Idioms and Phrases MCQ for Competitive Exam - 1

Question: 1

They set the two friends by the ear and then enjoyed the fun.

(A) to bring in agreement

(B) made friends

(C) to provoke to quarrel

(D) none of these

Ans: C

to provoke to quarrel

Question: 2

I have come to know of your hole and corner methods of dealing with people.

(A) suspicious

(B) strict

(C) servile

(D) secret

Ans: D


Question: 3

Every opponent of Mohammad Ali has gone to the well in the contest with him so far.

(A) broken one’s bones

(B) achieved one’s aim

(C) proved equal

(D) failed to defeat

Ans: D

failed to defeat

Question: 4

The authorities took him to task for his negligence.

(A) reprimanded him

(B) forced him to resign

(C) suspended his assignment

(D) gave him additional work

Ans: A

reprimanded him

Question: 5

You cannot have your cake and eat it too.

(A) absolve yourself of guilt

(B) have it both ways

(C) enjoy without payment

(D) enjoy for ever

Ans: B

have it both ways

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