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.

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Q 1 - We ... go to the fair if the rain stops, but let’s wait and watch.

A - Mustn't

B - Might

C - Have to

D - Wouldn't

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 2 - The boys ... wake up now or else they will miss their train.

A - Would

B - Can't

C - Could

D - Have to

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 3 - The parking lot was completely occupied, and I ... find a place to park.

A - Couldn’t

B - Wasn’t able to

C - Can’t

D - Wouldn’t

Answer : B

Explanation

“Be able to” uses a “not” after the “be”-form used in the sentence to talk about the inability of someone in doing an action in the past.

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 - 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 - She ... a headache, that’s why she was not enjoying her singing.

A - May have

B - Must have had

C - Would have

D - Would have had

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 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 - Brian … fit perfectly into this t-shirt when he was a cadet.

A - Has got to

B - Can

C - Should be able to

D - Could

Answer : D

Explanation

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


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