Verbal Ability:: Change of Speech

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Exercise

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In the questions below the sentences have been given in Direct/Indirect speech. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

She said to her friend, "I know where is everyone"

A. She told that she knew where was everyone.
B. She told her friend that she knew where was everyone.
C She told her friend that she knew where is everyone.
D. She told her friend that she knows where was everyone.

"Please don't go away", she said.

A. She said to please her and not go away.
B. She told me to go away.
C She begged me not to go away.
D. She begged that I not go away.

My cousin said, "My room-mate had snored throughout the night."

A. my cousin said that her room-mate snored throughout the night.
B. my cousin told me that her room-mate snored throughout the night.
C my cousin complained to me that her room-mate is snoring throughout the night.
D. my cousin felt that her room-mate may be snoring throughout the night.

Nita ordered her servant to bring her cup of tea.

A. Nita told her servant, "Bring a cup of tea."
B. Nita said, "Bring me a cup of tea."
C Nita said to her servant, "Bring me a cup of tea."
D. Nita told her servant, "Bring her that cup of tea."

The man said, "No, I refused to confers guilt."

A. The man emphatically refused to confers guilt. B. The man refused to confers his guilt.
C. The man told that he did not confers guilt. D. The man was stubborn enough to confers guilt.

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