Modal Verbs – Exercises for Class 8

Modals are the auxiliary verbs which help other verbs in the formation of a sentence. They are will, shall, would, should, can could, may, might, must, ought to, dare, need, and used to.

Exercises

Q. Choose the correct options.

  1. _______________ you please send the message immediately? (Could, May, Should)
  2. John _______________ come with me tomorrow. (should, might, must)
  3. You _______________ come and have lunch with us sometime. (would, must, might)
  4. Earlier Ragini _______________ speak to everyone politely. (would, could, should)
  5. _______________ I come in? (Might, May, Can)

Answer

  1. Could
  2. might
  3. must
  4. would
  5. May

Q. Correct the following sentences.

  1. We can maintain communal harmony.
  2. My sister may speak French fluently.
  3. Shilpa should overcome such obstacles very easily when she was young.
  4. You might go home now as it is getting dark.
  5. He would run four kilometres in an hour.

Answer

  1. We should maintain communal harmony.
  2. My sister can speak French fluently.
  3. Shilpa could overcome such obstacles very easily when she was young.
  4. You should go home now as it is getting dark.
  5. He can run four kilometres in an hour.

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