'Modals- Meaning' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 10 multichoice questions from our 'modals' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Modals- Meaning

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - May I come in?
Q2 - What should I do?
Q3 - You must be there at six o'clock.
Q4 - Shall we go?
Q5 - Can I help you?
Q6 - You mustn't tell anyone.
Q7 - Could you answer the phone?
Q8 - What shall I say?
Q9 - You should stop smoking.
Q10 - Could you finish it today?

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

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Q1 - May I come in?
 
The speaker is asking for advice.
 
The speaker is asking permission.
Q2 - What should I do?
 
The speaker is making a suggestion.
 
The speaker is asking for advice.
Q3 - You must be there at six o'clock.
 
The speaker is giving an order.
 
The speaker is making a suggestion.
Q4 - Shall we go?
 
The speaker is making a suggestion.
 
The speaker is giving an order.
Q5 - Can I help you?
 
The speaker is asking for advice.
 
The speaker is making an offer.
Q6 - You mustn't tell anyone.
 
The speaker is giving advice.
 
The speaker is giving an order.
Q7 - Could you answer the phone?
 
The speaker is offering help.
 
The speaker is making a request.
Q8 - What shall I say?
 
The speaker is asking permission.
 
The speaker is asking for advice.
Q9 - You should stop smoking.
 
The speaker is giving advice.
 
The speaker is making an offer.
Q10 - Could you finish it today?
 
The speaker is asking permission.
 
The speaker is making a request.

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