Idioms & Phrases MCQ – English Questions Answers

English Idioms and Phrases Questions Answers – MCQ Quiz

Directions: For each of the following sentences four alternatives are given. You are to choose the correct meaning of the idioms given in bold in the sentences.

1)At a party, he is always in high spirits.


b) cheerful

c) drunk

d) uncontrollable

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Option -b)

2) We should guard against our green-eyed friends.

a) rich

b) jealous

c) handsome

d) enthusiastic

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Option -b)

3) The sight of the accident made my flash creep.

a) worried me

b) frightened me

c) confused me

d) drew my attention

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Option -b)

4) He bids fair to be an excellent cricketer.

a) seems likely

b) is ambitious

c) is confident

d) is unlikely

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Option -a)

5) His promotion is on the cards.

a) due

b) evident

c) certain

d) probable

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Option – c)

6) she exhibited remarkable sang froid during the crisis.

a) temper

b) irritation

c) composure

d) anger

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Option – c)

7) Caesar was done to death by the conspirators.

a) attacked

b) remove

c) eliminated

d) murdered

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Option -d)

8)Sita is not cut out for this kind of work.

a) trained

b) suitable

c) recommended

d) considered

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Option -b)

9) He was a king who ruled his subjects with a high hand.

a) oppressively

b) kindly

c) conveniently

d) sympathetically

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Option -a)

10) A movement for the world unity is in the offing.

a) at the end

b) about to start

c) on decline

d) in the air

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Option -b)

11) He is not worth his salt if fails at this juncture.

a) quite worthless

b) very proud of himself

c) quite depressed

d) very strange

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Option -a)

12) After having finished the last project, I find myself at a loose end.

a) happy

b) on vacation

c) free of troubles

d) with nothing to do

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Option -d)

13) The boy had a hair-breadth escape from a street accident.

a) lucky

b) easy

c) narrow
d) quick

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Option – c)

14) I just paid him a left handed compliment.

a) an honest

b) a well deserved

c) an insincere

d) a flattering

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Option – c)

15) Seema is a little hard of hearing.

a) inaudible

b) disinterested

c) deaf

d) insensitive

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Option – c)