'Phrasal Verbs - Wait' Quiz

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Phrasal Verbs - Wait

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - If someone tells you to wait up, they want you to stay awake until they get back.
Q2 - A waiter or waitress waits ____ people in a restaurant.
Q3 - If you stay somewhere after everyone else has left, you wait behind.
Q4 - We had to wait ____ the storm before we could continue our walk.
Q5 - If you can't make a decision until you know the result of something, you are waiting on the result.
Q6 - A butler waits ____ people.
Q7 - I didn't go to work yesterday morning because I had to wait ____ for the plumber.
Q8 - If you don't go to bed because you are waiting for something, you wait upon.
Q9 - If you wait around for something, you just wait without doing anything.
Q10 - Hundreds of people were waiting _____ for her to arrive.

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Q1 - If someone tells you to wait up, they want you to stay awake until they get back.
 
True
 
False
Q2 - A waiter or waitress waits ____ people in a restaurant.
 
around
 
behind
 
on
 
up
Q3 - If you stay somewhere after everyone else has left, you wait behind.
 
True
 
False
Q4 - We had to wait ____ the storm before we could continue our walk.
 
around
 
behind
 
out
 
up
Q5 - If you can't make a decision until you know the result of something, you are waiting on the result.
 
True
 
False
Q6 - A butler waits ____ people.
 
around
 
in
 
upon
Q7 - I didn't go to work yesterday morning because I had to wait ____ for the plumber.
 
behind
 
in
 
upon
Q8 - If you don't go to bed because you are waiting for something, you wait upon.
 
True
 
False
Q9 - If you wait around for something, you just wait without doing anything.
 
True
 
False
Q10 - Hundreds of people were waiting _____ for her to arrive.
 
around
 
on
 
upon

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