Phrasal Verbs MCQ Quiz With Answers

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Are you a pro at English grammar? If so, then you should take this phrasal verbs multiple choice quiz and see how well you can score! A phrasal verb is a type of verb that is formed by combining an adverb and a preposition. So, get ready to test your knowledge and prove your grammar skills with this quiz. Here, we'll give you a few sentences, and you'll have to pick the correct phrasal verb to complete that given sentence. Sounds interesting, right? Let's start then… Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I set my alarm clock because I have to ___________ early tomorrow.

    • A.

      Get up

    • B.

      Look up

    • C.

      Come on

    • D.

      Look out

    Correct Answer
    A. Get up
    Explanation
    The phrase "I have to get up early tomorrow" indicates the need to wake up early. "Get up" in this context means to rise from bed or awaken, which aligns with the intention of setting the alarm clock. The other options ("look up," "come on," "look out") do not convey the meaning of waking up early.

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  • 2. 

    Here's a chair. Please ___________.

    • A.

      Break down

    • B.

      Go up

    • C.

      Sit down

    • D.

      Make up

    Correct Answer
    C. Sit down
    Explanation
    The correct option is "sit down." This phrase directs someone to lower themselves into a seated position upon being presented with a chair. It's a common courtesy extended when offering someone a seat. The other options ("break down," "go up," "make up") don't convey the appropriate action of using the chair for seating purposes. "Sit down" implies a gesture of comfort and relaxation, aligning with the typical response to being offered a chair.

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  • 3. 

    If you don't pass the exam this time don't ___________. Try again!

    • A.

      Come in

    • B.

      Look out

    • C.

      Go on

    • D.

      Give up

    Correct Answer
    D. Give up
    Explanation
    Don't give up. Try again!" encourages perseverance despite failure. It advises against surrendering or abandoning efforts. The other options ("come in," "look out," "go on") do not convey the message of persistence in the face of failure. "Give up" suggests relinquishing efforts, while the intended advice is to maintain determination and attempt the exam again.

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  • 4. 

    Your room is so untidy! Please ___________ the clothes and put them in the washing machine.

    • A.

      Stand up

    • B.

      Pick up

    • C.

      Get on

    • D.

      Turn off

    Correct Answer
    B. Pick up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "pick up" because it implies the action of collecting or gathering the clothes from the untidy room. By picking up the clothes, the person can then proceed to put them in the washing machine, thus tidying up the room. The other options, such as "stand up," "get on," and "turn off," do not convey the necessary action of collecting and organizing the clothes.

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  • 5. 

     ___________ the TV. My favorite show will start in a minute.

    • A.

      Grow up

    • B.

      Look for

    • C.

      Take off

    • D.

      Turn on

    Correct Answer
    D. Turn on
    Explanation
    The phrase "Turn on" is the correct answer because it is the most appropriate action to perform in order to start watching TV. By turning on the TV, the individual will be able to access their favorite show, which is about to start in a minute.

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  • 6. 

    The babysitter ___________ the girl while her parents were at the restaurant.

    • A.

      Looked after

    • B.

      Found out

    • C.

      Broke down

    • D.

      Ran into

    Correct Answer
    A. Looked after
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "looked after" because it implies that the babysitter took care of the girl while her parents were at the restaurant. This phrase suggests that the babysitter was responsible for the girl's well-being and safety during her parents' absence.

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  • 7. 

    I didn't know the answer so I ___________ on the internet.

    • A.

      Cut it out

    • B.

      Looked it up

    • C.

      Blew it up

    • D.

      Dressed it up

    Correct Answer
    B. Looked it up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "looked it up". This phrase implies that the person searched for the answer on the internet.

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  • 8. 

    My car ___________ again yesterday. I should buy a new one.

    • A.

      Woke up

    • B.

      Grew up

    • C.

      Broke down

    • D.

      Looked down

    Correct Answer
    C. Broke down
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "broke down". This phrase is often used to describe a car that stops working suddenly or has a mechanical failure. In this context, the speaker's car stopped working again, indicating that it has had previous issues. The speaker suggests buying a new car as a solution to this recurring problem.

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  • 9. 

    I ___________ really well with my work colleagues. We often meet up for drinks or a meal.

    • A.

      Get along

    • B.

      Find out

    • C.

      Fight back

    • D.

      Break up

    Correct Answer
    A. Get along
    Explanation
    The phrase "get along" means to have a good relationship or rapport with someone. In this context, the person is saying that they have a good relationship with their work colleagues as they often meet up for drinks or a meal.

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  • 10. 

    I don't know enough about it, so I need to ___________ more.

    • A.

      Take out

    • B.

      Find out

    • C.

      Let down

    • D.

      Take off

    Correct Answer
    B. Find out
    Explanation
    The phrase "I don't know enough about it" suggests that the person lacks knowledge or information on a particular topic. Therefore, in order to gain more understanding or acquire the necessary information, they need to "find out" more. This means they need to actively seek or discover the information they are lacking.

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Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University (2016-2020) and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2023-Dec 2025). She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education, obtained in July 2021. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.

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