Idioms and Phrases - Excercise 1

Questions

Directions to solve

1.   In summer, woolen goods are a drug in the market.

  • Rarely available
  • Worthless products
  • Commodities not in demand
  • Available at cheap rates
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The Correct answer is :Commodities not in demand

2.   To cry wolf

  • To listen eagerly
  • To give false alarm
  • To turn pale
  • To keep off starvation
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The Correct answer is :To give false alarm

3.   To end in smoke

  • To make completely understand
  • To ruin oneself
  • To excite great applause
  • To overcome someone
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The Correct answer is :To ruin oneself

4.   To be above board

  • To have a good height
  • To be honest in any business deal
  • They have no debts
  • To try to be beautiful
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The Correct answer is :To be honest in any business deal

5.   All and Sundry

  • Everybody without distinction
  • Only rich person
  • Together
  • Selected people
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The Correct answer is :Everybody without distinction

6.   In cold blood

  • In full operation
  • Deliberately
  • Unintentionally
  • Aimlessly
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The Correct answer is :Deliberately

7.   To count upon

  • To relax
  • To be grateful
  • To clean a thing
  • To depend upon
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The Correct answer is :To depend upon

8.   At one wit's ends

  • Perplexed
  • Clear up
  • Explain
  • Enlighten
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The Correct answer is :Perplexed

9.   At one's fingertips

  • To take revenge
  • Matter of shame
  • Complete knowledge
  • None of the above
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The Correct answer is :Complete knowledge

10.   At the spur of the moment

  • Difficult Moment
  • Without Delay
  • Great Moment
  • Very slow
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The Correct answer is :Without Delay

11.   All in all

  • Every person
  • Particular thing same in all
  • Call all at once
  • Most important
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The Correct answer is :Most important

12.   At close quarters

  • Close examinations
  • Live near to each other
  • Live far to each other
  • In love
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The Correct answer is :Close examinations

13.   Apple Pie order

  • In random order
  • In perfect order
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The Correct answer is :In perfect order

14.   Above board

  • Boasting person
  • Honest and straightforward
  • A man with arrogance
  • A dishonest person
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The Correct answer is :Honest and straightforward

15.   As fit as a fiddle

  • Very weak
  • Recovering from illness
  • Look fit but not fit actually
  • None of these
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The Correct answer is :None of these