Reported Speech Exercise High School Students

Practice below given direct and indirect speech exercise for high school advanced learners and find the solved answers at the end of this online exercise.

GO TO REPORTED SPEECH EXERCISE #1
1. They said, “The time is ripe for a full action”
  1. They said that the time was ripe for a full action.
  2. They told that the time was ripe for a full action.
  3. They said that the time had been ripe for a full action.
2. She said to me, “I will prefer reading to writing”
  1. She told me that she would prefer reading to writing.
  2. She told me that I would prefer reading to writing.
  3. She told me that I prefer reading to writing.
3. I said to him, “Please, receive the letter tomorrow”
  1. I said to him that please receive the letter tomorrow.
  2. I requested him to receive the letter the next day.
  3. I requested him that he receive letter the next day.
4. She said to me, “I am fully confident of passing this test”
  1. She told me that I am fully confident of passing this test.
  2. She told me that she was fully confident of passing that test.
  3. She told me that she had been fully confident of passing that test.
5. I said, “I have an urgent meeting with boss”
  1. I said that I had an urgent meeting with boss.
  2. I said that I am having an urgent meeting with boss.
  3. I told that I had an urgent meeting with boss.
6. The traveler said to him, “Is this right way to the city?”
  1. The traveler told him that was that right way to the city.
  2. The traveler asked him if that was the right way to the city.
  3. The traveler asked him that if that had been the right way to the city.
7. She said to me, “Are you serious about this project?”
  1. She asked me that are you serious.
  2. She asked me whether I was serious.
  3. She said to me if I was serious.
8. They said to her, “Is your father well?”
  1. They asked her whether her father was well.
  2. They asked from him that if her father was well.
  3. They said to her whether her father was well.
9. She said to me, “I am thinking to resume my studies”
  1. She said to me that she was thinking to resume her studies.
  2. She told me that she was thinking to resume her studies.
  3. She told to me that she had been thinking resume her studies.
10. The doctor said, “Take all medicine on the right time”
  1. The doctor suggested him to take all medicines on the right time.
  2. The doctor said him that he should take all medicines on the right time.
  3. The doctor advised him that he has to take all medicines on right time.

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