'Phrasal Verbs - Back' 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 - Back

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - If you back away, you retreat from something.
Q2 - If you back down, you reverse into a parking space.
Q3 - If you back up, you reverse a vehicle.
Q4 - If you back off, you reverse a vehicle.
Q5 - If you support someone, you back them ____.
Q6 - If you back ____ an agreement, you fail to keep it.
Q7 - If you back out your computer, you make a copy of the files to prevent data loss.
Q8 - He said he'd help us, but in the end he backed ____.
Q9 - The government backed ____ when faced with serious opposition to the proposal.
Q10 - If you back down, you retract your proposition.

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Q1 - If you back away, you retreat from something.
 
True
 
False
Q2 - If you back down, you reverse into a parking space.
 
True
 
False
Q3 - If you back up, you reverse a vehicle.
 
True
 
False
Q4 - If you back off, you reverse a vehicle.
 
True
 
False
Q5 - If you support someone, you back them ____.
 
off
 
out
 
up
Q6 - If you back ____ an agreement, you fail to keep it.
 
away
 
into
 
out
 
out of
Q7 - If you back out your computer, you make a copy of the files to prevent data loss.
 
True
 
False
Q8 - He said he'd help us, but in the end he backed ____.
 
in
 
out
 
up
Q9 - The government backed ____ when faced with serious opposition to the proposal.
 
in
 
off
 
out
Q10 - If you back down, you retract your proposition.
 
True
 
False

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