Direct and Indirect Speech (Narration) Questions for SSC CGL Tier 2018

Q1. - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The shopkeeper said to the customer. “That’s not correct, Sir."
Options:
1) The shopkeeper told the customer that that's not correct.
2) The shopkeeper told the customer that that was not correct.
3) The shopkeeper tells the customer that that was not correct.
4) The shopkeeper tells the customer that that's not correct.
Correct Answer: The shopkeeper told the customer that that was not correct.

Q2. - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
Father says, "Kashmir is the heaven on earth."
Options:
1) Father said that Kashmir has been the heaven on earth.
2) Father is saying that Kashmir is the heaven on earth.
3) Father says that Kashmir is the heaven on earth.
4) Father says that Kashmir was the heaven on earth.
Correct Answer: Father says that Kashmir is the heaven on earth.


Q3. - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
My father says, "Prices are shooting up alarmingly."
Options:
1) My father says that prices shoot up alarmingly.
2) My father says that the price was shooting up alarmingly.
3) My father says that prices shot up alarmingly.
4) My father said that the prices were shooting u p alarmingly.
Correct Answer: My father said that the prices were shooting up alarmingly.

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