English Quiz On Idioms And Phrases

1.      To
leave someone in the lurch
A.    To come to compromise with someone
B.    Constant source of annoyance to someone
C.    To put someone at ease
D.    To desert someone in his difficulties


2.      To
play second fiddle
A.    To be happy, cheerful and healthy
B.    To reduce importance of one’s senior
C.    To support the role and view of another
person
D.    To do back seat driving

3.      To
be the question
A.    To refer to 
B.    To take for granted
C.    To raise objections 
D.    To be discussed

4.      A
black sheep
A.    An unlucky person
B.    A lucky person
C.    An ugly person
D.    None of these

5.      A
man of straw
A.    A man of no substance         
B.    A very active person
C.    A worthy fellow       
D.    An unreasonable person
       
6.      To
smell a rat
A.    To see signs of plague epidemic
B.    To get bad small of a bad dead rat
C.    To suspect foul dealings
D.    To be in a bad mood

7.      To
hit the nail right on the head
A.    To do the right thing
B.    To destroy one’s reputation
C.    To announce one’s fixed views
D.    To teach someone a lesson

8.      To
set one’s face against
A.    To oppose with determination         
B.    To judge by appearance
C.    To get out of difficulty          
D.    To look at one steadily

9.      To
put one’s hand to plough
A.    To take up agricultural farming
B.    To take a difficult task
C.    To get entangled into unnecessary things
D.    Take interest in technical work

10.   To
pick holes
A.    To find some reason to quarrel
B.    To destroy something
C.    To criticize someone
D.    To cut some part of an item

Answers:-

1.      
(D)

2.      
(C)

3.      
(B)

4.      
(E)

5.      
(A)

6.      
(C)

7.      
(A)

8.      
(A)

9.      
(B)

10.  
(C)

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  1. Good Morning Everyone :))

    Baisakhi de is paawan parv diyan sabnu vadhaiyyan. Wahe Guru Ji sab da bhala karein.

    Happy Baisakhi to everyone and all :))

    God bless you all :))

    Have a great future ahead :))

    Vaisakhi (Punjabi: ਵਿਸਾਖੀ) visākhī), also known as Baisakhi, Vaishakhi, or Vasakhi) is a festival celebrated in the Punjab region. This Harvest festival coincides with other festivals celebrated on the first day of Vaisakh, in some regions of India such as Puthandu, the Tamil new year. 🙂

  2. mam, SSC cgl 2015 is coming soon.. i request u to upload capsule for each subject like physics, chemistry, bio etc.. if capsule is present we can easily learn mam. pls

  3. mam, SSC cgl 2015 is coming soon.. i request u to upload capsule for each subject like physics, chemistry, bio etc.. if capsule is present we can easily learn mam. pls mam… only short period of time is left but lot to study.. it will be helpful for all…

  4. i dont find any capsule except history, indian polity, geography…. where can i find other capsules mam?

  5. what is the anser of the 4th question ,, u give the anser option is E. but in question E is not option . we have only a b c d option

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