Should X Ought To

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Should X Ought To - Quiz

THIS QUIZ IS JUST TO REVIEW MODAL VERBS IN EFL CLASSES.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Our class ____ to study more about Newton's life.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    B. Ought
    Explanation
    The word "ought" is the correct answer because it expresses a moral obligation or duty, which fits well in the context of studying. "Should" is also a possibility, but "ought" carries a stronger sense of moral responsibility and is more appropriate for emphasizing the importance of studying Newton's life.

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  • 2. 

    They ___ ask the teacher to leave the room.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    A. Should
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the word "should" is the correct answer because it expresses a recommendation or advice. It implies that it is appropriate or necessary for them to ask the teacher to leave the room. "Ought" could also be a possible answer, as it has a similar meaning to "should" in this context. However, "ought" is less commonly used in modern English compared to "should."

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  • 3. 

    You ___ give her a present. It's her birthday.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    A. Should
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "should" because it implies a moral obligation or a recommendation to give her a present on her birthday.

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  • 4. 

    We ___ arrive at school early tomorrow. There's a special class.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    A. Should
    Explanation
    In this question, the correct answer is "should". "Should" is used to express a recommendation or expectation. In this case, the speaker is suggesting that it would be a good idea to arrive at school early tomorrow because there is a special class. This implies that it is important or necessary to be on time for the special class. "Ought" is not the correct answer because it is used to express moral obligation or duty, rather than a recommendation or expectation.

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  • 5. 

    I ___ to write to my friends in Italy.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    B. Ought
    Explanation
    The word "ought" is the correct answer because it is used to express moral obligation or duty. In this context, the sentence suggests that the speaker feels a sense of duty or obligation to write to their friends in Italy. The word "should" could also be a possible answer, as it is often used to indicate an obligation or recommendation, but "ought" is a more appropriate choice in this case.

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  • 6. 

    You ___ pass your examination.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    A. Should
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "should" because it implies a recommendation or advice for the person to pass their examination. It suggests that passing the examination is the right or appropriate thing to do.

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  • 7. 

    They ___ to visit their parents every month.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    B. Ought
    Explanation
    The word "ought" is the correct answer because it is used to express moral obligation or duty. In this sentence, the subject is expected or obligated to visit their parents every month, indicating a sense of responsibility or expectation. "Ought" is commonly used to suggest what is the right or proper thing to do in a given situation.

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  • 8. 

    She ___ to do her homework tomorrow. 

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    B. Ought
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ought". "Ought" is used to express moral obligation or duty, and in this sentence, it implies that she has a responsibility or duty to do her homework tomorrow.

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