you are!” she remarked.
A) She exclaimed that what a stupid fellow he was.
B) She exclaimed that he was a very stupid fellow.
C) She exclaimed in disgust how he could be so stupid.
D) She asked him what a stupid fellow he was.

3. A student came to me and said, “Sir, I shall be obliged to you if you grant me three days’ leave. I have to go to my village to see my father.”
A) A student came to me and told me that if he will obliged if I grant him three days’ leave to go to his father in the village.
B) A student came to me and told to respectfully grant him three days’ leave as he had to see his father in the village.
C) A student came to me and respectfully said that he would be obliged to me if I granted him three day’s leave as he had to go to his village to see his father.
D) A student came to me and calling me Sir said that he would be obliged to me if I granted him three day’s leave as he had to go to his village to see his father.

4. She said to me, “What can I do for you, dear?”
A) She asked me what could she do for me.
B) She requested me to tell her what she could do.
C) She called me dear and asked what she could do for me.
D) She asked me affectionately what she could do for me.

5. Socrates said, “Virtue is its own reward.”
A) Socrates said that virtue had its own reward.
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.

6. He said, “Let me have some tea.”
A) He asked me to let him have some tea.
B) He told us to let him have some tea.
C) He wished that he might have some tea.
D) He wished that he will have some tea.

7. He said to the interviewer, “Could you please repeat the question?”
A) He requested the interviewer if he could please repeat the question.
B) He requested the interviewer to please repeat the question.
C) He requested the interviewer to repeat the question.
D) He requested the interviewer if he could repeat the question.

8. He said. “It used to be a lovely quiet street.”
A) He said that it used to be a lovely quiet street.
B) He pointed out that it had used to be a lovely quiet street.
C) He said that that it was used to be a lovely quiet street.
D) He inquired whether there was a lovely quiet street.

9. The Prime Minister said that no one would be allowed to disturb the peace.
A) The Prime Minister said, “We shall not allow anyone to disturb the peace.”
B) The Prime Minister said, “We would not allow no one to disturb the peace.”
C) The Prime Minister said, “No one will disturb the peace.”
D) The Prime Minister said, “No one can disturb the peace.”

10.“What about going for a swim?” he said, “It’s quite fine now.”
A) He asked me what about going for swimming as it was quite fine then.
B) He proposed going for a swim as it was quite fine.
C) He suggested going for a swim as it was quite fine then.
D) He advised me to go for a swim as it was quite fine.

Answer Key

1.    C 2.   B 3.   C 4.   D 5.   C 6.   A 7.   C 8.   A 9.   A 10.  C

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