Idioms & Phrases Quiz For SSC Exams 2018-19: 2 February

SSC CGL, SSC CPO, SSC Stenographer 2018 Exams are big opportunities to serve in a govt job and to live in clover. The Commission has already released exam dates for major SSC exams to be conducted in the month of February, March, June and July 2019 among which nearby exams  include SSC Stenographer Exam 2018, to be held from 5 to 7 February 2019 & SSC CPO 2018 to be commenced from 12 March to 16 March 2019. Also SSC CGL and CHSL 2018 Exam dates are out now. English Section carries a heavy weightage in SSC CPO & SSC Stenographer exams. Also SSC CGL is no exception. Consolidating the level, priorities and type of questions, Daily English Quiz on SSCADDA & ADDA247 App is a productive outcome of our experts’ efforts to sharpen your practice skills.

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Directions (1-15): In the following question, out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q1. Touch and go
(a) To waste
(b) Dangerous and Uncertain
(c) Conduct Secretly
(d) Pleasant and Certain
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Ans.(b)

Q2. Be hand and foot
(a) In all possible ways; by all means
(b) To be lazy to move your hands and foots
(c) To fall between two great difficulties
(d) In disorder

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Ans.(a)

Q3. Pore over
(a) Go through
(b) Reach to the lowest level
(c) To refund old dues
(d) Cheerful

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Ans.(a)

Q4. In awe of
(a) Have no clear idea
(b) Respect
(c) In a precarious/dangerous position
(d) To take advantage of

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Ans.(b)

 
Q5. Cast a shadow on
(a) Without delay
(b) In disagreement
(c) Spoil or let down
(d) In essence
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Ans.(c)

 

 

 

Q6. Come to naught
(a) Be unsuccessful
(b) To win
(c) To very great extent
(d) To be doubtful

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Ans.(a)

 

 

 

Q7. By implication
(a) Obliquely
(b) Do one’s share of work
(c) To go unnoticed
(d) Precisely what the law says.

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Ans.(a)

Q8. In the face of
(a) All at once
(b) Regardless of
(c) At a time
(d) To dislike someone

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Ans.(b)

 

Q9. Drive to the wall
(a) Developing
(b) Moderately
(c) Come to exist
(d) Irritate/annoy

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Ans.(d)

Q10. Far and wide
(a) Not frequent
(b) Nowhere
(c) To get disappeared
(d) Over a large area

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Ans.(d)

Q11. Fuddy-duddy
(a) An old fashioned and foolish type of person.
(b) A mental institutional facility.
(c) To become serious about something
(d) A wise person.

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Ans.(a)

 

 

 

Q12. Milk and water
(a) To be physically strong
(b) Lacking the will or ability
(c) To be very partial
(d) To criticize somebody

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Ans.(b)

Q13. The salt of the Earth
(a) To expect something in return
(b) Very good & honest/kind
(c) To support someone
(d) Neat and clean

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Ans.(b)

 

Q14. Feel blue
(a) Feeling ecstatic
(b) In trouble/depressed
(c) An easy achievement
(d) None of these

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Ans.(b)

Q15. Flies off at a tangent
(a) Self praising
(b) To boast
(c) Start discussing something irrelevant
(d) Well informed

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Ans.(c)

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