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Update on: 28 May 2024, 04:15 PM

Idioms and phrases are an integral part of the English language, adding colour, depth, and meaning to our everyday conversations and writing. These expressions provide a glimpse into the cultural nuances and historical context that have shaped the language over the years. From “raining cats and dogs” to “cold shoulder,” idioms and phrases offer creative and effective ways to communicate complex ideas and emotions in a concise manner.

Do you think you know Idioms & Phrases then take this quiz to find out where you stand. Don’t worry if you’re not very confident – this quiz will help you learn more about these expressions. Let’s have fun and test your knowledge of Idioms and Phrases!

Q.1. “Bite the bullet” means:

A) To face a difficult situation bravely

B) To avoid confronting a problem

C) To hurt someone physically

D) To eat something unpleasant

Answer

A) To face a difficult situation bravely

Q.2. “Kick the bucket” means:

A) To start a new project

B) To die

C) To achieve a goal

D) To reach a milestone

Answer
B) To die

Q.3. “Hit the nail on the head” means:

A) To miss the target

B) To speak or act correctly

C) To be completely wrong

D) To avoid making a mistake

Answer
B) To speak or act correctly

Q.4. “Cost an arm and a leg” means:

A) To be very cheap

B) To be expensive

C) To have a lot of options

D) To be messy

Answer
B) To be expensive

Q.5. “A piece of cake” means:

A) Something easy to do

B) Something difficult to accomplish

C) Something delicious to eat

D) Something boring

Answer
A) Something easy to do

Q.6. “Break the ice” means:

A) To freeze something

B) To start a conversation with strangers

C) To end a conflict

D) To avoid a difficult situation

Answer
B) To start a conversation with strangers

Q.7. “Once in a blue moon” means:

A) Once a week

B) Very rarely

C) Every day

D) Every month

Answer
B) Very rarely

Q.8. “Don’t cry over spilled milk” means:

A) Don’t regret your actions

B) Don’t make mistakes

C) Don’t dwell on past mistakes

D) Don’t waste time on small issues

Answer
C) Don’t dwell on past mistakes

Q.9. “Better late than never” means:

A) Being early is better than being late

B) It’s better to be early

C) It’s better to be late

D) It’s better to do something late than not at all

Answer
D) It’s better to do something late than not at all

Q.10. “Let the cat out of the bag” means:

A) To keep a secret

B) To reveal a secret

C) To hide something

D) To refuse a secret

Answer
B) To reveal a secret

 

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