TOEFL® Practice 12 - Modals Past Participle


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TOEFL Grammar Prep Test 12 - Modals Past Participle
Choose the appropriate options to complete the sentences.

1. You ---- your medicines promptly, and you ---- sick.

A) used to take / ought not to have gotten
B) must have taken / shouldn't have gotten
C) would have taken / hadn't better gotten
D) would rather take / must have gotten
E) should have taken / wouldn't have gotten


2. I can't find my house keys, I ---- it at the office.

A) should have left
B) have to leave
C) could leave
D) must have left ,
E) used to leave


3. Last time he paid for food, so now I ---- for it.

A) have had to pay
B) will have to pay
C) should have paid
D) would be paying
E) was paying


4. The horrific tragedy ---- if the architect ---- more careful with the way buildings were constructed.

A) ought to be avoided / was going to be
B) must have avoided / used to be
C) may have avoided / has been
D) will be avoided / will have been
E) could have been avoided / had been


5. I failed all my finals, I ---- the whole weekend instead of partying.

A) should have been studying
B) could have be studying
C) must have been studying
D) had been studying
E) will have been studying


6. One ---- as hard as one can at a young age before it becomes too late.

A) might have worked
B) would work
C) will have worked
D) must have worked
E) ought to work


7. Children now have a lot less play time with their friends than they ---- because of all the smart devices developed.

A) should have
B) must
C) ought to
D) could have
E) used to


8. The show ---- longer so that we ---- more time together.

A) should have lasted / could spend
B) had better last / were able to spend
C) might be lasting / can spend
D) would rather last / spend
E) used to last / have been spending


9. Natalia hasn't responded to any of our messages, she ---- to be with us.

A) couldn't have wanted
B) shouldn't want
C) must not want
D) ought not to have wanted
E) doesn't have to want


10. The boat ---- but the waves weren't that big.

A) must have capsized
B) will capsize
C) had to capsize
D) would have capsized
E) would rather capsize

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