Grammar | Modal Verbs 2 Quiz

Level: Intermediate - Upper-Intermediate
Quiz time: about 10 minutes
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Complete the sentences using have/has/had to … . Use the verbs in brackets.

1. 
Robert can’t come out with us this evening. ______ late. (he / work)

2. 
‘The bus was late this morning.’ ‘How long ______?’ (you / wait)

3. 
I don’t have much time. ______ in ten minutes. (I / go)

4. 
‘I’m afraid I can’t stay long.’ ‘What time ______?’ (you / go)

5. 
Joe starts work at 5 am every day, which means ______ at four. (he / get up)

6. 
We nearly missed the bus this morning. ______ to catch it. (we / run)

7. 
Is Lisa usually free on Saturdays or ______? (she / work)

8. 
There was nobody to help me. ______ everything by myself. (I / do)

9. 
How old ______ to have a driving license? (you / be)

10. 
There was a lot of noise from the street. ______ the window. (we / close)

11. 
Was the exhibition free, or ______ to go in? (you / pay)

Complete the sentences using have/has/had to + the verbs in the list. Some sentences are negative (I don’t have to … etc.):
ask - decide - drive - get up - go - make - make - pay - show - stand

12. 
I’m not working tomorrow, so ______ early.

13. 
Steve didn’t know how to change the settings on his phone. I ______ him.

14. 
Excuse me a moment – I ______ a phone call. I won’t be long.

15. 
You can let me know later what you want to do. You ______ now.

16. 
I couldn’t find the street I wanted. I ______ somebody for directions.

17. 
This car park is free. You ______.

18. 
A man was slightly injured in the accident, but he ______ to hospital.

19. 
Jane has a senior position in the company. She ______ important decisions.

20. 
The train was very full and there were no seats free. We ______ all the way.

21. 
When Patrick starts his new job next month, he ______ 50 miles to work every day.

In some of these sentences, must is wrong or unnatural. Correct the sentences where necessary. If you think the sentence is correct, just write the word correct in the blank.

22. 
It’s later than I thought. I must go.

23. 
I must start work every day at 8.30.

24. 
I must remember to call Sarah tomorrow.

25. 
I couldn’t get a taxi last night. I must walk home.

26. 
You must come and see us again soon.

27. 
Tom isn’t going out this evening. He must study for his exam.

28. 
We can’t go the usual way because the road is closed. We must go another way.

29. 
Julia wears glasses. She must wear glasses since she was very young.

Complete the sentences with mustn’t, don’t have to or doesn’t have to.

30. 
I don’t want anyone to know about our plan. You ______ tell anyone.

31. 
Richard ______ wear a suit to work, but he usually does.

32. 
There’s an elevator in the building, so we ______ climb the stairs.

33. 
I promised Kate I’d call her tomorrow. I ______ forget.

34. 
I’m not very busy. I have a few things to do, but I ______ do them now.

35. 
Sophie likes weekends because she ______ get up early.

36. 
You ______ be a good player to enjoy a game of tennis.

37. 
You should keep trying to find a job. You ______ give up.

38. 
I ______ eat too much. I’m supposed to be on a diet.

39. 
We have plenty of time before our flight. We ______ check in yet.

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