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Direct and Indirect Speech: Direct Indirect Speech Rules and examples. Direct Speech to Indirect speech exercises with answers

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Q26. 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. **Suresh asked, " How long will it take to travel from Germany to South Africa ?"**

  1.  Suresh asked how long it will take to travel from Germany to South Africa
  2.  Suresh asked how long would it take to travel from Germany to South Africa
  3.  Suresh asked how long it would take to travel from Germany to South Africa
  4.  Suresh was asking how long must it take to travel from Germany to South Africa

Solution : Suresh asked how long would it take to travel from Germany to South Africa
Q27. In the questions below the sentences have been given in Direct speech. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect speech. **"What did you see at the South Pole ?" Ashok asked Anil.**

  1.  Ashok asked Anil if he saw anything at the South Pole.
  2.  Ashok asked Anil what he had seen at the South Pole.
  3.  Ashok asked Anil what did he see at the South Pole.
  4.  Ashok asked Anil that he saw anything at the South Pole.

Solution : Ashok asked Anil what he had seen at the South Pole.

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Q28. 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. **My father said to us, "We should study and get a good division in the examination."**

  1.  My father said us that we should study and got a good division in the examination
  2.  My father told us that we should studied and got a good division in the examination
  3.  My father told us that we should study and get a good division in the examination
  4.  My father told to us that we should study and get a good division in the examination

Solution : My father told us that we should study and get a good division in the examination
Q29. Sentence is given in the direct speech. Change its into the indirect speech. **Ramesh said, ‘I have finished my homework.’**

  1.  Ramesh said that he had finished his homework.
  2.  Ramesh said that he has finished his homework.

Solution : Ramesh said that he had finished his homework.

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Q30. Sentence is given in the direct speech. Change its into indirect speech. **‘My Lord, is any of your silver missing?’ the Sergeant said to the Bishop.**

  1.  The Sergeant asked the Bishop if any of his silver was missing.
  2.  The Sergeant asked the Bishop if any of his silver is missing.

Solution : The Sergeant asked the Bishop if any of his silver was missing.
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