Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Set

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1. set about

Helen has set about the daunting challenge of learning Japanese because she

a. doesn't have enough time

b. isn't good at languages

c. loves Japanese literature

2. set aside

Most people need to set aside a lot of money for their

a. bank managers

b. old age

c. lunch

3. set back (1)

The country's economic recovery has been set back a few months because of

a. falling export earnings

b. increased business activity

c. excellent export sales

4. set back (2)

Amy's new watch set her back

a. one new boyfriend

b. two thousand dollars

c. three full days

5. set off (1)

If your plane leaves at 9 o'clock, you'll need to set off for the airport about

a. 3 hours earlier

b. 3 hours after

c. 3 hours later

6. set off (2)

The rebel soldiers used mobile phones to set off

a. ring tones

b. roadside bombs

c. wrong numbers

7. set out (1)

After buying the Manchester City Football Club, the new owners set out to make it

a. a golf club instead

b. one of the country's best teams

c. one of the country's worst teams

8. set out (2)

After packing his bags and making sure he hadn't forgotten his passport, Roberto set out for

a. the bathroom

b. the airport

c. his pet dog

9. set up (1)

When he was still a young man, Henry Ford decided to set up

a. a new car

b. a car engine

c. a car company

10. set up (2)

Before interviewing people for his film about learning English, Daniel had to set up

a. some questions

b. his equipment

c. the students

1. set about - Helen has set about the daunting challenge of learning Japanese because she: a) doesn't have enough time b) isn't good at languages c) loves Japanese literature

2. set aside - Most people need to set aside a lot of money for their: a) bank managers b) old age c) lunch

3. set back (1) - The country's economic recovery has been set back a few months because of: a) falling export earnings b) increased business activity c) excellent export sales

4. set back (2) - Amy's new watch set her back: a) one new boyfriend b) two thousand dollars c) three full days

5. set off (1) - If your plane leaves at 9 o'clock, you'll need to set off for the airport about: a) 3 hours earlier b) 3 hours after c) 3 hours later

6. set off (2) - The rebel soldiers used mobile phones to set off: a) ring tones b) roadside bombs c) wrong numbers

7. set out (1) - After buying the Manchester City Football Club, the new owners set out to make it: a) a golf club instead b) one of the country's best teams c) one of the country's worst teams

8. set out (2) - After packing his bags and making sure he hadn't forgotten his passport, Roberto set out for: a) the bathroom b) the airport c) his pet dog

9. set up (1) - When he was still a young man, Henry Ford decided to set up: a) a new car b) a car engine c) a car company

10. set up (2) - Before interviewing people for his film about learning English, Daniel had to set up: a) some questions b) his equipment c) the students

Contributor: Matt Errey