Modals Exercises for Class 10 CBSE With Answers

What are modal verbs?
Modals (also called modal verbs, modal auxiliary verbs, modal auxiliaries) are special verbs that behave irregularly in English. They are different from normal verbs like “work, play, visit…” They give additional information about the function of the main verb that follows it. They have a great variety of communicative functions.

Basic English Grammar rules can be tricky. In this article, we’ll get you started with the basics of sentence structure, punctuation, parts of speech, and more.

We also providing Extra Questions for Class 10 English Chapter wise.

Modals Exercise For Class 10 CBSE With Answers PDF

Modals Exercises for Class 10

Modals Exercises Solved Example With Answers for Class 10 CBSE

Diagnostic Test – 24

Complete the following dialogue using the correct modal to fill in each blank.

Dina: I hate to say this, Ragini, but you are in terrible shape.
Ragini: I know, what (a) ……………………………. I do?
Dina: Well, since you are putting on weight, you (b) ……………………………. plan a healthy diet.
Ragini: You are right. I (c) ……………………………. not eat so many chocolates and junk food.
Dina: That’s right, and you (d) ……………………………. also start exercising.
Ragini: (e) ……………………………. I start with walking for an hour every day?
Dina: Yes, but what is most important is that you (f) ……………………………. try to have a healthy lifestyle.
Answer:
(a) should
(b) must
(c) should
(d) could/should
(e) should/could
(f) must

Score: For each correct answer award yourself 1 mark.
3 – 2 good
2 or less – you need to develop grammar skills through adequate practice

Modals Exercises Practice Example With Answers for Class 10 CBSE

Fill in the blanks using suitable modals

Question (i)
“How long (a) ……………….. or (b) ……………….. a person wait on a hungry stomach?” This thought constantly (c) ……………….. come to an impoverished man who (d) ……………….. wait till his unemployment days are over, “(e) ……………….. I never get two full meals?” occupies his thought box. He (f) ……………….. not even get a chance ever to come out of this vicious circle of poverty.

Answer:
(a) can
(b) should
(c) may
(d) has to
(e) Shall
(f) might

Question (ii)
On the Annual Day celebration, the Principal delivered a lecture, “Good Evening Children, you all (a) ……………… be the future policymakers, hence you (b) ………………. obey your teachers. You (c) ……………….. always try to win over the confidence of your superiors. You must not leave any stone unturned and you (d) ……………….. not worry about the result. Take a pledge that you (e) ……………….. obey and respect your elders. You (f) ……………….. take whatever stream you like but excel in the path chosen.

Answer:
(a) will
(b) ought to
(c) should
(d) need
(e) shall
(f) may