English Quiz (Idiom/Phrase ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

Directions (Q.1-10): In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase printed in the bold in the sentence. Choose the alternatives which best expresses the meaning the Idiom/Phrase as your answer.

Q1. Sarala is always ready to eat anyone’s salt.
(a) To be one’s guest  
(b) To cook tasty dishes
(c) An infectious disease
(d)  To deceive someone
Q2. He will certainly come to grief if he does not leave his present friends.
(a) Addicted  
(b) Go up to the extreme
(c) Suffer
(d) Enjoy
Q3. If you develop friendship with an individual, you must stand by him through thick and thin.
(a) Think about his/her welfare  
(b) Under all circumstances
(c) To accompany through a thick forest
(d) In day and night.
Q4. Nowadays, one gets good literary books once in a blue moon.
(a) From renowned publisher  
(b) At very low cost
(c) When the moon gives blue light
(d) Rarely
Q5. He decided to bury the hatchet.
(a) To keep a secret  
(b) To make peace
(c) To fool someone
(d) To bury the wealth
Q6. Reena is a kind of person who wears her heart on her sleeve.
(a) Expresses her emotions freely  
(b) Expresses her emotions caringly
(c) Suppresses her emotions openly
(d) Suppresses her excitement sparingly
Q7. I hope to talk him over to overview.
(a) Oppose  
(b) Analyze
(c) Convince
(d) Support
Q8. Fresh out of college, Ram found it difficult to get a job as he was wet behind the ears.
(a) Unsuitable 
(b) Inexperienced
(c) Unhealthy
(d) Irresponsible
Q9. The officer kicked up a row over the issue.
(a) Gave a kick in the air  
(b) Made a great fuss
(c) Avoided the issue
(d) Gave strict orders
Q10. ‘If he does not perform his duties properly, I will send him packing,’ said the manager.
(a) Send him to packing department  
(b) Give him a warning
(c) Serve him a notice
(d) Terminate his services

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