'Phrasal Verbs - Step' Quiz

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Phrasal Verbs - Step

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - The government has stepped ____ the number of police on the street to help tackle the rise in crime.
Q2 - The chairman stepped ____ to allow a younger person to take over.
Q3 - She's just stepped ____ to get some stamps and will be back in a minute.
Q4 - If a person resigns from their job to let someone else fill the position, they step down.
Q5 - If you step back, you leave a place for a short time.
Q6 - If someone tells you to step on it, they want you to hurry up.
Q7 - If you step back, you try to look at something from a different angle.
Q8 - It had got out of control so I felt I had to step ____ to try to calm things down
Q9 - 'Step down' and 'step on it' are are synonyms.
Q10 - 'Step down' and 'step aside' are are synonyms.

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Q1 - The government has stepped ____ the number of police on the street to help tackle the rise in crime.
 
in
 
out
 
up
Q2 - The chairman stepped ____ to allow a younger person to take over.
 
aside
 
out
 
up
Q3 - She's just stepped ____ to get some stamps and will be back in a minute.
 
aside
 
out
 
up
Q4 - If a person resigns from their job to let someone else fill the position, they step down.
 
True
 
False
Q5 - If you step back, you leave a place for a short time.
 
True
 
False
Q6 - If someone tells you to step on it, they want you to hurry up.
 
True
 
False
Q7 - If you step back, you try to look at something from a different angle.
 
True
 
False
Q8 - It had got out of control so I felt I had to step ____ to try to calm things down
 
in
 
on it
Q9 - 'Step down' and 'step on it' are are synonyms.
 
True
 
False
Q10 - 'Step down' and 'step aside' are are synonyms.
 
True
 
False

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