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Idioms and Phrases MCQ - Objective Questions and Answers for Railway Exam | Page-3


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.

21 To feather one’s nest
A To build one’s house
B To harbour ill feeling
C To get something in abundance
D To enrich oneself when opportunity occurs

Answer: Option [D]
22 The mother was right in giving a piece of her mind to the daughter.
A Speaking sharply
B Speaking sadly
C Speaking kindly
D Speaking cheerfully

Answer: Option [A]
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23 Deepak did not care for his family, he wanted to gather roses only.
A To obtain fame by hard work
B To seek all enjoyments of life
C To save money miserly
D To paint a rosy picture of the past

Answer: Option [B]
24 Our school is within a stone’s throw of the railway station.
A Very far off
B Within a certain radius
C At a short distance
D Within a definite distance

Answer: Option [C]
25 He is cool about working at night.
A Grudgingly working
B Excited about working
C Not ready to work
D Ready to work

Answer: Option [D]
26 The student were all ears, when the speaker started talking about the changes in the exam.
A Attentive
B Restless
C Silent
D Smiling

Answer: Option [A]
27 The boy was in Dutch with his friends.
A In love
B In awe
C In trouble
D In good terms

Answer: Option [C]
28 The departmental store is open around the clock.
A Early morning
B Day and night
C At different timings
D Throughout the afternoon

Answer: Option [B]
29 To grease the palm
A To bribe
B To cut the tree
C To rub oil on the hand
D To lubricate the machine parts

Answer: Option [A]
30 If people do not mend their ways, they are sure to go to the dogs.
A To fight
B To be rough
C To be united
D To be ruined

Answer: Option [D]


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