DIRECT/INDIRECT SPEECH
       (3) Next morning at breakfast           (3) My father enquired me if I             (2) He asked me where I was
           Ramesh’s wife said that she              would sit and study at least              going.
           could tell him what was                  now.                                  (3) He said me to where I was
           amiss with their clock.             (4) My father asked me if I would              going.
       (4) Next morning at breakfast                sit and study at least then.          (4) He said to me that where I
           Ramesh’s wife addressed him    374. I said to my mother, “Please                   was going.
           by name and told him that           warm this milk. Don’t boil it.”       379. The teacher said to his student,
           she thought she could tell          (1) I asked my mother that she             “Do you have any excuse for com-
           what was amiss with their                may warm that milk but not            ing late to school, today?”
           clock.                                   boil it.                              (1) The teacher asked his stu-
       Directions (370 – 396) : In the         (2) I told my mother respectfully              dent whether he had any ex-
following questions, a sentence has                 that she will warm that mik               cuse for coming late to the
been given in Direct/Indirect Speech.               and not to boil it.                       school that day.
Out of the four alternatives suggest-          (3) I requested my mother that             (2) The teacher asked his stu-
ed, select the one which best expresses             she warm that milk and not                dent whether he did have any
the same sentence in Indirect/Direct                to boil it.                               excuse for coming late to the
form.                                          (4) I requested my mother to                   school that day.
      (SSC CGL Tier-II Exam, 25.10.2015,            warm that milk and asked her          (3) The teacher asked his stu-
                          TF No. 2148789)           not boil it.                              dent whether he has any ex-
370. The teacher said to him, “Do not     375. The boy thanked the Principal for              cuse for coming late to the
       go out.”                                granting him a fee-concession.                 school that day.
       (1) The teacher ordered him to          (1) The boy said to the Principal,         (4) The teacher asked his stu-
           not go out.                              “I express my thanks that you             dent whether did he have any
                                                    have granted me a fee-con-                excuse for coming late to the
       (2) The teacher told him do not
                                                    cession.”                                 school that day.
           go out.
                                               (2) The boy said to the Principal,    380. The commander said, “Let the
       (3) The teacher advised him not
                                                    “I am thankful to you for a           gates be left open.”
           to go out.
                                                    fee-concession.”                      (1) The commander ordered that
       (4) The teacher commanded him           (3) The boy told the Principal,                let the gates be left open.
           that he should not go out.               “You are kind enough to grant         (2) The commander ordered for
371. Rajiv said to me, “He plays with               me a fee-concession.”                     the gates to be left open.
       right hand.”                            (4) The boy said to the Principal,         (3) The commander ordered that
       (1) Rajiv said that he played with           “Thank you, madam for                     the gates will be left open.
           right hand.                              granting me a fee-conces-             (4) The commander wanted that
       (2) Rajiv told me that he could              sion.”                                    the gates be left open.
           play with right hand.          376. “They are late,” she has already      381. Vipul said, “Alas ! How thought-
       (3) Rajiv told me that he plays         told us.
                                                                                          less I have been !”
           with right hand                     (1) She told us that they are late
                                                                                          (1) Vipul confessed with regret
       (4) Rajiv asked if he could play             already.
                                                                                              that he had been thought-
           with right hand.                    (2) She told us that they are al-              less.
                                                    ready late.
372. “Sam, will you help me carry my                                                      (2) Vipul exclaimed how thought-
                                               (3) She has already told us (that)             less I have been.
       bags ?” asked the old woman.
                                                    they are late.
       (1) The old woman asked to Sam                                                     (3) Vipul regretted upon my
                                               (4) She has already been telling
            to help her carry her bags.                                                       thoughtlessness.
                                                    us that they are late.
       (2) The old woman told Sam to                                                      (4) Vipul admitted that he had
                                          377. I’ll say to my friends, “I have
            helped her carry her bags.                                                        been thoughtless.
                                               started learning computer.”
       (3) The old woman said to sam                                                 382. The officer said, “Cowards ! you
                                               (1) I’ll tell my friends that I have
                                                                                          shall soon be put to death.”
            to help her carried her bags.           started learning computer.
                                                                                          (1) The officer called them cow-
       (4) The old woman asked Sam             (2) I’ll tell my friends that I am
                                                                                              ards and said that they must
            whether he would help her               learning computer.
                                                                                              be put to death soon.
            carry her bags.                    (3) I’ll tell my friends that I had
                                                    started learning computer.            (2) The officer called them cow-
373. My father said to me, “Will you
                                                                                              ards and said that they would
       sit and study at least now.”            (4) I’ll tell my friends that I learn
                                                                                              soon be put to death.
       (1) My father asked me if I will             computer.
                                                                                          (3) The officer said that they
           sit and study at least then.   378. He said to me, “Where are you
                                                                                              were cowards and should be
       (2) My father asked me whether          going ?”
                                                                                              put to death soon.
           I can sit and study at least        (1) He asked that where I was
                                                                                          (4) The officer said that they
           then.                                    going.
                                                                                              would soon be put to death.
                                                          SEE–379