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Purple Level Quiz 16 Need

Purple Level Quiz #16: need vs. want  


Directions: Choose the verb “need” or “want” and put them into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.

1. Vivian ___________ to get some gas because her fuel gauge was on empty. (past tense)

2. Sometimes my kids _________ ___________ to eat their vegetables, but I tell them they have to. (present tense — negative)

3. A lot of help __________ __________ to get the job finished. (past tense, passive voice)

4. _________ you ____________ to see a movie later today? (present tense)

5. I really __________ to see a doctor about this back pain. (present tense)

6. Why _________ Helen __________ to go to Hawaii for a vacation? (present tense — negative)

7. He __________ always ___________ a new car, and finally he got one. (present perfect tense)

8. Who __________ __________ this piece of cake? (past tense — negative)

9. A man at work __________ __________ by the police for armed robbery. (past tense, passive voice)

10. That company ____________ to lay off about 50 employees because business is slow. (present tense)

11. They ___________ ____________ any more money for the movies. I gave them $30. (should — negative)

12. Do you think you __________ ___________ to order dessert after eating so much for dinner? (future tense)

13. The dentist says I __________ ____________ to do a better job of brushing my teeth. (future tense)

14. It’s natural ____________ a better life for your children. (infinitive)

15. Mohamed and Sadia __________ ___________ a lot of heavy clothes if they move to Florida. (future tense — negative)

16. Our supervisor __________ __________ to get so angry all the time. He should calm down. (present tense — negative)

17. I remember _______________ a train set for Christmas when I was a little boy. (gerund)

18. We ___________ ____________ to call a plumber since moving into our new house. (present perfect tense — negative)

19. Excuse me. I ___________ to take this call. It might be an emergency. (present tense)

20. It’s awful __________ always ___________ a cigarette when you are addicted to smoking. (infinitive)


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