Modal Verbs Exercise

Modal Verbs are can, may, shall, will, must, ought to, used to, need, and dare. They do not have-s’ forms or -ed participles. Can, may, shall, will, have special past forms (could, might, should, would), but the remainder (such as must) do not.

In this post, you will find important Modal Verbs Exercises.

Modal Verbs Exercise

Modal Verbs Exercise



Fill in the blanks with Appropriate Modal Verbs:


  1. Who………………take this responsibility?
  2. When……………….we meet again?
  3. When……………….the book be published?
  4. Autumn…………………come after the monsoons.
  5. I…………………..walk.
  6. You…………………..not read.
  7. Hari………………….write.
  8. Birds………………………..fly.
  9. He……………………….be twenty-five next Sunday.
  10. The country…………………..realize his nobility after his death,
  11. ………………………I take the book?
  12. Which watch………………… I buy?
  13. He………………………….been hurt.
  14. He………………….lost his book.
  15. It…………………….rain tomorrow morning.
  16. I………………………go to market.
  17. He………………………..gone home yesterday.

Answers:

  1. Will
  2. Shall
  3. Will
  4. Will
  5. Can
  6. Can
  7. Can
  8. can
  9. Shall be
  10. Will
  11. Shall
  12. Shall
  13. Might have
  14. May have
  15. Might
  16. Might
  17. Might have


Fill in the blanks with Appropriate Modal Verbs:


  1. ………………………you lend me your pen?
  2. ………………….you come to my office?
  3. ………………..you help me with some money?
  4. ……………………you drop my letter into the letter?
  5. I…………………see you if I can find the time.
  6. The man……………………got into the room any Imoment.
  7. You…………………..succeeded if you had tried a little harder.
  8. He…………………take rice today.
  9. You………………….come in.
  10. ……………..you play chess?
  11. I tried as best I…………………
  12. The dumb…………….not speak.
  13. We……………….not do without him.
  14. We……………..not live without water.
  15. He………………….gone.
  16. He………………. a liar.
  17. You…………………..do this.
  18. You………………not tell a lie.
  19. You…………………a rich man.
  20. You………………..been absent.
  21. ……………….we weep forever?

Answers:

  1. Could
  2. Could
  3. Could
  4. Could
  5. May
  6. Might have
  7. Might have
  8. May
  9. May
  10. Can
  11. Could
  12. Can
  13. Can
  14. Can
  15. Must have
  16. Must be
  17. Must
  18. Must
  19. Must be
  20. Must have
  21. Must


Fill in the blanks with Appropriate Modal Verbs:


  1. You…………………………heard the name of Rabindranath.
  2. What………………..not be cured must be endured.
  3. He………………………….promoted to class IX by this time.
  4. The man………………………..mad or how could he say this?
  5. He…………………….bathe in the river.
  6. We…………………….not sleep during the daytime.
  7. …………………..you excuse my fine, I shall be happy.
  8. We………………..obey our parents.
  9. Bimal……………………read twelve hours a day.
  10. …………………….you please lend me a rupee?
  11. We………………….obey our parents.
  12. We…………….not………….laugh at a lame man.
  13. You……………………………..(or, ought to have) taken his permission beforehand.
  14. You…………………….not (of, ought not to) quarrel with your friend.
  15. He………………….not say so. (not dares’)
  16. I……………….you to prove that you’ve said so.
  17. He………………..not follow you.
  18. Who…………………to enter the room?
  19. I………………..to say that you are a liar.
  20. He…………………..not speak of the incident openly.

