Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Knock

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1. knock down (1)

The council wanted to knock down the old theatre, but many of the residents were against the plan. They wanted the theatre to be

a. destroyed

b. closed

c. preserved

2. knock down (2)

She was knocked down while she was

a. crossing the road

b. parking her car

c. sitting on the bus

3. knock off (1)

After she knocked off work, Sarah

a. moved to Spain to live

b. got another job

c. went home

4. knock off (2)

After someone knocked off Mike's bicycle, he

a. took them to the hospital

b. reported it to the police

c. took it to be repaired

5. knock off (3)

After Bob had knocked off his wife, he

a. buried her in the garden

b. helped her to stand up

c. took her to see a movie

6. knock out (1)

In which sport are competitors most likely to be knocked out?

a. golf

b. tennis

c. boxing

7. knock out (2)

When Tess showed her new film at Cannes, it knocked everyone out. They

a. hated it

b. loved it

c. went to sleep

8. knock over (1)

If you're driving your car and you knock somebody over and injure them, you should immediately

a. call an ambulance

b. drive off quickly

c. check your car for damage

9. knock over (2)

If you're going to knock over a bank, you'll probably need

a. your passbook

b. some photo identification

c. a gun

10. knock together

To celebrate the company's 17th anniversary, some of the staff have knocked together

a. some signs for the office

b. a glossy commemorative book

c. a gold watch for the manager

1. knock down (1) - The council wanted to knock down the old theatre, but many of the residents were against the plan. They wanted the theatre to be: a) destroyed b) closed c) preserved

2. knock down (2) - She was knocked down while she was: a) crossing the road b) parking her car c) sitting on the bus

3. knock off (1) - After she knocked off work, Sarah: a) moved to Spain to live b) got another job c) went home

4. knock off (2) - After someone knocked off Mike's bicycle, he: a) took them to the hospital b) reported it to the police c) took it to be repaired

5. knock off (3) - After Bob had knocked off his wife, he: a) buried her in the garden b) helped her to stand up c) took her to see a movie

6. knock out (1) - In which sport are competitors most likely to be knocked out?: a) golf b) tennis c) boxing

7. knock out (2) - When Tess showed her new film at Cannes, it knocked everyone out. They: a) hated it b) loved it c) went to sleep

8. knock over (1) - If you're driving your car and you knock somebody over and injure them, you should immediately: a) call an ambulance b) drive off quickly c) check your car for damage

9. knock over (2) - If you're going to knock over a bank, you'll probably need: a) your passbook b) some photo identification c) a gun

10. knock together - To celebrate the company's 17th anniversary, some of the staff have knocked together: a) some signs for the office b) a glossy commemorative book c) a gold watch for the manager

Contributor: Matt Errey