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 - You ... smoke in public.

A - Have to

B - May

C - Shouldn't

D - Couldn't

Answer : C

Explanation

"Ought not to, shouldn't or should not" are used to suggest and advice to not do the actions.

Q 2 - My brother ... dance very well.

A - Can

B - May

C - Must

D - Should

Answer : A

Explanation

"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 - It ... be easy for him to practice all through the week.

A - Can’t

B - Mustn’t

C - Shouldn’t

D - Wouldn’t

Answer : A

Explanation

"Cannot" is used to speak about the inability of someone in doing an action in the present or future, and also about predicting an action 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 - You ... tell us all what made you do this.

A - Have to

B - Must

C - Ought to

D - Should

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 - It being a Friday, I think Sajit ... home already.

A - Can have gone

B - Must go

C - Must have gone

D - Would have gone

Answer : C

Explanation

"Must" is used in situations where the action is a requirement, or where the action can be predicted with much accuracy.

Q 8 - You ... be serious! How did that happen?

A - Are not allowed to

B - Cannot

C - Must not

D - Should not

Answer : B

Explanation

"Cannot" is used to speak about the inability of someone in doing an action in present or future, and also about predicting an action with some accuracy.

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 - I … the job of taking care of my younger brothers when my parents went out.

A - Would get

B - Should get

C - Must have gotten

D - Had better get

Answer : A

Explanation

"Would" is used to recall a memory of some action that was frequently done in the past. It is interchangeable with "used to".


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