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Reported Speech Worksheet |

Updated: Oct 29, 2023

Do the following exercises on Reported Speech. 4 Marks allotted for Board Exam
For Rules of Reported Speech, Click here
Q1. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follow :

Son : Mummy, Where have I put my wallet ?

Mother: I don’t know. Ask your father.

Son : He will say the same thing.

Mother : Why don’t you put things in their proper place ?


A son asked his mother (a) _________ ? The mother replied that (b) _________and advised him to ask his father. The son retorted saying that he would say the same 3 Page 7 of 7 thing. The mother asked him irritatingly (c) _________ The mother (c) ________



Q2. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows.


Mother to me : Are you unwell today?

I to mother : No, Mummy, not at all.

Mother : Have you done any work today?

I replied : “Nothing”.


My mother asked me (a) __________. I replied to my mummy (b) __________. My mother again asked me (c) ___________.



Q3. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows.


PATENT : I want to see the doctor. I am very sick.

RECEPTIONIST : I am sorry. The doctor is very busy. You'll have to wait for at least one hour.


A patient went to his doctor's clinic and told the receptionist (a) __________ The receptionist (b) __________ She further added that (c) __________


Q4. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows.

Biju : Bina why don't you fold your umbrella?

Bina : It looks beautiful when it is kept open.

Biju : You should keep it folded otherwise it comes in the way.


Bina seldom folded her umbrella. Biju did not like it. He asked her (a) __________. Bina replied that (b) __________ Biju advised her to keep it folded otherwise (c) __________


Q5. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows :

Ram : I want to meet the Principal.

Peon : Sir, he is not in his office.

Ram : When will he come back to the office ?

Peon : I think in another ten minutes.


Ram went to K.V.Jaipur for the admission of his daughter to that school. He went to the Principal's office and told the peon (a) -----------.Respectfully the peon told him that (b) -------------------.So Ram asked him (c)------------ .The peon replied that in his opinion the Principal would be back in another ten minutes.


Q6. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that below.

Receptionist : Good morning. This is Hotel Oberoi, Bangalore.

Mr. Deepak : Good morning. I would like to make a booking in your hotel. Kindly book a suite with attached bathroom and lobby for Monday, September 20, 2012.


Receptionist wished good morning to Mr. Deepak and told him that (a) __________ , Bangalore. Mr. Deepak also (b) __________ and said that (c) ___________ make a booking in their hotel. He requested her to book a suite with attached bathroom and lobby for Monday, September 20, 2012.



Q7. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows :


Kokila : Maitryee ! My new dress is very pretty.

Maitryee : Will you show it to me?

Kokila : I will show it to you tomorrow when you come to my house.


Kokila told her friend Maitryee that (a) __________. Maitryee asked her if (b) __________. She replied, that she would love to show it to her (c) ___________.


Q8. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph that follows :

Customer : Waiter, come here.

Waiter : Yes Sir.

Customer : Look, there are flies in my soup.

Waiter : But sir, they are fresh flies.

Customer : What do you mean ?

Waiter : They arrived only this morning Sir.


A customer in a restaurant complained that there were flies in his soup. The waiter told the customer (a) __________ . When the customer asked (b) __________ , the waiter replied that they (c) __________ .


Q9. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph.


Mother : What are you doing?

Rani : Just watching TV.

Mother : Turn off the TV and help me in cleaning your room.

Rani : Ma, I will do it later.


Mother asked Rani what she was doing. Rani replied that (a) __________ TV. The mother asked her to turn it off and (b) __________ . Rani replied that (c) __________ .


Q10. Read the conversation given below and complete the paragraph.

Berry : Daddy! I am the happiest girl in the world.

Daddy : Have you won a million dollar lottery?

Berry : No! I have got something much better.


Berry screamed with joy that (a) ______. Her father asked (b) ______ a million dollar lottery. She replied that (c) ______ something much better.


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Q11. Read the following conversation and complete the given paragraph. Write the correct answer against the correct blank number. Do not copy the whole sentence.

Miss Grundy: Mohit, you spent time on this homework assignment and it really shows.

Mohit: Thanks, Miss grundy. You mean it's that good?

Miss Grundy : No, I mean it's covered with stains from an evening's worth of snacks.


Mohit's teacher, Miss Grundy told him that (a) ______ and it really showed. Mohit thanked his teacher and asked her (b) ________. To that the angry teacher replied that (c)_________.


Q12. Read the following conversation and complete the given paragraph. Write the correct answer against the correct blank number. Do not copy the whole sentence.

Child: I want to buy a birthay card for my little sister.

Salesman: Do you want a small card or a big card?

Child: I want any cad that will show that I love my litle sister a lot.

Salesman: Then it would be better if you make one yourself.


