Useful Idioms And Phrases Quiz For SSC CPO: 23rd March


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Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CPO Exam is to be held from the month of June where English Language Section holds 50 questions containing 5 questions from each topic according to new SSC CPO Pattern . Also SSC CHSL Exam has already started from 4 March and will be held until 28 March 2018 and the provided English questions are important for the same as well.

You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Useful Idioms And Phrases QuestionsTo make you learn vocabulary effectively is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q1. In deep water
(a) To die
(b) In great difficulty
(c) To fail completely
(d) To surrender

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Q2. Egg on

(a) In an untidy state
(b) In a dilemma
(c) To urge someone to do something
(d) In bodily form

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Q3. Cut in 
(a) Acknowledge
(b) Interrupt
(c) Evade
(d) Produce

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Q4. Draw a blank
(a) Absent minded
(b) To be unsuccessful
(c) Come successfully
(d) To fall a victim

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Q5.  To give up the ghost
(a) To feel superior
(b) To overcome one’s fear
(c) To give encouragement
(d) To die

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Q6. Down and out            
(a) Mad
(b) Jealousy and Envy
(c) Futility
(d) Without money 

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Q7. A damsel in distress               
(a) A helpless woman
(b) An ugly woman
(c) A woman whose husband is temporarily away from her
(d) A strong lady who can cope with all difficult situations easily

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 Q8. God’s ape                   
(a) As strong as god
(b) A born fool
(c) A knowledgeable person
(d) Kind hearted person

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Q9. Back out 
(a) Decimate
(b) Record
(c) Withdraw
(d) Pertain

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Q10. Throw over
(a) Enumerate
(b) Invent
(c) Reprimand
(d) Reject

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Q11. Whole nine yards
(a) Long clothing
(b) Till last minute
(c) Counting length
(d) Everything

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Q12. Salt of the earth
(a) Said for a person who is too interested in material pleasures
(b) Said for a tough situation
(c) Said for a very simple analytical problem
(d) Said for a very worthy and good person

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Q13. Going against the grain
(a) Doing things differently from what you usually do
(b) Doing things against the wishes of your close relations
(c) Doing things which you never heard of
(d) Doing things which no one else has ever done till now

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Q14. Let the chips fall where they may
(a) Let your sacrifices in life be known to everyone
(b) Let the difficult situations in life come to an end regardless of the results
(c) Let the joys of life take precedence over your sorrows
(d) Let something happen without bothering about the consequences

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Q15. Turn a blind eye.
(a) To take on a task that is way too big
(b) To work late into the night
(c) To present a counter argument
(d) To ignore situation, facts or reality

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