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"Ought not to, shouldn't or should not" are used to suggest and advice to not do the actions.
"Can" is used to speak about ability of the doer in the present or future. Similarly, "Cannot" is used to speak about the inability of someone in doing an action in present or future.
Q 3 - Harish ... have gotten up so early as he slept late.
"Would, would not" is also used to make claims of some actions happening with some accuracy.
Q 4 - You ... be kidding when you say she is a good singer!
"Must" is used in situations where the action is a requirement, or where the action can be predicted with much accuracy.
"Have to" is used in situations where the action is a compulsory thing to do.
Q 6 - I ... understand a word of what the cop was saying.
"Could not" is used to speak about the inability of someone in doing an action in present or future, also about predicting an action with some accuracy.
Q 7 - As a child, I was not ... to leave the table until we had finished our food.
“Allowed to” is used when you are given the permission to indulge in an action.
Q 8 - I ... going to Hungary for holidaying, but nothing has been finalized.
"Might" is used to express an action with even lesser chance of happening than in the case of "may".
Q 9 - The girl ... convince the policemen that she didn’t jump the signal.
"Was/is able to" is used as a replacement of "can or could" when talking about achievements.
Q 10 - Mary is playing video games when she …
"Ought to, should" are used to suggest actions, provide opinions and give advice.