Phrasal Verb Quiz – Part I

Phrasal Verb Quiz - Part I


  1. 1 It is generally accepted that in today's society women have access ________ education and can promote themselves much more easily than years ago

    1. A. TO
    2. B. UP
    3. C. ON
    4. D. FOR
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It is generally accepted that in today's society women have access TO education and can promote themselves much more easily than years ago

  2. 2 It took women a long time to struggle ________ the right to vote.

    1. A. FOR
    2. B. WITH
    3. C. AGAINST
    4. D. UPON
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It took women a long time to struggle FOR the right to vote.

  3. 3 I would be grateful if you kept the news _______ yourself. Do not tell anyone about it.

    I would be grateful if you kept the news _______ yourself. Do not tell anyone about it.
    1. A. FROM
    2. B. TO
    3. C. FOR
    4. D. AT
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    I would be grateful if you kept the news TO yourself. Do not tell anyone about it.

  4. 4 I do not use those things any more. You can _______ them away.

    I do not use those things any more. You can _______ them away.
    1. A. GET
    2. B. FALL
    3. C. THROW
    4. D. MAKE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    I do not use those things any more. You can THROW them away.

  5. 5 They were late for work because their car _______ down.

    They were late for work because their car _______ down.
    1. A. GOT
    2. B. PUT
    3. C. CUT
    4. D. BROKE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    They were late for work because their car BROKE down.

  6. 6 The authority _______ down that building to build a supermarket.

    The authority _______ down that building to build a supermarket.
    1. A. KNOCKED
    2. B. CAME
    3. C. WENT
    4. D. FELL
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The authority KNOCKED down that building to build a supermarket.

  7. 7 My husband spends far more time helping our three kids ________ homework and studying for tests than I do.

    My husband spends far more time helping our three kids ________ homework and studying for tests than I do.
    1. A. ON
    2. B. TO
    3. C. WITH
    4. D. IN
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    My husband spends far more time helping our three kids WITH homework and studying for tests than I do.

  8. 8 My husband and I take turns cleaning ________ the kitchen depending ________ who gets home from work earlier.

    My husband and I take turns cleaning ________ the kitchen depending ________ who gets home from work earlier.
    1. A. AWAY/TO
    2. B. FROM/IN
    3. C. UP/ON
    4. D. WITH/FOR
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    My husband and I take turns cleaning UP the kitchen depending ON who gets home from work earlier.

  9. 9 The efforts for the advancement of women have resulted ________ several respectively achievement in women's life and work.

    The efforts for the advancement of women have resulted ________ several respectively achievement in women's life and work.
    1. A. AT
    2. B. WITH
    3. C. FOR
    4. D. IN
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The efforts for the advancement of women have resulted IN several respectively achievement in women's life and work.

  10. 10 The women's movement has affirmed women's rights to non-discrimination ________ education, employment and economic and social activities.

    The women's movement has affirmed women's rights to non-discrimination ________ education, employment and economic and social activities.
    1. A. IN
    2. B. OF
    3. C. FROM
    4. D. ABOUT
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The women's movement has affirmed women's rights to non-discrimination IN education, employment and economic and social activities.

  11. 11 I cannot believe Peter and Mary ________ up last week. They have been married for almost fifteen years. I hope they get back together.

    I cannot believe Peter and Mary ________ up last week. They have been married for almost fifteen years. I hope they get back together.
    1. A. WENT
    2. B. GAVE
    3. C. LOOKED
    4. D. BROKE
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    I cannot believe Peter and Mary BROKE up last week. They have been married for almost fifteen years. I hope they get back together.

  12. 12 It took us over twelve hours to hike over the mountain. By the time we got back to our campsite, I was completely ________ out.

    It took us over twelve hours to hike over the mountain. By the time we got back to our campsite, I was completely ________ out.
    1. A. WORN
    2. B. WENT
    3. C. PUT
    4. D. KNOCKED
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It took us over twelve hours to hike over the mountain. By the time we got back to our campsite, I was completely WORN out.

  13. 13 If you don't have the telephone number now, you can ________ me up later and give it to me then.

    If you don't have the telephone number now, you can ________ me up later and give it to me then.
    1. A. CALL
    2. B. STOP
    3. C. GIVE
    4. D. HOLD
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    If you don't have the telephone number now, you can CALL me up later and give it to me then.

  14. 14 What does "www" ________ for? Is it short for “world wide web?”

    What does "www" ________ for? Is it short for “world wide web?”
    1. A. SIT
    2. B. STAND
    3. C. LIE
    4. D. POINT
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    What does "www" STAND for? Is it short for “world wide web?”

  15. 15 Brian asked Judy________ to dinner and a movie.

    Brian asked Judy________ to dinner and a movie.
    1. A. OUT
    2. B. ON
    3. C. FOR
    4. D. OFF
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brian asked Judy OUT to dinner and a movie.

  16. 16 My wife backed me _______ over my decision to quit my job.

    My wife backed me _______ over my decision to quit my job.
    1. A. DOWN
    2. B. UP
    3. C. OFF
    4. D. FOR
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    My wife backed me UP over my decision to quit my job.

  17. 17 The racing car _______ after it crashed into the fence.

    The racing car _______ after it crashed into the fence.
    1. A. BLEW OUT
    2. B. BLEW OVER
    3. C. BLEW UP
    4. D. BLEW DOWN
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The racing car BLEW UP after it crashed into the fence

  18. 18 Our car ________ at the side of the highway in the snowstorm.

    Our car ________ at the side of the highway in the snowstorm.
    1. A. BROKE INTO
    2. B. BROKE AWAY
    3. C. BROKE IN
    4. D. BROKE DOWN
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Our car BROKE DOWN at the side of the highway in the snowstorm.

  19. 19 Jane had a difficult childhood. She _______ a broken home.

    Jane had a difficult childhood. She _______ a broken home.
    1. A. CAME FROM
    2. B. CAME OVER
    3. C. CAME IN
    4. D. CAME UP WITH
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jane had a difficult childhood. She CAME FROM a broken home.

  20. 20 The woman _______ when the police told her that her son had died.

    The woman _______ when the police told her that her son had died.
    1. A. BROKE DOWN
    2. B. BROKE AWAY
    3. C. BROKE IN
    4. D. BROKE INTO
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The woman BROKE DOWN when the police told her that her son had died.

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