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 6 :

To cry wolf


A). To listen eagerly
B). To give false alarm
C). To turn pale
D). To keep off starvation
E). None of these
Answer : Option B

Question 7 :

To end in smoke


A). To make completely understand
B). To ruin oneself
C). To excite great applause
D). To overcome someone
E). None of these
Answer : Option B

Question 8 :

To be above board


A). To have a good height
B). To be honest in any business deal
C). They have no debts
D). To try to be beautiful
E). None of these
Answer : Option B

Question 9 :

To put one's hand to plough


A). To take up agricultural farming
B). To take a difficult task
C). To get entangled into unnecessary things
D). Take interest in technical work
E). None of these
Answer : Option B

Question 10 :

To pick holes


A). To find some reason to quarrel
B). To destroy something
C). To criticise someone
D). To cut some part of an item
E). None of these
Answer : Option C