Direct and indirect speech: Introduction 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. What is reporting speech?

quoted Clause
unquoted clause
none of them

2. What is reported speech?

quoted Clause
unquoted clause
none of them

3. What is split reported speech?

where reported speech comes between reporting speech.
where reporting speech comes between reported speech.
none of them

4. Identify reporting speech.

he says,
"what is your name?"
"I am coming."

5. Identify reported speech.

He said to my father,
"Done come I can handle this."
She informed us,

6. In direct narration which speech comes under commas?

reported
reporting
both of them

7. In direct narration which speech doesnot come under commas?

reported
reporting
both of them

8. Inverted commas are used in ________.

direct speech
indirect speech
both of them

9. Which of the following is without inverted commas?

direct speech
indirect speech
both of them

10. In which speech you use exactly speaker's words rather your own

direct speech
indirect speech
both of them

 

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 Narrations page and read and practice it again.

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