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Complete the following exercise with past modal verbs. Use the correct form of the verbs in parentheses. Choose between affirmative and negative. Do not use contractions.
I got a C on my math test. I _____________________ (1. should / do) better
Don't be so hard on yourself. It _____________________ (2. may / be) your
fault. It just __________________________ (3. could / be) a more difficult test
No, it _______________________ (4. could / be) that difficult. The rest of the
class did pretty well. I _______________________ (5. should / study) harder.
What _____________________ (6. you / could / do) differently?
Well, for one thing, I _____________________________ (7. should / miss) that day of
You missed a day? Did you get the notes?
No, I _________________________ (8. ought to / copy) them. Some of the problems
which I got wrong _________________________ (9. must / come) from that day.