General English Grammar Competitive Exam Questions And Answers Quiz 06

General English Grammar for Competitive Exams Questions and Answers Quiz (Top 50 most Idioms and Phrases with meanings and examples)

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English idioms and phrases example with meaning

Que (1): Select the group of words that is most nearly similar in meaning to the most top Idiom/Phrase in capital letters.


[A]  Utmost hatred for someone.

[B]  Close family tree.
[C]  To twist hair into a particular shape.
[D]  A seemingly impossible or difficult take or problem. ✔

Que (2): Choose the Correct Sentence :
[A]  There are many large shops in Oxford Street. ✔
[B]  There are many large shops in a Oxford Street.
[C]  There are many large shops in an Oxford Street.
[D]  There are many large shops in the Oxford Street.

Que (3): Complete the following sentence by inserting a suitable “Preposition form the given alternatives.

“We are sorry ………………………………….. your misfortune.”

[A]  About ✔
[B]  for
[C]  At
[D]  With

Que (4):  Choose the most appropriate “One Word Substitute for the following from the given alternatives :

                     “To send back a person to his own country.”

[A]  Expatriate

[B]  Delegate
[C]  Expel
[D]  Repatriate ✔

Que (5): Choose an appropriate word from the alternatives given to supply a “Conjunction for completing the following sentence.
    “He acts ___________ he were already the boss”.
[A]  Like
[B]  That
[C]  As if ✔
[D]  So that

Que (6): Select the word  that is most nearly Opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters.


[A]  Precious

[B]  Estimate
[C]  Authentic ✔
[D]  Indecent

Que (7): Identify the correct “Indirect expression of the above imperative.

He says to us, “Keep the gate closed”.

[A]  He says us to keep the gate closed.
[B]  He says to keep the gate closed.
[C]  He says that we are to keep the gate closed. ✔
[D]  He asked that we were supposed to close the gate.

Que (8): Choose the correct passive form of the following sentence :

               “I remember them taking me to the zoo”.

[A]  They remember taking me to the zoo.

[B]  I remember them taken to the zoo by them.
[C]  I remember being taken to the zoo. ✔
[D]  None of the above

Que (9): Find out which part of the following sentence has an ERROR :

He tried / hardly to  / win the race.
(I)            (II)             (III)
[A]  I
[B]  II ✔
[C]  III
[D]  None of the above

Que (10): In which of the following sentences the use of the idiom at sixes and sevensis not appropriate ?

[A]  He apologized because the house was at sixes and sevens.
[B]  Our teacher had just moved in to a new classroom, and she was still at sixes and sevens.
[C]  After the captain of the team broke his leg, the other players were at sixes and sevens. ✔
[D]  The dog’s barking kept the Browns at sixes and sevens with their neighbors for months.

Que(11) :  Select the correct ACTIVE FORM for the above sentence from the alternative suggested below –
              “The room will be cleaned later”

[A]  Somebody will clean the room later.  ✔
[B]  Somebody shall clean the room.
[C]  Somebody later is going to clean the room.
[D]  Somebody must clean it later.

Que(12) : Choose the correct PASSIVE FORM for the following sentence –

   My parents are watching the kids.

[A]   The kids are watched at by my parents.
[B]   The kids were watched by my parents.
[C]   The kids have been watching by my parents
[D]   The kids are being watched by my parents  ✔

Que(13) : Select the word which is choosiest to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the underlined word in the following sentence –

The facts of the case were obscured by the speech of the defense counsel. 

[A]   Reflected
[B]   Illustrated
[C]   Exhibited
[D]   Clarified   ✔

Que(14) :  Choose one word substitute for the following phase from the alternatives provided –

 One who is gifted with several talents. 

[A]   Versatile  ✔
[B]   Stoic
[C]   Volunteer
[D]   Omniscient

Que(15) :  Choose the Mis-Spelt word –
[A]   embarassment
[B]   Harassed
[C]   Cdiosyncracies   ✔
[D]   Unparalleled

Que(16) : Consider the sentence –

He said, “Alas! I am ruined.” What is the INDIRECT SPEECH of the above sentence ?

[A]   He said that he was ruined.
[B]   He exclaimed that he was ruined  ✔
[C]   He exclaimed that Alas he was ruined
[D]   None of the above

Que(17) :  Which of the following word is not its own SINGULAR ?
[A]   Scissors
[B]   Spectacles
[C]   Tongs
[D]   Stereos  ✔

Que(18) :  What is the antonyms for CULPABLE.
[A]   Prone
[B]   Blameless  ✔
[C]   Careless
[D]   Irresponsible

Que(19) :  Which of the following has the CORRECT SPELLING ?
[A]   Catastropic
[B]   Catastrophe  ✔
[C]   Catostrophe
[D]   None of the above

Que(20) :  The one word used for “the branch of physics dealing with low temperature is”
[A]   Cytogenetics
[B]   Cryptography
[C]   Cryogenics  ✔
[D]   None of the above

Que(21) :  Choose the correct sentence –
[A]   The sceneries here are not good .
[B]   In India there are many poor.  ✔
[C]   We have received no information.
[D]  He provided the blinds with food.

Que(22) : Insert a suitable article in the blank to complete the following sentence from the alternatives provided –

We had dinner in ______ most expensive restaurant. 
[A]   A
[B]   An
[C]   The ✔
[D]   Some

Que(23) : Select the CORRECT Sentence from the following sentences –
(1) He had four day’s leave
(2) He had leave of four days.
(3) He had leave for four days.
(4) He had four days leave.

[A]   (1) AND (2)
[B]   (2) AND (3)
[C]   (3) AND (4)  ✔
[D]   (1) AND (4)

Que(24) :  Fill in the blank choosing the most Appropriate Alternative and Complete the following sentence-

We _______ them to arrive since last Thursday

[A]   Have expected
[B]   Have been expecting  ✔
[C]   Expect
[D]   Are expecting

Que(25) :  He said to me, “Go home”.
Which of the following sentence correctly expresses the above sentence in INDIRECT SPEECH ?
[A]   He said me to go home
[B]   He told, Go home !
[C]   He told me to go home  ✔
[D]   He said that I must go home

Que(26) :  They are playing ______ Cricket.
Fill in the blank with Appropriate Article if required –

[A]   A
[B]   An
[C]   The
[D]   No article  ✔

Que(27) :  Musicians mind are attuned _______ music. 
Fill in the blank with one of the following PREPOSITION.

[A]   On
[B]   At
[C]   With
[D]   To  ✔

Que(28) :  Which of the following word is an adjective formed from the word PASSION” –
[A]   Passionism
[B]   Passionately
[C]   Passionate  ✔
[D]   None of the above

Que(29) :  Which of the following is not a CONJUNCTION ?
[A]   And
[B]   On  ✔
[C]   But
[D]   None

Que(30) :  “Shun the dangerous path”.
What is the PASSIVE form of the above sentence ?

[A]   Let the dangerous path be shun
[B]   Let the dangerous path be shunned  ✔
[C]   The dangerous path should be shunned
[D]   None

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