Answers:

  1. Must have
  2. Can
  3. Must have been
  4. Must be
  5. Would
  6. Should
  7. Should
  8. Should
  9. Would
  10. Would
  11. Ought to
  12. Ought to
  13. Should have
  14. Should
  15. Dare
  16. Dare
  17. Dare
  18. Dares
  19. Dare
  20. Dare


Fill in the blanks with Appropriate Modal Verbs:


  1. You…………………………..not trouble yourself.
  2. Rumpita……………………..not come here anymore.
  3. You…………………….not have waited so long.
  4. Rohit……………………not worry.
  5. You………………….not have bothered so much about this trivial matter.
  6. I…………………..not have bought it.
  7. He………………………….play football when he was at school.
  8. I………………………live here when I was a boy.
  9. He…………………………walk every morning when he was in Kolkata.
  10. I……………………..go to school by tramcars.
  11. In our childhood, we…………………..sing religious hymns in the morning.
  12. Raghu……………………wake us every morning.
  13. Rohit………………………not worry.
  14. You…………………….not have bothered so much about this trivial matter.
  15. I…………………….not have bought it.
  16. …………………..I write (a letter) to him?
  17. I……………………do physical exercise in my boyhood.
  18. When at school I…………………….do sums every day.
  19. When living in the village, we…………………….bathe in the tank.
  20. Bhima…………………….Duryodhana to fight with clubs.
  21. Being defeated the other day, he does not…………………………me to fight with him anymore.
  22. I…………………….(defy) death,
  23. I can……………………….any danger.
  24. I shall……………………….him to fight with me.

Answers:

  1. Need
  2. Need
  3. Need
  4. Need
  5. Need
  6. Need
  7. Used to
  8. Used to
  9. Used to
  10. Used to
  11. Used to
  12. Used to
  13. Need
  14. Need
  15. Need
  16. Need
  17. Used to
  18. Used to
  19. Used to
  20. Dared
  21. Dare
  22. Dare
  23. Dare
  24. Dare


Fill in the blanks with Appropriate Modal Verbs:


  1. Rumpita…………………..not come here anymore.
  2. You………………………….not have waited so long.
  3. Rohit………………………not worry.
  4. I……………………….go to school by tramcars.
  5. In our childhood, we…………………………sing religious hymns in the morning.
  6. Raghu…………………..wake us every morning.
  7. I can………………….any danger.
  8. I shall…………………….him to fight with me.
  9. Saurav has…………………..Donald to fight with him on the field.
  10. …………………………I put a little more sugar in your tea?
  11. He……………………………..often sits up very late at night.
  12. I…………………………sometimes sit idle for hours,
  13. You……………………….heard the name of Rabindranath.
  14. What……………………..not…………………cured must be endured.
  15. He……………………..promoted to class IX by this time.
  16. …………………….you lend me your pen?
  17. …………………….you come to my office?
  18. ……………………….ruin seize them.
  19. ……………………….God help you.
  20. …………………………..God bless you.

Answers:

  1. Need
  2. Need
  3. Need
  4. Used to
  5. Used to
  6. Used to
  7. Dare
  8. Dare
  9. Dared
  10. Should
  11. Would
  12. Would
  13. Must have
  14. Can be
  15. Must have been
  16. Could
  17. Could
  18. May
  19. May
  20. May


Fill in the blanks with Appropriate Modal Verbs:


  1. ………………………..his soul rest in peace.
  2. I …………………….go to market.
  3. He …………………….gone home yesterday.
  4. He ………………………not lend you money.
  5. ………………………….the man serve us breakfast now?
  6. …………………………you take your tea with us today?
  7. ………………………..his soul rest in peace.
  8. ……………………..you be happy forever, my son.
  9. ………………….thy wish be fulfilled through my life.
  10. …………………….you come to take tea at my home this evening?
  11. ……………………..you excuse my fine, I shall be happy.
  12. We………………………..obey our parents.
  13. He…………………………warned the boy before.
  14. When living in the village, we……………………..bathe in the tank.

Answers:

  1. May
  2. Might
  3. Might have
  4. May
  5. Shall
  6. Will
  7. May
  8. May
  9. May
  10. Could
  11. Should
  12. Should
  13. Should have
  14. Used to

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