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Yellow Level Quiz 6 Modal Verbs

Yellow Level Quiz #6 – Modal Verbs

Part A.

Directions: Complete each question or sentence with a modal verb and a main verb. The modal verb goes first. The main verb goes second. (10 points)

Modal verbs: can / may / should / must / will / might / could  (use more than once)

Main verbs: see / live / bring / eat / find / do / help / play / pay / rain  (use only once)


1. My teacher ________ __________ some cookies to class today. We don’t know yet.

2. You really _________ __________ a doctor about your illness.

3. __________ I ___________ you?

4. After Jeff graduates from college, he ________ definitely ____________ in New York.

5. Tatania ________ __________ the piano really well.

6. We __________ ____________ our taxes before April 15.

7. The weatherman said that it __________ __________ later tonight.

8. You _________ ___________ less meat because it’s not good for your health to eat too much.

9. They _________ probably ___________ good jobs in Minnesota if they decide to move there.

10. __________ you __________ me a favor, please?


Part B.

Directions: Choose the correct modal verb and main verb to complete each sentence. (5 points)

1. The doctor told me that I ______________ smoking.

 A. will like B. should stop C. must try

2. My girlfriend ______________ to the party this weekend because she is scheduled to work.

 A. can’t go  B. shouldn’t drive  C. will go

3. This computer ______________ better if it has more memory.

 A. can’t move  B. should go  C. will work

4. If I don’t stop at a gas station soon, I ____________ out of gas.

 A. might run  B. can be  C. will do

5. The young woman called her boss to tell him that she _____________ late to work this morning.

 A. can be  B. must be  C. will be


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