Exercise

Exercise 1

Directions to Solve
Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.

Question 1 :

To make clean breast of


A). To gain prominence
B). To praise oneself
C). To confess without of reserve
D). To destroy before it blooms
E). None of these
Answer : Option C

Question 2 :

To keeps one's temper


A). To become hungry
B). To be in good mood
C). To preserve ones energy
D). To be aloof from
E). None of these
Answer : Option B

Question 3 :

To catch a tartar


A). To trap wanted criminal with great difficulty
B). To catch a dangerous person
C). To meet with disaster
D). To deal with a person who is more than one's match
E). None of these
Answer : Option B

Question 4 :

To drive home


A). To find one's roots
B). To return to place of rest
C). Back to original position
D). To emphasise
E). None of these
Answer : Option D

Question 5 :

To have an axe to grind


A). A private end to serve
B). To fail to arouse interest
C). To have no result
D). To work for both sides
E). None of these
Answer : Option A