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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Take 1

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. take after

Kathy is a tall fashion model, and everyone says she takes after
  1. her short, fat father
  2. her tall, handsome son
  3. her tall, beautiful mother
more about this phrasal verb: take after

2. take down (1)

The workers will take the scaffolding down
  1. after they've finished the building
  2. before they start building
  3. while they're using it
more about this phrasal verb: take down (1)

3. take down (2)

Christmas decorations are usually taken down
  1. just before Christmas
  2. soon after Christmas
  3. all through Christmas
more about this phrasal verb: take down (2)

4. take off (1)

Before taking off your shoes, you'll have to
  1. take off your socks
  2. untie your shoelaces
  3. put on your feet
more about this phrasal verb: take off (1)

5. take off (2)

After the plane took off, it
  1. stopped at the terminal
  2. dropped off some passengers
  3. flew away
more about this phrasal verb: take off (2)

6. take off (3)

Julie needs to take some time off
  1. work
  2. her clock
  3. her lunch break
more about this phrasal verb: take off (3)

7. take out (1)

Every Saturday afternoon, Roberto takes his girlfriend out to
  1. see a movie
  2. work in a factory
  3. clean his apartment
more about this phrasal verb: take out (1)

8. take out (2)

When it was time to pay, Meredith took a ten dollar note out of
  1. her credit card
  2. her purse
  3. her boyfriend
more about this phrasal verb: take out (2)

9. take up (1)

The kitchen takes up too much room in the apartment. I think it should
  1. be bigger
  2. be smaller
  3. be better
more about this phrasal verb: take up (1)

10. take up (2)

When he retired from work, my uncle took up
  1. ballroom dancing
  2. sleeping late
  3. having nothing to do
more about this phrasal verb: take up (2)

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