# Diagnostic English #7: Elementary/ Pre-intermediate (modals) Pt.2

Choose the best alternative.

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I_____ see the President. There were too many people.

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_____ you mind if I used your dictionary?

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_____ run if you feel tired.

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A horse _____ go twice as fast as an elephant.

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A: I don’t like this medicine.

B: Don’t worry. I’m sure you’ll soon _____ it.

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A: Do you like Florida?

B: Not really. I’m not _____ the heat.

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B: He _____ but not any more.

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It is funny. I really enjoy jogging now but I_____.

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A: Did your mother tell you stories when you were small?

B: Yes, she _____ tell me Nasrettin Hodja’s stories.

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A: I’m getting a bit fat.

B: _____.

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A: We must go soon, mustn’t we?

B: Yes, we_____ go.

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I_____ get up than stay in bed.

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When I was a child I _____ bite my nails.

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Nobody _____ come yesterday.

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If I were you I_____ see a doctor.

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A: _____.

B: No, thank you. I’ve had enough.

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This _____ be the right road. There is no other way.

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You _____ get the 9.45 train. You could get the 9.55 and still arrive in time.

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Hurry up! It is a quarter past! We really_____ be late.

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You _____ play an instrument to enjoy classical music.

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A: I thought there was a cinema here.

B: There _____ be. It’s now a supermarket.

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A: Isn’t there a toilet?

B: _____.

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You _____ hurry if you want to catch that bus.

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Last year Janet_____ run 800 meters in 2 minutes 45; now she _____ do it in 2 minutes 20.

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I’ve got toothache. I _____ go to the dentist.

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I _____ to study for tomorrow’s exam.

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A: Why didn’t you come to the concert last night?

B: Because I _____ visit a friend in hospital.

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A: I’m putting on weight.

B: You _____ go on a diet.

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You _____ to write and thank him.

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Jack is preparing for his exams. We _____.

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A: _____?

B: I’m going to study in the library.

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A: I’ve got a cold.

B: Then you’d _____ stay in bed.

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B: You _____ take an aspirin.

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I _____ like jazz when I was a teenager.

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A: _____?

B: Yes, they do.

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A: Were they playing tennis?

B: No, they _____.

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Mother is still in bed, and _____ my sister.

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My brother was very hungry, I _____too.

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We live in a small flat, and they do, _____.

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A: Colin didn’t like the film.

B: _____.

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A: Nick isn’t good at maths.

B: _____.

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A: I haven’t said anything.

B: _____.

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A: My father plays chess very well.

B: _____.

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He said, “It may rain later in the day.” He said that it_____ rain later in the day.

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He _____ take his medicine three times a day. The doctor told him to.

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I feel tired. I _____ go to bed.

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You _____ do your homework. If you don’t, you’ll fail the examination.

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We haven’t got much time. We _____ hurry.

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We have got plenty of time. We _____ hurry.

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You _____ do it now. You can do it this afternoon.