Direct Indirect speech for ssc cgl tier 2 - Previous Year Question in Pdf

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Directions :-(1-27) In Question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect from. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect /Direct form.

(SSC Graduate Level Tier-II Exam. 16.09.2012)

1. He said, “Ravi, why are you sounding so depressed today?”

(1) He asked Ravi why did he sound so depressed that day.

(2) He asked Ravi why he was sounding so depressed that day.

(3) He told Ravi why he sounded so depressed today.

(4) He asked Ravi that why was he sounding so depressed that day.

2. He asked me, “What time will the sun set tomorrow ?”

(1) He asked me what time does the sun set the next day.

(2) He asked me what time the sun would set tomorrow.

(3) He asked me what time the sun would set the next day.

(4) He asked me what time would the sun set the next day.

3. “Tinu, where have you been all these days ?” asked the Principal.

(1) The Principal asked Tinu where he had been all those days.

(2) The Principal asked Tinu where he has been all those days.

(3) The Principal asked Tinu where had he been all those days.

(4) The Principal asked to Tinu where was he all those days.

4. “Have you finished your assignment, Minu ?” said her brother.

(1) Minu’s brother asked Minu if you have finished your assignment.

(2) Minu’s brother said to Minu if she had finished her assignment.

(3) Minu’s brother asked her if she had finished her assignment.

(4) Minu’s brother asked Minu if she has finished her assignment

5. He says, “I go for a walk every morning.”

(1) He says that he goes for a walk every morning.

(2) He said that he used to go for a walk every morning

(3) He said that he goes for a walk every morning.

(4) He says he went for a walk every morning.

6. The Principal said, “Why didn’t you attend the flag hoisting ceremony, Anuj?”

(1) The Principal asked Anuj why hadn’t he attended the flag hoisting ceremony.

(2) The Principal asked to Anuj why he hadn’t attended the flag hoisting ceremony.

(3) The Principal asked Anuj why didn’t he attend the flag hoisting ceremony.

(4) The Principal asked Anuj why he didn’t attend the flag hoisting ceremony.

7. I said to him, “Where have you lost the pen I brought for you yesterday ?”

(1) I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought him yesterday.

(2) I asked him where he had lost the pen I have brought for him the previous day.

(3) I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the previous day.

(4) I asked him where had he lost the pen I had brought him the previous day.

8. He said, “Garima wants to take up a job while her husband wants her to look after the family.”

(1) He said that Garima wanted to take up a job while her husband wanted her to look after the family.

(2) He said that Garima wants to take up a job while her husband wanted her to look after the family.

(3) He told that Garima wanted to take up a job while her husband wants her to look after the family.

(4) He said to Garima that though she wanted to take up a job while her husband wanted her to look after the family.

9. She said, “When I was a child, I wasn’t afraid of ghosts.”

(1) She said that when she was a child she wasn’t not afraid of ghosts.

(2) She said that when she was a child she hadn’t been afraid of ghosts.

(3) She said that when she was a child she wasn’t afraid of ghosts.

(4) She said that when she had been a child she wasn’t afraid of ghosts.

10. He said, “Reena, do you want to buy a house in Noida ?”

(1) He told Reena if she wanted to buy a house in Noida.

(2) He asked that did she want to buy a house in Noida.

(3) He asked Reena if she wants to buy a house in Noida.

(4) He asked Reena if she wanted to buy a house in Noida.

11. I said to my friend, “Can I borrow your dictionary for one day?”

(1) I asked my friend if I could borrow his dictionary for one day.

(2) I asked my friend if I could borrow your dictionary for one day.

(3) I asked my friend if I can borrow his dictionary for one day.

(4) I asked my friend that if I can borrow his dictionary for one day.

12. He said, “Let Hari come with us, mother. I’ll take care of him”

(1) He requested his mother to let Hari come with them as he will take care of him.

(2) He informed his mother to let Hari come with them as he would take care of him.

(3) He told his mother to let Hari come with them as he would take care of him.

(4) He told to his mother let Hari come with us as he would take care of him.

13. “No,” said the child, “I won’t kneel, for if I do, I shall spoil my new pair of trousers.”

(1) The child said that he would not kneel for if he did so he will spoil his new pair of trousers.

(2) The child said that he will not kneel for if he kneels he will spoil his new pair of trousers.

(3) The child said that he would not kneel for if he did so he would spoil his new pair of trousers.

(4) The child said that I will not kneel for if he did kneel, he should spoil his new pair of trousers.

14. The chairman of the selection committee said, “We shall finalise the rest of our team after we have selected the skipper.”

(1) The chairman of the selection committee told that they would finalise the rest of our team after we have selected the skipper.

