Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Communicative English is the Achilles’ heel for the job aspirants.

 

weak spot

source of strength

what they cherish most

top priority

QUESTION 2

He is leaving the USA for good.

 

urgently

permanently

temporarily

immediately

QUESTION 3

Many politicians in India are not fit to hold a candle to Mahatma Gandhi.

 

superior

equal

inferior

indifferent

QUESTION 4

She must be paying through the nose for the face left.

 

paying less than necessary

paying too much

paying the right amount

paying reluctantly

QUESTION 5

He is putting the cart before the horse by purchasing furniture before buying a house.

 

doing a thing in the wrong way

doing a thing in the right way

committing a great crime

doing things meticulously

QUESTION 6

casting pearls before swine

 

speaking nice words and convincing them

offering good things to undeserving people

uplifting the needy for their welfare

doing worthwhile things to unknown people

QUESTION 7

to play second fiddle.

 

to reduce the importance of one’s senior

take a subordinate role

to do back seat driving

to be happy, cheerful and healthy

QUESTION 8

Mary broke a dining-room window and had to face the music when her father got home.

 

listen carefully

ask a lot of questions

listen to music

accept the punishment

QUESTION 9

Villagers always call a spade a spade.

 

 

to speak in a straight forward manner

to call someone a spade

to speak ill about someone

to speak about spades

QUESTION 10

What egged you on to become a social worker ?

 

urged

dampened

hindered

discouraged