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Direct and Indirect Speech Exercises for Class 8 with Answers is here for you. Solve the exercises, match them with answers and analyze. You will find the collection useful.

Here in the collection of exercises, you will get lots of direct sentences. You need to convert them into indirect. Then from the indirect speech, you need to convert it into direct speech.

Let us go ahead and start with exercises.

Direct and Indirect Speech Exercises for Class 8 with Answers – Type 1

Exercise – 1 

Transform these sentences into indirect speech. 

  1. Harsh said, “I am hungry for knowledge.”
  2. Geeta cried, “I want those biscuits”
  3. Indrajeet said, “My dress is getting wet.”
  4. Jagjeevan said to his mother, “Please, buy me a new dress for the party.”
  5. Kuldeep said to the police, “Keep my bag and baggage safe.”

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  1. Harsh said that he was hungry for knowledge.
  2. Geeta cried that she wanted those biscuits.
  3. Indrajeet said that his dress was getting wet.
  4. Jagjeevan requested his mother to buy him a new dress for the party.
  5. Kuldeep advised the police to keep his bag and baggage safe.

Exercise – 2

Transform these sentences into indirect speech. 

  1. My father said to me, “Why are you not studying for the examination?”
  2. The uncle said to aunty. “Have you prepared the food?”
  3. Hina said, “I won’t get up early in the morning tomorrow.”
  4. The teacher said, “Oil floats over water.”
  5. The principal said, “I want everyone to attend the assembly.”

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  1. My father asked me why I was not studying for the examination.
  2. The uncle asked aunty if she had prepared the food.
  3. Hina said that she would not get up early in the morning the next day.
  4. The teacher said that oil floats over water.
  5. The principal said that she wanted everyone to attend the assembly.

Exercise – 3

Transform these sentences into indirect speech. 

  1. The instructor said, “Bend your knees.”
  2. He said, “Alas! Our principal has been transferred.”
  3. Rima said to my sister, “Who are you?”
  4. The teacher said to us, “Get out of my class.”
  5. Sanjay said to his father, “Will you help me?”

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  1. The instructor ordered him to bend his knees.
  2. He exclaimed with sorrow that their principal had been transferred.
  3. Rima asked my sister who she was.
  4. The teacher ordered us to get out of his class.
  5. Sanjay asked his father if he would help him.

Direct and Indirect Speech Exercises for Class 8 with Answers – Type 2

Exercise – 1 

Transform these sentences into direct speech. 

  1. Reena instructed her brother to get a glass of water for her.
  2. Raju said that it was all his mistakes.
  3. The old man asked the fireman if he had saved his nephew.
  4. The father requested the teacher to allow him to go home.
  5. Mr. Sharma ordered his assistant to meet in his office with the file.

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Check your answers to the direct and indirect speech exercises for class 8 with answers.

  1. Reena said to her brother, “Get a glass of water for me.”
  2. Raju said, “It is all my mistakes.”
  3. The old man said to the fireman, “Have you saved my nephew?”
  4. The father said to the teacher, “Allow me to go home.”
  5. Mr. Sharma said to his assistant, “Meet in my office with the file.”

Analysis of the Above Answers

Exercise – 2

Transform these sentences into indirect speech. 

  1. My brother instructed me to meet him at Planetarium.
  2. The members said that they did not want to appoint Mr. Gupta as their manager.
  3. She exclaimed with delight that she was glad to see him at the annual function.
  4. My uncle advised me to take the old man across the road.
  5. The instructor suggested that the teacher could have her class outside of the class that day.

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  1. My brother said to me, “Meet me at Planetarium.”
  2. The members said, “We do not want to appoint Mr. Gupta as their manager.”
  3. She said, “Hurrah! I am glad to see you at the annual function.”
  4. My uncle said to me, “Take the old man across the road.”
  5. The instructor said, “The teacher can have her class outside of the class today.”

Exercise – 3

Transform these sentences into indirect speech. 

  1. The colleagues said that they were sad about the loss of the company.
  2. My friend asked the driver if he was familiar with the route.
  3. Julia said that she wanted to attend the marriage party of her friend.
  4. Fareed said that he was in great pain due to corona-19.
  5. The government strictly ordered us to stay at home and not to go out unnecessarily.

Check Your Answers

Check your answers to the direct and indirect speech exercises for class 8 with answers.

  1. The colleague said, “We are sad about the loss of the company.”
  2. My friend said to the driver, “Are you familiar with the route?”
  3. Julia said, “I want to attend the marriage party of her friend.”
  4. Fareed said, “I am in great pain due to corona-19.”
  5. The government strictly said to us, “Stay at home and don’t go out unnecessarily.”

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  1. I had understand direct and indirect speech

    Thank you

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