Modal Auxiliaries Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    My boyfriend is mad with me, but I don't know why :(
    • A. 

      You should have done something.

    • B. 

      You must have done something.

    • C. 

      You can have done something.

  • 2. 
    Candy: "The photocopier has been out of order a day." Gerome: "When are they going to fix it?" Candy: "i don't know. I haven't informed them." Gerome: "___________________"
    • A. 

      You should have told them.

    • B. 

      You must have told them.

    • C. 

      You needn't have told them.

  • 3. 
    Hans said is was raining. But no one was wet.
    • A. 

      He should have lied.

    • B. 

      He ought to have lied.

    • C. 

      He must have lied.

  • 4. 
    Three people came to the meeting even though it was canceled.
    • A. 

      They needn't have gotten the memo.

    • B. 

      They shouldn't have gotten the memo.

    • C. 

      They can't have gotten the memo.

  • 5. 
    Business Upper-intermediate students ___________.
    • A. 

      Would have seen their videoed presentations by now.

    • B. 

      Will have seen their videoed presentations by now.

    • C. 

      Must have seen their videoed presentations by now.

  • 6. 
    Amy may look for a new job
    • A. 

      Amy has permission to look for a new job.

    • B. 

      It´s possible that Amy will look for a new job.

  • 7. 
    I couldn´t swim until I was 16.
    • A. 

      I wasn´t allowed to swim until I was 16.

    • B. 

      I wasn´t able to swim until I was 16.

  • 8. 
    No one can smoke in the theater.
    • A. 

      No one is able to smoke in the theater.

    • B. 

      No one is allowed to smoke in the theater.

  • 9. 
    You should wear glasses.
    • A. 

      My advice is that you wear glasses.

    • B. 

      It´s possible that you will have to wear glasses.

  • 10. 
    Will you answer the phone?
    • A. 

      Are you at some time in the future going to answer the phone?

    • B. 

      I´m asking you to answer the phone.

  • 11. 
    I couldn´t get the top off the jar.
    • A. 

      I didn´t manage to get the top off the jar.

    • B. 

      I wasn´t allowed to get the top off the jar.

  • 12. 
    You must be tired.
    • A. 

      I´m sure you are tired.

    • B. 

      You are allowed to be tired.

  • 13. 
    Any´s very busy, so he may not go to the party.
    • A. 

      Andy doesn´t have permission to go to the party.

    • B. 

      There´s a possibility Andy won´t go to the party.

  • 14. 
    We ______ go to the beach this weekend but we're not sure yet.
    • A. 

      Could

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      Might

    • D. 

      Should

  • 15. 
    You ______ remember to take your passport tomorrow
    • A. 

      Could

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      Would

    • D. 

      May

  • 16. 
    Do you think I ______ apply for that job?
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Must

    • D. 

      Will

  • 17. 
    He has been living in Japan for ten years but he still ______ speak any Japanese.
    • A. 

      Shouldn't

    • B. 

      Mustn't

    • C. 

      Might not

    • D. 

      Can't

  • 18. 
    I ______ understand her on the phone yesterday.
    • A. 

      Couldn't

    • B. 

      Can't

    • C. 

      Wouldn't

    • D. 

      Shouldn't

  • 19. 
    Dad and I ______ often go fishing when I was young.
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Might

    • C. 

      Would

    • D. 

      Will

  • 20. 
    I promise that I _____ look after your dog when you are away.
    • A. 

      Must

    • B. 

      Might

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Will

  • 21. 
    ______ you turn the volume up a it, please?
    • A. 

      Could

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Shall

  • 22. 
    A: I wonder why John isn't at work today. B: I'm not sure. He ______ be ill.
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Can

    • D. 

      Must

  • 23. 
    David hasn't stopped eating since he got home. He _____ be hungry.
    • A. 

      Mustn't

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      Can

    • D. 

      Can't

  • 24. 
    Brian and Dimitri _________________ be good players. They have won hundreds of cups !
    • A. 

      Must

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Should

    • D. 

      Can

  • 25. 
    You _________________ pay to use the library. It’s free.
    • A. 

      Mustn't

    • B. 

      Can't

    • C. 

      Shouldn't

    • D. 

      Couldn't

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