Dear Students, English section Exam is very challenging. SSC exams are just nearby and as we know English Section is as important as other sections. In fact English in SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target of the aspirants .You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing Important Idioms And Phrases Quiz asked in any govt exam and SSC is no exception regarding this. Learning Idioms and Phrases adds up in enhancing your vocabulary. Attempt this quiz, learn effectively and impetus yourself for all the upcoming exams regarding English Section  in just a needed time and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): In the following questions four alternatives are given for idioms/phrases in now. Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/phrase.

Q1. A cold blooded murder
(a) An intentional /premeditated murder
(b) To go on a vacation
(c) To murder all members of a family.
(d) To murder with no weapon

Q2. Put the best foot forward
(a) Get into
(b) Start impressively
(c) To give a sign of distress trouble
(d) Oppressively

Q3. Pay lip service to
(a) To make every possible effort
(b) Fight fiercely
(c) Pretend to express loyalty or support
(d) Very close

Q4. Stick one’s neck out
(a) To take a risk
(b) Completely
(c) To be cringe
(d) To be violent

Q5. Bear the palm
(a) To bear pain
(b) Be victorious
(c) To lose the game
(d) To control anger

Q6. Tread upon other’s toe
(a) To annoy somebody
(b) To kill somebody
(c) Hurt one’s feelings
(d) To praise somebody

Q7. Cock of the walk
(a) One who is the most stupid in a group
(b) One who dominates a group or situation
(c) One who enjoys the walk.
(d) An additional achievement

Q8. From the horse’s mouth.
(a) From a reliable source
(b) From an illegal source
(c) From a costly source
(d) From an unreliable source

Q9. A black ox
(a) To be lucky
(b) To have an ox
(c) Misfortune
(d) To misbehave

Q10. Fool’s errand 
(a) Useless undertaking
(b) A fool’s house
(c) Literary person
(d) Intense Dislike

Q11. Touch and go
(a) To waste
(b) Dangerous and Uncertain
(c) Conduct Secretly
(d) Pleasant and Certain

Q12. Be hand and foot
(a) In all possible ways; by all means
(b) To be lazy to move your hands and foots
(c) To fall between two great difficulties
(d) In disorder

Q13. To set at naught
(a) To like
(b) To ruin
(c) To admire
(d) To be agree

Q14. In the black
(a)  In a financially profitable condition
(b) In extreme difficulty
(c) In the absence of money
(d) To be unsuccessful

Q15. Gray matter
(a) Kindness
(b) Intelligence
(c) Cruelty
(d) Weakness

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