english-aptitude-tests-examtimequiz.comEnglish Aptitude Test on Direct and Indirect Speech

Direct and Indirect Speech - Direct or quoted speech is a sentence (or several sentences) that reports speech or thought in its original form, as phrased by the original speaker. It is usually enclosed in quotation marks.
Eg: Jake said “I’m going to come.”

Indirect Speech (also called Reported Speech) is used to communicate what someone else said, but without using the exact words. The tenses of the verbs are often changed.
Eg: Jake said that he was going to come.


In the following section the sentences have been given in Direct or Indirect speech. From the given alternatives, choose the most appropriate sentence that best suits the given sentence in Indirect or Direct speech.

Direct and Indirect Speech

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