Thursday, July 24, 2014

Phrases/Idioms Asked In Previous SSC Exams

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

  • 1. 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
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note:It means "a expensive item that is costly to maintain".

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

  • 4.He went on sowing wild oats; he reaped suffering in his later life

    1. Inviting Troubles as a boy
    2. Warning others as a youngman
    3. Irresponsible pleasure seeking in young age
    4. Sowing grains called oats when young
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note: to do wild and foolish things in one's youth

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

  • 5. I knew he had an axe to grind and turned down his offer of help

    1. a blunt axe
    2. a sharp tongue
    3. a private interest to serve
    4. a tendency to fight
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note: The meaning of this idiom is "To have selfish reason behind doing something".

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

  • 8. Have the last Laugh

    1. be of a cheerful nature
    2. laugh only after understanding something
    3. to be victorious at the an argument
    4. to crack the final joke
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note:The meaning of this idiom is "To be victorious at the end of an argument"

Idioms/Phrases Quiz

  • 9.The news of the accident come as a bolt from the blue

    1. something unexpected
    2. something unpleasant
    3. something horrible
    4. something unexpected and unpleasant
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option D
    Explanation:
    Note: The meaning of this idiom is "Something unexpected and unpleasant"

Idioms/Phrases Quiz


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