Modal Final Test Multiple Choice Exercise

Choose the correct answer for each gap below, then click the “Check” button to check your answers.
1. Ted’s flight from Amsterdam took more than 11 hours. He
 
had better
must
can
be exhausted after such a long flight.

2. The book is optional. My professor said we could read it if we needed extra credit. But we
 
cannot
don’t have to
must not
read it if we don’t want to.

3. Susan
 
might not
couldn’t
can’t
hear the speaker because the crowd was cheering so loudly.

4. The television isn’t working. It
 
must have been
must
must be
damaged during the move.

5. Kate:
 
Might you
Can you
Are you able to
hold your breath for more than a minute?
Jack: No, I can’t.

6. You
 
shouldn’t
can’t
don’t have to
be rich to be a success. Some of the most successful people I know haven’t got a penny to their name.

7. I’ve redone this math problem at least twenty times, but my answer is wrong according to the answer key. The answer in the book
 
have to
should
must
be wrong!

8. You
 
can’t
won’t be able to
couldn’t
do the job if you didn’t speak Japanese fluently.

9. You
 
don’t have to
shouldn’t
can’t
worry so much. It doesn’t do you any good. Either you get the job, or you don’t. If you don’t, just apply for another one. Eventually, you will find work.

10. You
 
have to
ought to
should
be kidding! That can’t be true.

11. You
 
might
would
may
leave the table once you have finished your meal and politely excused yourself.

12. Jenny’s engagement ring is enormous! It
 
must cost
must be costing
must have cost
a fortune.

13.
 
Will
Must
Shall
we move into the living room? It’s more comfortable in there and there’s a beautiful view of the lake.

14. If I had gone white water rafting with my friends, I
 
would float
would be floating
would have float
down the Colorado River right now.

15. At first, my boss didn’t want to hire Sam. But, because I had previously worked with Sam, I told my boss that he
 
must
ought to
has to
take another look at his resume and reconsider him for the position.

16. You
 
had better
can
has to
take along some cash. The restaurant may not accept credit cards.

17. The machine
 
can be turned
may turn
could be turning
on by flipping this switch.

18. I can’t stand these people – I
 
have got to
might
had better
get out of here. I’m going to take off for awhile while you get rid of them.

19. You
 
mustn’t
couldn’t
don’t have to
forget to pay the rent tomorrow. The landlord is very strict about paying on time.

20. Do you always have to say the first thing that pops into your head.
 
Don’t can
Can’t
Can not
you think once in a while before you speak?

21. Terry and Frank said they would come over right after work, so they
 
can
have to
should
be here by 6:00.

22. Yesterday, I
 
must
should
had to
cram all day for my French final. I didn’t get to sleep until after midnight.

23. We
 
would
shall
might
no longer suffer the injustice of oppression! Freedom shall be ours!

24. If I had gone to the University of Miami, I
 
could be
could
could have
participated in their Spanish immersion program.

25. The lamp
 
could not
might not
must not
be broken. Maybe the light bulb just burned out.

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