Direct and Reported Speech Questions and Answers : Verbal ability

  • The student said, "I have been studying here for the last five years".


    A.) The student told that he had been studying there for the last 5 years.

    B.) The student said that he had been studying there for the last 5 years.

    C.) The student told that he have been studying here for the last 5 years.

    D.) The student said that he was studying there for the last 5 years.
    Answer: Option 'B'


  • Geetha said, "I am going to my uncle's house now".


    A.) Geetha said that she was going to her uncle's house then.

    B.) Geetha said that she is going to her uncle's house now.

    C.) Geetha toid that she was going to her uncle's house then.

    D.) Geetha said that she has going to her uncle's house now.
    Answer: Option 'A'


  • "I am very happy", Ram said


    A.) Ram told that he was very happy

    B.) Ram told that he has been very happy.

    C.) Ram said that he is very happy.

    D.) Ram said that he was very happy.
    Answer: Option 'D'


  • Raja said to me, "my brother has just passed her S.S.C Examination". A.) Raja told me that his brother had just passed his S.S.C Examination.

    B.) Raja said to me that his brother had just passed his S.S.C Examination.

    C.) Raja said to me that his brother had just passed his S.S.C Examination.

    D.) Raja told to me that his brother had just passed his S.S.C Examination.
    Answer: Option 'C'


  • "I haven't seen him till now", srinu said

    A.) srinu said that he hadn't seen him till then.

    B.) srinu said that he hasn't seen him till then.

    C.) srinu told that he hadn't seen him till then.

    D.) srinu told that he haven't seen him till then.
    Answer: Option 'A'
Verbal Ability Topics


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