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Reported Speech

(intermediate level)

Find the best answer(s):

  1

'Are you married?'
'Did you ask if ____ married?'

I'm
I was
you are
you were



  2

'How many children have you got?'
'Did you ask ____ ?'

how many children I had
how many I had children



  3

'Have you got a cat?'
'Did you ask ____ a cat?'

I had
if I got
have I got
if I had



  4

'Are you from Scotland?'
'Did you ask ____ from Scotland?'

if I was
whether I was



  5

'What's your job going to be?'
'Did you ask what ____ going to be?'

my job is
is my job
was my job
my job was



  6

'How often do you go on holiday?'
'Did you ask ____ on holiday?'

how often I went
how I often went
how often did I go
how often I go



  7

'When did you go to see your aunt?'
She asked when I ____ to see my aunt.

went
had gone
had been



  8

'Do you often visit your relatives?'
'Did you ask if ____ my relatives?'

I had often visited
I often visited



  9

'Will Cathy's cousins come to dinner?'
'Did you ask ____ to dinner?'

if they came
if they would come
they would come
they came



10

'Must your children go to bed early?'
'Did you ask if ____ go to bed early?'

they had to
they must



11

'I wouldn't like to marry a rich widow.'
He said he ____ marry a rich widow.

wouldn't like to
didn't like to



12

'I want Peter to be my best man.'
He said he ____ Peter to be ____ best man.

wants - his
wanted - my
wanted - his
wants - my



13

'We got married on a rainy day.'
She said ____ married on a rainy day.

they got
they had got
she had got



14

'I think I'll remind my niece of daddy's birthday.'
He thought ____ his niece.

he would remind
he reminded



15

'Will you come to see us tomorrow?'
He asked if we'd come to see them ____ .

the next day
tomorrow



16

'Can you play snooker?'
He wants to know if ____ snooker.

you can play
I could play
we played
we could play

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