Idioms for SSC CGL and MTS Exam 2017

ENGLISH QUESTION for  SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam

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. Today in this post we have provided Idioms Quiz. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. We’re also providing Vocabulary for SSC exams. At SSC adda, we have also provided English Grammar Rules for SSC CGL 2017. 

Direction (1-15):
Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrases bold in the sentence. Choose
the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Q1. To hit
the jackpot
(a) To
gamble
(b) To get
an unexpected victory
(c) To be
wealthy
(d) To make
money unexpectedly

Q2. To let
the cat out of the bag
(a) To give
latitude
(b) To show
compassion
(c) To miss
a golden opportunity
(d) To tell
a secret without intending to do so
Q3. To pay
off old scores
(a) To have
one’s revenge
(b) To
settle a dispute
(c) To repay
the old loan
(d) None of
these
Q4. A
cock-and-bull story
(a) A true
story
(b) A
children’s story
(c) A story
of animals
(d) A
foolish and concocted story
Q5. To beat
the air
(a) To make
frantic efforts
(b) To act
foolishly
(c) To make
efforts that are useless or vain
(d) To make
every possible effort
Q6. To be a
good Samaritan
(a) To be
law-abiding
(b) A wise
person
(c) A
religious person
(d) A
genuinely charitable person
Q7. To take
a leaf out of somebody’s book
(a) To take
him as a model
(b) To steal
something valuable
(c) To
follow the dictates of someone
(d) To
conform to other’s standard
Q8. To set
the thames on fire
(a) To do
something remarkable
(b) To try
to do the impossible
(c) To burn
something to ashes
(d) To fling
ironical remarks
Q9. To show
one’s teeth
(a) To
ridicule
(b) To face
difficulties
(c) To adopt
a threatening attitude
(d) To be
humble
Q10. To pour
oil in troubled water
(a) To
foment trouble
(b) To add
to the trouble
(c) To
instigate
(d) To calm
a quarrel with soothing words
Q11.To get
along
(A) To
manage to  
(B) To go
with
(C) To
leave  
(D) Work
helplessly
Q12. Make
too much of
(A) Underestimate  
(B) Exploit
(C)
Overestimate
(D) Ask to
do much
Q13.Stem
from
(A)
Ruin  
(B)
Originate
(C)
Induce  
(D) Kill
Q14.In a
jiffy
(A)
Suddenly  
(B)
Outstanding
(C) In a
fix  
(D)
Appropriate
Q15.Stir up
a hornet’s nest
(A) Money
laid by you
(B)
Well-mannered people
(C)
Neighborhood
(D) Create
trouble

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