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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Mixed 8

1. agree with

Living near the sea must agree with me. Since moving here, I've

a. hardly ever been sick

b. often been sick

c. constantly been sick

2. cut down

If you want to lose weight, you should cut down on

a. exercise

b. sweet and fatty foods

c. fruit and vegetables

3. factor in

When you calculate the production costs, you'll need to factor in

a. wages and salaries

b. hopes and dreams

c. plusses and minuses

4. grow on

Lee said she didn't like the apartment when she first moved in, but she says it's grown on her, so

a. she still doesn't like it

b. she likes it now

c. she wants to sell it

5. move over

After I got on the bus, a boy on the back seat moved over so I could

a. sit down

b. stand up

c. get through

6. note down

I always note down a new customer's name

a. before I know it

b. before I remember it

c. before I forget it

7. pass up

Julian passed up the chance to study at Oxford University because he

a. wasn't clever enough

b. wanted to study at Cambridge

c. failed the entrance exam

8. remind of

When I saw my new neighbour, she reminded me of my sister. They

a. like each other

b. look like each other

c. don't look like each other

9. see to

I asked Sophie to design a poster for the next seminar and she said she'd see to it

a. right away

b. after the seminar

c. and tell me if she could do it

10. touch on

In his speech, Karl touched on the issue of human trafficking and spoke about it for

a. a minute or two

b. nearly an hour

c. a really long time

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. agree with - Living near the sea must agree with me. Since moving here, I've: a) hardly ever been sick b) often been sick c) constantly been sick

2. cut down - If you want to lose weight, you should cut down on: a) exercise b) sweet and fatty foods c) fruit and vegetables

3. factor in - When you calculate the production costs, you'll need to factor in: a) wages and salaries b) hopes and dreams c) plusses and minuses

4. grow on - Lee said she didn't like the apartment when she first moved in, but she says it's grown on her, so: a) she still doesn't like it b) she likes it now c) she wants to sell it

5. move over - After I got on the bus, a boy on the back seat moved over so I could: a) sit down b) stand up c) get through

6. note down - I always note down a new customer's name: a) before I know it b) before I remember it c) before I forget it

7. pass up - Julian passed up the chance to study at Oxford University because he: a) wasn't clever enough b) wanted to study at Cambridge c) failed the entrance exam

8. remind of - When I saw my new neighbour, she reminded me of my sister. They: a) like each other b) look like each other c) don't look like each other

9. see to - I asked Sophie to design a poster for the next seminar and she said she'd see to it: a) right away b) after the seminar c) and tell me if she could do it

10. touch on - In his speech, Karl touched on the issue of human trafficking and spoke about it for: a) a minute or two b) nearly an hour c) a really long time

Contributor: Matt Errey