Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Come 1

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1. come about

Most important scientific discoveries come about

a. in scientific journals

b. after lots of hard work

c. on the weekend

2. come apart

When I picked up the old book, it came apart

a. and some pages fell to the floor

b. so I had to force it to open

c. at the exact page I wanted to read

3. come back

The Australian hunting tool that comes back after you've thrown it is called

a. a boomerang

b. a kookaburra

c. a didgeridoo

4. come from (1)

She looked at me and said, "Where do you come from?" She wanted to know where I

a. was staying

b. had just arrived from

c. was born

5. come from (2)

Honey comes from

a. honey bears

b. sandwiches

c. bee hives

6. come off (1)

If the motor comes off while a speedboat is being driven, the boat will

a. go faster

b. go a bit slower

c. slow down and stop

7. come off (2)

If Kerry's plan to become a top model comes off, she will

a. have to get a normal job instead

b. make millions of dollars

c. be very disappointed

8. come over (1)

In the nineteenth century, many Europeans wanted to escape poverty in their homelands, so they came over

a. for dinner

b. to live in America

c. for the holiday of a lifetime

9. come over (2)

We'll give the job to whoever comes over as

a. the most capable

b. the least capable

c. the most incapable

10. come through

I don't know how Jenny managed to come through

a. her English lesson

b. her kidnapping

c. her birthday party

1. come about - Most important scientific discoveries come about: a) in scientific journals b) after lots of hard work c) on the weekend

2. come apart - When I picked up the old book, it came apart: a) and some pages fell to the floor b) so I had to force it to open c) at the exact page I wanted to read

3. come back - The Australian hunting tool that comes back after you've thrown it is called: a) a boomerang b) a kookaburra c) a didgeridoo

4. come from (1) - She looked at me and said, "Where do you come from?" She wanted to know where I: a) was staying b) had just arrived from c) was born

5. come from (2) - Honey comes from: a) honey bears b) sandwiches c) bee hives

6. come off (1) - If the motor comes off while a speedboat is being driven, the boat will: a) go faster b) go a bit slower c) slow down and stop

7. come off (2) - If Kerry's plan to become a top model comes off, she will: a) have to get a normal job instead b) make millions of dollars c) be very disappointed

8. come over (1) - In the nineteenth century, many Europeans wanted to escape poverty in their homelands, so they came over: a) for dinner b) to live in America c) for the holiday of a lifetime

9. come over (2) - We'll give the job to whoever comes over as: a) the most capable b) the least capable c) the most incapable

10. come through - I don't know how Jenny managed to come through: a) her English lesson b) her kidnapping c) her birthday party

Contributor: Matt Errey