Practice English Questions (Idioms/Phrases) for SSC CGL, CHSL, CPO Exam

Practice English Questions (Idioms/Phrases) for SSC CGL , CHSL Exam Set-98:
Dear Readers, Practice English Questions for upcoming SSC CGL,CHSL Exams were given below, candidates those who are preparing for the examination can use this question.

Directions (1-10): In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase printed in bold in sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase as your answer.

1).Put off
a)    advanced
b)    cancelled
c)    postponed
d)    prolonged

2).Apple of the eye
a)    the cause of discord
b)    the cause of jealousy
c)    dearly loved
d)    the apple pie

3).To Keep one’s fingers crossed
a)    Praying to God
b)    Yearning for lady luck to help us
c)    Waiting anxiously
d)    Worrying too much

4).Once in a blue moon
a)    On auspicious days
b)    At festivals
c)    quickly
d)    rarely

5).To hold something in leash
a)    to restrain
b)    to disappoint
c)    to dismiss
d)    to discourage

6).it is high time he came out his shell.
a)    Appeared suddenly
b)    Became more sociable
c)    Became aloser
d)    Removed his clothes

7).Every political party is at present playing to the gallery
a)    Adopting cheap tactics
b)    Befooling the common man
c)    Fighting for votes
d)    Appeasing the masses

8).His blood ran cold heard his uncle was murdered
a)    He was frightened
b)    He was horrified
c)    He was disgusted
d)    He was depressed

9).This is so simple that even a man in the street can understand it,
a)    An ordinary person
b)    An illiterate person
c)    An unknown person
d)    A stranger

10).When he want to claim insurance for his car. The agent said he hadn’t  a leg to stand on.
a)    Had been injured in an accident
b)    Was lame
c)    Dit not have much hope of getting it
d)    Would have to wait for some time

Answers:                         
1).c ) 2).c ) 3).b ) 4).d ) 5). a) 6).b ) 7).d ) 8).a ) 9).a ) 10).c )


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