'Phrasal Verbs - Take' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 22 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 - Take

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct preposition, etc.

Q1 - He looks like his mother; he takes ...... her
Q2 - Do you take me ......... an idiot?
Q3 - The plane couldn't take ...... because of the snow
Q4 - He tried a couple of judo lessons and took ....... it right away because he found it made him feel so much fitter
Q5 - He took ..... swimming when his doctor told him he needed to take more exercise
Q6 - You should take ....... Christmas decorations on the 6th of January
Q7 - He invited me to stay and I'm going to take him ....... his offer
Q8 - The company took ...... several new employees to cope with the extra demand
Q9 - He took ..... everything the lecturer said in his notebook
Q10 - He spoke too quickly for us to take ...... everything he said
Q11 - She took ..... drink after her husband died
Q12 - Can you take this phone number ..... for me, please?
Q13 - He took ...... the piano straightaway and became proficient in a few months
Q14 - They took the company ....... when it went bankrupt
Q15 - I took my hat ...... when I entered the building
Q16 - If you don't take your books ........ to the library on time, you have to pay a fine
Q17 - She took her clothes ..... and went to bed
Q18 - I can't be bothered to cook tonight, so I'll get an Indian take......
Q19 - He refused to take what he had said .... even though he knew he was wrong
Q20 - She took a lodger ..... to help pay the rent
Q21 - Just because you're angry, it doesn't mean you can take it ____ me.
Q22 - I couldn't put the radio back together after I had taken it ____.

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct preposition, etc.

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Q1 - He looks like his mother; he takes ...... her
 
after
 
to
 
for
Q2 - Do you take me ......... an idiot?
 
after
 
in
 
for
Q3 - The plane couldn't take ...... because of the snow
 
off
 
up
 
to
Q4 - He tried a couple of judo lessons and took ....... it right away because he found it made him feel so much fitter
 
to
 
over
 
away
Q5 - He took ..... swimming when his doctor told him he needed to take more exercise
 
after
 
up
 
in
Q6 - You should take ....... Christmas decorations on the 6th of January
 
up
 
to
 
down
Q7 - He invited me to stay and I'm going to take him ....... his offer
 
up
 
up on
 
upon
Q8 - The company took ...... several new employees to cope with the extra demand
 
in
 
up
 
on
Q9 - He took ..... everything the lecturer said in his notebook
 
up
 
down
 
on
Q10 - He spoke too quickly for us to take ...... everything he said
 
in
 
on
 
to
Q11 - She took ..... drink after her husband died
 
down
 
to
 
in
Q12 - Can you take this phone number ..... for me, please?
 
up
 
in
 
down
Q13 - He took ...... the piano straightaway and became proficient in a few months
 
to
 
in
 
down
Q14 - They took the company ....... when it went bankrupt
 
in
 
down
 
over
Q15 - I took my hat ...... when I entered the building
 
off
 
on
 
in
Q16 - If you don't take your books ........ to the library on time, you have to pay a fine
 
out
 
back
 
into
Q17 - She took her clothes ..... and went to bed
 
off
 
on
 
down
Q18 - I can't be bothered to cook tonight, so I'll get an Indian take......
 
off
 
up
 
away
Q19 - He refused to take what he had said .... even though he knew he was wrong
 
in
 
back
 
off
Q20 - She took a lodger ..... to help pay the rent
 
on
 
down
 
in
Q21 - Just because you're angry, it doesn't mean you can take it ____ me.
 
out on
 
out of
Q22 - I couldn't put the radio back together after I had taken it ____.
 
off
 
out on
 
apart

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