Reported Speech Quizzes
Preview 20 Quizzes about Reported Speech
Six people applied for the job, but four of them were ______.
A. looked up
B. dealt with
C. turned down
D. gave up
E. put up with
Martin asked me _______.
A. how is my father
B. how my father is
C. how was my father
D. how my father was
Harold said, “Don’t bring sodas near the computers!”
A. Harold told us not to bring sodas near the computers.
B. Harold asked us if we were bringing sodas near the computers.
C. Harold told to us that we had bringed sodas near the computers
D. Harold said to bring sodas near the computers.
Robert said, “I want to renew my domain.”
A. Robert said that I want to renew my domain.
B. Robert said that he wanted to renew his domain.
C. Robert said that he will renew his domain.
D. Robert said that he renews his domain.
The policeman wondered, “Why didn’t you stop at the traffic lights?”
A. The policeman wondered why I hadn’t stopped at the traffic lights.
B. The policeman wondered why I didn’t stop at the traffic lights.
C. The policeman wondered why I haven’t stopped at the traffic lights.
I wonder why he___________ love his family.
Is this sentence correct or incorrect?
He said me that he could help me.
My mum ___________ she was having a great time.
A. said her
B. told to her
C. told me
Where is the error?
Janet asked Mary if she would be free the previous day.
C. would be
D. previous day
” I have done it yesterday” said Ela
A. Ela said that she has done it yesterday.
B. Ela said she had done it yesterday.
C. Ela said she had done it the day before.
Danny: ‘I’m going to be late’.
Danny told me that he _______________ to be late.
A. will be going
B. is going
C. was going
The mother told her daughter _______ late at night.
A. to come home
B. not to come home
C. come home
D. don’t come home
‘Did you see the parade?’ She asked us …
A. where we’d seen the parade.
B. whether we’d seen the parade.
C. if did we see the parade.
‘Did you see Jack last night?’
A. He asked me if I’d seen Jack the night before.
B. He asked me if I saw Jack the night before.
Baruch said, “I might teach ESL next semester.”
A. Baruch said that he is going to teach ESL next semester.
B. Baruch said that he will teach ESL next semester.
C. Baruch said that he might teach ESL next semester.
D. Baruch said that he could teach ESL next semester.
‘I can’t go out to the cinema today,’ Karla said.
A. She said she can’t go out to the cinema today.
B. She said she could not go out to the cinema that day.
C. She said she couldn’t go out to the cinema today.
D. She said she can’t go out to the cinema that day .
My mom: “Do your homework”
My mom ____________
A. told me to do my homework
B. told me do my homework
C. told me that I did my homework
‘What were you doing at the time?’ She asked me …
A. what I’d been doing at the time.
B. what was I doing at the time.
C. what had I been doing at the time.
‘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.
Match the direct speech to the verb tense changes in reported speech choosing the correct option.
A. Present simple
C. The same tense
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