ONLINE ENGLISH GRAMMAR QUIZ
topic: Transitive and intransitive phrasal verbs 2 | level: Intermediate



Remember that transitive verbs require direct objects. For each of the questions below, choose the example that is an INCOMPLETE sentence that requires a direct object.

1. Which is NOT correct?
   She came into.
   The house burned down last year.
   She came to.

2. Which is NOT correct?
   We bumped into our neighbors.
   Maria brushed off.
   Robert stayed up.

3. Which is NOT correct?
   My brother really takes after.
   She broke up the band.
   Dave and Patty broke up.

4. Which is NOT correct?
   They got away.
   Siblings seldom get along.
   Just last week he took apart.

5. Which is NOT correct?
   She always shows off.
   Why do you always make fun of?
   She always shows off her new clothes.

6. Which is NOT correct?
   These numbers don't add up.
   It's not nice to put someone down.
   Don't forget to point out.

7. Which is NOT correct?
   He's a mean kid. He always picks on.
   I can put up with his behavior.
   I'm calling your other phone. Can you please pick up?

8. Which is NOT correct?
   If he's not careful, he's going to wind up.
   They laid off 10 employees.
   The pain wore off in an hour.

9. Which is NOT correct?
   Unfortunately, it didn't work out.
   Finally, after two days, I talked him into.
   They wrapped up around 7:00 PM.

10. Which is NOT correct?
   This recipe calls for two pounds of tomatoes.
   Watch out for pickpockets when you're on the train.
   Dr. Peterson carried out.



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