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English (Idiom/Phrases) Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 28th March 2018 (Solutions)

English (Idiom/Phrases) Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 28th March 2018 (Solutions)_30.1

Directions (1-10): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase
Q1. A greenhorn
(a) A new fellow
(b) Contrary to inclination
(c) Genuine
(d) A happy person
S1. Ans.(a)
Q2. Stand in
(a) Resist
(b) Substitute
(c) Secured
(d) To pay
S2. Ans.(b)
Q3. At the drop of a hat
(a) At once
(b) To be paid
(c) To be attracted
(d) To reserve
S3. Ans.(a)
Q4. Make a pile
(a) Make fortune
(b) To be arrogant
(c) To provoke
(d) Supply with enough space
S4. Ans.(a)
Q5. Run in the same groove
(a) Challenge with contempt
(b) To maintain a group or company in good spirits
(c) To participate in a race
(d) Lamentation
S5. Ans.(b) 
Q6. Work like a Trojan
(a) face difficulties
(b) take trouble
(c) to imitate
(d) work very hard
S6. Ans.(d)
Q7. Set tongues wagging
(a) be easy to pronounce
(b) encourage gossip
(c) to be curious
(d) wait eagerly
S7. Ans.(b)
Q8. A nail in someone’s coffin
(a) something bad that contributes towards someone’s failure
(b) something irrelevant to the subject
(c) to make money unfairly
(d) to make someone feel uncomfortable or embarrassed
S8. Ans.(a)
Q9. A man of the world
(a) headstrong and arrogant
(b) highly experienced in many fields
(c) very popular because of success
(d) a man of wit or genius
S9. Ans.(b)
Q10. A leap in the dark
(a) a random guess or a risky attempt
(b) a mistake that cannot be rectified
(c) to get wounded
(d) unusual behavior
S10. Ans.(a)