A child told the salesman that (a)______________ his little sister. The sales man asked him (b)_________________ a big card. The child said that he wanted any card which would show his love for his sister a lot. The sales man then advised him (c)_____________.





Q13. Read the conversation given below and then complete the report by transforming sentences into reported speech.

Daughter: Will you allow me to go for trekking with my classmates?

Father: Dear, we are going to Singapore for a family holiday.

Daughter: The trekking camp will be in Chail and I may not get another chance to visit this place.


Nandika asked her father (a)________________ to go for trekking with her classmates. Her father replied that (b)_____________________ for a family holiday. Nandika told her father that (c)____________________ might not get another chance to visit that place.




Q14. Read the dialogue given below and complete the paragraph that follows :


Amit: Can you lend me your Physics book?

Sunil: Yes, but only for one day. Will you be able to return it to me tomorrow?

Amit: Definitely, Thanks.


Amit asked Sunil (a) __________ . Sunil replied in the affirmative but told him (b) __________ . He then asked him (c) __________ . Amit replied that he would definitely return it to him. He also thanked him.


Q15. Read the following dialogue given below and then complete the paragraph transforming the sentences into reported speech. Write your answer in your answer sheet with correct blank number. Do not copy the whole passage. Babita : where do you want to go?

Pragati: I want to to to the drop point near the zoo.

Babita: In that case you will have to get down at the Laxmi Nagar bus stop and take an auto.

Pragati: How long will I take to reach there?


Babita asked Pragati where she wanted to go. Pragati told her that (a) __________. Babita told her that in that case (b) __________ and take an auto. Pragati asked Babita (c) _____________.


Q16. Read the dialogue given below and complete the report by transforming the sentences into reported speech. Write your answer in your answer sheet with correct blank number. Do not copy the whole passage.

Seema: Do you know how to prepare custard?

Roma: I do not enjoy working in the kitchen.

Seema: But it is so easy.

Roma: I will ask my mother to teach me.


Seema asked Roma if (a) __________ prepare custard. Roma replied that (b) __________ in the kitchen. Seema commented that it was so easy. Roma said that (c) __________ teach her.




Q17. Read the following dialogue and then complete the paragraph by transforming the sentences into reported speech. Write your answer in your answer sheet with correct blank number. Do not copy the whole passage.

Man: You are becoming very lazy these days. Didn't I ask you to get my breakfast ready by 8 o' clock?

Servant: I am sorry, sir. I got up very late today.

Man: Didn't you set the alarm before going to sleep?

Servant: Yes, I did, sir.

Man: Then, what happened?

Servant: I forgot to wind the clock.

The Man scolded the servant (a) __________ . He questioned him if he had not asked him to get his breakfast ready by 8 O‟ clock. The servant apologized to him and explained that (b) __________ . The man asked him if he had not set the alarm before going to sleep. The servant answered politely that he had done so. His master further enquired the reason for the delay. The servant answered humbly that (c) __________ .


Q18. Read the following dialogue and then complete the paragraph by transforming the sentences into reported speech. Write your answer in your answer sheet with correct blank number. Do copy the whole passage.

Riya: When are you leaving for Kolkata?

Sandhya: I will leave right after the examination.

Riya: would you like me to drop you at the station?

Sandhya: Thanks, it would really help me.


Rita met Sandhya and asked her (a) __________. Sandhya replied (b) _________ . Rita then asked her (c) _________. Sandhy a thanked her and told her that it would really help her.


Q19. Read the following dialogue and then complete the paragraph by transforming the sentences into reported speech. Write your answer in your answer sheet with correct blank number. Do not copy the whole passage.

Father: When is the fancy dress competition in your school?

Son: It is next week.

Father: Are you taking part in it?

Son: Yes, I am taking part as an engine driver.

Father: Why have you chosen that role?

Son: So that I can reach late.


Father asked his son when the Fancy Dress competition in his school was. Son replied that (a) __________.Father enquired (b) _________.Son replied that he would be an engine driver. Father asked why he had chosen that role. He answered so that (c) __________.




Q20. Read the following dialogue and complete the report that follows. Write your answers in your answer sheet against the correct blank numbers. Do not copy the dialogue and report.

Shopkeeper : What can I do for you?

Mohan : I want to purchase the sugar.

Shopkeeper : Do you have the money?

Mohan : No, I have the credit card.


At the shop, the shopkeeper asked Mohan (a) __________. Mohan replied (b) __________. At this shopkeeper asked again (c) __________. Mohan replied in negative and told that he had the credit card.


Answer key from Q11 to Q20 is available for download below:
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Aashirwad Tiwari
Aashirwad Tiwari
Apr 09, 2021

Thank you sir for giving this reported speech

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