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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Mixed 7

1. carry out

After the police had carried out their investigation into the murder, the police

a. began searching for clues

b. moved the victim's body

c. sent the results to the prosecutor

2. depend on (1)

The manager makes all the decisions, so whether I get the promotion or not depends on

a. my ambition

b. the company directors

c. him

3. focus on

Our company has succeeded because we've always focused on producing

a. top-quality products

b. overpriced products

c. unpopular products

4. head for

After robbing the bank, the thieves ran out and headed for

a. the police station

b. their getaway car

c. the ATM machine

5. move out

If you're going to move out, you'll need to

a. be fit and strong

b. wear your best clothes

c. pack up your things

6. pass on

My family was very poor so when I grew too big for my clothes, I had to pass them on to my

a. older brothers and sisters

b. younger brothers and sisters

c. mother and father

7. resort to

In order to pay for his daughter's heart operation, Sudiawan had to resort to

a. spending his savings

b. claiming insurance

c. selling his house

8. see off

We went to see Francine off

a. in the restaurant

b. at the airport

c. to the movies

9. talk over

I like to talk things over with my best friend

a. before making a decision

b. after seeing a movie

c. during a job interview

10. write down

I need to write something down, but I can't find

a. my pen

b. my phone

c. my alphabet

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. carry out - After the police had carried out their investigation into the murder, the police: a) began searching for clues b) moved the victim's body c) sent the results to the prosecutor

2. depend on (1) - The manager makes all the decisions, so whether I get the promotion or not depends on: a) my ambition b) the company directors c) him

3. focus on - Our company has succeeded because we've always focused on producing: a) top-quality products b) overpriced products c) unpopular products

4. head for - After robbing the bank, the thieves ran out and headed for: a) the police station b) their getaway car c) the ATM machine

5. move out - If you're going to move out, you'll need to: a) be fit and strong b) wear your best clothes c) pack up your things

6. pass on - My family was very poor so when I grew too big for my clothes, I had to pass them on to my: a) older brothers and sisters b) younger brothers and sisters c) mother and father

7. resort to - In order to pay for his daughter's heart operation, Sudiawan had to resort to: a) spending his savings b) claiming insurance c) selling his house

8. see off - We went to see Francine off: a) in the restaurant b) at the airport c) to the movies

9. talk over - I like to talk things over with my best friend: a) before making a decision b) after seeing a movie c) during a job interview

10. write down - I need to write something down, but I can't find: a) my pen b) my phone c) my alphabet

Contributor: Matt Errey