MCQ Quiz on Modal Verbs

There are 9 modal and 4 semi-modal verbs in English.

9 Modal Verbs:

shall, should, will, would, can, could, may, might, & must.

4 Semi-Modal Verbs

dare, need, used to & ought to.


Select the correct answer

Q1. I am used-----in crowded places.
the study
to study
to studying
studying
Q2. Select the correct option for filling in the blank. If you are suffering from fever, you-----a doctor.
had better consulted
had better consult
had consulted
will consult
Q3. The boy from the village said, "I-----starve than beg." Which of the following best completes the above sentence?
would rather
would better
better
rather
Q4. She said that she-----(visit) London next month. Here the right form verb will be:
visited
will visit
had visited
would visit
Q5. You had better-----me alone.
left
leave
exit
stayed
Q6. Seema had better-----if she does not want to miss the train.
hurry
to hurry
hurrying
hurried
Q7. Which of the following are semi-modals?
can, could
will, would
need, dare
must, should
Q8. All citizens-----their taxes.
should be paid
must be paid
would be paid
have to pay
Q9. We-----better start soon, or we'll miss the opening ceremony.
would
should
had
may
Q10. I am used-----that television show all the time as it always helps me to know about the contemporary issues of the world.
watching
to be watched
to watching
to watch
Q11. A good businessperson would rather that he or she closely-----the market behaviour before making any investment.
observe
observed
to observe
observing
Q12. If you-----see Salma, tell her I have booked her air ticket.
should
will
please
might
Q13. But for your help we-----in trouble.
have been
had been
were being
would have been
Q14. Fill in the blank: 'You might-----about Milton."
hear
heard
be heard
have heard
Q15. In a liberal arts curriculum, it is assumed that graduates will-----about English, languages, literature, history, and the other social sciences.
know
know how
knowledge
knowing