Use of Modal Auxiliaries [Logo]
From the choices provided after each sentence select the verb that would correctly complete the sentence. Submit the quiz for grading with the SUBMIT APPLICATION button at the end of the exercise. Your score will be returned to you in a few seconds.

1.  You seem to be having trouble there. _________ I help you?
Would
Will
Shall
2.  I don't have enough money to buy lunch. __________ you lend me a couple of dollars?
May
Could
Shall
3.  That ice is dangerously thin now. You ________ go ice-skating today.
mustn't
might not
would mind not to
4.  It's way past my bedtime and I'm really tired. I ________ go to bed.
should
ought
could
5.  He ______________ have committed this crime. He wasn't even in the city that night.
might
shouldn't
couldn't
6.  John is over two hours late already, He ___________ missed the bus again.
should have
must have
will have
7.  I'm really quite lost. _______________ showing me how to get out of here?
Would you mind
Would you be
Must you be
8.  That bus is usually on time. It _________ to be here any time now.
might
has
ought
9.  I read about your plane's near disaster. You ____________ terrified!
might have been
must have been
shall have been
10.  It's the law. They ____________ have a blood test before they get married.
might
could
have to
11.  Professor Villa, we've finished our work for today. _________ we leave now, please?
May
Can
Must



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