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Modals Quiz 2

Modals Quiz 2

#1. In Iran and Saudi Arabia, all women --------- their heads outside of the house, but in most Muslim countries it is optional.

Answer : a) have to cover

#2. Sean --------- married three months ago and since then he --------- out drinking with his old friends.

Answer : c) got/hasn’t been able to go

#3. Would you mind --------- your music so loudly? I'm trying to study.

Answer : b) not playing

#4. It is hardly surprising that sometimes he gets depressed and wonders if he really --------- married.

Answer : e) ought to have got

#5. Hurray! We --------- to school today because it is snowing so hard.

Answer : d) don’t have to go

#6. I'd really rather --------- in Hawaii at the moment than stuck behind this desk all day.

Answer : e) be surfing

#7. You --------- more carefully. Now the insurance company won't pay you anything because the accident was your fault.

Answer : d) ought to have been driving

#8. We had better hurry if we want to get back to the hotel before the curfew. No one --------- out after dark, except for the patrol forces, you know.

Answer : b) is supposed to be

#9. When we went to Japan, we --------- anything for ourselves because our Japanese hosts took care of everything.

Answer : c) didn’t need to do

#10. Do you think Jeff --------- to join us on our hike? Does he like this sort of activity?

Answer : e) would like

#11. I told my flatmate to buy some bread, but he --------- because there isn't any here.

Answer : a) must have forgotten

#12. A friend of mine told me that I --------- India in the summer, because that is the monsoon season, when it is both too hot and too wet.

Answer : e) shouldn’t visit

#13. I --------- the same computer program when I worked at a bank, so it --------- easy for me to adjust to this new job.

Answer : b) used to use/should be

#14. Our father never earned much money, but he --------- something nice for us whenever he --------- .

Answer : c) would buy/could

#15. Would you mind if I --------- early this afternoon? I have a dentist appointment at 4:30.

Answer : d) leftAnswer : d) left

#16. According to the weather report, it --------- . tomorrow, and if it does, we --------- . the hike I've been looking forward to.

Answer : c) may rain/will have to cancel

#17. I've heard that Mr Benner is the toughest teacher for this course. You --------- to get another teacher, or you can't get a good mark

Answer : a) had better try

#18. I wonder what the problem was in the restaurant last night. Three members of staff --------- tables, but there was only one. I must speak to the restaurant manager.

Answer : c) should have been clearing

#19. A: Did you know that classes were cancelled yesterday because the heating in the building failed? B: No, but I --------- . anyway because I was in bed all day with flu.

Answer : e) couldn’t have attended

#20. You look as if you are having trouble with your homework. --------- you like me to help you with it?

Answer : d) Would

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Reading – Writing – Listening – Speaking – IELTS – should – have – shouldn’t – haven’t – hasn’t –  Could – might

Reading – Writing – Listening – Speaking – IELTS – should – have – shouldn’t – haven’t – hasn’t –  Could – might

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Modals Quiz 2

I know you have a lot of work to do, but it is your own fault; you ——— everything until the last minute.

a) can’t have left
b) might not leave
c) must not have left
d) shouldn’t have left
e) haven’t been leaving

Answer : d) shouldn’t have left

I’d really rather ——— in Hawaii at the moment than stuck behind this desk all day.

a) I am surfing
b) to be surfing
c) to surf h
d) ave surfed
e) be surfing

Answer : e) be surfing

You ——— your plane ticket so far in advance because flights to Birmingham are never full.

a) can’t buy
b) needn’t have bought
c) didn’t use to buy
d) haven’t bought
e) couldn’t have bought

Answer : b) needn’t have bought

In Iran and Saudi Arabia, all women ——— their heads outside of the house, but in most Muslim countries it is optional.

a) have to cover
b) must have covered
c) could be covering
d) might cover
e) used to cover

Answer : a) have to cover

I ——— a stockbroker if I had wanted to, but I thought life as a bass guitarist in a heavy metal band would be far more interesting.

a) was able to become
b) may have become
c) had become
d) could have become
e) used to become

Answer : d) could have become

You ——— more carefully. Now the insurance company won’t pay you anything because the accident was your fault.

a) must have been driving
b) should be driving
c) had been driving
d) ought to have been driving
e) have been driving

Answer : d) ought to have been driving

I’d rather you ——— out tonight because, according to the news, there could be trouble downtown.

a) haven’t gone
b) not to go
c) didn’t go
d) won’t go
e) not going

Answer : c) didn’t go

A friend of mine told me that I ——— India in the summer, because that is the monsoon season, when it is both too hot and too wet.

a) didn’t use to visit
b) needn’t visit
c) haven’t visited
d) might not visit
e) shouldn’t visit

Answer : e) shouldn’t visit

Hawaii is such an expensive place to live and the wages are so low that you ——— very hard just to get by.

a) are able to work
b) have to work
c) have worked
d) must have worked
e) used to work

Answer : b) have to work

We had better hurry if we want to get back to the hotel before the curfew. No one ——— out after dark, except for the patrol forces, you know.

a) could have been
b) is supposed to be
c) has been
d) has to be
e) should have been

Answer : b) is supposed to be

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