(2) The chairman of the selection committee said that we would finalise the rest of our team after we have selected the skipper.

(3) The chairman of the selection committee said that they would finalise the rest of their team after they selected the skipper.

(4) The chairman of the selection committee said that they would finalise the rest of their team after they had selected the skipper.

15. He said, “Has anybody been unkind to you ?”

(1) He asked me if anybody had been unkind to me.

(2) He asked me had anybody been unkind to me.

(3) He asked me if anybody had been unkind to you.

(4) He asked me if anybody had been unkind to him.

16. The pilot said, “Please don’t panic but tighten your seat belts.”

(1) The pilot told to the passengers that they should not panic but tighten the seat belts.

(2) The pilot told the passengers to not panic but to tighten their seat belts instead.

(3) The pilot told the passengers not to panic but to tighten your seat belts.

(4) The pilot told the passengers not to panic but to tighten their seat belts.

17. He said, “Ravi, why are you sounding so depressed today?”

(1) He asked Ravi why did he sound so depressed that day.

(2) He asked Ravi why he was sounding so depressed that day.

(3) He told Ravi why he sounded so depressed today.

(4) He asked Ravi that why was he sounding so depressed that day.

18. “I shall remain here and the tailor won’t be able to find me,” said she.

(1) She said that she should remain there and the tailor won’t be able to find me.

(2) She said that she should remain there and the tailor would not be able to find her.

(3) She said that she would remain there and the tailor would not be able to find her.

(4) She said that, she could remain here and the tailor would not find her.

19. Mother said, “Gaurav, you will be eligible for voting when you are 18.”

(1) Mother told Gaurav he would be eligible for voting when he was 18.

(2) Mother told Gaurav that he could vote only after 18.

(3) Mother told Gaurav you will be eligible for voting when you are 18.

(4) Mother told Gaurav that he would be eligible for voting when he would be 18.

20. He said, “Bravo ! You have done well.”

(1) He applauded him to say that he had done well.

(2) He applauded him and said that you have done well.

(3) He applauded him, saying that he has done well.

(4) He applauded him, saying that he had done well.

21. He said to me, “You are getting lazy day by day.”

(1) He informed me that I am getting lazy day by day.

(2) He told me that I have been getting lazy day by day.

(3) He told me that I was getting lazy day by day.

(4) He told me that you were getting lazy day by day.

22. “When will I be able to vote?” I asked my mother.

(1) I asked my mother when would he be able to vote.

(2) I asked to my mother when I will be able to vote.

(3) I asked my mother when I would be able to vote.

(4) I asked my mother when would I be able to vote.

23. I said, “Father, when will you buy me a motor cycle?”

(1) I asked my father when will he buy me a motorcycle.

(2) I asked my father when he will buy me a motor cycle.

(3) I asked my father when would he buy me a motor cycle.

(4) I asked my father when he would buy me a motor cycle.

24. He said to me, “Is there any possibility of my getting promotion this year?”

(1) He asked me if there was any possibility of my getting promotion this year.

(2) He asked me if there was any possibility of his getting promotion this year.

(3) He asked me if there was any possibility of his getting promotion that year.”

(4) He asked me if there is any possibility of his getting promotion this year.

25. The dealer said, “Either make your purchases or walk out of my shop.”

(1) The dealer told the customer that he would either make his purchases or walk out of his shop.

(2) The dealer ordered the customer to make his purchases and walk out of his shop.

(3) The dealer told the customer that he should either make his purchases, or walk out of his shop.

(4) The dealer requested the customer to make his purchases or walk out of his shop.

26. He said, “I do not wish to see any of you; go away.”

(1) He said that he had not wished to see any of them and ordered them to go away.

(2) He said that he did not wish to see any of them and ordered them to go away.

(3) He told that he did not wish to see any of them and ordered them to go away.

(4) He said that he does not wish to see any of us and ordered us to go away.

27. He said to us, “Why are you all sitting about there doing nothing?”

(1) He asked us why are we all sitting about there doing nothing

(2) He asked us why we are all sitting about there doing nothing.

(3) He asked us why we were all sitting about there doing nothing.

(4) He asked us why were we all sitting about there doing nothing.

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Answer & Explanation

1. (2) 2. (3) 3. (1) 4. (3) 5. (1) 6. (4) 7. (3) 8. (1) 9. (3) 10. (4) 11. (1) 12. (3) 13. (3) 14. (4) 15. (1) 16. (4) 17. (2) 18. (3) 19. (1) 20. (4) 21. (3) 22. (3) 23. (4) 24. (3) 25. (3) 26. (2) 27. (3)

 

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