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Direct & Indirect Speech – 1 – 3

Directions : The sentences have been given in Direct/Indirect form. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.

11. The mother says to the child, “The Sun rises in the East.”

(a) The mother tells the child that the Sun rose in the East.
(b) The mother says the child that the Sun rises in the East.
(c) The mother tells the child that the Sun rises in the East.
(d) The mother informs the child that the Sun rose in the East.

Answer
Answer : (c)
Explanation
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12. Rita said to me, “Will you lend me this classic ?” Rita asked me

(a) if I would lend her that classic.
(b) if she would lend me that classic.
(c) if 1 will lend her that classic.
(d) would 1 lend her that classic ?

Answer
Answer : (a)

Explanation
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13. “What did you see at the South Pole ?” Ashok asked Anil.

(a) Ashok asked Anil if he saw anything at the South Pole.
(b) Ashok asked Anil what he had seen at the South Pole.
(c) Ashok asked Anil what did he see at the South Pole.
(d) Ashok asked Anil that he saw anything at the South Pole.

Answer
Answer : (b)

Explanation
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14. Farhan asked Geeta, “Could you lend me a hundred rupees until tomorrow ?”

(a) Farhan asked Geeta whether she could lend him a hundred rupees until tomorrow.
(b) Farhan asked Geeta whether she could lend him a hundred rupees until the next day.
(c) Farhan asked Geeta whether she could lend me a hundred rupees until the next day.
(d) Farhan asked whether Geeta could lend me a hundred rupees until the next day.

Answer
Answer : (b)

Explanation
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15. The Captain said to his men, “Stand at ease.”

(a) The Captain urged his men to stand at ease.
(b) The Captain wanted his men to stand at ease.
(c) The Captain told his men that they should stand at ease.
(d) The Captain commanded his men to stand at ease.

Answer
Answer : (d)

Explanation
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