English Direct and Indirect Speech Questions with Answers for SSC and Railway Exams

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.
Rohan said, "Where shall I be this time next month"
Options:
1) Rohan contemplated where shall he be that time the following month.
2) Rohan asked that where should be that time next month.
3) Rohan wondered where he should be that time the next month.
4) Rohan wondered where he would be that time the following month.
Correct Answer: Rohan wondered where he would be that time the following month.
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.
"Do you want some more chocolates?" asked my cousin.
Options:
1) My cousin asked me if I want some more chocolates.
2) My cousin said to me if I wanted some more chocolates.
3) My cousin asked me that I wanted some more chocolates.
4) My cousin asked me whether I wanted some more chocolates.
Correct Answer: My cousin asked me whether I wanted some more chocolates.

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.
The teacher said, "The Earth revolves around the sun."
Options:
1) The teacher said that the Earth is being revolving around the sun.
2) The teacher said that the Earth revolves around the sun.
3) The teacher said that the Earth revolved around the sun.
4) The teacher said that the Earth had been revolving aroun d the sun.

Correct Answer: The teacher said that the Earth revolves around the sun.

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