English Quiz For SSC CGL/CHSL: 14th January Idioms and Phrases

Direction (1-10): Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q1. Cast a shadow on
(a) Without delay
(b) In disagreement
(c) Spoil or let down
(d) In essence

Q2. Come to naught
(a) Be unsuccessful
(b) To win
(c) To very great extent
(d) To be doubtful

Q3. By implication
(a) Obliquely
(b) Do one’s share of work
(c) To go unnoticed
(d) Precisely what the law says

Q4. A man of means
(a) To be disciplined
(b) To be selfish
(c) To be destitute
(d) To be wealthy

Q5. At a rate of knots
(a) Sluggishly
(b) Enthusiastically
(c) Watchfully
(d) Smartly

Q6. A ghost of a chance
(a) Commonplace
(b) Become more important or popular
(c) To hurry
(d) A very small possibility

Q7. In awe of
(a) Have no clear idea
(b) Respect
(c) In a precarious position
(d) To take advantage of

Q8. To blow a fuse
(a) To accomplish the goal
(b) To turn someone angry
(c) To overturn
(d) Watching very closely

Q9. To have the floor
(a) To emphasize
(b) To make a speech
(c) To make no effect
(d) To deceive others

Q10. In a jam
(a) In trouble
(b) In one’s favorite place
(c) In a visit
(d) In a playground


S1. Ans.(c)

S2. Ans.(a)

S3. Ans.(a)

S4. Ans.(d)

S5. Ans.(a)

S6. Ans.(d)

S7. Ans.(b)

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(b)

S10. Ans.(a)

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