Important Questions of Narration for SSC CGL and CPO Examinations

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.
He said, "Let it rain I have to go."
Options:
1) He persisted that he did not care for the rain and he had to go.
2) He said that rain can't stop him to go out.
3) He exclaimed that let it rain but he will go .
4) He said that he can't go just because it is r aining.
Correct Answer: He persisted that he did not care for the rain and he had to go.
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.
The foreman said to his workers "I cannot pay you higher wages."
Options:
1) The foreman warned his workers that he cannot pay them higher wages.
2) The foreman told his workers that he could not pay them higher wages.
3) The foreman told his workers that they could not be paid higher wages.
4) The foreman forbid his workers to pay higher wages.
Correct Answer: The foreman told his workers that he could not pay them higher wages.

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.
Neha said, "Need I write a letter?"
Options:
1) Neha asked if she have to write a letter.
2) Neha asked if she had been writing a let ter.
3) Neha asked of writing a letter.
4) Neha asked if she had to write a letter.
Correct Answer: Neha asked if she had to write a letter.

Q4 - 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.
"I don't know the answer. Do you"? She asked.
Options:
1) She as ked me if I knew the answer which she didn't.
2) She said that she didn't know the answer and did I know it.
3) She said that she didn't know the answer and asked me if i did.
4) She told that she was not knowing the answer but wondered if I know.
Correct Answer: She said that she didn't know the answer and asked me if i did.

Q5 - 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.
He said, "I saw a snake here."
Options:
1) He said that he had seen a snake there.
2) He said that he saw a snake here.
3) He said that he saw a snake there .
4) He said that he had seen a snake.

Correct Answer: He said that he had seen a snake there.

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