Could / Managed to

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Grammar Exercises

Group:

Miscellaneous

Please select the correct answer for each of the questions below:

 
 

1 - I missed the last train but I ______ get a taxi.

a - couldn't
b - could
c - managed to
d - manage to
 

2 - It was quite difficult but I ______ get it all done.

a - couldn't
b - could
c - managed to
d - manage to
 

3 - It was very frustrating. I ______ make her understand what I wanted.

a - could
b - managed to
c - couldn't
d - manage to
 

4 - Sorry I'm late. I ______ start my car.

a - couldn't
b - could
c - managed to
d - manage to
 

5 - For once, I ______ get up early today. It was an effort!

a - couldn't
b - manage to
c - could
d - managed to
 
 

6 - I would have liked to have gone but I ______ get a ticket.

a - could
b - managed to
c - couldn't
d - manage to
 

7 - I ______ read when I was only four.

a - managed to
b - could
c - manage to
d - couldn't
 

8 - In spite of his broken arm, he ______ come into the office for the meeting.

a - could
b - managed to
c - couldn't
d - manage to
 

9 - There were very few seats left but I ______ get us two tickets.

a - managed to
b - manage to
c - couldn't
d - could
 

10 - I ______ do the Times crossword ten years ago but I can't nowadays. I'm getting too old!

a - could
b - manage to
c - managed to
d - couldn't
 

11 - I asked Tom if he ______ help.

a - managed to
b - could
c - manage to
d - couldn't
 

12 - When I was young, I ______ run fast but now I cannot.

a - could
b - managed to
c - couldn't
d - manage to
 

13 - I looked everywhere but I ______ find it.

a - could
b - managed to
c - couldn't
d - manage to
 

14 - I don't speak much Russian but I ______ make the taxi driver understand where I wanted to go.

a - manage to
b - couldn't
c - managed to
d - could
 

15 - He ______ walk when he was only 8 months old.

a - couldn't
b - manage to
c - could
d - managed to
 

16 - I ______ speak Italian really well when I lived in Venice.

a - managed to
b - couldn't
c - could
d - manage to
 

17 - How on earth did you ______ find it? It's just what I wanted.

a - could
b - managed to
c - couldn't
d - manage to
 

18 - I ______ run much faster when I was 20.

a - couldn't
b - manage to
c - could
d - managed to
 

19 - I ______ find the correct answer anywhere.

a - couldn't
b - could
c - managed to
d - manage to
 

20 - I ______ see what was wrong with what I had put but I kept getting an error message.

a - couldn't
b - manage to
c - could
d - managed to
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