Practice with following direct and indirect speech exercises Wh question sentences for clearer understanding of narration rules and variation for interrogative sentences.
1. He said, “Why are you late today?”
- He asked why I was late that day.
- He asked me why was you late that day.
2. She said, “Have you got your paper attested?”
- She asked if I have got my paper attested.
- She asked have I got my paper attested.
3. They said, “How can we reach early?”
- They asked how they can reach early.
- They asked that how they can reach early.
4. I said to him, “Can you give me more time?”
- I asked them if they can give me more time.
- I asked them if you can give more time.
5. Mariya said, “What is the main reason of this mess?”
- Mariya asked what was the main reason of that mess.
- Mariya asked that what was the main reason of that mess.
6. She said, “Where are the boxes I left here?”
- She asked where were the boxes she left there.
- She asked that where were the boxes she left there.
7. He said to me, “Why are you so lazy?”
- He asked me why I was so lazy.
- He asked me that why was I so lazy.
8. She said to her father, “When are you coming home?”
- She asked her father when he was coming home.
- She asked her father that when he was coming home.
9. I said to old lady, “Why are you standing outside?”
- I asked old lady that why are you standing outside
- I asked old lady why she was standing outside.
10. The old man said to me, “How can I get my passport?”
- The old man asked me how can he get his passport.
- The old man asked that how can I get my passport.