Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Exercise 2: Idioms & Phrases in English- for SSC CGL, CHSL, Bank Po, UPSC & GMAT Exams

11 Q) The failure of crops in successive years put the farmer in a tight corner.
(1) in a closed room
(2) in a small field
(3) in a difficult situation
(4) in a meadow
Show Answer

12 Q) The effort to trace the culprit was a wild goose chase.
(1) fruitful hunting
(2) futile search
(3) ideal seeking
(4) genuine effort
Show Answer

13 Q) The story does not hold water.
(1) does not deserve appreciation
(2) does not fulfill the requirements
(3) cannot be believed
(4) cannot be valued
Show Answer

14 Q) Raj couldn't pay the bill, so he asked the owner to put it on the cuff.
(1) on credit
(2) against his credit card
(3) in his bank account
(4) in his friend's account
Show Answer

15 Q) His statement is out and out a lie.
(1) totally
(2) simply
(3) merely
(4) slightly
Show Answer

16 Q) The luxury car that they bought turned out to be a white elephant.
(1) a rare article
(2) useful mode of transport
(3) costly or troublesome possession
(4) a proud possession
Show Answer

17 Q) If you are fair and square in your work you will definitely prosper.
(1) active
(2) honest
(3) business like
(4) authoritative
Show Answer

18 Q) There is no love lost between any two neighboring countries in the world
(1) stop loving
(2) not on good terms
(3) forming a group
(4) have good understanding
Show Answer

19 Q) The heavy downpour played havoc in the coastal area.
(1) caused destruction
(2) caused diseases
(3) caused floods
(4) caused hardship
Show Answer

20 Q) To have a green thumb means
(1) one's nails are painted green
(2) one is artistic
(3) to have a natural interest in gardening
(4) one has a green tattoo on the thumb
Show Answer

No comments:

Post a Comment