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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Idioms And Phrases

Find out the correct meaning of Idioms and Phrases from the four alternatives

Q-1 Work up
(a) incite (b) stop (c) deceive (d) None
Q-2 Turn over
(a) change (b) incite (c) criticize (d) None
Q-3 Turn up
(a) open (b) arrive (c) instigate (d) None
Q-4 Take for
(a) supposed to be (b) arrest (c) die (d) None
Q-5 Take off
(a) remove (b) come to an end (c) snow of (d) None
Q-6 Sit up
(a) support (b) stay up (c) crush d) None
Q-7 Run after
(a) reject (b) poor health (c) pursue (d) succeed
Q-8 Pass oneself off
(a) poor health (b) wasted money (c) regarded to be (d) snow off
Q-9 Pull off
(a) Succeed (b) poor health (c) help (d) look out
Q-10 Look after
(a) see carefully (b) snow off (c) watch out (d) take care of
Q-11 Look upon
(a) consider (b) in search of (c) remove (d) None
Q-12 Let up
(a) garden (b) quarrel (c) keep at a distance (d) respite
Q-13 Lay by
(a) continue (b) dejected (c) save (d) None
Q-14 Hand over
(a) give charge (b) appeal (c) send for help (d) None
Q-15 Drop out
(a) eradicate (b) retire in the midst of doing something
(c) start suddenly (d) None of these
Q-16 Cast down
(a) Dejected (b) ruined
(c) to tale a piece from the whole (d) None
Q-17 Call on
(a) appeal (b) send for help
(c) go and visit a person (d) none
Q-18 Bring round
(a) cause to happen (b) to make one agree
(c) recall (d) None
Q-19 Bear on
(a) relevant (b) quarrel (c) require (d) None of these
Q-20 Bear out
(a) extinguish (b) request (c) corroborate (d) None
Q-21 Blow over
(a) Explode (b) Ask about (c) come to an end (d) None
Q-22 Back out
(a) Agree with (b) Come to an end (c) Depend on (d) None of these
Q-23 Ask after
(a) Respect (b) Inquire after (c) Hate (d) None
Q-24 Blow out
(a) extinguish (b) request (c) in brief (d) None
Q-25 Be in for
(a) about to take place (b) to pay a short visit (c) A hypocrite(d) None of these

Answers With Reason:->

1(a) incite
2(a) change
3(b) arrive
4(a) supposed to be
5(a) remove
6(b) stay up
7(c) pursue
8(d) snow off
9(a) Succeed
10(d) take care of
11(a) consider
12(d) respite
13(c) save
14(a) give charge
15(b) retire in the midst of doing something
16(a) Dejected
17(c) go and visit a person
18(b) to make one agree
19(a) relevant
20(c) corroborate
21(c) come to an end
22(a) Agree with
23(b) Inquire after
24(a) extinguish
25(a) about to take place

