placeholder image to represent content

Direct and Indirect/Reported Speech

Quiz by phyllen

Feel free to use or edit a copy

includes Teacher and Student dashboards

Measure skills
from any curriculum

Tag the questions with any skills you have. Your dashboard will track each student's mastery of each skill.

With a free account, teachers can
  • edit the questions
  • save a copy for later
  • start a class game
  • automatically assign follow-up activities based on students’ scores
  • assign as homework
  • share a link with colleagues
  • print as a bubble sheet

Our brand new solo games combine with your quiz, on the same screen

Correct quiz answers unlock more play!

New Quizalize solo game modes
20 questions
Show answers
  • Q1
    What tense should we use if we change the direct speech in PRESENT SIMPLE to reported speech?
    past simple
    present perfect
    past perfect
    present continuous
    30s
  • Q2
    What tense should we use if we change the direct speech in PRESENT CONTINUOUS to reported speech?
    past perfect
    past simple
    present simple
    past continuous
    30s
  • Q3
    What tense should we use if we change the direct speech in PAST SIMPLE to reported speech?
    present continuous
    past perfect
    present simple
    present perfect
    30s
  • Q4
    What tense should we use if we change the direct speech in PRESENT PERFECT to reported speech?
    past continuous
    past simple
    past perfect
    present perfect
    30s
  • Q5
    What tense should we use if we change the direct speech using MUST to reported speech?
    should
    had to
    could
    would
    30s
  • Q6
    Change the time in this reported speech: He said that the children were playing outside NOW.
    that day
    then
    before
    earlier
    30s
  • Q7
    Change the time in this reported speech: She said that she had an appointment YESTERDAY.
    the next day
    the previous day
    then
    the day after
    30s
  • Q8
    Change the time in this reported speech: He said that he was going for a drink with Karl TONIGHT.
    tomorrow night
    that night
    the other day
    this night
    30s
  • Q9
    Change the place in this reported speech: My mom said that she was very busy THIS week.
    the week after
    the previous week
    that
    the other week
    30s
  • Q10
    Change the place in this reported speech: The teacher told us to put the box HERE.
    over here
    in here
    there
    out there
    45s
  • Q11
    Direct Speech to Reported Speech: “I am so glad to see you,” Mary told Ben.
    Mary told Ben that she is so glad to see him.
    Mary told Ben that she was so glad to see you.
    Mary told Ben that she was so glad to see him.
    Mary told Ben that I was so glad to see you.
    45s
  • Q12
    Direct Speech to Reported Speech: “My friend is helping me study,” she said.
    She said that her friend helped her study.
    She said that her friend was helping me study.
    She said that her friend was helping her study.
    She said that my friend was helping her study.
    45s
  • Q13
    Direct Speech to Reported Speech: “Work faster,” Mr Moran instructed the men.
    Mr Moran instructed the men that they had worked faster.
    Mr Moran instructed the men to work faster.
    Mr Moran instructed the men that they work faster.
    Mr Moran instructed the men if they work faster.
    45s
  • Q14
    Direct Speech to Reported Speech: He asked her, "Will you go home by bus?"
    He asked her is she would go home by bus?
    He asked her to go home by bus.
    He asked her that she would go home by bus.
    He asked her if she would go home by bus.
    45s
  • Q15
    Direct Speech to Reported Speech: Hans told Louie, "Be careful."
    Hans told Louie to be careful.
    Hans told Louie if he was careful?
    Hans had told Louie to be careful.
    Hans told Louie that he was careful.
    45s

Teachers give this quiz to your class