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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Keep 2

Try this fun quiz to check your understanding of English phrasal verbs. To learn more about an individual phrasal verb, click on the "more about this phrasal verb" link.

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1. keep away

If you have dangerous medicines in your house, it's very important to keep them away from
  1. your cupboard
  2. your children
  3. your doctor
more about this phrasal verb: keep away

2. keep away from

If you take your kids swimming at the beach, tell them to keep away from
  1. the sand
  2. the water
  3. the jellyfish
more about this phrasal verb: keep away from

3. keep down (1)

If the government managed to keep unemployment down, fewer people would
  1. have a job
  2. be without work
  3. be employed
more about this phrasal verb: keep down (1)

4. keep down (2)

If your neighbour yells "Keep it down, will you!", you are most likely
  1. cooking a meal
  2. having a party
  3. reading a book
more about this phrasal verb: keep down (2)

5. keep in

Young Johnny was kept in after school because he was
  1. being punished
  2. being rewarded
  3. being kidnapped
more about this phrasal verb: keep in

6. keep on (1)

I kept on reading the book because it was
  1. so interesting
  2. so boring
  3. so cheap
more about this phrasal verb: keep on (1)

7. keep on (2)

The company couldn't keep everyone on, so some of their workers
  1. had their salaries cut
  2. lost their bonuses
  3. lost their jobs
more about this phrasal verb: keep on (2)

8. keep up (1)

Manchester United have been playing very well. If they keep it up, they will
  1. lose some games soon
  2. have a change of luck
  3. win more games
more about this phrasal verb: keep up (1)

9. keep up (2)

If you keep up with someone in a race, you
  1. keep ahead of them
  2. stay beside them
  3. fall behind them
more about this phrasal verb: keep up (2)

10. keep up (3)

I had to finish the report, and it kept me up
  1. until 4 a.m.
  2. all day yesterday
  3. while I was sleeping
more about this phrasal verb: keep up (3)

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