Problems on Change of Speech

11) Rex ordered his servant to bring him a cup of coffee.

  1. Rex told his servant, “Bring a cup of coffee.”
  2. Rex told his servant, “Bring me a cup of coffee.”
  3. Rex said to his servant, “Bring me a cup of coffee.”
  4. Rex told his servant, “Bring him a cup of coffee.”

12) “Please don’t run away”, He said.

  1. He said to me please don’t run away.
  2. He told me to not to run away.
  3. He begged that I should not run away.
  4. He begged me not to run away.

13) Soldier said, “I must follow the instructions.”

  1. Soldier said that he must follow the instructions.
  2. Soldier said that he was to follow the instructions.
  3. Soldier said that he was bound to follow the instructions.
  4. Soldier said that he would have to follow the instructions.

14) The teacher said to the boy, “Did you break the chair?”

  1. The teacher told the boy if he breaks the chair.
  2. The teacher asked the boy if he had broken the chair.
  3. The teacher asked the boy that if he broke the chair.
  4. The teacher asked the boy if he has broken the chair.

15) Mother said,” I have often told you to wake up early in the morning.”

  1. Mother said that she had often told you to wake up early in the morning.
  2. Mother said that she has often told me to wake up early in the morning.
  3. Mother said that she had often told me to wake up early in the morning.
  4. Mother told that she had often told me to wake up early in the morning.

16) I said to her, “Will you watch the new movie?”

  1. I asked her if she will watch the new movie.
  2. I asked her whether she would watch the new movie.
  3. I asked her if she should watch the new movie.
  4. I asked her will she watch the new movie.

17) My friend said, “Have you prepared well for the match?”

  1. My friend asked me if I had prepared well for the match.
  2. My friend asked me if you had prepared well for the match.
  3. My friend asked me if I have prepared well for the match.
  4. My friend asked me if I prepared well for the match.

18) The HR said to me,” you have not submitted your documents.”

  1. The HR told me that I have not submitted my documents.
  2. The HR told me that you have not submitted your documents.
  3. The HR told me that you had not submitted your documents.
  4. The HR told me that you have not submitted my documents.

19) The election commission said that it would re-consider the counting of voting.

  1. The election commission said, “We shall re-consider the counting of voting.”
  2. The election commission said, “It shall re-consider the counting of voting.”
  3. The election commission said, “They shall re-consider the counting of voting.”
  4. The election commission said, “We should re-consider the counting of voting.”

20) “Such a beautiful place it is!” said the tourist.

  1. The tourist said that the place was very beautiful.
  2. The tourist exclaimed that the place is very beautiful.
  3. The tourist exclaimed that the place was very beautiful.
  4. The tourist said that the place is very beautiful.

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