Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Get 2

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1. get across

In which job do you need to be really good at getting ideas across to other people?

a. a farmer

b. a jockey

c. a teacher

2. get at (1)

We need to make sure our kids can't get at anything

a. educational

b. dangerous

c. healthy

3. get at (2)

If you don't know what he was getting at, ask him to

a. tell you what he meant

b. tell you what he got

c. tell you where he went

4. get away with

Bobby and his friends got away with cheating in their exam, so their results were

a. better than expected

b. worse than expected

c. the same as expected

5. get by

Ashraf just gets by on the money he makes, so

a. he's getting rich quickly

b. he can't save much

c. he's saving a lot

6. get down (1)

I told my dog to get down because he was

a. on the table

b. on his stomach

c. on the floor

7. get down (2)

If you want to get some details down, you'll need

a. a glass of water

b. a stick

c. a pen

8. get down (3)

I needed to eat, but I couldn't get anything down because

a. I didn't have any money

b. my throat was too sore and swollen

c. all the shops were closed

9. get into (1)

Neil got into Cambridge University by

a. bribing an official

b. hiding in a delivery van

c. studying very hard

10. get into (2)

My Aunt Maud is getting into yoga and meditation. She says

a. it's a waste of time

b. it's really helpful

c. she's been teaching it for years

1. get across - In which job do you need to be really good at getting ideas across to other people?: a) a farmer b) a jockey c) a teacher

2. get at (1) - We need to make sure our kids can't get at anything: a) educational b) dangerous c) healthy

3. get at (2) - If you don't know what he was getting at, ask him to: a) tell you what he meant b) tell you what he got c) tell you where he went

4. get away with - Bobby and his friends got away with cheating in their exam, so their results were: a) better than expected b) worse than expected c) the same as expected

5. get by - Ashraf just gets by on the money he makes, so: a) he's getting rich quickly b) he can't save much c) he's saving a lot

6. get down (1) - I told my dog to get down because he was: a) on the table b) on his stomach c) on the floor

7. get down (2) - If you want to get some details down, you'll need: a) a glass of water b) a stick c) a pen

8. get down (3) - I needed to eat, but I couldn't get anything down because: a) I didn't have any money b) my throat was too sore and swollen c) all the shops were closed

9. get into (1) - Neil got into Cambridge University by: a) bribing an official b) hiding in a delivery van c) studying very hard

10. get into (2) - My Aunt Maud is getting into yoga and meditation. She says: a) it's a waste of time b) it's really helpful c) she's been teaching it for years

Contributor: Matt Errey