Can, Could and To Be Able To Exercise at Auto-English

Can, Could and To Be Able To Exercise at Auto-English

Circle the correct answer. Fill the gaps when you´ve checked your answers.

1 I ______________ remember his name.
 
A am not able to
B can't
C red herring

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You'll be able to solve this, ______________?
 
A can you
B won't you
C will you
2 Diana ______________ the piano.
 
A can play
B can to play
C eats

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Sorry, Teacher. I ______________do it yet.
 
A wasn't able to
B couldn't
C haven't been able to
3 She ______________ come on holiday next month if her parents give her permission.
 
A can't 
B could
C will be able to
8 He ______________ pass the exam if he studied harder.
 
A will be able to
B can
C would be able to
4 They ______________ go. The weather was too bad.
 
A couldn't
B can't
C wasn't able to
9 The fishing boat sank but luckily all the crew ______________ save themselves.
 
A were able to
B could
C wasn't able to
5 A: Can you lend me some money?
  B: Sorry. I ______________. I haven't got any either.
 
A can't
B am not able to
C couldn't
10 We ______________ go to the party. We're going to a wedding.
 
A couldn't 
B won't be able to
C will can't
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Written by Bob Wilson İRobert Clifford McNair Wilson 2005