Intermediate Grammar Quiz : Modals

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Intermediate Grammar Quiz : Modals

INSTRUCTIONS:CHOOSE THE OPTION THAT CORRECTLY COMPLETES EACH SENTENCE. THERE ARE TWENTY ITEMS. ENJOY YOUR QUIZ :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A: Have you seen Michelle?B: No, but Michelle car is outside. So, she __________________ be around.
    • A. 

      Can't

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      Might

  • 2. 
    A: I will travel to Italy for my vacation. I want to visit many cities. Any suggestion?B: Wow, you know, you _____________________ get a map, in case you have no GPS.
    • A. 

      Have to

    • B. 

      Should

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      Might be able to

  • 3. 
    I've been calling Beth all this morning and she has not answered. She _____________have the phone with her. It's just a possibility.
    • A. 

      Can't

    • B. 

      Doesn't have to

    • C. 

      Shouldn't

    • D. 

      Might not

  • 4. 
    Did you see Karla? She just left in a hurry after receiving that phone call and she looked worried. I am sure, it ____________________ something serious.
    • A. 

      Mustn't be

    • B. 

      Must be

    • C. 

      May be

    • D. 

      Might not be

  • 5. 
    A: Did you listen to the news about the tsunami alert for the next few hours?B: Yes, we_______________________the trip to the beach.
    • A. 

      'd better cancel

    • B. 

      'd cancel better

    • C. 

      Ought to not cancel

    • D. 

      Would be able to cancel

  • 6. 
    I am sorry but you _________________ take pictures in this part of the museum. See that sign? It is against the museum rules.
    • A. 

      Can't

    • B. 

      Shouldn't

    • C. 

      Don't have to

    • D. 

      've got to

  • 7. 
    Well, according to the new law, telephone companies _________________a new tax without increasing the rate per minute.
    • A. 

      Has to pay

    • B. 

      May have to pay

    • C. 

      Have to pay

    • D. 

      Can pay

  • 8. 
    Smoking __________________ forbidden. In my opinion, it causes more problems than benefits to human health.
    • A. 

      Might be

    • B. 

      Ought to be

    • C. 

      Would be

    • D. 

      Had better be

  • 9. 
    ______________I go out for a moment? I need to make important phone call.
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Might

  • 10. 
    It is late! We_____________________, otherwise the bus is going to leave us
    • A. 

      May have to hurry

    • B. 

      Can hurry

    • C. 

      Will be able to hurry

    • D. 

      've got to hurry

  • 11. 
    Haven't you seen Blood Diamond? I can't believe it. Well, If you like drama movies, you _____________"Blood Diamond", it has a lot of action and drama at the same time.
    • A. 

      Would like

    • B. 

      May like

    • C. 

      Must like

    • D. 

      Don't have to like

  • 12. 
    What ______________ you like t this weekend? We could stay home and do nothing or go out to the beach.
    • A. 

      Will

    • B. 

      Would rather

    • C. 

      Would

    • D. 

      Could

  • 13. 
    For the next trip,________________ stay in a mountain hotel or sleep in a tent in a campsite? Make up your mind and let me know.
    • A. 

      Would you mind

    • B. 

      Had you better

    • C. 

      Would you rather

    • D. 

      May you

  • 14. 
    Martha ________________ work on weekends, but she went to the office last Saturday, just because Mathew asked her to help him with his report. She's so nice.
    • A. 

      Doesn't have to

    • B. 

      Can't

    • C. 

      Has got to

    • D. 

      Won't have to

  • 15. 
    If you learn English very well, you __________________________ to get a better job with a better salary. I am sure of that.
    • A. 

      Have to be

    • B. 

      Will be able to

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Might be able

  • 16. 
    If he is a real a fan of Iron Maiden, he__________________ in the concert.
    • A. 

      Has got to be

    • B. 

      Is gotten to be

    • C. 

      Should be able to be

    • D. 

      Would be

  • 17. 
    A: Mark, can you take a look at this? My computer crashed. Can you help me?B: Sorry, I don't know much about computers, but Anabell is a computer programmer, she__________________  help you logically.
    • A. 

      May be able to

    • B. 

      Had better not

    • C. 

      Had better

    • D. 

      Must be able to

  • 18. 
    A: Is it possible to upload a folder with all its files to google drive?B: Yes, you can do it. But, if the folder has too many files it _________________ a lot of time, depending on your internet speed.
    • A. 

      Might take

    • B. 

      Should take

    • C. 

      Must take

    • D. 

      Has to take

  • 19. 
    A: Look, is that Ann's suitcase?No, it ______________ hers because she already took it.
    • A. 

      Can't be

    • B. 

      May not be

    • C. 

      Might not have to be

    • D. 

      Would rather not be

  • 20. 
    If I were you, I ________________ check my book to make sure I answered everything ok.
    • A. 

      Might

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Would

    • D. 

      Did