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Question 1: I think it ________ rain today.

(A) shall

(B) may

(C) might

(D) ought to

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(B) may

Question 2: It is a rule and you ________ obey it strictly.

(A) should

(B) could

(C) must

(D) need to

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(C) must

Question 3: Choose the correct alternative for underline part

Would you like (to have) some water?

(A) Do

(B) Shall

(C) Can

(D) No improvement

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(D) No improvement

Question 4: ________ I come in?

(A) May

(B) Will

(C) Can

(D) Should

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(A) May

Question 5: ________ you play with us?

(A) May

(B) Will

(C) Shall

(D) Can

View Answer
(B) Will

Question 6: I ________ swim across the river when I was young.

(A) could

(B) can

(C) should

(D) must

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(A) could

Question 7: It ________ not surprise you if you were eyed coldly by the conductor.

(A) should

(B) shall

(C) will

(D) would

View Answer
(D) would

Question 8: They ________ be sorry for their behaviour.

(A) need not

(B) ought to

(C) should

(D) must

View Answer
(A) need not

Question 9: If you read newspapers, you ________ notice that there is definite space for letters.

(A) would

(B) could

(C) will

(D) can

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(C) will

Question 10: If you had not been there, I ________ differently.

(A) might have acted

(B) might act

(C) might acted

(D) may have acted

View Answer
(A) might have acted

Question 11: Calamities such as earthquakes _______ by human being.

(A) would not be controlled

(B) may not be controlled

(C) should not be controlled

(D) cannot be controlled

View Answer
(D) cannot be controlled

Question 12: You ________ obey the advice of your teacher.

(A) could

(B) are

(C) should

(D) can

View Answer
(C) should

Question 13: For a better future, we ________ our forests.

(A) must conserve

(B) conserve

(C) cut

(D) may conserve

View Answer
(A) must conserve

Question 14: All the youngsters ________ respect their elders and teachers.

(A) can

(B) may

(C) might

(D) must

View Answer
(D) must

Question 15: Your child is safe in the hands of a policeman. You ________ not worry. 

(A) can

(B) dare

(C) need

(D) should

View Answer
(C) need

Question 16: “________ you please open that window?”- she asked politely.

(A) Could

(B) Can

(C) Must

(D) Shall

View Answer
(A) Could

Question 17: You ________ have caught the train if you had run fast.

(A) must

(B) can

(C) should

(D) could

View Answer
(D) could

Question 18: Raj ________ speak English.

(A) can

(B) may

(C) would

(D) is

View Answer
(A) can

Question 19: You ________ help your poor friends.

(A) will

(B) would

(C) ought to

(D) may

View Answer
(C) ought to

Question 20: How ________ you talk to my wife?

(A) ought

(B) dare

(C) need

(D) might

View Answer
(B) dare

Question 21: We ________ keep our city clean.

(A) should

(B) could

(C) would

(D) none

View Answer
(A) should

Question 22: Use correct verb.

Electricity ________ in every village.

(A) should be supply

(B) should supply

(C) should be supplied

(D) should supplied

View Answer
(C) should be supplied

Question 23: Fill in the blank.

He ________ be doctor, if he worked hard.

(A) should

(B) will

(C) would

(D) shall

View Answer
(C) would

Question 24: ________ God bless you, dear!

(A) Will

(B) May

(C) Can

(D) Might

View Answer
(B) May

Question 25: To avoid accidents, we ________ have to follow traffic rules and regulations.

(A) should

(B) must

(C) could

(D) shall

View Answer
(B) must

Question 26: You ________ wear a sweater to keep yourself warm.

(A) must

(B) can

(C) might

(D) could

View Answer
(C) might

Question 27: You ________ go home.

(A) may

(B) can

(C) might

(D) Not Any

View Answer
Answer

Question 28: Choose an appropriate modal auxiliary for the following sentence.

Every one ________ keep surrounding clean.

(A) can

(B) should

(C) could

(D) None of the above

View Answer
(B) should

Question 29: ________ you have a wonderful result!

(A) Can

(B) May

(C) Might

(D) Could

View Answer
(B) May

Question 30: The level of flood is rising; the villagers ________ vacate the village immediately.

(A) must

(B) need to

(C) should

(D) ought to

View Answer
(A) must

Question 31: George has travelled a lot. He ________ speak many languages.

(A) should

(B) can

(C) will

(D) must

View Answer
(B) can

Question 32: Select the appropriate option and fill in the blank.

When Hemant was at Chirag’s flat yesterday, Hemant asked if he ________ use the phone.

(A) can

(B) may

(C) must

(D) could

View Answer
(D) could

Question 33: I ________ to be an atheist but I believe in God.

(A) would

(B) could

(C) ought

(D) used

View Answer
(C) ought

Question 34: I was afraid that if I asked him again he ________ refuse.

(A) might

(B) can

(C) may

(D) shall

View Answer
(A) might

Question 35: If the doctor had come earlier, he ________ the patient.

(A) could have saved

(B) could have been saved

(C) would save

(D) can have saved

View Answer
(A) could have saved

Question 36: I ________ leave now. It is too late.

(A) may

(B) shall

(C) should

(D) must

View Answer
(D) must

Question 37: She was ________ late that she ________ catch the train.

(A) so, could not

(B) too, can

(C) too, cannot

(D) so, could

View Answer
(A) so, could not

Question 38: Fill in the blank with proper form of verb:

“Excuse me ! ________ you speak English?”

(A) can

(B) are

(C) is

(D) does

View Answer
(A) can

Question 39: Fill in the blank with modal auxiliary :

‘You ________ wait outside.’

(A) need

(B) ought to have

(C) must

(D) dare

View Answer
(C) must

Question 40: Had he tried, he ________ the match.

(A) won

(B) would win

(C) could have won

(D) wins

View Answer
(C) could have won