'Phrasal Verbs - Stand' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 14 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 - Stand

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - She couldn't stand .... because she was drunk
Q2 - She's very conservative and stands ...... traditional family values
Q3 - Because the actor was ill, John stood ...... for him and played the role for a week
Q4 - She stood ...... Parliament at the last election but wasn't elected
Q5 - She stood .... her brother when he was sent to prison and kept on visiting him and caring about him
Q6 - Stand ....... your man
Q7 - Claire was the best candidate by a long chalk; it stands ...... reason that she got the post
Q8 - He's so much better than the other students and stood ...... from the first day
Q9 - The house stands ..... because it is the only one in the street that has been painted recently
Q10 - She's standing ...... from her position because she wants a younger person to take over
Q11 - She stood ...... him when he criticised her and told him exactly what she thought of his management style
Q12 - He stood ..... his wife when she was disgraced and carried on their relationship as normal
Q13 - The soldier stood ..... attention
Q14 - 'What do the initials BBC stand ......?' 'British Broadcasting Corporation.'

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - She couldn't stand .... because she was drunk
 
in
 
up
 
on
Q2 - She's very conservative and stands ...... traditional family values
 
on
 
out
 
for
Q3 - Because the actor was ill, John stood ...... for him and played the role for a week
 
off
 
in
 
out
Q4 - She stood ...... Parliament at the last election but wasn't elected
 
on
 
for
 
in
Q5 - She stood .... her brother when he was sent to prison and kept on visiting him and caring about him
 
by
 
in
 
on
Q6 - Stand ....... your man
 
in
 
by
 
out
Q7 - Claire was the best candidate by a long chalk; it stands ...... reason that she got the post
 
for
 
up
 
to
Q8 - He's so much better than the other students and stood ...... from the first day
 
off
 
out
 
in
Q9 - The house stands ..... because it is the only one in the street that has been painted recently
 
in
 
on
 
out
Q10 - She's standing ...... from her position because she wants a younger person to take over
 
in
 
down
 
off
Q11 - She stood ...... him when he criticised her and told him exactly what she thought of his management style
 
up to
 
up
 
up for
Q12 - He stood ..... his wife when she was disgraced and carried on their relationship as normal
 
down
 
by
 
in
Q13 - The soldier stood ..... attention
 
for
 
in
 
to
Q14 - 'What do the initials BBC stand ......?' 'British Broadcasting Corporation.'
 
by
 
for
 
with

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