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Idioms and Phrases MCQ - Objective Questions and Answers for SSC Exam

Questions

In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative, which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

1 He spoke well though it was his maiden speech.
A First speech
B Long speech
C Brief speech
D Emotional speech

Answer: Option [A]
2 I do not see eye to eye with you in this matter.
A To have the same eyesight
B To give a correct decision
C To have the same opinion
D To obtain suitable punishment

Answer: Option [C]
3 A close shave.
A Stubble
B Hairless skin
C Very short hair
D A narrow escape from danger

Answer: Option [D]
4 After getting a severe scolding from his mother, Raghu got down to business.
A Joined his father’s business
B Began to work seriously
C Become businesslike
D Started a business

Answer: Option [B]
5 The trial made a mockery of justice.
A It was mock trial
B There was no serious outcome
C People mocked at the judgment
D Made the system look ridiculous

Answer: Option [D]
6 Despite the doctor’s advice he still eats like a horse.
A Eats a lot of food
B Eats slowly
C Swallows his food
D Does not like to eat

Answer: Option [A]
7 You cannot throw dust into my eyes.
A Abuse me
B Hurt me
C Cheat me
D Terrify me

Answer: Option [C]
8 Please be as brief as you can, I have other fish to fry.
A To take the rest
B To cook the food
C To attend the friends
D Some important work to attend to

Answer: Option [D]
9 I want to tell you in a nut shell, lust for money and power ruined her life.
A In detail
B Confidentially
C In a brief manner
D To tell as objective as possible

Answer: Option [C]
10 A close-fisted person
A A miser
B A close friend
C A cowardly person
D A powerful person

Answer: Option [A]

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