Direct and Indirect Speech – Interrogative Sentence

Direct and Indirect Speech – Interrogative Sentence

Direct and Indirect Speech - Interrogative Sentence

केवल Board Exam में पूछे गए Direct Narration के Questions का Solution कराया गया है।

-: Exercise :-

Change the following into Indirect Speech :

1. Direct – Hari said to me, “Can you spare some money for me.”
Indirect –  Hari asked me if I could spare some money for him.

2. Direct –  I said to the guest, “Are you comfortable here?”
Indirect – I asked the guest if he was comfortable there.

3. Direct –  The nurse said to the patient, “Don’t you feel better this morning?”
Indirect – The nurse asked the patient if he felt better that morning.

4. Direct – Gita said to Sita, “Is it not a surprise to meet you here today?”
Indirect –
Gita asked Sita if it was not a surprise to meet her (Sita) there that day.

5. Direct – She said to me, “Are you well?”
Indirect –
She asked me if I was well.

6. Direct – The teacher said to the student, “Have you completed your home-work?”
Indirect –
The teacher asked the student if he had completed his home-work.

7. Direct – The master said to the servant, “What are you doing here in the backyard of the house?”
Indirect –
The master asked the servant what he was doing there in the backyard of the house.

8. Direct – The lady said to the girl, “Do you live in this house?”
Indirect –
The lady asked the girl if she livesd in that house.

9. Direct – Jaya said to Ramesh, “Where do you live?”
Indirect –
Jaya asked Ramesh where he lived.

10. Direct – The principal said to the clerk, “Have you sent my letter?”
Indirect –
The principal asked the clerk if he had sent his letter.

11. Direct – The boss said, “Are the men ready?”
Indirect –
The boss asked if the men were ready.

12. Direct – “Will you be here the next few minutes?” she said. “Yes,” I answered.
Indirect –
She asked me if I should be there the next few minutes. I replied in the affirmative.

13. Direct – “What do you mean?” asked the boy. “How can a book be used to kill a rat?”
Indirect –
The boy asked what I meant and again he asked how a book could be used to kill a rat.

14. Direct – Kamal said to me, “Why do you not lend me your pen? I will return it whenever you want. Please help the needy.
Indirect –
Kamal asked me why I did not lend him my pen. He would return it whenever I wanted. He requested me to help the needy.

15. Direct – The teacher said to the student, “Why are you late?” The teacher said, “Where is your father? Has he gone out?”
Indirect –
The teacher asked the student why he was late and where his father was. He also asked if he had gone out.

16. Direct – “Why did you not come to school yesterday?” asked the teacher.
Indirect –
The teacher asked why I had not gone to school the previous day.

17. Direct – “Who are you, sir, and why have you come here ?” they said to the stranger.
Indirect –
They respectfully asked the stranger who was he and why he had come there.

18. Direct – “Do you know that the socks you are wearing aren’t a pair?” I said. “yes, but I was in a hurry this morning and these were the only ones I could find,” he said.
Indirect –
I asked him if he knew that the socks he was wearing wasn’t a pair. He replied in the affirmative and told me that he was in a hurry that morning and those were the only ones he could find.

19. Direct – I said to the guest, “Are you comfortable here?”
Indirect –
I asked the guest if he was comfortable there.

20. Direct – She said , “Can you tell me the way to the nearest hotel?” “No,” replied the man, “I am a stranger.”
Indirect –
She asked the man if he could tell her the way to the nearest hotel. The man replied in the negative and told her that he was a stranger.

21. Direct – “Why are you spending such a long time on those accounts?” I asked “Because I can’t make them balanced,” He said. “It deem to be Rs 13 short, and that means that I’ll have to put in Rs 13 of my own money to make it up.” Would you like me to go through them and see if I can find a mistake ?” I said. “No,” he said, “but I’d like you to lend me Rs 13.”
Indirect –
I asked him why he was spending such a long time on those accounts. He replied that he could not make them balanced. He further said that it seemed to be Rs13 short and that meant he would have to put in Rs 13 of his own money to make it up. I asked him further if he would like me to go through them and see if I could find a mistake. He replied in the negative and told me that he would like to lend me Rs. 13.

22. Direct – Gopal said to Ganesh, “Will you like to go to see the cricket match?”
Indirect –
Gopal asked Ganesh if he (Ganesh) would like to go to see the cricket match.

23. Direct – Mother said to me, “Did you go to school?”I replied, “Yes.”
Indirect –
Mother asked me if I had gone to school. I replied in the affirmative.

24. Direct – Hari said to Ram, “Have you completed your home-work?” Ram said, “No.” Hari said, “Why?” Ram said, ” Because I could not get time.”
Indirect –
Hari asked Ram if he (Ram) had completed his home-work. Ram replied in the negative. Hari asked him why he had not completed. Ram replied because he could not get time.

25. Direct – The traveller said, “Can you tell me the way to the nearest inn?” “Yes”, said the peasant, “Do you want one in which you can spend the night?”
Indirect –
The traveller asked the peasant if he could tell him the way to the nearest inn. The peasant replied in the affirmative and asked if he wanted one in which he could spend the night.

26. Direct – The wolf said to the lamb, “Why are you making the water dirty?”
Indirect –
The wolf asked the lamb why he was making the water dirty.

-: One Question for You :-

Qu. Direct – She said to me, “May I use your telephone?”
Indirect –

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