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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Take 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. take apart

Ben took apart the electric fan in order to
  1. break it
  2. steal it
  3. fix it
more about this phrasal verb: take apart

2. take away

One of the things our local council has to do is take away our
  1. roads
  2. parks and playgrounds
  3. garbage or rubbish
more about this phrasal verb: take away

3. take back (1)

I took my new phone back to the store because
  1. I really liked it
  2. it didn't work properly
  3. I'd lost it
more about this phrasal verb: take back (1)

4. take back (2)

The shop took back the jacket I'd bought and gave me
  1. a prize
  2. a receipt
  3. a refund
more about this phrasal verb: take back (2)

5. take in (1)

This is the best book on Jackson because it takes in
  1. a lot of money
  2. every aspect of his life
  3. about 800 pages
more about this phrasal verb: take in (1)

6. take in (2)

Professor Dumbledore's lectures are very interesting, but to take everything in you'll need to
  1. register early
  2. concentrate hard
  3. be checked by security
more about this phrasal verb: take in (2)

7. take on (1)

She's already raising two kids while doing a full-time job, and now she wants to take on even more
  1. help
  2. responsibility
  3. free time
more about this phrasal verb: take on (1)

8. take on (2)

I'm sorry, but at the moment our company isn't taking on any more
  1. staff
  2. profits
  3. offices
more about this phrasal verb: take on (2)

9. take over (1)

There was a "coup d'├ętat" in the country, meaning a group of soldiers used force to take over
  1. the army
  2. the workforce
  3. the government
more about this phrasal verb: take over (1)

10. take over (2)

Maria took over as captain of the basketball team because
  1. the other players didn't like her
  2. she didn't want the responsibility
  3. the previous captain had retired
more about this phrasal verb: take over (2)

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