Idioms and Phrases For Canara Bank PO - 16th December 2018


English Language Quiz For Canara Bank PO

Canara Bank PO Exam is on its way and a lot of aspirants are heading towards new hopes with this upcoming opportunity. Thus, the English Language can be an impetus for their success by helping them save crucial time and score good points in lesser time and effort. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for upcoming Canara Bank PO Exam.

Directions (1-15): In each of the questions given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then try to decipher its meaning. Choose the option which gives the correct meaning of the phrases. 

Q1. Let the cat out of the bag.  
(a) to let a cat roam around freely
(b) to try to save someone from a disaster
(c) to liberate someone
(d) to  make someone subordinate
(e) to accidentally reveal a secret

Q2. Best of both worlds.
(a) to roam around the world
(b) to be able to enjoy two different opportunities at the same time
(c) to play tricks in order to achieve targets
(d) to have lots of money to make the things done
(e) to be honest

Q3. Beating a Dead Horse
(a) Suppressing someone under the power of authority
(b) Revitalizing someone
(c) Beating a horse mercilessly
(d) Something considered as expensive
(e) Something that is seen as futile

Q4. Fat City 
(a) A great thing or place
(b) A big pub or club
(c) A wide community
(d) A great task
(e) An important country

Q5. To add insult to injury
(a) to hit someone
(b) to steal somebody’s belonging
(c) to humiliate someone
(d) to injure oneself in an accident
(e) to make a situation worse

Q6. Agitate the Gravel  
(a) To leave in a hurry
(b) To die
(c) To get angry
(d) To slow down
(e) To fall down

Q7.  Hear on the grapevine
(a) to hear rumors about someone or something
(b) to hear something from your boss
(c) to hear something commendable about someone
(d) to hear something which is live on AIR
(e) Both (a) and (b)

Q8. Tip of the iceberg
(a) The main part of the situation that is visible as a problem but there is happiness lying inside
(b) The highest point of a mountain
(c) The crux of the whole problem that can be seen, with the more serious issues lying beneath
(d) Beginning of a problem
(e) Acme of a mountain

Q9. Give the benefit of the doubt
(a) To get punished for a mistake
(b) To get the reward of cheating someone
(c) To get the praise of solving or resolving a doubtful situation
(d) To believe someone without getting any proof or evidence
(e) To be hopeful of getting success

Q10. Toot you own horn 
(a) To blow loud horn
(b) To always beat about the bush
(c) To end up in doing the loss of oneself
(d) To boast about the achievements of oneself
(e) None of the above

Q11. Your guess is as good as mine
(a) To have the same sense of humor
(b) To get same marks in an exam
(c) To have an idea about what's happening around
(d) To play a lucky draw game
(e) To have no idea or answer to a question

Q12. Throw someone under the bus
(a) to make someone meet with an accident
(b) to bring someone under trouble
(c) to make someone work hard
 (d) to make someone fall ill
(e) None of the Above

Q13. Tongue in cheek
(a) to take someone seriously
(b) to not to take someone seriously
 (c) to insult someone
(d) to neglect someone
(e) to talk in a high tone

Q14.  Twist someone's arm
(a) to get into someone's personal matters
(b) to break/fracture someone's arm
(c) to pressurize someone into doing something that they are reluctant to do
(d) to make someone irritated
(e) to make friends and bully them

Q15.  Turn a blind eye
(a) to condemn someone
(b) to become blind after meeting an accident
(c) to pretend not to notice
(d) to protest against something right
(e) to lie about something

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