Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Exercise 11: Idioms & Phrases in English- for SSC CGL, CHSL, Bank Po, UPSC & GMAT Exams

101 Q) The green-eyed monster strikes a woman the moment she sees her husband talking to another pretty woman.
(1) Anger
(2) Hatred
(3) Envy
(4) Jealousy
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102 Q) To fight tooth and nail
(1) To fight a losing battle
(2) To oppose resolutely
(3) To have a physical fight
(4) To lodge a formal protest
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103 Q) At one’s wit’s end
(1) to understand thoroughly
(2) to be puzzled
(3) to be a stupid person
(4) to behave irrationally
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104 Q) The clerk turned a deaf ear to his officer’s advice.
(1) Disputed
(2) Paid attention to
(3) Disregarded
(4) Acknowledged gratefully
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105 Q) He expects his subordinates to be always at his beck and call
(1) At rest
(2) At work
(3) At his disposal
(4) At their desks
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106 Q) In the long run
(1) Permanently
(2) Universally
(3) Occasionally
(4) Ultimately
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107 Q) If you are in the good books of the boss, you are sure to rise quickly.
(1) Work well for the boss
(2) Praise the boss
(3) In favour with the boss
(4) Co-operate with boss
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108 Q) The population of our country is increasing by leaps and bounds.
(1) Very slowly
(2) Very quickly
(3) Irregularly
(4) Very systematically
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109 Q) To weigh up the pros and cons is to
(1) measure the ingredient
(2) observe etiquette
(3) consider all facts
(4) postpone action
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110 Q) My close friend got the sack from his first job recently.
(1) resigned
(2) got rid of
(3) was demoted from
(4) was dismissed from
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