Directions (Q. 1-5): 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.

1. He said to the interviewer, “Could you please repeat the question ?”

He requested the interviewer if he could please repeat the question

He requested the interviewer to please repeat the question

He requested the interviewer to repeat the question

He requested the interviewer if he could repeat the question

2. He said, “Be quiet and listen to my words.”

He urged them to be quiet and listen to his words

He urged them and said be quiet and listen to words

He said they should be quiet and listen to his words

He said you should be quiet and listen to my words

3. He said to me, “I have often told you not to play with fire.”

He said that he has often been telling me not to play with fire

He told me that he had often told me not to play with fire

He reminded me that he often said to me not to play with fire

He said to me that he often told me not to play with fire

4. The teacher said to Mahesh, “Congratulations ! Wish you success in life.”

The teacher congratulated Mahesh and said wish you success in life

The teacher wished congratulations and success in life to Mahesh

The teacher said congratulations to Mahesh and wished him success in life

The teacher congratulated Mahesh and wished him success in life

5. The poor examinee said, “O God, take pity on me.”

The poor examinee prayed God to take pity on him

The poor examinee, invoking God, implored him to take pity on him

The poor examinee exclaimed that God take pity on him

The poor examine asked God to take pity on him.

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