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English Language Quiz For Bank Foundation 2023-29th December

Directions (1-5): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given with a blank. Below each of the question five options are given. Choose the phrase which fits the blank most appropriately.

Q1. I ____________ that he was being promoted, but I don’t know anything further.
(a) heard on the grapevine
(b) give the benefit of the doubt
(c) hit the sack
(d) sit on the fence
(e) see eye to eye

Q2. My partner _________________ when he told the professor that he did all the work on the presentation
(a) burned the boat
(b) stole my thunder
(c) face the music
(d) threw up the sponge
(e) painted the town red

Q3. I have read the article, but I_______________.
(a) to keep the wolf away from the door
(b) take it with a grain of salt
(c) to speak of the devil
(d) to break the ice
(e) yeoman service

Q4. From the plane we had ______________ of Manhattan.
(a) speak and expand
(b) a bird’s eye view
(c) to play to the gallery
(d) dark horse
(e) to be at sea

Q5. I know you didn’t mean to break my phone, so there’s no use in _______________ now.
(a) going through the whole hog
(b) green horn
(c) crying over spilt milk
(d) missing the boat
(e) Dutchman’s courage

Solutions

S1. Ans. (a)

Sol. Option (a) is the correct choice. ‘heard on the grapevine’ is an idiom which means to hear some news from someone who heard it from someone else. ‘give the benefit of the doubt’ means Believe someone’s statement, without proof. ‘hit the sack’ means to go to bed. ‘sit on the fence’ means this is used when someone does not want to choose or make a decision. ‘see eye to eye’ means this idiom is used to say that two (or more people) agree on something.
S2. Ans. (b)

Sol. Option (b) is the right choice. ‘stole my thunder’ means to take credit for something that someone else did. ‘burned the boat’ means do something which makes it impossible to return to an earlier state. ‘face the music’ means be confronted with the unpleasant consequences of one’s actions. ‘threw up the sponge’ means to give up a contest; to acknowledge defeat. ‘Painted the town red’ means go out and enjoy oneself flamboyantly.
S3. Ans. (b)

Sol. Option (b) is the correct choice. ‘to take it with a grain of salt’ means to view something with skepticism or not to interpret something literally. ‘to keep the wolf away from the door’ means to maintain oneself at a minimal level. ‘yeoman service’ means efficient or useful help in need.
S4. Ans. (b)

Sol. Option (b) is the correct choice. ‘a bird’s eye view’ means an elevated view of an object from above, with a perspective as though the observer were a bird, often used in the making of blueprints, floor plans, and maps. It can be an aerial photograph, but also a drawing.
S5. Ans. (c)

Sol. Option (c) is the correct choice.  ‘to cry over spilt milk’ means to dwell pointlessly on past misfortunes. ‘Dutchman’s courage’ refers to courage gained from intoxication with alcohol. ‘green horn’ is referred to a person who is new to or inexperienced at a particular activity.

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