SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 26

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
The boy thanked the Principal for granting him a fee-concession.




  • The boy said to the Principal, "I express my thanks that you have granted me a fee-concession."

  • The boy said to the Principal, "I am thankful to you for a fee-concession."

  • The boy told the Principal, "You are kind enough to grant me a fee-concession."

  • The boy said to the Principal, "Thank you, madam for granting me a fee-concession."

Solution

D.

The boy said to the Principal, "Thank you, madam for granting me a fee-concession."

Question 27

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
'They are late,' she has already told us.




  • She told us that they are late already.

  • She told us that they are already late.

  • She has already told us (that) they are late.

  • She has already been telling us that they are late.

Solution

C.

She has already told us (that) they are late.

Question 28

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

I'll say to my friends, 'I have started learning computer.'

  • I'll tell my friends that I have started learning computer.

  • I'll tell my friends that I am learning computer.

  • I'll tell my friends that I had started learning computer.

  • I'll tell my friends that I learn computer.

Solution

A.

I'll tell my friends that I have started learning computer.

Question 29

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
He said to me, 'Where are you going?'





  • He asked that where I was going.

  • He asked me where I was going. 

  • He said me to where I was going.

  • He said to me that where I was going.

Solution

B.

He asked me where I was going. 

Question 30

In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
The teacher said to his student, 'Do you have any excuse for coming late to the school, today?'





  • The teacher asked his student whether he had any excuse for coming late to the school that day.

  • The teacher asked his student whether he did have any excuse for coming late to the school that day.

  • The teacher asked his student whether he has any excuse for coming late to the school that day.

  • The teacher asked his student whether did he have any excuse for coming late to the school that day.

Solution

A.

The teacher asked his student whether he had any excuse for coming late to the school that day.