Hello, Greetings!! Dear Students, At SSC ADDA, we’ve launched our SSC CGL 2017 Campaign. In order to achieve success in the CGL-17 exam, we’ve decided to post ENGLISH QUIZ. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam.
Directions (1-15): Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and mark it in the Answer sheet.
Q1. She bought her new house for a song.
Q2. The young boy was kicking his heels in spite of his mother’s stern warnings.
(d) Passing a gesture of disrespect
Q3. She is too fond of her own voice.
(c) Does not listen properly to anyone else
Q4. Indian police is, on the whole, high-handed in dealing with citizens.
Q5. I take exception to your statement that I am bad tempered.
Q6. Helena was over head and ears in love with Demetrius.
Q7. Gopi works By fits and starts.
Q8. This place affords a bird’s-eye view of the green valley below.
Q9. He is always praised for his gift of the gab.
(b) Getting something free
(d) Great skill
Q10. She was on the horns of a dilemma as she had either to leave her job or divorce her husband.
(c) In difficult situation
Q12. All his schemes ended in smoke.
Q13. The meeting has been put off indefinitely.
Q14. The rules of the deal are set forth in the brochure.
Q15. As a businessman, my father always maintained that his transactions constituted an open book.
(a) An account book always open
(b) A book of open confessions
(c) An opening for new ventures
(d) Straight forward and honest dealings