Modal Quiz 1

Choose the best answer for each question. When you have finished all the questions, click on the Get score button at the bottom of the page to see your score and the correct answers.
  1. Thomas ______ rather walk to school than catch the bus.

    shall
    could
    would
    must

  2. Sonia was late for work this morning. She ___ been on time.

    had to
    should have
    must have
    could have

  3. Mary is reading a grammar book because she has a test tommorow. She ______.

    could study
    should be studying
    will study
    must be studying

  4. When Bruce was younger, he _____ fit into his uniform but now that he has grown, it no longer fits.

    has got to
    can
    should be able to
    could

  5. I ______ the job of taking care of my younger brothers and sisters when my parents went out.

    would get
    should get
    must have gotten
    had better get

  6. I ____ to the grocery store yesterday. I drove right by it.

    could go
    went
    could have gone
    ought to have gone

  7. Paul and Larry ____ baseball when they were in school.

    could play
    used to play
    could have played
    may have played

  8. Televisions were on sale and Mark ______ one for a very good price.

    could buy
    had
    was supposed to buy
    was able to buy

  9. The party was Okay, but I'd rather _____ to a movie

    go
    be going
    have gone
    went

  10. Since we have to be there in a hurry, we _____ take a taxi.

    had better
    may
    have been used to
    are able to


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