(Study Materials) English Language : Idioms and Phrases - MCQ

Idioms and Phrases (MCQ )

1. Anurag has made a laughing stock of the braggart:

(1) Foolish
(2) Laugh
(3) Laughing store-house
(4) Look ridiculous
(5) none of these

2. The two women are so jealous that at the drop of a hat they start insulting each other:

(1) When hat falls
(2) When any one drops a hat
(3) For no reason at all
(4) One every occasion
(5) none of these

3. To bite the dust

(1) To be defeated in battle
(2) To learn a lesson
(3) To be ashmed of
(4) To work very hard (5) none of these

4. Between the devil and the deep sea

(1) in a dilemma
(2) a man who is drowing
(3) to be evil-tempered
(4) a deep sea diver
(5) none of these

5. His oily tongue has won him promotion.

(1) flattery
(2) soft speech
(3) word power
(4) fluency in speech
(5) none of these

6. He cannot win the election, it is a wild goose chase.

(1) useless effort
(2) good effort
(3) desperate effort
(4) baseless effort
(5) none of these

7. The casting vote of the chairman clinched the issue.

(1) decided
(2) started
(3) finished
(4) closed
(5) none of these

8. He cannot make both ends meet.

(1) control affairs
(2) earn enough
(3) work hard
(4) manage the business
(5) none of these

9. He is in the habit of chewing the cud.

(1) forgeting things
(2) accusing others
(3) to muse on
(4) crying over split milk
(5) none of these

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