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Test: Narration - Question 1

In which tense is a direct speech usually reported in indirect speech?

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In indirect speech, the tense of the reporting verb usually changes to the past tense, so direct speech in present tense changes to past tense.

Test: Narration - Question 2

What is the reporting verb in the sentence: She said that she was going to the beach?

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The reporting verb is the verb used to report the speech or thoughts of another person. In this sentence, "said" is the reporting verb.

Test: Narration - Question 3

Which of the following is an example of indirect speech?

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Indirect speech is when someone else's speech or thoughts are reported indirectly. In this sentence, the original speech "I am happy" is reported indirectly as "she said that she was happy."

Test: Narration - Question 4

Which of the following pronoun changes is correct when converting direct speech to indirect speech?
Direct speech: "I will visit you tomorrow," she said.
Indirect speech: She said that _____ visit me tomorrow.

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In indirect speech, the pronoun usually changes to reflect the subject of the reporting verb. In this sentence, "I" changes to "she" and "will" changes to "would" to reflect the past tense and indirect nature of the speech.

Test: Narration - Question 5

Which of the following is an example of a sentence in direct speech?

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Direct speech is when someone's exact words are reported using quotation marks. In this sentence, the exact words "Please close the door" are enclosed in quotation marks, indicating direct speech.

Test: Narration - Question 6

Which of the following sentences is in Direct Speech?

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Option b) is a sentence that is directly quoting what someone said, and is therefore in Direct Speech.

Test: Narration - Question 7

Which is the correct indirect speech of the following sentence ?
She said, "I did my work".

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The correct answer is "She said that she had done her work."
 In the given sentence the reporting verb has no object. Hence, 'said' will not be changed.  Comma and inverted commas will be removed.  The conjunction 'that' will be added. 'I' will be changed into 'she' because the first person pronoun is changed according to the subject of the reporting verb. 'did not enjoy' will be changed into 'had not enjoyed' because the simple past tense changes into the past perfect tense.

Test: Narration - Question 8

Which of the following words is often used in sentences in Indirect Speech?

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Words like "said," "told," and "asked" are commonly used in sentences in Indirect Speech.

Test: Narration - Question 9

Which of the following sentences requires no change in tense when changed from Direct to Indirect Speech?

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Option d) is a sentence in the past tense, and when changed to Indirect Speech, does not require any change in tense.

Test: Narration - Question 10

Which of the following sentences is an example of a statement in Indirect Speech?

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Option (d) is an example of someone reporting what was said, without directly quoting it. It is therefore in Indirect Speech.

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