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. The busy receptionist said, “I will talk to you in detail tomorrow I am in a hurry today,"

The busy receptionist said that she was in a hurry that day so she would talk to him in detail the next day.

The busy receptionist said that I am in a hurry today so she would talk to him in detail the next day.

The busy receptionist said that she is in a hurry that day so she would talk to him in detail the next day.

The busy receptionist said that she is in a hurry that day so she would talk to him in detail the next day.

2. They said, “We are practicising for the youth festival,”

They said that they are practicing for the youth festival.

They said that they practiced for the youth festival.

They said that they were practicing for the youth festival.

They said they were practicing for the youth festival.

3. The teacher screamed at the child," Did you do this?" How could you be so careless!"

The teacher asked the child screamingly if he had done that and wondered how he could be so careless.

The teacher asked the child screamingly if he did that and wondered how he could be so careless.

The teacher asked the child screamingly if he had done that and wondered how could he be so careless.

The teacher asked the child screamingly had he done that and wondered how he could be so careless.


4. The child said,"Mam ,I dont want to sit on this chair as I feel all the cold air that is coming in through the door."The teacher said,"Close the door."

The child said to his mam that he does not want to sit on that chair as he felt all the cold air coming in through the door. The teacher asked him to close the door.

The child said to his mam that he did not want to sit on the chair as he felt all the cold air coming in through the door. The teacher asked him to close the door.

The child said to his mam that he did not want to sit on that chair as he feels all the cold air coming in through the door. The teacher asked him to close the door.

The child said to his mam that he did not want to sit on that chair as he felt all the cold air coming in through the door.The teacher asked him to close the door.

5. "Please give me your pen I will just fill this form and return it to you right now,"said the customer to the clerk.

The clerk requested the customer to give him his pen as he would fill in that form and return it right then.

The customer requested the clerk to give him his pen as he would fill in this form and return it right then.

The clerk requested the customer for give him his pen as he would fill in that form and return it right then.

The customer requested the clerk to give him his pen as he would just fill in that form and return it right then.

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