Phrasal Verbs

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Phrasal Verb Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Phrasal verbs contain a verb and a preposition or a verb and an adverb
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In the phrasal verb 'take after', the verb ('take') and the preposition ('after') cannot be separated by another word example you can say 'she takes after her' but you can't say 'she takes her after'. This is true about all phrasal verbs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What does to take after mean?
    • A. 

      To take care of someone

    • B. 

      To resemble someone in the family

    • C. 

      To take something from someone

  • 4. 
    What does to show off mean?
    • A. 

      To act extra special for people watching

    • B. 

      To hold a show or concert

    • C. 

      To show someone what you've done

  • 5. 
    What does to catch up mean?
    • A. 

      To catch something that is thrown to you

    • B. 

      To meet someone for the first time

    • C. 

      To get to the same point as someone else

  • 6. 
    What does to go after mean?
    • A. 

      To try to achieve something

    • B. 

      To go home

    • C. 

      To go somewhere later

  • 7. 
    What does to back up mean?
    • A. 

      To go up the stairs

    • B. 

      To reverse

    • C. 

      To take care of someone

  • 8. 
    What does to look into mean?
    • A. 

      To take care of someone

    • B. 

      To investigate

    • C. 

      To watch

  • 9. 
    What does to let someone down mean?
    • A. 

      To exceed someone's expectations

    • B. 

      To go downstairs

    • C. 

      To disappoint someone

  • 10. 
     Continue the phrasal verbs with the correct word.look
  • 11. 
    Take
  • 12. 
    Let
  • 13. 
    Catch
  • 14. 
    Back
  • 15. 
    Go
  • 16. 
    Show
  • 17. 
    Fill in the blanks with one of the phrasal verbs below.takes after,    look into,   catch up,   showing off,   let  down,    go after,    backed up   Sam is now thirty years old. As he 1. [Blank]  his car, he thought of how his life had changed compared to when he was younger. When he was only eleven years old, he would spend hours meeting up with his friends and 2. [Blank] on his skateboard at the park but he also used to study and work hard. At the age of sixteen, he realised that he wanted to become a writer. Sam 3. [Blank] his mum in that they are both very strong-minded so he decided to 4. [Blank] his dream. He went to college and decided to 5. [Blank] the courses that were available at university. Eventually, Sam took up a writing course and was determined to do well; he didn’t want to 6. [Blank] anyone [Blank] so even though the course was very intense, whenever he fell behind, he always did his best to 7. [Blank]. After a few years of hard work, Sam graduated and he is now a published writer.