ENGLISH QUIZ ( DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH)

1.   
My cousing
said,”My room-mate snored throughout the night.”
[A]MY cousin said that her room-mate had snored through
the night.
[B]My cousin told me that her room-mate snored
throughout the night
[C]My cousin complained to me that her room-mate
is snoring throughout the night.
[D]My cousin felt that her room-mate may be
snoring throughout the night.


2.   
He said, “The
mice will play, when the cat is away.”
[A]He said that the mice will play when the cat
is away.
[B]He said that the mice would play when the cat
was away
[C]He said that the mice would play when the cat
would be away
[D]He said that the mice shall play, when the
cat is away.

3.   
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.

4.   
The teacher said,
“Be quiet 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.

5.   
Pinki said to
Gaurav, “Will you help me in my work just now ?”
[A]Pinki asked Gaurav if he would help her in
her work just then.
[B]Pinki questioned to Gaurav that will you help
me in my work just now.
[C]Pinki told Gaurav whether he will help her in
her work just now.
[D]Pinki asked to Gaurav that will he help her
in her work just now.

6.   
“Are you
alone, my son?” asked a soft voice close behind me.
[A]A soft voice from my back asked if I was alone.
[B]A soft voice said to me are you alone son.
[C]A soft voice asked that I was doing there
alone.
[D]A soft voice behind me asked if I was alone.

7.   
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 from 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.

8.   
He asked his
teacher, “Need I read this chapter?”
[A]He asked his teacher whether there was a need
to read that chapter.
[B]He asked his teacher whether he needed to
read this chapter.
[C]He asked his teacher if it was necessary to
read this chapter.
[D]He asked his teacher if he had to read that
chapter

9.   
Rajan said, “O
that I were a child again !”
[A]Rajan exclaimed with wonder that he was a
child again.
[B]Rajan wondered that were he a child again.
[C]Rajan stongly wished that he had been a child
again.
[D]Rajan prayed that he were a child again.

10.  Gavaskar said, “Bravo!Azhar, you have done
well.”
[A]Gavaskar exclaimed with joy that Azhar had
done well.
[B]Gavaskar called Azhar and exclaimed that he
had done well.
[C]Gavaskar congratulated Azhar, saying that he
had done well.
[D]Gavaskar praised Azhar for his having done
well.
ANSWERS:
1.
A
2.
A
3.
A
4.
C
5.
A
6.
D
7.
B
8.
D
9.
C
10.
C