Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Get 3

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1. get ahead

If someone really wants to get ahead, they will

a. take a lot of time off

b. work a lot and study a lot

c. play computer games a lot

2. get along

Pedro and Juan get along very well. They are

a. very busy

b. good friends

c. really fast

3. get around (1)

If you want to reduce air and noise pollution, help solve global warming, increase your fitness and look and feel better, and save lots of money, you should get around

a. by car

b. by motorcycle

c. by bicycle

4. get around (2)

There's no way of getting around the fact that speaking English is a requirement for most good jobs, so you should

a. give up learning English

b. practise speaking a lot

c. be a tennis player instead

5. get in (1)

I couldn't get in the apartment because

a. I couldn't find it

b. I couldn't afford it

c. I'd forgotten the key

6. get in (2)

After the train got in, the arriving passengers

a. got off

b. got on

c. got up

7. get in (3)

If you don't get your tax return in on time, you

a. should stop worrying about it

b. could go to jail

c. won't have to pay tax

8. get out of (1)

I didn't want to go to the meeting, so I got out of it by

a. saying I had a headache

b. leaving as early as I could

c. asking my friend to take me

9. get out of (2)

After he'd finished surfing, Mark asked me to help him get out of

a. his surfboard

b. his wetsuit

c. his beach towel

10. get over

Aunty Madge is fine now, but it took her a long time to get over

a. her medicine

b. her flu

c. her doctor

1. get ahead - If someone really wants to get ahead, they will: a) take a lot of time off b) work a lot and study a lot c) play computer games a lot

2. get along - Pedro and Juan get along very well. They are: a) very busy b) good friends c) really fast

3. get around (1) - If you want to reduce air and noise pollution, help solve global warming, increase your fitness and look and feel better, and save lots of money, you should get around: a) by car b) by motorcycle c) by bicycle

4. get around (2) - There's no way of getting around the fact that speaking English is a requirement for most good jobs, so you should: a) give up learning English b) practise speaking a lot c) be a tennis player instead

5. get in (1) - I couldn't get in the apartment because: a) I couldn't find it b) I couldn't afford it c) I'd forgotten the key

6. get in (2) - After the train got in, the arriving passengers: a) got off b) got on c) got up

7. get in (3) - If you don't get your tax return in on time, you: a) should stop worrying about it b) could go to jail c) won't have to pay tax

8. get out of (1) - I didn't want to go to the meeting, so I got out of it by: a) saying I had a headache b) leaving as early as I could c) asking my friend to take me

9. get out of (2) - After he'd finished surfing, Mark asked me to help him get out of: a) his surfboard b) his wetsuit c) his beach towel

10. get over - Aunty Madge is fine now, but it took her a long time to get over: a) her medicine b) her flu c) her doctor

Contributor: Matt Errey