Directions: In question number 1 to 5 a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, suggest the one which best expresses the same sentence in direct/In direct and mark your answer in the answer sheet.

1. He asked me, “Have you finished submitting the necessary documents for the passport ?”

He asked me whether I had finished submitting the necessary documents for the passport

He asked me if had I finished submitting the necessary documents for the passport

He asked me if I have finished submitting the necessary documents for the passport

He asked me whether I finished submitting the necessary documents for the passport

2. The Army said, “We have done whatever we could."

The Army said that they had done whatever we could.

The Army said that they have done whatever they could.

The Army said that they had done whatever they could have done.

The Army said that they did whatever they could.

3. He said that he had been waiting there since morning

He said; “I have been waiting there since morning,”

He said, “He has been waiting here since morning”

He said, “He has been waiting there since morning”

He said, “I am waiting here since morning"

4. “Please, take me to the officer,” said the visitor.

The visitor requested them to take him to the officer

The visitor told them to take him to the officer

The visitor requested for the officer to be taken

The visitor wanted the officer to take him there

5. Neelima said, “What a lovely aroma this soup has, it smells of pleasant herbs !”

Neelima exclaimed with joy that soup had a lovely aroma and it smelt of pleasant herbs.

Neelima exclaimed that soup had a lovely aroma and it smelt of pleasant herbs.

Neelima exclaimed that soup had a lovely aroma and it smells of pleasant herbs.

Neelima exclaimed that soup has a lovely aroma and it smelt of pleasant herbs.

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