Grammar Quiz

Reported Speech Quiz


Preview:


They ___ us that they ___ from their families for more than a year.

A) tell / were not hearing

B) would be told / hear

C) had told / don’t hear

D) told / had not heard


He ______ that he couldn’t reply to any more questions.

A. Say

B. Said

C. Tell

D. Told

E. Asked


He wanted to know ________________ yet.

A. if I finish my work

B. if I have finished your work

C. if I had finished your work

D. if I had finished my work


When you’re tired and under stress, it’s important to look after yourself and find ways to ______ it.

A. look up

B. deal with

C. turn down

D. set up

E. get over


“Are you going to the cinema?” he asked me.

A. He wanted to know if I was going to the cinema.

B. He wanted to know if I am going to the cinema.


” He was working here” she said

A. He said that had been working here.

B. She said he had been working there.

C. She said he was working there.


‘I can swim really fast’

A. He told me that he could swim really fast.

B. He said that he could swim really fast.

C. He said me that he could swim really fast.


I think she ______ the quarrel with her close friend.

A. looked up

B. kept up with

C. got over

D. gave up

E. put up with


‘This’ and ‘These’ become …. in Reported Speech

A. Thats and Theses

B. That and Thesis

C. That and This

D. That and Those


He asked me who____________ the editor of that book.

A. was

B. were

C. is

D. has been


I was on holiday last week, he told us.

A. He told us that he had been on holiday the previous week.

B. He told us that he had been on holiday last week.


Samara asked me, “May I borrow your English dictionary?”

A. Samara asked me if I had borrowed her English dictionary.

B. Samara asked me if she could borrow my English dictionary.

C. Samara asked me if I could borrow her English dictionary.

D. Samara asked me if she may borrow my English dictionary.


‘What can we do about this?’ We wanted to know …

A. whether we could do about it.

B. what we could do about it.

C. what could we do about it.


“I’ll be back tomorrow.” He said he …. back …. .

A. would be….the next day

B. will be….the next day 

C. would….the next day

D. will….. the next day


Report this sentence correctly.

‘I can swim really fast.’
_
A. He said that he could swim really fast.

B. He told that he could swim really fast.

C. He said me that he could swim really fast.


Please, ________ me what you think of my new dress.

A. Say

B. Said

C. Tell

D. Told

E. Asked


The teacher told her students _________ _____.

A. to give me your papers please

B. to give me your papers

C. to give her your papers

D. to give her their papers


He asked, “Do I have to do it?”

A. He asked if he had to do it.

B. He asked if he has to do it.


Why don’t you ______ this word in the dictionary?

A. look up

B. keep up with

C. get over

D. give up

E. put up with


Dani asked, “Did you get your passport?”

She asked ________________

A. If I got my passport

B. If I got your passport

C. If I had gotten my passport

D. If I had gotten your passport


“ It’s you who took my bag,” said the man to the boy.

A. The man admitted the boy of taking bag .

B. Th boy accused the man of taking bag .

C. The man accused the boy of taking bag.

D. The man accuses the boy of take bag .


“Was the hotel expensive?”

A. She asked me if the hotel had been expensive.

B. She asked me if the hotel was expensive.

C. She asked me if the hotel have been expensive.

D. She asked me if the hotel has been expensive.


The doctor asked his nurse ___ .

A) when is she going to give the medicine to the

B) if she would come in time the following day

C) if the patient prepared for the operation

D) if the tests are ready for applicants


‘I have to pass the English exam,’ said Jack.

A. Jack said that he has to pass the English exam.

B. He said that he has to pass the English exam.

C. Jack said he had pass the English exam.

D. He said he had to pass the English exam.


“How beautiful the dress you have just bought is!” Peter said to Mary.

A. Peter promised to buy Mary a beautiful dress.

B. Peter said thanks to Mary for her beautiful dress.

C. Peter complimented Mary on her beautiful dress.

D. Peter asked Mary how she had just bought her beautiful dress.




About grammarquiz.net

GrammarQuiz.Net - Improve your knowledge of English grammar, the best way to kill your free time.