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Idioms And Phrases 3


Find out the correct meaning of Idioms and Phrases from the four alternatives


Q-1 Work up

(a) incite (b) stop (c) deceive (d) None

Q-2 Turn over

(a) change (b) incite (c) criticize (d) None

Q-3 Turn up

(a) open (b) arrive (c) instigate (d) None

Q-4 Take for

(a) supposed to be (b) arrest (c) die (d) None

Q-5 Take off

(a) remove (b) come to an end (c) snow of (d) None

Q-6 Sit up

(a) support (b) stay up (c) crush d) None

Q-7 Run after

(a) reject (b) poor health (c) pursue (d) succeed

Q-8 Pass oneself off

(a) poor health (b) wasted money (c) regarded to be (d) snow off

Q-9 Pull off

(a) Succeed (b) poor health (c) help (d) look out

Q-10 Look after

(a) see carefully (b) snow off (c) watch out (d) take care of

Q-11 Look upon

(a) consider (b) in search of (c) remove (d) None

Q-12 Let up

(a) garden (b) quarrel (c) keep at a distance (d) respite

Q-13 Lay by

(a) continue (b) dejected (c) save (d) None

Q-14 Hand over

(a) give charge (b) appeal (c) send for help (d) None

Q-15 Drop out

(a) eradicate (b) retire in the midst of doing something

(c) start suddenly (d) None of these

Q-16 Cast down

(a) Dejected (b) ruined

(c) to tale a piece from the whole (d) None

Q-17 Call on

(a) appeal (b) send for help

(c) go and visit a person (d) none

Q-18 Bring round

(a) cause to happen (b) to make one agree

(c) recall (d) None

Q-19 Bear on

(a) relevant (b) quarrel (c) require (d) None of these

Q-20 Bear out

(a) extinguish (b) request (c) corroborate (d) None

Q-21 Blow over

(a) Explode (b) Ask about (c) come to an end (d) None

Q-22 Back out

(a) Agree with (b) Come to an end (c) Depend on (d) None of these

Q-23 Ask after

(a) Respect (b) Inquire after (c) Hate (d) None

Q-24 Blow out

(a) extinguish (b) request (c) in brief (d) None

Q-25 Be in for

(a) about to take place (b) to pay a short visit (c) A hypocrite(d) None of these

Answers With Reason:

1(a) incite

2(a) change

3(b) arrive

4(a) supposed to be

5(a) remove

6(b) stay up

7(c) pursue

8(d) snow off

9(a) Succeed

10(d) take care of

11(a) consider

12(d) respite

13(c) save

14(a) give charge

15(b) retire in the midst of doing something

16(a) Dejected

17(c) go and visit a person

18(b) to make one agree

19(a) relevant

20(c) corroborate

21(c) come to an end

22(a) Agree with

23(b) Inquire after

24(a) extinguish

25(a) about to take place

Idioms And Phrases 2

Find out the correct meaning of Idioms and Phrases from the four alternatives

Q-1 In the limelight
(a) Prominent (b) Win favour of somebody
(c) to confess (d) to try utmost
Q-2 Live-wire
(a) certain (b) to ascertain
(c) not to understand (d) energetic
Q-3 An eye wash
(a) by force of (b) a pretence
(c) come to nothing (d) None of these
Q-4 Well disposed to
(a) in fashion (b) to look sad
(c) helpful to somebody (d) shortage
Q-5 A good Samaritan
(a) one who helps strangers (b) to face final defeat
(c) to discourage (d) None of these
Q-6 In cold blood
(a) official delay (b) for the reason
(c) full of faults (d) to do something deliberately
Q-7 By the way
(a) gradually (b) By the way
(c) to be equal (d) None of these
Q-8 Apple-pie order
(a) common man (b) strict
(c) in perfect order (d) None of these
Q-9 Above all
(a) before everything else (b) most important
(c) to keep quite (d) Violently
Q-10 To give a good account
(a) to act creditable (b) to fight
(c) to happen (d) None of these
Q-11 A blue stocking
(a) educated but Pedantic lady (b) to bully
(c) to die (d) no alternative
Q-12 To kick the bucket
(a) to frown (b) to weak point
(c) to be fussy (d) To die
Q-13 To give the devil his due
(a) Penniless (b) Life of ascetic
(c) Out of trouble (d) give credit to a worthless person for his good qualities
Q-14 Draconian law
(a) extremely severe law (b) A hypocrite
(c) Postpone (d) None
Q-15 Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth
(a) Poor and ruined (b) A worthless
(c) Criticize a gift (d) None of these
Q-16 Besides the mark
(a) to happen (b) not to care
(c) irrelevant (d) None of these
Q-17 Days of reckoning
(a) futile labour (b) send for help
(c) quarrel (d) time to answer for one’s action
Q-18 To save one’s face
(a) receive applause (b) To avoid disgrace
(c) Out of trouble (d) None of these
Q-19 Window shopping
(a) Dejected (b) Get
(c) To look goods displayed but not for buying (d) None of these
Q-20 Down in the mouth
(a) Out of elements (b) In brief
(c) Scattered things (d) None of these
Q-21 Tall stories
(a) to get into trouble (b) happen
(c) belong to (d) exaggerated stories
Q-22 A Spartan life
(a) life of ascetic (b) close together
(c) Continue (d) None of these
Q-23 To have to many things at a time
(a) make a speech (b) doing many things at a time
(c) ruined (d) request
Q-24 To sail under false colours
(a) A hypocrite (b) Extinguish
(c) Suitable (d) None of these
Q25 Every dog has his day
(a) to be depressed (b) to happen
(c) Good fortune (d) meet by chance

