7th Class English Direct and Indirect Speech Question Bank

done Direct and Indirect Speech

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  • question_answer1)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    Deepa said to me, "She is my best friend/'

    A) Deepa said that "she is my best friend."

    B) Deepa said that she is my best friend.

    C) Deepa said that she had been my best friend.

    D) Deepa said that she was her best friend.

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  • question_answer2)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    Kavya said, "I was here yesterday.??

    A) Kavya said that she was here yesterday.

    B) Kavya said that she had been there the following day.

    C) Kavya said that she had been there the previous day.

    D) Kavya said that she was here the following day.

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  • question_answer3)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    Ram says, "I am waiting.??

    A) Ram says he is waiting.

    B) Ram says I am waiting.

    C) Ram said he is waiting.

    D) Ram said he was waiting.

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  • question_answer4)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    Siva said to me, "I am waiting here for you.??

    A) Siva said that I am waiting here for you.

    B) Siva said that he was waiting there for him.

    C) Siva said that he was waiting there for me.

    D) Siva said that he had been waiting there for him.

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  • question_answer5)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    Kajol said, "My brother was playing in my room last night."

    A) Kajol said yesterday my brother is playing in my room .

    B) Kajol said that her brother was playing in his room the night before.

    C) Kajol said that her brother was playing in her room the night before.

    D) Kajol said that her brother had been playing in her room the night before.

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  • question_answer6)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    Mohit said to me, "I will come to pick you tomorrow."

    A) Mohit said that I would come to pick you up the next day.

    B) Mohit said that he would come to pick me up the following day.

    C) Mohit said that I would come to pick you up the following day.

    D) Mohit said that I would come to pick him up the next day.

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  • question_answer7)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    The teacher said to me, "You shall do this now."

    A) The teacher said that I shall do this then.

    B) The teacher said that you should do this now.

    C) The teacher said that he would do that then.

    D) The teacher said that I should do that then.

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  • question_answer8)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    The mother says, "He is probably sleeping".

    A) The mother says that he is probably sleeping.

    B) The mother says that he was probably sleeping.

    C) The mother says that he had probably been sleeping.

    D) The mother says that he is probably been sleeping.

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  • question_answer9)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    The brother said to his sister, "Watch the movie next week.??

    A) The brother told his sister to watch the movie the following week.

    B) The brother said to his sister that I should watch the movie next week.

    C) The brother said to his sister that she would watch the movie the next week.

    D) The brother said to his sister that he would watch the movie the following week.

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  • question_answer10)

    Select the correct option showing change of sentences from the Direct to the Indirect speech.
    The tutor said to me, "Are you not listening to me???

    A) The tutor asked me if are you not listening to me.

    B) The tutor asked me if I was not listening to him.

    C) The tutor said to me why you are not listening to me.

    D) The tutor asked me if I had not been listening to me.

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  • question_answer11)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) is

    B) was

    C) Has been

    D) is being

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  • question_answer12)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) was replied

    B) replies

    C) Replied

    D) had been replied

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  • question_answer13)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) was he

    B) he was if

    C) if was he

    D) if he was

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  • question_answer14)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) why he came

    B) what he came

    C) If he came

    D) how he came

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  • question_answer15)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) rushes

    B) rushed

    C) Had been rushed

    D) had been rushing

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  • question_answer16)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) crowded

    B) had been crowding

    C) Was crowding

    D) was crowded

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  • question_answer17)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) last night

    B) that night

    C) The night before

    D) the following night

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  • question_answer18)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) seen

    B) saw

    C) Have seen

    D) had seen

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  • question_answer19)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) in formed

    B) have in formed

    C) Had in formed

    D) were in formed

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  • question_answer20)

    Read the passage given below and choose the correct options that can replace the underlined portions.
    He inquired of the landlord where the village temple \[\underline{\mathbf{Q11}}\]: to which the latter \[\underline{\mathbf{Q12}}\] by asking him somewhat hurriedly \[\underline{\mathbf{Q13}}\] speaking to Mr. Ram. Ram informed him that his name was Ram, asking in reply \[\underline{\mathbf{Q14}}\] to know it. The landlord made no answer, but \[\underline{\mathbf{Q15}}\] out of the room. Soon the place \[\underline{\mathbf{Q16}}\] with old and young, all come to visit Ram. They then told him that \[\underline{\mathbf{Q17}}\] they \[\underline{\mathbf{Q18}}\] their guardian deity in a vision, and he \[\underline{\mathbf{Q19}}\] them that Mr. Ram would shortly arrive, and \[\underline{\mathbf{Q20}}\] them to take care of him.

    A) bade

    B) bidden

    C) Had bidden

    D) has bidden

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  • question_answer21)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    Kapil \[\underline{\text{said}}\] to us, "We would first visit our friend.??

    A) Refused

    B) warned

    C) Agreed

    D) decided

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  • question_answer22)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    Murali \[\underline{\text{said}}\] to him, ?You? ll fail if you don't work hard.?'

    A) Argued

    B) warned

    C) Disputed

    D) disagreed

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  • question_answer23)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    "Let's go for a walk.?' Nandu \[\underline{\text{said}}\].

    A) Apologised

    B) refused

    C) Suggested

    D) explained

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  • question_answer24)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    Naveen \[\underline{\text{said}}\] to me, "You said you would help me do my work."

    A) Explained

    B) wondered

    C) Decided

    D) reminded

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  • question_answer25)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    "I would if I could/' Nitin \[\underline{\text{said}}\].

    A) Panicked

    B) refused

    C) Wondered

    D) decided

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  • question_answer26)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    Nisha said to herself, "I am afraid I'm late."

    A) Panicked

    B) refused

    C) Wondered

    D) decided

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  • question_answer27)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    Mani \[\underline{\text{said}}\] to his mother," I'm sorry I couldn't do this."

    A) Explained

    B) agreed

    C) Apologised

    D) warned

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  • question_answer28)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    The teacher said. "First you need to write the formula, substitute the values and then solve the equation."

    A) Suggested

    B) decided

    C) Warned

    D) explained

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  • question_answer29)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    "Please help you selves to the cookies," said the lady of the house.

    A) Requested

    B) offered

    C) Explained

    D) reminded

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  • question_answer30)

    Which is the best word that can replace the word ?said? in the following?
    "What took you so long?" Raj said to his younger brother.

    A) Invited

    B) inter viewed

    C) Inquired

    D) wondered

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