Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Stand

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1. stand by (1)

A pilot tells the cabin crew to "stand by" whenever it's time to

a. serve the food

b. stand on passengers

c. take off or land

2. stand by (2)

The coach said he would stand by him even though his player

a. was caught taking drugs

b. was the new world champion

c. won an Olympic gold medal

3. stand by (3)

People were calling out for help from inside the burning building, and the people watching stood by and

a. rescued them

b. tried to help

c. did nothing

4. stand down

If the team's manager stands down, the team's owners will have to

a. help him get up

b. pay him more money

c. find another manager

5. stand for (1)

What do the letters "PR" stand for?

a. president

b. public relations

c. private relations

6. stand for (2)

An organization that stands for the rights of animals should

a. help and protect animals

b. trade in wild animals

c. use animals in experiments

7. stand for (3)

The president said he wouldn't stand for any more corruption, and if he caught anyone involved in it, he would

a. forgive them

b. protect them

c. punish them

8. stand out

My cousin Mike stands out in a crowd of people because he is

a. very tall

b. very shy

c. very clever

9. stand up

When a judge enters a courtroom, people stand up in order to

a. see better

b. show respect

c. stretch their legs

10. stand up for

A teacher was fired for teaching her students about safe sex, but her students stood up for her by saying she was

a. a bad teacher

b. a good teacher

c. a sex-mad teacher

1. stand by (1) - A pilot tells the cabin crew to "stand by" whenever it's time to: a) serve the food b) stand on passengers c) take off or land

2. stand by (2) - The coach said he would stand by him even though his player: a) was caught taking drugs b) was the new world champion c) won an Olympic gold medal

3. stand by (3) - People were calling out for help from inside the burning building, and the people watching stood by and: a) rescued them b) tried to help c) did nothing

4. stand down - If the team's manager stands down, the team's owners will have to: a) help him get up b) pay him more money c) find another manager

5. stand for (1) - What do the letters "PR" stand for?: a) president b) public relations c) private relations

6. stand for (2) - An organization that stands for the rights of animals should: a) help and protect animals b) trade in wild animals c) use animals in experiments

7. stand for (3) - The president said he wouldn't stand for any more corruption, and if he caught anyone involved in it, he would: a) forgive them b) protect them c) punish them

8. stand out - My cousin Mike stands out in a crowd of people because he is: a) very tall b) very shy c) very clever

9. stand up - When a judge enters a courtroom, people stand up in order to: a) see better b) show respect c) stretch their legs

10. stand up for - A teacher was fired for teaching her students about safe sex, but her students stood up for her by saying she was: a) a bad teacher b) a good teacher c) a sex-mad teacher

Contributor: Matt Errey