Exercise

Exercise 1

Directions to Solve
In the questions below the sentences have been given in Direct/Indirect speech. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Question 11 :

He exclaimed with joy that India had won the Sahara Cup.


A). He said, "India has won the Sahara Cup"
B). He said, "India won the Sahara Cup"
C). He said, "How! India will win the Sahara Cup"
D). He said, "Hurrah! India has won the Sahara Cup"
Answer : Option D

Question 12 :

The little girl said to her mother, "Did the sun rise in the East?"


A). The little girl said to her mother that the sun rose in the East.
B). The little girl asked her mother if the sun rose in the East.
C). The little girl said to her mother if the sun rises in the East.
D). The little girl asked her mother if the sun is in the East.
Answer : Option B

Question 13 :

The man said, "No, I refused to confers guilt."


A). The man emphatically refused to confers guilt.
B). The man refused to confers his guilt.
C). The man told that he did not confers guilt.
D). The man was stubborn enough to confers guilt.
Answer : Option A

Question 14 :

Nita ordered her servant to bring her cup of tea.


A). Nita told her servant, "Bring a cup of tea."
B). Nita said, "Bring me a cup of tea."
C). Nita said to her servant, "Bring me a cup of tea."
D). Nita told her servant, "Bring her that cup of tea."
Answer : Option C

Question 15 :

My cousin said, "My room-mate had snored throughout the night."


A). my cousin said that her room-mate snored throughout 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.
Answer : Option A