Modals and Usages Online Quiz


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Q 1 - The passengers ... drive their cars as per speed-limits.

A - Could

B - Must

C - Can

D - May

Answer : B

Explanation

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

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 - Are we ... to feed the animals in this zoo?

A - Allowed to

B - May

C - Might

D - Can

Answer : A

Explanation

“Allowed to” is used when you are given the permission to indulge in an action.

Q 4 - I ... get a new razor. This one keeps cutting me.

A - Have to

B - Must

C - Has to

D - Might

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 5 - They ... worse players than that score suggests.

A - Could be

B - Could have been

C - Would be

D - Should be

Answer : A

Explanation

"Could" is used to speak on the ability of the doer in the past time.

Q 6 - It was raining so hard that Rajesh ... walk two steps.

A - Couldn’t

B - Wasn’t able to

C - Can’t

D - Wasn’t

Answer : A

Explanation

"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 - Rahul ... play cricket for a long time now.

A - Couldn’t

B - Haven’t been able to

C - Can’t

D - Not able to

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 8 - I ... going to Hungary for holidaying, but nothing has been finalized.

A - Might be

B - Must be

C - Would be

D - Need be

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 9 - You ... this lovely a dress so cheap! You got to be lying!

A - Can’t have bought

B - Mustn’t buy

C - Shouldn’t have bought

D - Couldn’t have bought

Answer : A

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 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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