'Phrasal Verbs - Off' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 34 multichoice questions from our 'phrasal verbs' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Phrasal Verbs - Off

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence

Q1 - His mother was angry and ........ him off for being late
Q2 - The waiter's coughing ..... me off the dinner; I couldn't eat any of it
Q3 - Everybody was surpised when her plan ..... off and she got promoted
Q4 - I was tired and ..... off during the play
Q5 - Jess ...... off her engagement when she found out that her partner had been unfaithful to her
Q6 - Newcastle United ...... off the FA cup last season
Q7 - Fran was so tired that she ........ off during the lecture
Q8 - The college was closed because numbers had been ....... off for years
Q9 - The factory chimneys ....... off a lot of smoke
Q10 - The rain ...... off and they were able to play the match
Q11 - He hates his boss and is always ....... off about her
Q12 - Tourists are often ...... off and pay far too much for what they buy
Q13 - The minister ..... off a load of statistics to defend her department's actions
Q14 - The dog ..... off the burglars, who left without taking anything
Q15 - Lenka started jogging to ....... off the weight she'd put on during the holidays
Q16 - The old man ...... off the two muggers
Q17 - The countries ...... diplomatic relations a few months before they went to war
Q18 - If you are charged too much money for something, you are ....... off
Q19 - I went to the gym to ..... off my anger
Q20 - Please ....... off the grass and stay on the path
Q21 - The burglars were scared ......... when the dog started barking
Q22 - After the deserts, we ....... off the meal with coffee and a whisky
Q23 - She ........ her coat off because it was very hot
Q24 - They're travelling around India for six months; they ........ off this morning for the airport
Q25 - Because it was not a very serious crime, the police ........ her off with just a warning
Q26 - The robbers ........ off with ten thousand pounds
Q27 - It's five thirty so I ........ off home now
Q28 - Although he was guilty, he ........ off without any punishment
Q29 - Her electricity was ........ off because she hadn't paid the bill
Q30 - The plane ........ off on time, but arrived an hour late
Q31 - The car was so badly damaged that the insurance company ........ it off
Q32 - When you leave, could you remember to ........ off the lights please
Q33 - You must ........ off the grass in the park; nobody can walk on it
Q34 - They had to ........ the play off for a fortnight when the leading actor fell ill

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Q1 - His mother was angry and ........ him off for being late
 
put
 
took
 
told
Q2 - The waiter's coughing ..... me off the dinner; I couldn't eat any of it
 
put
 
set
 
got
Q3 - Everybody was surpised when her plan ..... off and she got promoted
 
went
 
got
 
came
Q4 - I was tired and ..... off during the play
 
nodded
 
popped
 
slept
Q5 - Jess ...... off her engagement when she found out that her partner had been unfaithful to her
 
broke
 
took
 
went
Q6 - Newcastle United ...... off the FA cup last season
 
went
 
carried
 
took
Q7 - Fran was so tired that she ........ off during the lecture
 
went
 
came
 
dozed
Q8 - The college was closed because numbers had been ....... off for years
 
falling
 
coming
 
going
Q9 - The factory chimneys ....... off a lot of smoke
 
take
 
bring
 
give
Q10 - The rain ...... off and they were able to play the match
 
came
 
held
 
stood
Q11 - He hates his boss and is always ....... off about her
 
mouthing
 
speaking
 
talking
Q12 - Tourists are often ...... off and pay far too much for what they buy
 
taken
 
given
 
ripped
Q13 - The minister ..... off a load of statistics to defend her department's actions
 
rattled
 
spoke
 
told
Q14 - The dog ..... off the burglars, who left without taking anything
 
scared
 
bit
 
took
Q15 - Lenka started jogging to ....... off the weight she'd put on during the holidays
 
work
 
give
 
set
Q16 - The old man ...... off the two muggers
 
set
 
went
 
fought
Q17 - The countries ...... diplomatic relations a few months before they went to war
 
broke
 
set
 
put
Q18 - If you are charged too much money for something, you are ....... off
 
ripped
 
bought
 
paid
Q19 - I went to the gym to ..... off my anger
 
set
 
turn
 
work
Q20 - Please ....... off the grass and stay on the path
 
keep
 
take
 
put
Q21 - The burglars were scared ......... when the dog started barking
 
away
 
up
 
off
Q22 - After the deserts, we ....... off the meal with coffee and a whisky
 
finished
 
worked
 
rounded
Q23 - She ........ her coat off because it was very hot
 
put
 
took
 
made
Q24 - They're travelling around India for six months; they ........ off this morning for the airport
 
set
 
let
 
told
Q25 - Because it was not a very serious crime, the police ........ her off with just a warning
 
set
 
let
 
get
Q26 - The robbers ........ off with ten thousand pounds
 
let
 
made
 
got
Q27 - It's five thirty so I ........ off home now
 
am
 
get
 
make
Q28 - Although he was guilty, he ........ off without any punishment
 
got
 
let
 
was
Q29 - Her electricity was ........ off because she hadn't paid the bill
 
set
 
cut
 
put
Q30 - The plane ........ off on time, but arrived an hour late
 
got
 
made
 
took
Q31 - The car was so badly damaged that the insurance company ........ it off
 
set
 
wrote
 
turned
Q32 - When you leave, could you remember to ........ off the lights please
 
turn
 
take
 
get
Q33 - You must ........ off the grass in the park; nobody can walk on it
 
keep
 
put
 
turn
Q34 - They had to ........ the play off for a fortnight when the leading actor fell ill
 
let
 
put
 
get

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