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This question asked in [CBSE SQP, 2020-21]

The Komodo dragon _____ follow its prey till it eventually dies due to its venomous bite.

(A) must  

(B) will   

(C) could 

(D) may

Answer

We will just test all the options and see which one seems correct.

Checking the option

  • (A) must - The Komodo dragon must follow its prey till it eventually dies due to its venomous bite. Here, must means he has to do. Since the Komodo dragon can kill its prey without following it as well. Thus, this statement is not correct .

  • (B) will - The Komodo dragon will follow its prey till it eventually dies due to its venomous bite. Here, will means something which the Komodo dragon will do. And the statement is in future perfect tense . Thus, this statement is correct .

  • (C) could - The Komodo dragon could follow its prey till it eventually dies due to its venomous bite. Here, could means something which he might do, it is optional. But, could is past tense and the statement is in future perfect tense. Thus, this statement is not correct .

  • (D) may - The Komodo dragon may follow its prey till it eventually dies due to its venomous bite. Here, may means something which he might do, it is optional. Also, may is in present tenseand the statement is in future perfect tense. Thus, this statement is not correct .


So, the correct answer is (B)

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