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English Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exam

English Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exam_30.1

Q1. To be a good Samaritan
(a) To be law-abiding
(b) A wise person
(c) A religious person
(d) A genuinely charitable person

Q2. To take a leaf out of somebody’s book
(a) To take him as a model
(b) To steal something valuable
(c) To follow the dictates of someone
(d) To conform to other’s standard

Q3. To set the thames on fire
(a) To do something remarkable
(b) To try to do the impossible
(c) To burn something to ashes
(d) To fling ironical remarks

Q4. To show one’s teeth
(a) To ridicule
(b) To face difficulties
(c) To adopt a threatening attitude
(d) To be humble

Q5. To pour oil in troubled water
(a) To foment trouble
(b) To add to the trouble
(c) To instigate
(d) To calm a quarrel with soothing words

Q6.To get along
(A) To manage to
(B) To go with
(C) To leave
(D) Work helplessly

Q7. Make too much of
(A) Underestimate
(B) Exploit
(C) Overestimate
(D) Ask to do much

Q8.Stem from
(A) Ruin
(B) Originate
(C) Induce
(D) Kill

Q9.In a jiffy
(A) Suddenly
(B) Outstanding
(C) In a fix
(D) Appropriate

Q10.Stir up a hornet’s nest
(A) Money laid by you
(B) Well-mannered people
(C) Neighborhood
(D) Create trouble

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. To be a good Samaritan-A compassionate person who unselfishly helps others, especially strangers.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. To take a leaf out of somebody’s book-imitate or emulate someone in a particular way.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. To set the thames on fire-To do wonderful or exciting things; to cause a great or remarkable sensation in the world; to be extremely exciting, popular, famous, renowned, etc.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. To show one’s teeth-demonstrate or use one’s power or authority in an aggressive or intimidating way.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.  To pour oil in troubled water-to do or say something in order to make people stop arguing and become calmer

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.  To get along-manage to live or survive.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Make too much of-to pay too much attention to someone or something

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.  Stem from-[for an event] to result from something.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol.  In a jiffy-very fast; very soon.

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol.  Stir up a hornet’s nest-to create a lot of trouble. (Fig. on stir something up .)