Backshift of tenses in Reported speech – Exercise

Task No. 2315

Which is the correct ending of the sentence in Reported speech? Choose from the drop down menu and mind the tenses of the reporting verbs.

  1. Benjamin, "I often have a big hamburger."
    Benjamin says (that) .
  2. Hannah, "They live in Boston."
    Hannah said (that) .
  3. Tyler, "Ian doesn't invite girls to his parties."
    Tyler told me (that) .
  4. Dominic, "She understands Japanese."
    Dominic remarks (that) .
  5. Sophia, "Bella doesn't collect stickers."
    Sophia explains (that) .
  6. Robert, "Dennis often downloads the latest tunes."
    Robert added (that) .
  7. Olivia, "Leroy is out riding his new waveboard today."
    Olivia explained (that) .
  8. Luke, "I don't know what to do."
    Luke added (that) .
  9. Lily, "Mr Jones is rude to Samantha."
    Lily thinks (that) .
  10. James and David, "We have to go now."
    James and David tell me (that) .