SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 126

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect and mark your answer.

He said, 'I was doing it.'
  • He said that he had been doing it.

  • He said that he had done it.

  • He said that he has done it.

  • He said that he did it.

Solution

A.

He said that he had been doing it.

Question 127

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect and mark your answer.

The lady asked me how my uncle was.
  • The lady said to me, 'How is your uncle?'

  • The lady asked me, 'How has your uncle been?'

  • The lady said to me, 'How was your uncle?'

  • The lady asked me, 'How is your uncle doing?'

Solution

A.

The lady said to me, 'How is your uncle?'

Question 128

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect and mark your answer.

He said, 'Honesty is the best policy.'
  • He said that honesty is the best policy.

  • He said that honesty was the best policy.

  • He said that honesty had been the best policy.

  • He said that honest has been the best policy.

Solution

A.

He said that honesty is the best policy.

Question 129

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect and mark your answer.

He said that he intended to leave for Surat that night.
  • 'I intend to leave for Surat that night', he said.

  • 'I intend to left for Surat that night'. he said.

  • 'I intended to leave for Surat tonight', he said.

  • 'I intend to leave for Surat tonight', he said.

Solution

D.

'I intend to leave for Surat tonight', he said.

Question 130

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect and mark your answer.
The teacher said to him, 'Is not poverty a curse?'
  • The teacher asked him is poverty not a curse.

  • The teacher asked him if poverty was not a curse.

  • The teacher asked him was poverty not a curse.

  • The teacher asked him whether poverty is not a curse.

Solution

B.

The teacher asked him if poverty was not a curse.