Modal Auxiliary Verbs Worksheet For Class 5

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate modal auxiliary verb.

1. He ………………….. a mile in 10 minutes. (can / may)

2. I …………………. not submit the assignment on time so the teacher punished me. (can / could)

3. ……………………. I come in teacher? (May / Can / Will)

4. Why is the dog barking? He ……………………. be hungry? (may / can)

5. …………………….. you help me with the homework? (Can / May)

6. …………………….. I carry your bag? (Shall / Will)

7. ………………………. you get me a glass of water? (Will / Shall)

8. You …………………….. revise the lessons thoroughly before the exam. (must / can / may)

9. We ……………………. go swimming on the weekend. (may / might / could)

10. You …………………… apologize to him. (must / can / may)

Answers

1. He can run a mile in 10 minutes. (Can shows ability)

2. I could not submit the assignment on time so the teacher punished me. (Could not indicates past inability.)

3. May/Can I come in teacher? (Can is also possible here in a less careful style.)

4. Why is the dog barking? He may be hungry?

5. Can you help me with the homework?

6. Shall I carry your bag?

7. Will you get me a glass of water?

8. You must revise the lessons thoroughly before the exam.

9. We may / might / could go swimming on the weekend. (All of these words can indicate possibility.)

10. You must apologize to him. (Must shows necessity or obligation.)

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  1. Rohan jawahar says:

    Thank you

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