Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Take 1

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1. take after

Kathy is a tall fashion model, and everyone says she takes after

a. her short, fat father

b. her tall, handsome son

c. her tall, beautiful mother

2. take down (1)

The workers will take the scaffolding down

a. after they've finished the building

b. before they start building

c. while they're using it

3. take down (2)

Christmas decorations are usually taken down

a. just before Christmas

b. soon after Christmas

c. all through Christmas

4. take off (1)

Before taking off your shoes, you'll have to

a. take off your socks

b. untie your shoelaces

c. put on your feet

5. take off (2)

After the plane took off, it

a. stopped at the terminal

b. dropped off some passengers

c. flew away

6. take off (3)

Julie needs to take some time off

a. work

b. her clock

c. her lunch break

7. take out (1)

Every Saturday afternoon, Roberto takes his girlfriend out to

a. see a movie

b. work in a factory

c. clean his apartment

8. take out (2)

When it was time to pay, Meredith took a ten dollar note out of

a. her credit card

b. her purse

c. her boyfriend

9. take up (1)

The kitchen takes up too much room in the apartment. I think it should

a. be bigger

b. be smaller

c. be better

10. take up (2)

When he retired from work, my uncle took up

a. ballroom dancing

b. sleeping late

c. having nothing to do

1. take after - Kathy is a tall fashion model, and everyone says she takes after: a) her short, fat father b) her tall, handsome son c) her tall, beautiful mother

2. take down (1) - The workers will take the scaffolding down : a) after they've finished the building b) before they start building c) while they're using it

3. take down (2) - Christmas decorations are usually taken down: a) just before Christmas b) soon after Christmas c) all through Christmas

4. take off (1) - Before taking off your shoes, you'll have to: a) take off your socks b) untie your shoelaces c) put on your feet

5. take off (2) - After the plane took off, it: a) stopped at the terminal b) dropped off some passengers c) flew away

6. take off (3) - Julie needs to take some time off: a) work b) her clock c) her lunch break

7. take out (1) - Every Saturday afternoon, Roberto takes his girlfriend out to: a) see a movie b) work in a factory c) clean his apartment

8. take out (2) - When it was time to pay, Meredith took a ten dollar note out of: a) her credit card b) her purse c) her boyfriend

9. take up (1) - The kitchen takes up too much room in the apartment. I think it should: a) be bigger b) be smaller c) be better

10. take up (2) - When he retired from work, my uncle took up: a) ballroom dancing b) sleeping late c) having nothing to do

Contributor: Matt Errey