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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Mixed 3

1. ask for

After we'd eaten our meal, we asked the waiter for

a. the waitress

b. the bill

c. the food

2. call off

Ken and Barbie's wedding was called off because

a. Barbie looked so beautiful

b. the photographer was late

c. Ken didn't come

3. end with

The Olympic Games always end with

a. an Opening Ceremony

b. a Closing Ceremony

c. a Wedding Ceremony

4. follow up

You should follow up a potential sale with a call or an email to the customer

a. before you meet them

b. after you meet them

c. while you meet them

5. join in

When Tom saw his friends fighting some other boys, he joined in and

a. fought alongside them

b. ran away to get help

c. stood there watching

6. miss out

There was a sale on yesterday with lots of nice clothes at very low prices. We missed out because we

a. got there early

b. didn't like any of them

c. didn't know about it

7. occur to

I knew that money was missing from the company, but it never occurred to me that my partner was stealing it because I had

a. always suspected him

b. never understood him

c. always trusted him

8. stick at

Lots of people want to be published writers, but only those who stick at it for a long time

a. fail

b. give up

c. succeed

9. try out

Before buying the phone, I tried it out to see

a. if I could break it

b. if it worked properly

c. how much it cost

10. work out (1)

Paul has worked out a way to

a. solve the problem

b. create the problem

c. increase the problem

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. ask for - After we'd eaten our meal, we asked the waiter for: a) the waitress b) the bill c) the food

2. call off - Ken and Barbie's wedding was called off because: a) Barbie looked so beautiful b) the photographer was late c) Ken didn't come

3. end with - The Olympic Games always end with: a) an Opening Ceremony b) a Closing Ceremony c) a Wedding Ceremony

4. follow up - You should follow up a potential sale with a call or an email to the customer: a) before you meet them b) after you meet them c) while you meet them

5. join in - When Tom saw his friends fighting some other boys, he joined in and: a) fought alongside them b) ran away to get help c) stood there watching

6. miss out - There was a sale on yesterday with lots of nice clothes at very low prices. We missed out because we: a) got there early b) didn't like any of them c) didn't know about it

7. occur to - I knew that money was missing from the company, but it never occurred to me that my partner was stealing it because I had: a) always suspected him b) never understood him c) always trusted him

8. stick at - Lots of people want to be published writers, but only those who stick at it for a long time: a) fail b) give up c) succeed

9. try out - Before buying the phone, I tried it out to see: a) if I could break it b) if it worked properly c) how much it cost

10. work out (1) - Paul has worked out a way to: a) solve the problem b) create the problem c) increase the problem

Contributor: Matt Errey