Данный тест позволит вам проверить, насколько хорошо вы усвоили английские модальные глаголы. В каждом вопросе только один ответ верный.

1. _____ you help me with my homework?

A) Are
B) May
C) Can
D) Need

2. You _____ enter without a tie.

A) aren’t
B) can’t
C) ought not
D) weren’t

3. We _____ leave now or we’ll be late.

A) has to
B) must
C) can
D) will

4. If you had video, you _____ record it yourself tonight.

A) could
B) can
C) must
D) may

5. A: My car has been stolen.
    B: _____.

A) You should ring the police.
B) Will you phone the police?
C) Could you ring the police?
D) You are phoning the police.

6. A: She can’t sing.
    B: Neither_____.

A) do I
B) could I
C) am I
D) can I

7. If you don’t feel better you _____ go to bed.

A) ought
B) should
C) don’t have to
D) needn’t

8. You _____ get the 8.45 train. It doesn’t stop at Yorkshire.

A) had better
B) mustn’t
C) should
D) don’t have to

9. His illness got worse and worse. In the end he _____ go into hospital for an operation.

A) will have to
B) must
C) had to
D) ought to have

10. You _____ any more aspirins; you’ve had four already.

A) mustn’t take
B) needn’t have taken
C) shouldn’t have taken
D) had better not take

11. You _____ spanked her. She didn’t deserve it.

A) shouldn’t have
B) needn’t have
C) mustn’t have
D) couldn’t have

12. A: I wonder who took my alarm clock.
      B: It _____ Julia. She _____ supposed to get up early.

A) might be / is
B) could be / is
C) had to be / was
D) must have been / was

13. In a hundred years’ time we _____ out of water to drink.

A) must have run
B) might have been/run
C) should have run 
D) may have run

14. A: Did you enjoy the concert?
      B: It was OK, but I ___ to the theatre.

A) needn’t have gone
B) must have gone
C) had better go
D) would rather have gone

15. When I was a child, I _____ a flashlight to bed with me so that I _____ read comic books without my parents’ knowing them.

A) used to take / could
B) was used to taking / could
C) would take / can
D) would have taken / was able to


1 – C, 2 – B,  3 – B, 4 – A, 5 – A, 6 – D, 7 – B, 8 – B, 9 – C, 10 – A, 11 – A, 12 – D, 13 – D, 14 – D, 15 – A.

Источник: Atalay Oguz «TEST MASTER» – Baskent Education Publication