Phrasal Verbs Vocabulary Quiz

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Phrasal Verbs Vocabulary Quiz - Quiz

Out on the internet learning about verbs? You have come to the right place. Phrasal verbs are a kind of combination of a simple verb with an adverb. Can you identify which words and phrases can be used with the given phrasal verbs? There can be between one and four correct answers for each phrasal verb.
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  • 1. 

    Put on

    • A.

      Make up 

    • B.

      Your shoes

    • C.

      The lights

    • D.

      A play

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Make up 
    B. Your shoes
    D. A play
    Explanation
    The phrase "make up" means to apply cosmetics or create something, so it is appropriate to use it in the context of creating or inventing something, such as a play. "Your shoes" refers to the act of wearing or putting on footwear. Therefore, the correct answer is "make up, your shoes, a play" as it correctly matches the phrases with their appropriate actions.

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  • 2. 

    Put off

    • A.

      Doing your homework

    • B.

      Applying for college

    • C.

      The lights

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Doing your homework
    B. Applying for college
    Explanation
    The phrase "put off" means to delay or postpone something. In this context, the correct answer refers to activities that can be delayed or postponed. Both "doing your homework" and "applying for college" are tasks that can be put off to a later time. However, "the lights" does not fit the phrase "put off" as it does not make sense to delay or postpone turning off the lights.

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  • 3. 

    Go over

    • A.

      Your notes

    • B.

      To your friend's house

    • C.

      There

    • D.

      The bridge

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Your notes
    B. To your friend's house
    C. There
    D. The bridge
    Explanation
    The phrase "go over" is followed by "your notes" which suggests reviewing or studying them. "To your friend's house" indicates a destination or direction of the action. "There" is a general location or point of reference. "The bridge" refers to a specific structure. The correct answer includes a list of different places or objects that can be the destinations or locations for the action of going over.

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  • 4. 

    Pass out

    • A.

      The papers to each student in the class

    • B.

      A car

    • C.

      Party favors

    • D.

      After drinking too much alcohol

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The papers to each student in the class
    C. Party favors
    D. After drinking too much alcohol
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the phrases "pass out the papers to each student in the class", "party favors", and "after drinking too much alcohol". These phrases suggest that the person mentioned in the question engaged in a series of activities, starting with distributing papers to students, then attending a party where party favors were present, and finally consuming excessive amounts of alcohol.

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  • 5. 

    Call off

    • A.

      The attacking dog

    • B.

      Your best friend

    • C.

      The search party

    • D.

      A wedding

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The attacking dog
    C. The search party
    D. A wedding
    Explanation
    "Call off" means to cancel or stop something. In this context, it suggests that the action of calling off is applicable to the attacking dog, the search party, and a wedding. This means that you can cancel or stop the attacking dog, the search party, or a wedding from happening.

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  • 6. 

    Figure out

    • A.

      The meaning of a word

    • B.

      How something works

    • C.

      Where to go

    • D.

      The answer to a problem 

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The meaning of a word
    B. How something works
    C. Where to go
    D. The answer to a problem 
    Explanation
    The phrase "figure out" means to solve or understand something, whether it is the meaning of a word, how something works, where to go, or the answer to a problem. It implies using one's cognitive abilities to analyze and comprehend the given situation or information in order to reach a conclusion or solution.

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  • 7. 

    Keep on

    • A.

      Going

    • B.

      Trying

    • C.

      Studying

    • D.

      Moving

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Going
    B. Trying
    C. Studying
    D. Moving
    Explanation
    The answer consists of a list of verbs: going, trying, studying, and moving. These verbs all indicate actions or activities that require effort and persistence. The phrase "keep on" suggests that the person should continue or not give up on these actions. Therefore, the correct answer implies that one should continue to go, try, study, and move forward in order to achieve success or progress in some aspect of life.

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  • 8. 

    Throw away

    • A.

      An opportunity

    • B.

      Your skills

    • C.

      A piece of trash

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. An opportunity
    C. A piece of trash
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that "throw away" can be used to describe both "an opportunity" and "a piece of trash." This implies that "throw away" can be used figuratively to mean disregarding or wasting something valuable, like an opportunity, or something worthless, like a piece of trash.

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  • 9. 

    Work out

    • A.

      A solution to a problem

    • B.

      An argument

    • C.

      A plan

    • D.

      In the gym

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A solution to a problem
    C. A plan
    D. In the gym
    Explanation
    The phrase "work out" can have multiple meanings depending on the context. In this case, it can mean to find or develop a solution to a problem, as well as to create or devise a plan. Additionally, "work out" can also refer to physical exercise done in a gym. Therefore, the correct answer includes all of these meanings, indicating that "work out" can be used to describe finding a solution to a problem, creating a plan, or engaging in physical exercise at the gym.

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  • 10. 

    Turn down

    • A.

      An invitation

    • B.

      The volume of the speaker

    • C.

      A picture

    • D.

      A job offer

    • E.

      The heat

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. An invitation
    B. The volume of the speaker
    D. A job offer
    E. The heat
    Explanation
    The phrase "turn down" is used to indicate the act of rejecting or declining something. It can be applied to various situations such as declining an invitation, reducing the volume of a speaker, rejecting a job offer, or decreasing the heat. In all of these cases, the action of "turning down" is applicable as it involves saying no or reducing the intensity or level of something.

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