Must, Can’t, Or Might Grammar Quiz

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Must, Cant, Or Might Grammar Quiz - Quiz

How strong is your grammar? Can you pass this "Must, Can't, Or Might Grammar Quiz?" The title of the quiz may sound a bit confusing to you. Actually, the quiz here is just about three models, "must, can't, and might." In this quiz, you will get an incomplete sentence that you will have to complete with one of these words. You must choose the correct word that fits perfectly into that sentence. You have to type the answer manually. Let's see how well you score.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A  ‘Is Steven in his office?’ B  ‘I don’t know. He _________ be in a meeting. I’ll just go and check.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    In this conversation, person B is unsure about Steven's whereabouts and suggests that he might be in a meeting. This implies that there is a possibility that Steven is in a meeting, but it is not confirmed. The word "might" is used to express this uncertainty.

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  • 2. 

    A  ‘I think he _________ be French with a name like Luc.’ B  ‘Yes, he sounds French too.’ Options: 1. must 2. can't 3. might

    The word "must" is the correct answer because it indicates a strong possibility or probability. In this context, the speaker is confident that the person in question is French based on their name and the way they sound.

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  • 3. 

    A  ‘I think she _________ fall.’ B  ‘Yes, she is not being careful.’ Options: 1. must 2. can't 3. might

    Based on the conversation between A and B, B agrees with A's statement that "she [Blank] fall" and adds that it is because "she is not being careful." This implies that there is a possibility or likelihood of her falling, but it is not certain. The word "might" suggests this uncertainty and aligns with the context of the conversation.

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  • 4. 

    A  ‘He _________ be the one.’B  ‘You are right, he is not that tall to be him.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    The correct answer is "can't" because the speaker in response B is stating that the person in question is not tall enough to be the one being referred to. This implies that the person being referred to is taller than the person in question, therefore eliminating the possibility that he could be the one.

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  • 5. 

    A  ‘I finally passed my driving test!’ B  ‘Congratulations! You _________ be very pleased.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    B is expressing certainty and congratulations towards A passing their driving test. The use of "must" indicates that B believes A is very pleased with their accomplishment.

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  • 6. 

    A  ‘I’ve just run 20 km. I’m training for a marathon.’ B  ‘Really? You _________ be exhausted.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    Based on the conversation, person A mentions that they have just run 20 km and are training for a marathon. Person B responds by saying "Really? You must be exhausted." The use of "must" indicates a strong probability or logical conclusion, suggesting that person A is likely to be exhausted after running such a long distance.

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  • 7. 

    A  ‘Look, Diana’s left her bag here.’ B  ‘It _________ be Diana’s – her bag is brown.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    The correct answer is "can't" because B states that Diana's bag is brown, implying that the bag left behind is not Diana's.

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  • 8. 

    A  ‘You’re getting engaged to Elena? You _________ be serious!’ B  ‘No, really, I am!’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    The correct answer is "can't" because it is the appropriate word to express disbelief or doubt in this context. Person A is expressing surprise and skepticism about the idea of Person B getting engaged to Elena, implying that it is highly unlikely or impossible.

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  • 9. 

    A  ‘I thought you _________ like to borrow my Avengers Assemble DVD.’ B  ‘Oh great, thanks. I didn’t get to see it at the cinema.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    The word "might" is the correct answer because it suggests a possibility or uncertainty. In this context, it implies that the speaker is unsure if the person they are speaking to would like to borrow their Avengers Assemble DVD. The use of "might" indicates that there is a chance that the person may or may not want to borrow it.

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  • 10. 

    A  ‘I think Jill and Alan are away in Italy this week.’ B  ‘They _________ be. I’ve just seen Jill in town.’Options:1. must2. can't3. might

    The correct answer is "can't" because B states that they have just seen Jill in town, which contradicts A's statement that Jill and Alan are away in Italy. Therefore, it is not possible for Jill and Alan to be away in Italy if Jill is seen in town.

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