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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Mixed 5

1. ask out

Hiroko asked Makiko out because he

a. wanted her to go away

b. didn't believe what she'd said

c. wanted to get to know her

2. carry on

After checking his work, Lee's boss told him to carry on because he'd

a. made many mistakes

b. finished the work

c. done a good job

3. find out

If you need to find something out, you can

a. chat it up

b. look it up

c. save it up

4. grow up

Isabel has grown up since the last time I saw her

a. six hours ago

b. six days ago

c. six years ago

5. involve in

If politicians are involved in corrupt activities, it means they are

a. investigating corruption

b. fighting against corruption

c. corrupt politicians

6. leave up to

In a democracy, the decision on who will govern the country is left up to the country's

a. Great Leader

b. king or queen

c. citizens

7. opt for

Jamal opted for overtime because he

a. needed to make more money

b. wanted more time with his kids

c. had stress-related health problems

8. read up on

I wanted to read up on publishing fashion magazines, so I found

a. a book of fashion photography

b. a popular fashion magazine

c. a website on fashion magazines

9. sit in for

It would be wrong to sit in for someone if they couldn't make it to

a. a staff meeting

b. a college exam

c. a card game

10. weigh up

Before deciding to get a puppy, you need to carefully weigh up

a. the price you'll pay

b. your other pets

c. the benefits and drawbacks

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. ask out - Hiroko asked Makiko out because he: a) wanted her to go away b) didn't believe what she'd said c) wanted to get to know her

2. carry on - After checking his work, Lee's boss told him to carry on because he'd: a) made many mistakes b) finished the work c) done a good job

3. find out - If you need to find something out, you can: a) chat it up b) look it up c) save it up

4. grow up - Isabel has grown up since the last time I saw her: a) six hours ago b) six days ago c) six years ago

5. involve in - If politicians are involved in corrupt activities, it means they are: a) investigating corruption b) fighting against corruption c) corrupt politicians

6. leave up to - In a democracy, the decision on who will govern the country is left up to the country's: a) Great Leader b) king or queen c) citizens

7. opt for - Jamal opted for overtime because he: a) needed to make more money b) wanted more time with his kids c) had stress-related health problems

8. read up on - I wanted to read up on publishing fashion magazines, so I found: a) a book of fashion photography b) a popular fashion magazine c) a website on fashion magazines

9. sit in for - It would be wrong to sit in for someone if they couldn't make it to: a) a staff meeting b) a college exam c) a card game

10. weigh up - Before deciding to get a puppy, you need to carefully weigh up: a) the price you'll pay b) your other pets c) the benefits and drawbacks

Contributor: Matt Errey