Idioms for SSC CGL /MTS /CPO Exam 2017


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. 

Directions
(1-15): In each of the following questions an idiomatic expression and its four
possible meanings are given. Find out the correct meaning of the idiomatic
expression and mark the number of that meaning as your answer.
Q1. play
one’s cards right
(a) losing
the last penny in gambling
(b) a game
of cards
(c) an
ineffective card game
(d) to
maneuver skillfully

Q2. In high spirits 

(a) In good
position
(b) Drunk
(c) Cheerful
(d) Shocked
Q3. Play it
safe
(a) avoid
risks
(b) play a
game peacefully
(c) play
light games
(d) play for
pleasure
Q4. Play second
fiddle to somebody
(a) to
fiddle somebody
(b) be
subordinate in position
(c)
unnecessary argument
(d) be in
someone’s company
Q5. Plough a
lone furrow
(a) to play
the best card
(b) to play
the last card
(c) do
something that achieves the desired success
(d) to achieve
something singlehandedly  
Q6. A
prophet of doom 
(a) a godman
who bless  
(b)
prediction of goodness  
(c) a person
who holds and spreads pessimistic views
(d) a person
who holds the world guilty
Q7. To pull
weight
(a) a dark
weight 
(b) a
blemish in otherwise good work
(c) multicolored
decoration  
(d) to do
fair share of work
Q8. A
pyrrhic victory 
(a) a
victory which is not possible
(b) unfair victory
(c) a
victory that brings more loss than gains
(d) a win
even after losing
Q9. A quid
pro quo
(a)
something done in revenge or retaliation
(b) give up
(c) selfless
service
(d) selfish
act of revenge
Q10. Under a
cloud
(a)
experiencing cloudy weather
(b) enjoying
favourable luck
(c) under
suspicion
(d) under
observation
Q11.
Flogging a dead horse
(a)
repeating our request
(b) making
him see reason
(c) beating
about the bush
(d) wasting
time in useless effort
Q12. Face
the music
(a) get
finished
(b) get
reprimanded
(c) feel
sorry
(d) listen
to the music
Q13. Token
strike 
(a) total
strike
(b)
carefully planned strike
(c) short
strike held as warning
(d) sudden
call of strike
Q14.
Sweeping statement 
(a) rash
statement
(b)
unpremeditated statement
(c)
thoughtless statement
(d)
generalized statements
Q15. To a
hair
(a) vaguely
(b) to some
extent
(c) exactly
(d) not the
like of


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