Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

You must admire the way she sticks to her guns.

 

maintains her opinion

holds on to the pistol

does not let her weapon go

refuses to shoot

QUESTION 2

You better learn to toe the line to avoid consequences.

 

to be indifferent to rules

to disobey rule

to follow the lead

to make your own rules

QUESTION 3

He promised to look into the matter.

 

to investigate

to question

to peer closely at

to take care of

QUESTION 4

It is bad to try to fish in troubled waters.

 

make a profit out of a disturbance

go for fishing and cause trouble

fish in hot weather

catch fish in disturbed waters

QUESTION 5

Thousands put on a daily fight to keep the wolf from the door.

 

ward off mosquitoes

keep oneself healthy

avoid starvation

guard from pickpockets

QUESTION 6

How did you break the ice in the party ?

 

shatter peace

cause harm

break free

initiate something

QUESTION 7

The policy has been declared to be null and void.

 

valid

impossible

invalid

empty

QUESTION 8

He is known for blowing his own trumpet.

 

clattering

shouting

clamouring

boasting

QUESTION 9

He cut the Gordian knot by practising what he preached.

 

lessened the difficulty

let the difficulty remain as it was

removed the difficulty

add to the difficulty

QUESTION 10

He took a leap in the dark with his latest investment in stocks.

 

took a risk

was hesitant

was confused

was cocksure