Direct and indirect speech: Interrogative sentences Exercises

 

Choose the right option in the following MCQs. After completing the exercise click on "Check all answers" to know the right answers with assessment.

1. He said , "may I come in?"

He asked if he might come in.
He asked whether he can come in.
He asked that he might come in.

2. She said to me, "What are you doing here?"

She asked me whether I was doing there.
She asked me if I was doing there.
She asked me what I was doing there.

3. He said to him, "Will you take English lessons?"

He asked him if he shall take English lessons.
He asked him if he would take English lessons.
He asked him if he will take English lessons.

4. Pip said to me, "May I ask you what is your name?"

Pip asked me if he might ask for my name.
Pip said to me if he might ask for my name.
Pip asked me that he might ask for my name.

5. You said, "Can I handle this?"

You asked if you could handle this.
You asked whether you can handle that.
You asked if you could handle that.

6. Lawyer said to his client, "Are you satisfied with my pleading now?"

Lawyer asked his client if he was satisfied with his pleading then.
Lawyer asked his client if he is satisfied with his pleading then
Lawyer asked his client if he was being satisfied with his pleading then

7. She said, "Didn't I tell you not to go there?"

She asked if she didn't told him not to go there.
She asked whether she hadn't told him not to go there.
She asked if she didn't tell him not to go there.

8. You said to me, "What is your name?"

You asked me what was my name.
You asked me what is my name.
You asked me that what was my name.

9. He said to me, "Have you completed your home work?"

He said whether I have completed my home work.
He said whether I had completed my home work.
He said whether I had completed home work.

10. She said to him, "May I ask you something?"

She asked if she might asked him something.
She asked if she may ask him something.
She asked if she might ask him something.

 

Assessment


5 Correct answers: Poor
7 Correct answers: Good
10. Correct answers: Excellent

If you are Good or Excellent then go on to next chapter.

If you are Poor go to the Interrogative Narrations page and read and practice it again.

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