Which best expressed the same sentence in Indirect/Direct :

Directions: In the following Ten Questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expressed the same sentence in Indirect/Direct and mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. He said, “I have been studying in this college for two years.”
    (a) He said he studied in that college for two years.
    (b) He said he had studied in that college for two years.
    (c) He said for two years he studied in that college.
    (d) He said that he had been studying in that college for two years.
  2. Mary said to Simon, “Sharon and Peter are getting engaged next month.”
    (a) Mary told Simon that Sharon and Peter will be getting engaged next month.
    (b) Mary told Simon that Sharon and Peter was getting engaged next month.
    (c) Mary told Simon that Sharon and Peter were getting engaged next month.
    (d) mary told Simon that Sharon and peter are getting engaged next month.
  3. I said to my friend, “Can you pick me up after work?”
    (a) I told my friend to pick me up after work.
    (b) I told my friend if I could pick him up after work.
    (c) I asked my friend if he can pick me up after work.
    (d) I asked my friend if he could pick me up after work.
  4. Suman said to me, “Did you enjoy the Olympic Games in London?”
    (a) Suman asked me if I enjoyed the Olympic Games in London.
    (b) Suman asked me if I was enjoyed the Olympic Games in London.
    (c) Suman asked me if I had enjoyed the Olympic Games in London.
    (d) Suman asked me did I enjoy the Olympic in London.
  5. My friend told me, “This is not a good book to read,”
    (a) My friend told me that that was not a good book to read.
    (b) My friend told me that that is not a good book to read.
    (c) My friend told be that that will not be a good book to read.
    (d) My friend told me that this was not a good book to read.
  6. Dhanya complained, “I am losing weight steadily.”
    (a) Dhanya complains that she is losing weight steadily.
    (b) Dhanya complained that she is losing weight steadily.
    (c) Dhanya complains that she was losing weight steadily.
    (d) Dhanya complained that she was losing weight steadily.
  7. My mother said, “You have been sleeping for twelve hours.”
    (a) My mother said that I have been sleeping for twelve hours.
    (b) My mother said that I was sleeping for twelve hours.
    (c) My mother said that I had been sleeping for twelve hours.
    (d) My mother said that she had been sleeping for twelve hours.
  8. Rajan said to Urvashi, “I’m going to Kashmir tomorrow.”
    (a) Rajan told to Urvashi he was going to Kashmir the next day.
    (b) Rajan told Urvashi that he was going Kashmir the next day.
    (c) Rajan said Urvashi I am going to Kashmir tomorrow.
    (d) Rajan said to Urvashi that he was going to Kashmir tomorrow.
  9. She said to me, “Have you finished your work?”
    (a) She asked me if I had finished my work.
    (b) She asked me if I have finished my work.
    (c) She asked me if she had finished my work.
    (d) She asked me if she had finished her work.
  10. “Turn around,” he told her.
    (a) He told her turn around.
    (b) He asked her to turn around.
    (c) He asked to her to turn around.
    (d) He asked turn around.
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 8th February 2016 in English.
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