Direct and Indirect speech: Simple or assertive sentences Exercises

English language learning: Grammar, Composition, Vocabulary & Pronunciation

 

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, "I shall come tomarrow."

He said that he should come next day.
He said that he must come next day.
He said that he would come next day.

2. She said, "They were going now."

She said that they were going then.
She said that they had been going then.
She said that they have been going then.

3. Tom said, "I have completed my practice."

Tom said that he had been completed his practice.
Tom said that he has completed his practice.
Tom said that he had completed his practice.

4. Mr. John said, "I cannot understand what are you talking about."

Mr. John said that he cannot understand what he was talking about.
Mr. John said that he couldnot understand what he am talking about.
Mr. John said that he couldnot understand what he was talking about.

5. He said to me, "I knew you were here."

He said to me that he has known that I was there.
He said to me that he had known that I was there.
He said to me that he knew that I was there

6. My brother says, "I dont like Mathematics."

My brother says that he doesn't like Mathematics.
My brother said that he doesn't like Mathematics.
My brother said that he didn't like Mathematics.

7. She said to her, "I don't know who you are."

She said to her that she doesn't know who she was.
She said to her that she didn't know who she is.
She said to her that she didn't know who she was.

8. He said, "I can dive."

He said the he could dive.
He said the he can dive.
He said the he may dive.

9. He said, "They will come at 9 pm."

He said that they will come at 9 pm.
He said that they would come at 9 pm.
He said that they might come at 9 pm.

10. You said to my father, "Your son is brillient."

You said to my father that his son is brillient.
You said to my father that his son was brillient.
You said to my father that I was brillient.

 

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 Assertive Narrations page and read and practice it again.

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