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Choose the Correct Direct Narration | Exercise with Solution |Englishan

Choose the Correct Direct Narration | Exercise with Solution |Englishan
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Choose the correct answer for each of the following from the given options.

1) The teacher said that virtue is its own reward.

  • The teacher said, “Virtue is its own reward.”
  • The teacher said, “Virtue was its own reward.”
  • The teacher said, “Virtue has its own reward.”

2) The father told the boys that the earth is round.

  • The father said to the boys, “The earth was round.”
  • The father says to the boys, “The earth is round.”
  • The father said to the boys, “The earth is round.”

3) He requested to me to open the window.

  • He said to me, “Will you open the window?”
  • He said to me, “Have you open the window?”
  • He said to me, “Please open the window?”

4) He inquired me what I would do after the examinations.

  • He said to me, “what will you do after the examinations.
  • He said to me, “what have you done after the examinations.
  • He said to me, “what do I do after the examinations.

5)The teacher informed us that the time was 12’o clock by his watch then.

  • The teacher said to us, “It was 12’o clock by his watch.”
  • The teacher said to us, “It is 12’o clock by my watch now.”
  • The teacher said to us, “It will be 12’o clock by your watch now.”

6)He tells me that he does his work.

  • He says to me, “He does his work.”
  • He says to me, “I do my work.”
  • He says to me, “You do your work.”

7)He said to her that he could lend her his pen.

  • He said to her, “Can she lend him her pen?”
  • He said to her, “I can you lend my pen?”
  • He said to her, “She can lend you my pen?”

8) I asked if she wanted to eat anymore sweets. 

  • I said to her,” Does she want to eat anymore sweets.”?
  • I said to her,” Do you want to eat anymore sweets.”?
  • I said to her,” Will you want to eat anymore sweets.”?

9)The student asked whether they could use the calculator.

  • The student said,” Can we use the calculator?”
  • The student said,” Can they use the calculator?”
  • The student said,” Could we use the calculator?”

10) He told me that I was weak in English.

  •  He said to me, “I was weak in English.”
  • He said to me, “he is weak in English.”
  • He said to me, “You are weak in English.”

    1

    The teacher said, “Virtue is its own reward.”

    2

    The father said to the boys, “The earth is round.”

    3

    He said to me, “Please open the window?”

    4

    He said to me, “what will you do after the examinations.

    5

    The teacher said to us, “It is 12’o clock by my watch now.”

    6

    He says to me, “I do my work.”

    7

    He said to her, “I can you lend my pen?”

    8

    I said to her,” Do you want to eat anymore sweets.”?

    9

    The student said,” Can we use the calculator?”

    10

    He said to me, “You are weak in English.”

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