Quiz: Indirect speech

Topic: Direct & Indirect Speech | Level: Intermediate

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - I told him ____ do it.
Q2 - He asked us ____ show our passports.
Q3 - She asked us if we ____ finished the work on Monday.
Q4 - She asked us ____ on time.
Q5 - She asked if she ____ leave early.
Q6 - They asked me _____ going to the party.
Q7 - He told me ____ my father.
Q8 - She said that no one _____ to the meeting last week.
Q9 - She told me ____ she wasn't going to come.
Q10 - He asked me what I _____ if I failed to get the job.
Q11 - He told me he ___ be here by three o'clock at the latest and it's half past already.
Q12 - She promised she _____ do it by the end of the week and then let me down.
Q13 - She said it _____ raining when she got here.
Q14 - She explained how ______ do it.
Q15 - He said he _____ her before.

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Q1 - I told him ____ do it.
 
to not
 
to don't
 
not to
 
don't
Q2 - He asked us ____ show our passports.
 
if
 
to
 
for
Q3 - She asked us if we ____ finished the work on Monday.
 
have
 
had
 
Either could be used here.
Q4 - She asked us ____ on time.
 
to be
 
for being
Q5 - She asked if she ____ leave early.
 
can
 
could
Q6 - They asked me _____ going to the party.
 
that I was
 
if I was
Q7 - He told me ____ my father.
 
phone
 
to phone
Q8 - She said that no one _____ to the meeting last week.
 
has come
 
had come
Q9 - She told me ____ she wasn't going to come.
 
that
 
---
 
Either could be used here.
Q10 - He asked me what I _____ if I failed to get the job.
 
would do
 
would have done
Q11 - He told me he ___ be here by three o'clock at the latest and it's half past already.
 
will
 
would
 
Either could be used here.
Q12 - She promised she _____ do it by the end of the week and then let me down.
 
will
 
would
 
Either could be used here.
Q13 - She said it _____ raining when she got here.
 
already started
 
had already started
 
Either could be used here.
Q14 - She explained how ______ do it.
 
to
 
I should
 
Either could be used here.
Q15 - He said he _____ her before.
 
didn't meet
 
hadn't met
 
Either could be used here.

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