Modals and Usages Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Modals and Usages. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - ... I have some cream on my coffee, please?

A - Must

B - Have to

C - May

D - Would

Answer : C

Explanation

"May I" is a question form used to ask permission.

Q 2 - I am just leaving but I will ask if Jishaan ... help you.

A - Could

B - Might be able to

C - Would

D - Should

Answer : B

Explanation

"Might" is used to express an action with even lesser chance of happening than in the case of "may".

Q 3 - Harish ... have gotten up so early as he slept late.

A - Might not

B - Should not

C - Would not

D - Ought not to

Answer : A

Explanation

"Would, would not" is also used to make claims of some actions happening with some accuracy.

Q 4 - I ... give her a call on her birthday.

A - Have to

B - Must

C - Could

D - Would

Answer : B

Explanation

"Have to" is used in situations where the action is a compulsory thing to do.

Q 5 - The boss said that you ... share this cubicle with me.

A - Have to

B - Must

C - Can

D - Might

Answer : A

Explanation

"Have to" is used in situations where the action is a compulsory thing to do.

Q 6 - ... leave now, as I have to study late for my examinations.

A - Have to

B - Must

C - Must not

D - Need not

Answer : A

Explanation

"Have to" is used in situations where the action is a compulsory thing to do.

Q 7 - Raj ... change her mind regarding her decision to sell the car.

A - Could

B - Was able to

C - Am able to

D - Should

Answer : B

Explanation

“Was/is able to" is used as a replacement of "can or could" when talking about achievements.

Q 8 - Sarita ... seen you or else she would have definitely chatted with you.

A - Couldn’t have

B - Mustn’t have

C - Ought not to have

D - Need not

Answer : D

Explanation

"Must not or mustn't" is used in situations where not doing the action is a requirement. It is also used as a prediction of not happening of an action.

Q 9 - Could I ask you something? Of course, you ...!

A - Can

B - Could

C - Shall

D - Should

Answer : A

Explanation

"Can" is used to speak about the ability of the doer in the present or future.

Q 10 - Saroj … been on time to work today. The supervisor was asking for her.

A - Had to

B - Should have

C - Must have

D - Could have

Answer : B

Explanation

"Ought to, should" are used to suggest actions, provide opinions and give advice.

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