Mixed English Questions for Upcoming exams — Set 117

Direction: Choose the most appropriate Phrasal Verb among the following:

  1. I _____ Amir today at the supermarket. It was great to see him.
    A) ran out of
    B) ran into
    C) ran along
    D) ran against
    E) All are Correct
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    ran into = meet unexpectedly
  2. We’re going to have to _____ our trip to Spain until September.
    A) put up
    B) put across
    C) put on
    D) put off
    E) All are Correct
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    put off = an off-putting or unpleasant quality or feature.
  3. I’m so tired of Sophie _____ her engagement ring all the time.
    A) showing off
    B) showing up
    C) showing away
    D) showing down
    E) All are Correct
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    showing off = display
  4. He _____ his hat to show me his new haircut.
    A) took up
    B) took off
    C) took out
    D) took over
    E) All are Correct
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    took off = to remove someone or something from the surface of something.
  5. His father always taught him not to _____ those people with less.
    A) look up to
    B) look down on
    C) look ahead to
    D) look away from
    E) All are Correct
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    look down on = regard (someone) with a feeling of superiority.


Direction: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically or structurally correct? Please note that more than one phrase can be correct so mark accordingly.

  1. Do this homework over.
    A) Do this homework over.
    B) Do over it.
    C) Do it over.
    D) Do this over.
    1) Only A
    2) Both A and C
    3) All A, C and D
    4) None of these
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 3
    Explanation:
    ‘this’ is a pronoun
  2. I put on a sweater and a jacket.
    A) on a sweater and a jacket.
    B) it on.
    C) them on quickly.
    D) on them quickly.
    1) Both A and B
    2) All A, B and C
    3) Both A and C
    4) All A, C and D
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 2 
  3. We have serious problems here. Let’s talk them over like adults.
    A) them over like adults.
    B) over them like adults.
    C) like adults them over.
    D) them over.
    1) Only A
    2) All A, B, C
    3) All A, D, B
    4) Only B
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 1 
  4.  They tried to come in through the back door, but it was locked.
    A) in the back door
    B) through in  the back door
    C) the back door through in 
    D) in the back door through 
    1) Only A
    2) Both B and C
    3) Both C and D
    4) Only D
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 1 
  5. Her husband walked out on her and their three children.
    A) on out her
    B) out on her
    C) on her out
    D) out her on
    1) Both A and D
    2) All A, B and C
    3) All A ,C and D
    4) Only B
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 4 

 

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