English Grammar: Direct And Indirect Speech Quiz!

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English Grammar: Direct And Indirect Speech Quiz!

Welcome learner, today you are going to be tested in English grammar whether you understand types of speeches, direct and indirect or not. Well, you will find out as soon as you complete this quiz. So, get started already.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Missing capital letters inside inverted comma

    • B. 

      Missing commas

    • C. 

      Missing inverted cimmas

    • D. 

      Missing capital letters outside inverted commas

  • 2. 
    What punctuation mark needs to be added to the following sentence in DIRECT speech James asked "Are you coming to my house today?"  
    • A. 

      .

    • B. 

      :

    • C. 

      !

    • D. 

      ,

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Mary asked if harry was ok?

    • B. 

      Mary asks if Harry was ok.

    • C. 

      Mary asks Harry if he was ok.

    • D. 

      Mary told Harry he was ok.

  • 4. 
    Which  is the correct sentence in DIRECT speech if using the INDIRECT sentence that follows as a guild. The teacher ordered the children to do their homework.
    • A. 

      The teacher asked, "Children, do your homework!"

    • B. 

      The teacher ordered, Children, do your homework!

    • C. 

      The teacher ordered, "Children, do your homework!"

    • D. 

      The teacher ordered "Children, do your homework!"

  • 5. 
    Which of the following sentences are the wrong form of DIRECT speech.
    • A. 

      Sarah said, "My family and I are going to the flea market today."

    • B. 

      Nabilah asked, "Can I go with Sarah to the flea market today?"

    • C. 

      Charlotte said, "I dont want to go to the flea market today."

    • D. 

      Chloe said, "what is the flea market?"

  • 6. 
    Which of the following sentences are the correct form of INDIRECT speech if the sentence below is in DIRECT speech. Kelly said, "I am feeling sick today."
    • A. 

      Kelly says that she is feeling sick today.

    • B. 

      Kelly said that she was feeling sick that day.

    • C. 

      Kelly says that today she is feeling sick.

    • D. 

      Kelly is feeling sick today.

  • 7. 
    Spoken words sometimes come first. Which of these sentences in DIRECT speech are incorrect?
    • A. 

      "how long until half-time?" asked an excited spectator.

    • B. 

      "You people are hopless!" shouted the coach.

    • C. 

      "Work harder while saving goals!" screamed a frustrated fan.

    • D. 

      "When will this match be over? asked a bored spectator.

  • 8. 
    Nisha said she would stay home all alone tonight. 
    • A. 

      Nisha is allowed to stay alone at night.

    • B. 

      Nisha doesn't fear staying alone at night.

    • C. 

      Tonight Nisha wants to stay alone at home. 

    • D. 

      Nisha can stay alone at night.