Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise-9 & 10

By | August 7, 2020

Direct and Indirect speech is directly not asked in class 9 and 10 in CBSE Board but reported speech is not out of syllabus. It can be asked in gap-filling as giving the right verb forms. So learning direct and indirect speech rules is very necessary. Considering this Edumantra is providing reported speech rules and direct and indirect speech examples in a very easy and convenient manner followed by direct and indirect speech exercises for a nice practice. Learning direct indirect speech rules is not difficult as they are based on tenses. Narration rules given on Edumantra are convenient for all classes. It gives a deep insight of all like sentences like an assertive sentence, interrogative, imperative sentences, exclamatory as well as the optative sentence. Go through these narration exercises with reported speech examples. Narration change will be easy with Edumantra.net. Practice these direct indirect speech exercise and be full of knowledge.

EXERCISE -9

 Change the form of the narration:

1. Sid said, “What is the matter, Torn?”

2. Sid said to Tom, “Aren’t you dying?”

3. Tom said to Sid, “You will kill me.”

4. Sid said, “I must call auntie.”

5. Tom said, “I forgive you everything, Sid.”

6. “Where are you going?” said Swami’s father.

7. “Where were you at this time,” his father said to him.

8. “Should I read even when I have no school?” said Swami.

9. “Look Sharp,” father said to Swami.

10. “Do you want a whole day to throw out the spider?” father asked.

ANSWERS:

1. Sid asked Tom what the matter was.

2. Sid asked Tom if he was not dying.

3. Tom told Sid that he would kill him (Tom).

4. Sid said that he must call auntie.

5. Tom told Sid that he forgive him everything.

6. Swami’s father asked where he was going.

7. His father asked him where he was at that time.

8. Swami asked if he should read even when he had no school.

9. Father asked Swami to look sharp.

10. Father asked Swami if he wanted a whole day to throw out the spider.

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EXERCISE -10

 Change the form of the narration:

1. The lady said, “I won’t go on the top.”

2. He said to the lady, “You must take that dog out.”

3. The policeman said to him, “Give me your name and address.”

4. “You will have pneumonia,” said the man to the lady.

5. The conductor said, “The bus will not go until the dog is brought out.”

6. Mr Hudson said to me, “I could show you one.”

7. He explained, “The thin men are the divers.”

8. I asked, “Who is the man sitting on the bench?”

9. I said to Mr Hudson, “How long will they stay under.”

10. He said, “It pricked the rope puller’s fingers.”

 ANSWERS:

1. The lady said that she won’t go on the top.

2. He told the lady that she must take that dog out.

3. The policeman suggested to him that he should give him his name and address.

Or

 The police advised him to give him his name and address.

4. The man told the lady that she would have pneumonia.

5. The conductor said that the bus wouldn’t go until the dog was brought out.

6. Mr Hudson told me that he could show me one.

7. He explained that the thin men were the divers.

8. I asked who the man was sitting on the bench.

9. I asked Mr Hudson how long they would stay under.

10. He said that it had pricked the rope puller’s fingers.

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Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.- 1 & 2
Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.- 3 & 4
Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.- 5 & 6
Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.- 7 & 8
Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.- 11 & 12
Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.- 13 & 14
Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise No.-  15

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