SSC CGL Tier 2 English Idioms and Phrases Quiz: 15th July

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 2 is to be conducted from 11 to 13 September 2019. With 200 questions for 200 marks, English Language Section plays a vital role in the final selection of a candidate.  SSC CGL Tier 2 English quizzes being provided daily on SSCADDA are in the interest of candidates qualifying for SSC CGL Tier 2 and question quality is solely based on the expected experimentation of English Question paper for CGL Mains. 

Direction (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q1. In the bag
(a) To be honest and tell the truth
(b) A set of techniques and methods
(c) Be enjoyable or entertaining
(d) Assured of a successful outcome

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S1. Ans.(d)

Q2. On the wagon
(a) To act independently and decide your own fate
(b) Abstaining from drinking alcoholic beverages
(c) To put things in the wrong order
(d) To pass or progress quickly and easily

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S2. Ans.(b)

Q3. Under the wire
(a) At the very last minute
(b) To last for a long time
(c) To spend time doing nothing in particular
(d) Fix the date of an important event

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S3. Ans.(a)

Q4. Long in the tooth
(a) Too old for a particular activity
(b) To go to a dentist
(c) To have pain in mouth
(d) To bite something into pieces

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S4. Ans.(a)

Q5. A dime’s worth
(a) Significant amount
(b) An insignificant amount
(c) A heavy amount
(d) A reliable amount

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S5. Ans.(b)

Q6. A cold piece of work
(a) A person dismissed from employment
(b) A person who lacks skills of a certain piece of work
(c) An emotionless person
(d) A person who is difficult to deal with

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S6. Ans.(d)

Q7. Pull the plug
(a) To begin something with enthusiasm
(b) To go on a visit
(c) Put a stop to something.
(d) To be confused to take a decision

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S7. Ans.(c)

Q8. In the pink
(a) Very fit and healthy
(b) Very suspicious about something
(c) To be unsatisfied with something
(d) In doldrums

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S8. Ans.(a)

Q9. Get in somebody’s hair
(a) To please someone
(b) To annoy someone
(c) To support someone
(d) To praise someone

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S9. Ans.(b)

Q10. Go down the drain
(a) To live a lavish life
(b) To bear the criticism
(c) To be wastefully discarded
(d) To refund old dues
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S10. Ans.(c)