SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 41

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 said to my friend, 'Can I borrow your dictionary for one day only?'


  • I asked my friend if I might borrow his dictionary for one day only.

  • I asked my friend if I could borrow his dictionary for one day only.

  • I requested my friend if I can borrow his dictionary for one day only.

  • I told my friend I could borrow his dictionary for one day only.

Solution

B.

I asked my friend if I could borrow his dictionary for one day only.

Question 42

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 guide said to the swimmer, 'Don't swim out too far.'


  • The guide asked the swimmer not swim out too far.

  • The guide forbade the swimmer to swim out too far.

  • The guide suggested the swimmer that don't swim out too far.

  • The guide told the swimmer to not swim out too far.

Solution

B.

The guide forbade the swimmer to swim out too far.

Question 43

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.
Dr. Ratan said to the patient, 'Take light food and do not go out in the Sun.'


  • Dr. Ratan advised the patient to take light food and to do not go out in the Sun.

  • Dr. Ratan advised the patient to take light food and do not go out in the Sun.

  • Dr. Ratan advised the patient to take light food and not go out in the Sun.

  • Dr. Ratan advised the patient to take light food and not to go out in the Sun.

Solution

D.

Dr. Ratan advised the patient to take light food and not to go out in the Sun.

Question 44

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.
'There is no need for you to be so angry!' said Mrs. Sen to her husband.


  • Mrs. Sen told her husband to not be so angry.

  • Mrs. Sen told her husband that no need was there to be so in anger.

  • Mrs. Sen told to her husband that there was no need for his anger.

  • Mrs. Sen told her husband that there was no need for him to be so angry.

Solution

D.

Mrs. Sen told her husband that there was no need for him to be so angry.

Question 45

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.
'What an excellent piece of art!' she said.



  • She exclaimed with appreciation that it was an excellent piece of art.

  • She had exclaimed that it was an excellent piece of art.

  • She exclaimed what an excellent piece of art was it.

  • She exclaimed with surprise was it an excellent piece of art.

Solution

A.

She exclaimed with appreciation that it was an excellent piece of art.