English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 5th April (Narration)

Updated Mon, 05 Apr 2021 10:34 PM IST

Directions(1-10): A sentence has been given in direct/Indirect form. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct form.
 

Question1: Renna said, ''we must all die one day .'' 



Option 1:  Reena said that we would  all die one day

Option 2:  Reena said that we had been all die one day

Option 3:  Reena said that we must all die one day

Option 4:  Reena told me  that we must all die one day


Question 2: Rahul said to her, ''you must obey your parents''.

Option 1:  Rahul told her that she must obey her parents

Option 2:  Rahul said to her that she should obey her parents

Option 3:  Rahul said to her that she must obey her parents

Option 4:  Rahul told her that she must have  obey her parents

 

Question3: She said to me , ''when i was a student i could not go out alone''.

 

Option 1:  she told me that when she was a student she had not allowed to go alone 


Option 2:  She told me that when she was a student she could not be  allowed to go alone 

Option 3:  she told me that when she was a student she has not allowed to go alone 

Option 4:  she told me that when she was a student she was not allowed to go alone 

 

Question4: The mother said , ''what will i do with so much money, My son!''



Option 1:  The mother said that her son what she should do with so much money

Option 2:  The mother asked her son what she would do with so much money

Option 3:  The mother asked her son what she would have done with so much money

Option 4:  The mother asked her son what she should have done with so much money

 

Question5: Rohan said, ''Netaji was born in Kolkata.''


Option 1:  Rohan said that Netaji has born in Kolkata

Option 2:  Rohan said that Netaji had born in Kolkata

Option 3:  Rohan said that Netaji was born in Kolkata

Option 4:  Rohan said that Netaji had been born in Kolkata


 

Question6:She said to her mother , ''father had left before/when she reached home.''



Option 1:  she told her mother that father has left before/ when she reached home 

Option 2:  she told her mother that father had left before/ when she reached home 

Option 3:  she told her mother that father had left before/ when she  had reached home 

Option 4:  she told her mother that father left before/ when she had reached home

 

Question7: She said, ''i cooked vegetables and he fried rice.''



Option 1:  she told me that she cooked vegetables and he fried rice 

Option 2:  she said that she cooked vegetables and he fried rice 

Option 3:  she said that she had cooked vegetables and he fried rice 

Option 4:  she said that she cooked vegetables and he had fried rice 

 

Question8: Ankita said to me, ''when i met him , he was playing.''



Option 1:  Ankita told me that when she met him he has been playing

Option 2:  Ankita told me that when she had been met him he was playing

Option 3:  Ankita told me that when she met him he was playing

Option 4:  Ankita said to me that when she met him he was playing

 


Question9:He said to me, ''while i was singing , she was dancing.''

 

Option 1:  He told me that while he has been singing,she was dancing

Option 2:  He told me that while he has been singing,she was dancing

Option 3:  He told me that while he was singing,she has been  dancing

Option 4:  He said to me  while he has been singing,she was dancing


 

Question10: She said to me, '' I was thinking of helping him but changed my mind later on''.



Option 1:  she said that she had been thinking of helping him but changed her mind later on 

Option 2:  she told me  that she had been thinking of helping him but changed her mind  later on 

Option 3:  she told me  that she has been thinking of helping him but changed her mind  later on 

Option 4:  she said to me  that she had been thinking of helping him but changed her mind  later on



Answers
Ans1:  
Reena said that we must all die one day

Explanation: 'must' normally does not change when it refers to duty or laws of nature

Reena said that we must all die one day


Ans 2: Rahul said to her that she must obey her parents

Explanation: 'must' normally does not change when it refers to duty or laws of nature

Rahul said to her that she must obey her parents


Ans 3: she told me that when she was a student she was not allowed to go alone 

Explanation: 'could' is changed in case of permissions 

she told me that when she was a student she was not allowed to go alone 

Ans 4:  The mother said that her son what she should do with so much money


Explanation: 'will' change in to 'should' when the speeker seeks advice or request

The mother said that her son what she should do with so much money


Ans 5:  Rohan said that Netaji was born in Kolkata


Explanation: past indefinite does not change when it expresses historical past

Rohan said that Netaji was born in Kolkata



Ans 6:  she told her mother that father had left before/ when she reached home 

Explanation: past definite does not change when it is used in time clause 

she told her mother that father had left before/ when she reached home 


Ans 7: she said that she cooked vegetables and he fried rice 


Explanation: past indefinite does not change when it expresses two simultaneous actions

she said that she cooked vegetables and he fried rice 


Ans 8:   Ankita told me that when she met him he was playing

Explanation: Past indefinite does not change when it is used in time clause 

Ankita told me that when she met him he was playing

Ans 9:  He told me that while he has been singing,she was dancing


Explanation: Past continuous does not changed when it is used in time clause 

The correct option is: He told me that while he has been singing,she was dancing

Ans 10: she told me  that she had been thinking of helping him but changed her mind  later on 


Explanation: Past continuous changed when it refers to a complete action .correct option is : she told me  that she had been thinking of helping him but changed her mind  later on 

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