She said, “Hurrah! I got the highest marks in the exam.” The given se
Right Answer is: B
The given sentence is in Direct Speech.
The given sentence is in Direct Speech because it quotes actual words. Therefore, it must be changed into Indirect Speech.
To change exclamatory sentences into indirect speech, follow the following rules along with the above-mentioned rules:
• In case, there is an interjection, i.e., alas, aha, hurray, etc. in the reported speech, then they are omitted along with sign of exclamation.
• Reporting verb, i.e., said is always replaced with exclaimed with joy, exclaimed with sorrow, exclaimed joyfully, exclaimed sorrowfully or exclaimed with great wonder or sorrow.
• In case, there is what or how at the beginning of the reported speech, then they are replaced with very or very great.
• In an indirect sentence, the exclamatory sentence becomes an assertive sentence.
Therefore, the sentence in Indirect Speech will be option B i.e. She exclaimed with great joy that she had got the highest marks in the exam.