Significant Idioms and Phrases Quiz For SSC CGL Tier-2 2018

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Practice is the only key to polish one’s preparation and to avoid repeating the mistakes. Either you are preparing for SSC CGL, CHSL, JE or any exam conducted by SSC, English is a very important section. Solving quizzes on daily basis can improve your fluency of understanding this section to the utmost. SSC CGL Tier 2 is is to be held from 17 Feb to 22 Feb 2018. English holding 200 questions in CGL Tier 2 can either make or break your chances of getting your dream job. Today, in this English quiz we are providing Idioms and Phrases Quiz asked in any govt exam. Learning Idioms and Phrases adds bolsters vocabulary section. Attempt this quiz and learn effectively  We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q1. Whale of a time
(a) To marry
(b) Enjoy a lot
(c) To regret
(d) A bad memory

Q2. An Ananias
(a) A Liar
(b) A man with lots of money
(c) An irritating person
(d) An important person

Q3. Wrap one’s brain around
(a) To not mix with others
(b) To scratch one’s head
(c) Concentrate on something to understand.
(d) To get aggressive

Q4. Bee-line
(a) The shortest distance between two places
(b) To be apart by maximum distance
(c) To fight for one’s rights
(d) To act unfairly in a contest

Q5. To be snowed under
(a) To be in a dilemma
(b) To be very busy
(c) To be under suspicion
(d) To be at a cold place

Q6. Think the world of
(a) To go on a world trip
(b) Admire someone very much
(c) To earn excessively
(d) Not for any reason

Q7. Kitty Corner
(a) Diagonally across
(b) To understand the details
(c) To get confused
(d) To remain joyful in a tough situation

Q8. Lock and key
(a) To lock something
(b) In safe place
(c) To avoid
(d) To apologize

Q9. Pore over
(a) Go through
(b) Reach to the lowest level
(c) To refund old dues
(d) Cheerful

Q10. In awe of 
(a) Have no clear idea
(b) Respect
(c) In a precarious/dangerous position
(d) To take advantage of

Q11. Cast a shadow on
(a) Without delay
(b) In disagreement
(c) Spoil or let down
(d) In essence

Q12. Come to naught
(a) Be unsuccessful
(b) To win
(c) To very great extent
(d) To be doubtful

Q13. By implication
(a) Obliquely
(b) Do one’s share of work
(c) To go unnoticed
(d) Precisely what the law says.

Q14. In the face of 
(a) All at once
(b) Regardless of
(c) At a time
(d) To dislike someone

Q15. Drive to the wall
(a) Developing
(b) Moderately
(c) Come to exist
(d) Irritate/annoy

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