SSC CGL English Idioms and Phrases Quiz (Advanced Level): 23 November

Direction (1-10): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q1. Get someone’s goat
(a) To improvise
(b) To annoy someone
(c) To do something special for someone
(d) To explain something to someone in a very clear way with details

Q2. Spick and Span
(a) High and Low
(b) Dark and Light
(c) Neat and Clean
(d) Happy and Sad

Q3. The thin end of the wedge
(a) In strict vigilance
(b) Start of harmful development
(c) Be aware of the trick
(d) Not a worthy possession

Q4. Get your walking papers
(a) Compromise
(b) Get fired from the job
(c) To be received gracefully
(d) To sign on papers

Q5. Know the ropes
(a) Unable to understand
(b) Main support
(c) To understand the details
(d) To climb on a rope

Q6. On tiptoe
(a) Greatly excited
(b) To be disappointed
(c) To be in a confusing state
(d) To be doubtful

Q7. Have kittens
(a) To pet kittens
(b) Be worried
(c) To have a successful outcome
(d) To be carefree

Q8. While away
(a) Spend time uselessly
(b) To utilize time efficiently
(c) To be on time
(d) To be late

Q9. Turn up
(a) Disappear
(b) Appear
(c) To take a right side
(d) To get lost

Q10. By a long chalk
(a) Majority
(b) Occasionally
(c) Suddenly
(d) A case of emergency


S1. Ans.(b)

S2. Ans.(c)

S3. Ans.(b)

S4. Ans.(b)

S5. Ans.(c)

S6. Ans.(a)

S7. Ans.(b)

S8. Ans.(a)

S9. Ans.(b)

S10. Ans.(a)