Auxiliary 助動詞

Auxiliary 助動詞
1. When the ball rang, he said he ______ better go and see who it was.
(A) should
(B) will
(C) had
(D) could
2. I am sorry that you were late for this meeting. You ______ on time this morning.
(A) should be
(B) would be
(C) needn’t have been (D) ought to have been
3. It was necessary for her to go to Taipei last night.= She ______ got to Taipei last night.
(A) used to
(B) must
(C) had to
(D) had better
4. He must have been angry. =___________
(A) Perhaps he was angry.
(B) He shouldn’t have been angry.
(C) I am sure he was angry.
(D) He had to be angry.
5. ______ you have a happy trip.
(A) May
(B) Will
(C) Do
6. When I was a boy, I _______ often go fishing with my father.
(A) would
(B) used
(C) was used to
7. You are on time. You _______ have got up early today.
(A) should
(B) must
(C) could
8. It is strange that you ______ have said such things.
(A) should
(B) would
(C) might
9. Tom: Must I go there at once?
Jim: No, you ______ not. You may go there at any time you like.
(A) must
(B) shall
(C) need
10. I _______ the book, but I didn’t.
(A) may have read
(B) may read
(C) had read
11. I ______ not but laugh whenever I see his funny face.
(A) can
(B) shall
(C) dare
12. You need not do it for me, ______ you?
(A) need
(B) do
(C) have
13. There were not many people present, ______?
(A) were there
(B) were they
(C) are they
14. Let’s take a rest, ______?
(D) Would
(D) would rather
(D) might not
(D) must
(D) can
(D) should have read
(D) must
(D) will
(D) are there
(A) will I
(B) shall we
(C) will you
(D) can we
15. My mother ______ always read us bed-time stories when we were children.
(A) would like
(B) would rather (C) was used to
(D) would
16. I _____ to have some fish for dinner. Fish is said to be healthier to our health.
(A) would rather
(B) feel like
(C) would like
(D) cannot but
17. I just met John. The news that John is seriously ill _____ be true.
(A) shouldn’t
(B) mustn’t
(C) can’t
(D) needn’t
18. Listen! There’s loud noise again. The couple next door ______.
(A) should have fought
(B) might have fought
(C) must be fighting
(D) can’t have fought
19. The importance of the correct attitude ______ be emphasized too much when it comes to success.
(A) can’t
(B) will
(C) shall
(D) won’t
20. What a pity! I _____ the train. It was due to the delay of the shuttle.
(A) am able to catch (B) ought to catch (C) may catch
(D) could have caught
21. It is surprising that she ______. She’s prepared fro the contest for nearly two months.
(A) should fail
(B) ought to fail
(C) would fail
(D) could fail
22. As the only daughter in the family. Helen thinks it necessary to do more housework than her brother
(A) has
(B) thinks
(C) will
(D) does
23. Mom isn’t in the mood to talk to you now. You ______ another time.
(A) had better find
(B) need finding (C) were supposed to find
(D) would have found
24. Which of the following is WRONG?
(A) He dared to visit a haunted house alone at midnight.
(B) Need he to pay off the debt by the end of the month.
(C) Father needn’t have worked so hard but he did.
(D) How dare he visit that house alone at night.
25. Which of the following is WRONG?
(A) May each of my friends be happy forever.
(B) Will we take a break and have a cup of coffee?
(C) Let’s go to the library, shall we?
(D) “May I help you?” “Yes, please.”
26. You look very tired now. You ______ long hours.
(A) can work
(B) should work
(C) can have worked
(D) must have worked
27. It is surprising that he _____ have failed the test though he studied hard.
(A) must
(B) should
(C) may
(D) could
28. I could _____ to Hong Kong for a holiday last year, but I didn’t make it.
(A) go
(B) be going to
(C) have gone
(D) have been gone
29. You ______ seen me in Hsinchu yesterday because I went to Taipei on business.
(A) should not have (B) can not have
(C) may not have
30. I cannot find my bicycle. It ______ stolen just now.
(A) had better be
(B) had not be
(C) must be
31. Your parents ______ be proud of you, for you did such a great job.
(A) may well
(B) had better
(C) would rather
32. X: Must I finish all the work today? Y: No, _______.
(A) you mustn’t
(B) you may not
(C) you needn’t
33. How _______ talk back to your parents?
(D) are not able to see
(D) must have been
(D) can’t help
(D) you won’t
(A) you dare to
(B) do you dare to
(C) dare you
(D) you dare
34. You are seriously ill; you _____ see a doctor at once.
(A) would rather
(B) had better
(C) ought not
(D) would like
35. X: _____ we have dinner somewhere after the movie? Why not?
(A) Do
(B) Shall
(C) May
(D) Must
36. How Superman’s great popularity _____ his creator very rich but it didn’t.
(A) should have made (B) had made
(C) should make
(D) had been made
37. He took an umbrella with him lest it _____ rain.
(A) might
(B) should
(C) would
(D) could
38. You _____ be too careful in choosing friends.
(A) mustn’t
(B) shouldn’t
(C) can’t
(D) needn’t
39. In my boyhood, I ______ play baseball in this park every Sunday.
(A) used to
(B) was used to
(C) ought to
40. The restaurant ______ very good. It’s always empty.
(A) must be
(B) can’t have been
(C) can’t be
(D) needed
(D) must have been
Part II
(1) Last Christmas, the circus owner, Jimmy Gates, decided to take some presents to a children’s hospital.
Dressed up as Santa Claus, he set off down the main street of the city riding a baby elephant called Jumbo.
He __1__ have known that the police would never allow this kind of thing. A policeman approached
Jimmy and told him he ought to have gone along a side-street because Jumbo was holding up the traffic.
Though Jimmy agreed to go at once, Jumbo refused to move. Fifteen policemen __2__ push very hard to
get him off the main street. The police had a difficult time, but they were most amused. “Jumbo __3__ a
few tons,” said a policeman afterwards, “so it was fortunate that we didn’t have to carry him. Of course,
we __4__ him, but as he had a good record, we let him go this time.”
1. (A) could
(B) should
(C) would
(D) might
2. (A) ought
(B) was able to
(C) was likely to
(D) had to
3. (A) must weigh
(B) will weigh
(C) can’t weigh
(D) has to weigh
4. (A) will arrest
(B) arrested
(C) should arrest
(D) should have arrested
(2) In the old days, students had to cut their hair very short; now they ___1__ do what they want with their
hair to show their individuality. In the past, students __2__ be punished for chewing gum. Today, students
are expelled for carrying guns. Back in the old days, students were given the summer off because they
were needed to help out on their families’ farms. Nowadays, many students need not __3__ about their
household chores, and they can join all kinds of summer camps to explore the world. Decades ago, when
students gathered information for their reports, they __4__ be confined to the books available in the library.
They __5__ study in the library and copy down important passages which they wanted to cite in their
reports. But now students __6__ use the Internet __7__ search the offline book catalog in the library.
Hopefully, students these days will make the most use of what students those days didn’t have to enrich
their lives.
1. (A) shall
2. (A) can
3. (A) to worry
4. (A) used to
5. (A) did
6. (A) cannot…but
(B) may
(B) should
(B) worrying
(B) feel like
(B) would
(B) would rather…than
(C) must
(C) could
(C) worry
(C) cannot help
(C) should
(C) lest…should
(D) need
(D) did
(D) have worried
(D) may well
(D) may
(D) prefer to