Grammar Quiz

Direct and Indirect Speech Quiz


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Speech marks are needed for what?

A. Direct Speech

B. Indirect Speech


Dad said, “You should tidy up your rooms now.”

A. Dad said that they should tidy up their rooms then.

B. Dad said that they should tidy up your rooms then.

C. Dad said that they should tidy up their rooms now.

D. Dad said they should tidy up their rooms then.


Choose the correct option:
Petra: ‘I won’t tell you what happened until tomorrow.’

A. Petra said she wouldn’t tell me what had happened until the next day.

B. Petra said she wouldn’t tell me what had happened until tomorrow.

C. Petra said she won’t tell me what had happened until the next day.


‘Yesterday / last Friday’ change to –

A. yesterday / the previous Friday

B. the previous day / the previous Friday

C. tomorrow / the previous Friday

D. the previous day / last Friday


DIRECT SPEECH:
will buy
INDIRECT SPEECH:

A. would buy

B. won’t buy


Which of the following sentences is correct?

A. Mai said, “My family is going to the market today.”

B. “We want candy!” The children shouted.

C. “I told you not to go there.” My father said.

D. Chloe asked, “where is my timetable?”


Convert the followiing statement into direct speech: She asked the teacher when they could eat their snacks.

A. The teacher was asked when the girl could eat her snacks.

B. When can we eat our snacks?

C. “When can we eat our snacks? She asked”

D. She asked the teacher, “When can we eat our snacks?”


‘This morning / today / tonight ‘ change to –

A. that morning / that day / tomorrow night

B. that morning / that day / tonight

C. that morning / that day / that night

D. that morning / today / that night


Which of these is correct?

A. Jamal said, “We passed by a beautiful lake in Goa”.

B. Jamal said, We passed by a beautiful lake in Goa.

C. Jamal said, “We passed by a beautiful lake in Goa.”

D. Jamal said, “we passed by a beautiful lake in Goa.”


Reporter: ‘The police are questioning the suspect this morning.’

A. The reporter said  the police were questioning the suspect that morning.

B. The reporter said  the police questioned the suspect that morning.

C. The reporter said  the police had questioned the suspect that morning.


Mum said, “It is windy today.”

A. Mum said that it is windy today.

B. Mum said that it was windy today.

C. Mum said that it was windy that day.

D. Mum said that it is windy that day.


What’s missing from this sentence? He said, “be quiet, please, and listen to my words.” 

A. Quotation marks

B. A capital letter

C. An exclamation mark

D. A question mark


What is missing in the sentence that follows? James asked “Are you coming to my house today?”

A. !

B. ?

C. ,

D. .


John asked Mary, “Why do you get angry with me?”

A. John asked Mary why she got angry with him.

B. John asked Mary why she gets angry with him.

C. John asked Mary why she had gotten angry with him.

D. John asked Mary why she is angry with him.


Grandfather said, “I saw that beautiful ship go down a few years ago.”

A. Grandfather said that he saw the ship go down a few years before.

B. Grandfather said he saw the ship go down a few years before.

C. Grandfather said that I saw the ship go down a few years before.

D. Grandfather said that he saw the ship go down a few years ago.


Indirect speech is also known as what?

A. Repeated speech

B. Repeated statements

C. Reported speech

D. Reported statements


Harry remarked, “I will go to Hogwarts tomorrow.”

A. Harry remarked that he would go to Hogwarts the next day.

B. Harry remarked that he will go to Hogwarts the next day.

C. Harry remarked that I would go to Hogwarts the next day.

D. Harry remarked that he would go to Hogwarts tomorrow.


“I don’t have time to play game,” said Jack.

A. Direct Speech

B. Indirect Speech


Which of these sentences has punctuated speech correctly?

A. “We’re going to the theme park!” the little boy exclaimed.

B. We’re going to the “theme park!” the little boy exclaimed.

C. We’re going to the theme park! “the little boy exclaimed.”

D. “We’re going to the theme park! the little boy exclaimed.”


He asked me “Open your book!”

A. He asked me to open my book.

B. He asked me opening my book.

C. He asked me to open your book.

D. He asks me to open my book.


Mother asked John, “Don’t smoke too much!”

A. Mother asked John to do not smoke too much.

B. Mother asked John that not t smoke too much.

C. Mother asked John to not smoke too much.

D. Mother asked John to smoke too much.


How do we write the following in direct speech? Kelly said I am feeling sick today.

A. Kelly said “I am feeling sick today.”

B. Kelly said, “I am feeling sick today”.

C. Kelly said, “I am feeling sick today.”

D. Kelly said, “I am feeling sick today?


Auggie said, “I study in Beecher Prep School.”

A. Auggie said that he studies in Beecher Prep School.

B. Auggie said that I studied in Beecher Prep School.

C. Auggie said he studies in Beecher Prep School.

D. Auggie said that he studied in Beecher Prep School.


How do we write the following in direct speech? Kelly said I am feeling sick today.

A. Kelly said “I am feeling sick today.”

B. Kelly said, “I am feeling sick today”.

C. Kelly said, “I am feeling sick today.”

D. Kelly said, “I am feeling sick today?


Danny said, “Some people were hunting in the forest today.”

A. Danny said that some people were hunting in the forest that day.

B. Danny said that some people had hunted in the forest that day.

C. Danny said that some people had been hunting in the forest that day.

D. Danny said that some people was hunting in the forest that day.




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