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The tailor said to him, “Will you have the suit ready by tomorrow evening?”

A. The tailor asked him that he will have the suit ready by the next evening.

B. The tailor asked him that he would had the suit ready by the next evening.

C. The tailor asked him if he would have the suit ready by the next evening.

D. The tailor asked him if he will like to have the suit ready by the next evening.


I said to him, “Where have you lost the pen I brought for you yesterday?

A. I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the day before.

B. I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the previous day.

C. I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the next day.

D. I asked him where he had lost the pen I brought for him the previous day.


“Govind,” said the manager sternly, “I command you to tell me what the old man said.”

A. The manager sternly told Govind that he commanded him to tell him what the old man had said.

B. The manager commanded sternly to Govind to tell him what the old man had said.

C. The manager commanded Govind to tell him what the old man said.

D. The manager sternly commanded Govind to tell him what the old man had said.


Doshi said to his wife, “Please select one of these necklaces.”

A. Doshi requested his wife to select one of those necklaces.

B. Doshi said to his wife to please select one of these necklaces.

C. Doshi told his wife to please select one of those necklaces.

D. Doshi pleased his wife to select one of those necklaces.


My father once said to me, “If I can’t trust my people, then I don’t want to be doing this.”

A. His father once told him that if he couldn’t trust his people then he didn’t want to be doing that.

B. My father once told me that if he couldn’t trust his people then he didn’t want to be doing that.

C. My father once told me that if he couldn’t trust my people then he didn’t want to be doing that.

D. My father once told me that if he couldn’t trust his people then he didn’t want to be doing this.


David said to Anna, “Mona will leave for her native place tomorrow.”

A. David told Anna that Mona will leave for her native place tomorrow.

B. David told Anna that Mona left for her native place the next day.

C. David told to Anna that Mona would be leaving for her native place tomorrow.

D. David told Anna that Mona would leave for her native place the next day.


He said to her, “What a cold day!”

A. He told her that it was a cold day.

B. He exclaimed that it was a cold day.

C. He exclaimed sorrowfully that it was a cold day.

D. He exclaimed that it was a very cold day.


He wrote in his report, “The rainfall has been scanty till now.”

A. He reported that the rainfall has been scanty till now.

B. He reported that the rainfall had been scanty till now.

C. He reported that the rainfall has been scanty till then.

D. He reported that the rainfall had been scanty till then.


Rahul said, “I will do it now or never”.

A. Rahul said that he will do it now or never.

B. Rahul said that he will now or never do it.

C. Rahul said that he would do it then or never.

D. Rahul said that he would now or never do it.


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

A. He requested the interviewer if he could please repeat the question.

B. He requested the interviewer to please repeat the question.

C. He requested the interviewer to repeat the question.

D. He requested the interviewer if he could repeat the question.


The boss said, “It’s time we began planning our work”.

A. The boss said that it was time they had begun planning their work.

B. The boss said that it was time we had begun planning our work.

C. The boss said that it was time they began planning their work.

D. The boss said that it was time we began planning his work.


Kiran asked me, “Did you see the cricket match on television last night?”

A. Kiran asked me whether I saw the cricket match on television the earlier night.

B. Kiran asked me whether I had seen the cricket match on television the earlier night.

C. Kiran asked me did I see the cricket match on television last night.

D. Kiran asked me whether I had seen the cricket match on television last night.


He said to the judge, “I did not commit this crime.”

A. He told the judge that he did not commit the crime.

B. He told the judge that he had not committed the crime.

C. He told the judge that he had not committed that crime.

D. He told the judge that he had not committed this crime.


She said to Rita, “Please help me with my homework.”

A. She requested Rita to help her in her homework.

B. Rita requested her to help her with her homework.

C. She requested Rita to help her with her homework.

D. She requested Rita to help her homework.


I said to him, “Why are you working so hard?”

A. I asked him why he was working so hard

B. I asked him why was he working so hard

C. I asked him why he had been working so hard

D. I asked him why had he been working so hard




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