Grammar Test: Direct And Indirect Speech! Trivia Quiz

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Direct And Indirect Quizzes & Trivia

Sentences can be written in different ways to convey the same message and one way of writing a sentence. It can be where you use speech marks to convey what one has said in their own words or convey what was said using your own words. Use this grammar test to polish up your skills when it comes to direct and indirect speech. You will be expected to change sentences from one type of speech to another.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The students are ........ English now.
    • A. 

      Studied

    • B. 

      Studying

    • C. 

      Have studied

    • D. 

      Is studying

    • E. 

      Studies

  • 2. 
    Andrean said, "I am typing my English composition." What is the Indirect speech?
    • A. 

      Andrean says that I am typing my English composition

    • B. 

      Andrean said that I am typing my English composition

    • C. 

      Andrean said that he was typing his composition

    • D. 

      Andrean said that he has typed his composition

    • E. 

      Andrean said that he is typing his composition

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      My auntie said that my daughter will continue her English in Australia

    • B. 

      My auntie said that her daughter would continue her English in Australia

    • C. 

      My auntie said that my daughter would continue her English in Australia

    • D. 

      My auntie says that her daughter will continue her English in Australia

    • E. 

      My auntie said her daughter continues her English in Australia

  • 4. 
    John asked to Jane, "Why did you love me?" Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      John asked to Jane why you loved me

    • B. 

      John asked to Jane why did you love me

    • C. 

      John asked to Jane why she loved me

    • D. 

      John asked to Jane why she had loved him

    • E. 

      John asked to Jane why had she loved him

  • 5. 
    Peter says, "My wife is an English teacher." Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      Peter says that my wife is an English teacher

    • B. 

      Peter said that his wife was an English teacher

    • C. 

      Peter said that my wife was an English teacher

    • D. 

      Peter said that his wife is an English teacher

    • E. 

      Peter says that his wife is an English teacher

  • 6. 
    The students have told me, "we are discussing to solve the problem." Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      The students have told me that they are discussing to solve the problem

    • B. 

      The students have told me that we were discussing to solve the problem.

    • C. 

      The students have told me that they were discussing to solve the problem

    • D. 

      The students have told me that they discussed to solve the problem

    • E. 

      The students have told me that they have discussed the problem

  • 7. 
    Clara said, "My husband has bought me a new car." Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      Clara said that my husband has bought me a new car.

    • B. 

      Clara said that her husband had bought her a new car.

    • C. 

      Clara says that her husband had bought her a new car.

    • D. 

      Clara said that my husband had bought me a new car

    • E. 

      Clara said that her husband buys her a new car.

  • 8. 
    Toni asked me, "did you do your homework yesterday?" Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      Toni wanted to know if you do your homework the day before

    • B. 

      Toni wanted to know whether I did my homework that day

    • C. 

      Toni wanted to know that I do my homework then

    • D. 

      Toni wanted to know if I had done my homework the day before

    • E. 

      Toni wanted to know whether you had done you homework then

  • 9. 
    The teacher said, "my son is handsome." Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      The teacher said that my son is handsome

    • B. 

      The teacher said that his son is handsome

    • C. 

      The teacher said that his son was handsome

    • D. 

      The teacher said that my son was handsome

    • E. 

      The teacher said that your son is handsome

  • 10. 
    The beautiful girl said to herself, "can I have much money?"Change into indirect speech!
    • A. 

      The beautiful girl said to herself that can I have much money

    • B. 

      The beautiful girl said to herself if can she has much money

    • C. 

      The beautiful girl said to herself whether she has much money

    • D. 

      The beautiful girl said to herself if I can have much money

    • E. 

      The beautiful girl said to herself if she could have much money