'Phrasal Verbs - Play' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 10 multichoice and true/false 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 - Play

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - It looked like a penalty, but the referee signalled to play ____.
Q2 - The students were playing ____ and the teacher couldn't control them.
Q3 - We filmed it and then played it _____ to see how it looked.
Q4 - If someone plays on your feelings, they use them to their advantage.
Q5 - As the Titanic sank, the orchestra played ____.
Q6 - The crisis played itself ____ in a couple of weeks and everything returned to normal.
Q7 - The minister tried to play ____ the scandal.
Q8 - If someone plays with their food, they eat a lot.
Q9 - They tried to play the companies ____ each other to get a better deal.
Q10 - I played ____ the idea, but it wasn't something I really wanted.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - It looked like a penalty, but the referee signalled to play ____.
 
about
 
on
 
out
Q2 - The students were playing ____ and the teacher couldn't control them.
 
away
 
off
 
up
Q3 - We filmed it and then played it _____ to see how it looked.
 
about
 
back
 
out
 
up
Q4 - If someone plays on your feelings, they use them to their advantage.
 
True
 
False
Q5 - As the Titanic sank, the orchestra played ____.
 
away
 
back
 
on
 
out
Q6 - The crisis played itself ____ in a couple of weeks and everything returned to normal.
 
about
 
off
 
out
 
up
Q7 - The minister tried to play ____ the scandal.
 
away
 
down
 
on
Q8 - If someone plays with their food, they eat a lot.
 
True
 
False
Q9 - They tried to play the companies ____ each other to get a better deal.
 
around
 
down
 
off
 
out
Q10 - I played ____ the idea, but it wasn't something I really wanted.
 
around
 
down
 
off
 
with

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