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 - 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 had to face a lot of difficulty in parking the car but I ... do it in the end.

A - Could

B - Was able to

C - Can

D - Need

Answer : B

Explanation

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

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 ... 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 - We ... discuss the business proposal at lunch tomorrow.

A - Can

B - Will be able to

C - Must

D - Need to

Answer : A

Explanation

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

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 - Tom … rather sit on the desk than lie on the floor.

A - Shall

B - Could

C - Would

D - Must

Answer : C

Explanation

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

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