English Quiz 129

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  1. The result of the examination dashed my hopes.
  2. failed
  3. kill someone
  4. frustrate
  5. bring great happiness

 

 

  1. The result of the examination dashed my hopes.
  2. failed
  3. kill someone
  4. frustrate
  5. bring great happiness

 

 

  1. To see red
  2. to find fault with
  3. to criticise others
  4. to be very angry
  5. to victimise someone

 

  1. Oily tongue
  2. rich food
  3. strong critic
  4. flattery
  5. hungry person

 

 

  1. There is no need to rake up an old quarrel.
  2. start
  3. end
  4. forget
  5. revive

 

 

  1. She exhibited remarkable sang froid during the crisis.
  2. composure
  3. temper
  4. anger
  5. irritation

 

 

  1. Mrs Rashmi has been in the blues for the last several weeks.
  2. unwell
  3. abroad
  4. lonely
  5. depressed

 

 

  1. Believe me, I am all at sea.
  2. puzzled
  3. drowning
  4. very happy
  5. out of reach

 

 

  1. None of this hanky panky, please talk straight.
  2. jugglery
  3. indifference
  4. diversification
  5. obsession

 

 

  1. The leader must have the lion’s share of the booty.
  2. the worthy part
  3. the smaller part
  4. the larger part
  5. the stronger part

 

 

  1. In deep water
  2. to feel lonely
  3. to swim in a river
  4. to act like a coward
  5. in real trouble

 

 

  1. I am just a small fry in the office.
  2. humorous
  3. person or thing of little importance
  4. peon
  5. a small creature

 

 

  1. To fly off the handle.
  2. to act foolishly
  3. to be indifferent
  4. to break something
  5. to get into a rage and lose self control

 

 

  1. Flesh and blood can bear it no longer.
  2. in life
  3. at the top speed
  4. warning
  5. human nature

 

 

  1. The prices are going up by leaps and bounds.
  2. gradually
  3. rapidly
  4. irregularly
  5. systematically

 

 

  1. The company has been handed over to new masters, lock, stock and barrel.
  2. partially
  3. completely
  4. financially
  5. administratively

 

 

  1. The project of building ended in smoke.
  2. to fall
  3. to catch fire
  4. to give no practical result
  5. ended in the destruction of building

 

 

  1. His dealings are all above board.
  2. simple
  3. friendly
  4. decent
  5. open

 

 

  1. The study of insects was a fascinating pursuit for him.
  2. zoology
  3. entomology
  4. etymology
  5. anthropology

 

 

  1. In this competition there is complete fair play.
  2. no cheating
  3. good chances
  4. honest means
  5. good name

 

 

ANSWERS

  1. C
  2. C
  3. A
  4. C
  5. D
  6. A
  7. D
  8. A
  9. A
  10. C
  11. D
  12. B
  13. D
  14. D
  15. B
  16. B
  17. A
  18. B
  19. D
  20. A