English Quiz - Get Your Knowledge Right About Modal Verbs

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English Quiz - Get Your Knowledge Right About Modal Verbs

A modal verb is a type of verb that is used to indicate modality – that is: likelihood, ability, permission, request, capacity, suggestions, order, obligation, or advice. Modal verbs always accompany the base form of another verb having semantic content! English Quiz - Get your knowledge right about Modal Verbs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jonathan can ski really well, and he often wins his races. 
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 2. 
    I think you should go out more and meet new people.
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 3. 
    You don't have to come with us if you don't want to.
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 4. 
    She can't come with us because she's broken her leg.   
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 5. 
    I might go out later with my parents, but I don't really know.    
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 6. 
    It's dangerous to go into deep water if you cannot swim.
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 7. 
    May I go to the restroom, please?          
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 8. 
    From the way he speaks, he could be from London.       
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 9. 
    Your face is yellow; I think you should visit your doctor as soon as possible.        
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 10. 
    All passengers must remain in their seats and mustn't use their mobile phones.
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Advice

    • C. 

      Obligation

    • D. 

      Possibility

    • E. 

      Permission

  • 11. 
    _________ I have more cheese on my sandwich? 
    • A. 

      Must

    • B. 

      Could 

    • C. 

      Have to 

  • 12. 
    You _________ eat more vegetables. They are healthy for you.
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      Would

    • C. 

      Should

  • 13. 
    _________ I have a coffee please?        
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      Must

    • C. 

      Would

  • 14. 
    The passengers _________wear their seat belts at all times.      
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Would

    • C. 

      Must

  • 15. 
    We _________ go to the concert if the rain stops. We don’t know for sure.        
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Would

    • C. 

      Might

  • 16. 
     I _________ ice skate very well.
    • A. 

      Shouldn't

    • B. 

      Might

    • C. 

      Can

  • 17. 
    The boys _________wake up earlier than 7:30 am. They have class at 8:00 am.
    • A. 

      Have to

    • B. 

      Should

    • C. 

      Could

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