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 16 :

To smell a rat

A). To see signs of plague epidemic
B). To get bad small of a bad dead rat
C). To suspect foul dealings
D). To be in a bad mood
E). None of these
Answer : Option C

Question 17 :

To hit the nail right on the head

A). To do the right thing
B). To destroy one's reputation
C). To announce one's fixed views
D). To teach someone a lesson
E). None of these
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

To do exactly the right thing; to do something in the most effective and efficient way.

Question 18 :

To set one's face against

A). To oppose with determination
B). To judge by appearence
C). To get out of difficulty
D). To look at one steadily
E). None of these
Answer : Option A