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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-25th December

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank. There are five idioms given below each sentence, one out of which can be used in the blank to form a meaningful sentence. Choose the most appropriate idiom among the five options that makes the sentence contextually meaningful and grammatically correct.

Q1. After constantly being prank-called, Julian decided to give Juan _______________ and ordered twenty-seven pizzas to be delivered to Juan’s house.
(a) Once in a blue moon
(b) Easy does it
(c) A taste of his own medicine
(d) Cutting Corners
(e) Pull yourself together

Q2. Liam had __________________________ before he went on stage to play the violin.
(a) Cat got your tongue
(b) Lose your marbles
(c) Sick and tired
(d) Butterflies in his stomach
(e) Snug as a bug in a rug

Q3. You have been a _______________so many times that no one believes you when you’re really hurt.
(a) Give it a whirl
(b) Crying Wolf
(c) Better late than never
(d) Sleep on it
(e) Get your act together

Q4. Even though you just got fired, remember that _______________—at least you don’t have to work for that grouchy boss anymore
(a) Step up your game
(b) Easy does it
(c) Tip on the iceberg
(d) Take it easy
(e)Every cloud has a silver lining

Q5. Tom felt like a _______________at the Star Trek convention his new girlfriend begged him to attend.
(a) A short fuse
(b) Stick your nose into something
(c) Fish out of water
(d) Cutting Corners
(e) Up a creek without a paddle

Solutions:

S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. ‘A taste of your own medicine’ means ‘ Bad treatment deservedly received for treating other people badly’.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. Butterfly in your stomach means to be nervous.
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (b)
Sol. Crying wolf means to ask for help when you don’t need it.
Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S4. Ans. (e)
Sol. Every cloud has silver lining means You can find good in every bad situation.
Hence, option (e) is the right answer choice.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. Fish out of water means to be out of place.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-25th December |_30.1

English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-25th December |_40.1

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The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is scheduled for 7 October 2023.