AUXILIARY VERBS / MODALS

05 - Advanced

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    01 --  I'm not really sure where the cat is, but I think she ............... in the kitchen.

a. might play     b. might be playing     c. might have played

  

02 --  If I had left early like everyone else did, I ............... sitting here now listening to all this rubbish.

a. may not be     b. wouldn't be     c. was not able to be

  

03 --  If I'd gone down to Bodrum like all my friends did, I, too, ............... scuba diving lessons.

a. could have taken     b. had better taken     c. had taken

  

04 --  Meltem had agreed to meet us here at the entrance, but she ............... here when we arrived.

a. weren't     b. wouldn't be     c. wasn't

  

05 --  It ............... that silly friend of yours who called and didn't leave a proper message on the answering machine...

a. should have been     b. could easily be     c. was recorded

  

06 --  I wish I'd never set foot there in person. I ............... her instead.

a. should have phoned     b. had better phone     c. will have phoned

  

07 --  These aren't my books. I ............... someone else's books by mistake.

a. had better taken     b. should take     c. must have taken

  

08 --  Why did you do the dishes? You really ............... have bothered.

a. mustn't     b. needn't     c. couldn't

  

09 --  I ............... bought them, if you had lent me some money.

a. may have     b. might have     c. ought to have

  

10 --  You .............. brought them with you. Why didn't you?

a. must have      b. wouldn't have     c. ought to have

  

11 --  Güneş ............... returned the CD we rented last week. It was on the table, but now it's gone.

a. must have     b. ought to have     c. would rather have

  

12 --  You've done an excellent job on it. No one else ............... it better.

a. may have done     b. must have done     c. could have done

  

13 --  I really ............... fishing with my friends, but unfortunately I was down with the 'flu...

a. must go     b. would like to have gone     c. would rather go

  

14 --  I ............... have taken you advice and stayed away from that place.

a. must     b. may     c. should

  

15 --  It now seems we .............. a taxi. We're already here and still have half an hour to go before the performance....

a. shouldn't hurry and take     b. needn't have hurried and taken

c. would like to hurry and take

  

16 --  They kept repeating that they ............... follow him wherever he went, but he still wasn't so sure...

a. had better    b. would     c. ought to

  

17 --  She ............... read my letter by now, and I'm sure she will call us any moment.

a. should     b. must have     c. has to

  

18 --  Next week's final between these to teams ............... be really fascinating.

a. should     b. would like to     c. had better

  

19 --  Her parents were supposed to have been back by last Monday. Frankly, they ............... a great time there...

a. would rather have     b. would like to have     c. must be having

  

20 --  You ............... have repeated it. It wasn't really necessary.

a. can't     b. couldn't     c. needn't