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21)

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.


The policeman told the inspector that he had arrested a man for breaking the lockdown rules

SSC CGL 2020
A)

The policeman said to the inspector, “He arrests a man for breaking the lock-down rules.”

B)

The policeman said to the Inspector, “He would arrest a man for breaking the lockdown rules.”

C)

The policeman said to the inspector, “I am arresting a man for breaking the lockdown rules.”

D)

The policeman said to the inspector, “I have arrested a man for breaking the lockdown rules.”

22)

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.


Garima told her friends that she couldn’t go with them to the movie that night as she was very busy.

SSC CGL 2020
A)

Garima said to her friends, “She couldn’t go with them to the movie that night as she was very busy.”

B)

Garima said to her friends, “I can’t go with you to the movie tonight as I am very busy.”

C)

Garima said to her friends, “I can’t go with them to the movie that night as I was very busy.”

D)

Garima said to her friends, “I couldn’t go with you to the movie tonight as I was very busy.”

23)

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.


Taru said that she could not leave the children alone.

SSC CGL 2020
A)

Taru said, “I could not be leaving the children alone.”

B)

Taru said, “I cannot leave the children alone.”

C)

Taru said, “I will not leave the children alone.”

D)

Taru said, “She would not leave the children alone.”

24)

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.


He regretted the mistake he had made in his calculations.

SSC CGL 2020
A)

He said, “I regretted the mistake I made in my calculations.”

B)

He said, “I am sorry for the mistake I made in his calculations.”

C)

He said, “He regrets the mistake he made in my calculations.”

D)

He said, “I regret the mistake I made in my calculations.”

25)

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.


Anshul told me that his mother was not at home and that she would be back the following day.

SSC CGL 2020
A)

Anshul said to me, “My mother is not at home. She will be back tomorrow.”

B)

Anshul said to me, “My mother is not at home. She would be back the following day.”

C)

Anshul said to me, “His mother was not at home. She would be back tomorrow.”

D)

Anshul said to me, “My mother was not at home. She will be back the following day.”

26)

Select the most appropriate indirect form of the given sentence.


I said to my friend, “Please help me arrange these books on the shelf.”

SSC CGL 2020
A)

I asked my friend to help me arrange these books on the shelf.

B)

I ordered my friend to help me arrange those books on the shelf.

C)

I requested my friend to help me arrange those books on the shelf.

D)

I told to my friend to please help me arrange those books on the shelf.

27)

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.


Taru told me that Avika was having her online cooking class then.

SSC CGL 2020
A)

Taru said to me, “Avika will be having her online cooking class now.”

B)

Taru said to me, “Avika is having her online cooking class at that time.”

C)

Taru said to me, “Avika is having her online cooking class now.”

D)

Taru said to me, “Avika was having her online cooking class at this time.”

28)

Choose the most appropriate option to change the narration (direct / indirect) of the given sentence.
The priest said to me, “You have committed a cardinal sin.”

SSC CGL 2019
A)

The priest told me that I had committed a cardinal sin.

B)

The priest is saying I have committed a cardinal sin.

C)

The priest said if I will be committing a cardinal sin.

D)

The priest told me I am committing a cardinal sin.

29)

Choose the most appropriate option to change the narration (direct / indirect) of the given sentence.
Her mother said, “We must have a party to celebrate your promotion.”

SSC CGL 2019
A)

Her mother said that they must have a party to celebrate her promotion.

B)

Her mother said she had been planning a party for celebrating her promotion.

C)

Her mother says that they should plan a party to celebrate her promotion.

D)

Her mother told that they would be having a party to celebrate her promotion.

30)

Choose the most appropriate option to change the narration (direct / indirect) of the given sentence.
My uncle said, “Just my luck! I’ve missed the bus again.”

SSC CGL 2019
A)

My uncle exclaimed that he was unlucky as he had missed the bus again.

B)

My uncle said he was lucky as he had missed the bus again.

C)

My uncle exclaimed that he is once again lucky to miss the bus.

D)

My uncle says that he is unlucky as he has missed the bus again.

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