Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of modals.
Choose the correct meaning of the modals in the following sentences.
I must do my homework.
The correct answer is "Strong obligation".
Jack might buy the house.
Mary should finish her studies before she goes travelling.
Yuki will be in Tokyo next week.
David should talk to his boss about getting a raise in pay.
Hiro needn't take the TOEFL test because he is fluent in English.
The following sentences are missing modals. The meaning of the modal is shown with the sentence. Choose the modal with the correct meaning to complete each sentence.
I _________ play piano tonight. (ability)
The correct answer is "can".
Terry has won his last three races, so he ____________ win this race, too. (50 percent to 75 percent certain)
You __________ stay home from school today. (permission)
Patricia __________ pass the English test easily, if she studied. (possible with a condition)
The doctor said that Junko ________ go to work today, she is too sick. (not permitted to do something)
"__________ take you to the airport." (willing to do something)