Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Keep 2

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1. keep away

If you have dangerous medicines in your house, it's very important to keep them away from

a. your cupboard

b. your children

c. your doctor

2. keep away from

If you take your kids swimming at the beach, tell them to keep away from

a. the sand

b. the water

c. the jellyfish

3. keep down (1)

If the government managed to keep unemployment down, fewer people would

a. have a job

b. be without work

c. be employed

4. keep down (2)

If your neighbour yells "Keep it down, will you!", you are most likely

a. cooking a meal

b. having a party

c. reading a book

5. keep in

Young Johnny was kept in after school because he was

a. being punished

b. being rewarded

c. being kidnapped

6. keep on (1)

I kept on reading the book because it was

a. so interesting

b. so boring

c. so cheap

7. keep on (2)

The company couldn't keep everyone on, so some of their workers

a. had their salaries cut

b. lost their bonuses

c. lost their jobs

8. keep up (1)

Manchester United have been playing very well. If they keep it up, they will

a. lose some games soon

b. have a change of luck

c. win more games

9. keep up (2)

If you keep up with someone in a race, you

a. keep ahead of them

b. stay beside them

c. fall behind them

10. keep up (3)

I had to finish the report, and it kept me up

a. until 4 a.m.

b. all day yesterday

c. while I was sleeping

1. keep away - If you have dangerous medicines in your house, it's very important to keep them away from: a) your cupboard b) your children c) your doctor

2. keep away from - If you take your kids swimming at the beach, tell them to keep away from: a) the sand b) the water c) the jellyfish

3. keep down (1) - If the government managed to keep unemployment down, fewer people would: a) have a job b) be without work c) be employed

4. keep down (2) - If your neighbour yells "Keep it down, will you!", you are most likely: a) cooking a meal b) having a party c) reading a book

5. keep in - Young Johnny was kept in after school because he was: a) being punished b) being rewarded c) being kidnapped

6. keep on (1) - I kept on reading the book because it was: a) so interesting b) so boring c) so cheap

7. keep on (2) - The company couldn't keep everyone on, so some of their workers: a) had their salaries cut b) lost their bonuses c) lost their jobs

8. keep up (1) - Manchester United have been playing very well. If they keep it up, they will: a) lose some games soon b) have a change of luck c) win more games

9. keep up (2) - If you keep up with someone in a race, you: a) keep ahead of them b) stay beside them c) fall behind them

10. keep up (3) - I had to finish the report, and it kept me up: a) until 4 a.m. b) all day yesterday c) while I was sleeping

Contributor: Matt Errey