Answers With Reason


1(a) Prominent
2(d) energetic
3(b) a pretence
4(c) helpful to somebody
5(a) one who helps strangers
6(d) to do something deliberately
7(b) By the way
8(c) in perfect order
9(a) before everything else
10(a) to act creditably
11(a) educated but Pedantic lady
12(d) To die
13(d) give credit to a worthless person for his good qualities
14(a) extremely severe law
15(c) criticize a gift
16(c) irrelevant
17(d) time to answer for one’s action
18(b) To avoid disgrace
19(c) To look goods displayed but not for buying
20(a) Out of elements
21(d) exaggerated stories
22(a) life of ascetic
23(b) doing many things at a time
24(a) A hypocrite
25(c) Good fortune

Idioms And Phrases 1

Find out the correct meaning of Idioms and Phrases from the four alternatives

Q-1 To be ill at ease
(a) Uncomfortable (b) To apologize
(c) By means another (d) None of these
Q-2 To make both ends meet
(a) Not deserving (b) Punish
(c) in fashion (d) to pass a critical stage
Q-3 To be in the good books
(a) In a mood (b) to be unwell
(c) to be in favour with a person (d) None of these
Q-4 To gain ground
(a) to succeed slowly and steadily (b) more expenditure
(c) by the way (d) tobe equal to
Q-5 To burry the hatchet
(a) squander (b) to make peace
(c) to value (d) to avoid
Q-6 To cross one’s mind
(a) to ignore (b) not deserving
(c) to occur to oneself (d) None of these
Q-7 To do it off hand
(a) To discourage (b) to be hopeful in need
(c) Perplexed (d) without preparation
Q-8 Black and Blue
(a) bitter relations (b) to beat mercilessly
(c) to pacify the matter (d) in a mood
Q-9 To follow suit
(a) Active (b) Confused
(c) to act in a like manner (d) None of these
Q-10 To leave a friend in the lurch
(a) to laugh secretly (b) to leave a friend in difficulty
(c) to avoid (d) None of these
Q-11 To make the most of
(a) to utilize time (b) Abscond to keep unchained
(c) Confused (d) None of these
Q-12 To rise to the occasion
(a) shortage (b) to act as the occasion
(c) Fail to keep position (d) None of these
Q-13 To turn over a new leaf
(a) In a dilemma (b) To be unwell
(c) to be entirely changed (d) None
Q-14 To be under a cloud
(a) to be under suspicion (b) Squander
(c) to occur to oneself (d) to understand
Q-15 To let the cat out of the bag
(a) to agree (b) to disclose
(c) to value (d) None of these
Q-16 Fabian Policy
(a) Policy of delaying decisions (b) to weaken the power
(c) Support one another (d) None of these
Q-17 Uphill task
(a) last creation (b) difficult task
(c) to pacify the matter (d) in a mood
Q-18 A ship of the old block
(a) to ignore (b) to make peace
(c) resembling (d) None
Q-19 To be at a stone’s throw
(a) very close (b) to weaken the power
(c) to occur oneself (d) None of these
Q-20 In the blues
(a) in dumps (b) to confess
(c) exaggerate (d) None of these
Q-21 Out of the wood
(a) by force of (b) out of danger
(c) Certain (d) None
Q-22 Writing on the wall
(a) To discourage (b) to be hopeful in need
(c) signal (d) None
Q-23 To play truant
(a) yield (b) to be absent from duty without permission
(c) false hope (d) None of these
Q-24 To hit the nail on the head
(a) to do the right thing at the right time (b) repent
(c) to defy (d) to show contempt
Q-25 Above board
(a) honest and straight forward (b) false hope
(c) official day (d) prosperous

Answers With Reason:

1(a) Uncomfortable
2(b) To apologize
3(c) to be in favour with a person
4(a) to succeed slowly and steadily
5(b) to make peace
6(c) to occur to oneself
7(d) without preparation
8(b) to beat mercilessly
9(c) to act in a like manner
10(b) to leave a friend in difficulty
11(a) to utilize time
12(b) to act as the occasion
13(c) to be entirely changed
14(a) to be under suspicion
15(b) to disclose
16(a) Policy of delaying decisions
17(b) difficult task
18(c) resembling
19(a) very close
20(a) in dumps
21(b) out of danger
22(c) signal
23(b) to be absent from duty without permission
24(a) to do the right thing at the right time
25(a) honest and straight forward