Must Do English Quiz Questions on Direct and Indirect Speech 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.
Akash said, "Mahesh has gone home."
Options:
1) Akash said that Mahesh has gone home.
2) Akash said then Mahesh had gone home .
3) Akash said then Mahesh has gone home.
4) Akash said that Mahesh had gone home.
Correct Answer: Akash said that Mahesh had gone home.
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 spectators said, "Bravo! Good hit, Jay!"
Options:
1) The spectators applauded Jay for his good hit.
2) The spectators applauded Jay saying, bravo, good hit Jay.
3) The spectators applaud Jay for his good hit.
4) The spectators applaud Jay saying, bravo, good hit Jay.
Correct Answer: The spectators applauded Jay for his good hit.

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 old man said, "Thanks I shall never forget this kindness, Ankit."
Options:
1) The old man applauded Ankit for his kindness and he shall never forget Ankit.
2) The old man thanked Ankit and assured him that he would never forget his kindness.
3) Ankit was being thanked by the old man for his kindness towards an old man.
4) The old man said thank you to Ankit for his kindness.
Correct Answer: The old man thanked Ankit and assured him that he would never forget his kindness.

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.
The principal said, "Be quiet, girls."
Options:
1) The principal called the girls and ordered them to be quiet.
2) The principal commanded the girls that they be quiet.
3) The principal urged the girls to be quiet.
4) The principal said that the girls should be quiet.
Correct Answer: The principal urged the girls to be quiet.

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.
Gopal's mother reminded him to take his wallet.
Options:
1) “Are yo u going to take your wallet or not?” said Gopal to his mother.
2) “Don't forget to take your wallet, Gopal” said his mother.
3) Gopal's mother said, “Remember your wallet, Gopal?
4) “Here is your wallet Gopal” said his mother.

Correct Answer: “Don't forget to take your wallet, Gopal” said his mother.

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