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प्रश्न 1   Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase “Steal someone’s thunder” –
 (अ) To steal the peace of mind by constant nagging
 (ब) To bring down a person who is acting smart
 (स) To take credit for something which someone else did
 (द) A useless attempt
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 2   Choose the meaning of the underlined phrase/Idiom-
I am going to stay at home because I am feeling under the weather today.

 (अ) depressed
 (ब) unhappy
 (स) irritated
 (द) sick
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 3   Complete the sentence with correct word phrase:
It is a story of two men and a batch of ______ armoured cars.

 (अ) deceased
 (ब) defeated
 (स) decrepit
 (द) None of these
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 4   Match the idioms in column I with their meanings in column II –

Column-I Column-II
(i) Call it a day (A) saying good luck to someone
(ii) Feeling under the weather (B) to leak a secret
(iii) Spill the beans (C) not very well
(iv) Break a leg (D) to stop work or another activity

 (अ) i-(C), ii-(D), iii-(B), iv-(A)
 (ब) i-(D), ii-(C), iii-(B), iv-(A)
 (स) i-(A), ii-(C), iii-(B), iv-(D)
 (द) i-(D), ii-(C), iii-(A), iv-(B)
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 5   Select the appropriate phrasal verb from the given options to fill the blank space and complete the sentence –
“Ten candidates ………. … for the interview.”

 (अ) turned up
 (ब) turned down
 (स) turned over
 (द) turned out
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 6   Choose the correct option that expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom :
Smugglers tried to fish in the troubled waters during World War II.

 (अ) to take double benefit
 (ब) to work hard to survive
 (स) try to destroy the enemy
 (द) to take advantage from a chaotic situation
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 7   After ten years war, China gave in. (Choose the correct meaning of the underlined phrasal verb)
 (अ) started afresh.
 (ब) refrained
 (स) surrendered
 (द) won
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 8   Choose the correct option that expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom –
They have been at daggers drawn for weeks over their distribution of ancestral property.

 (अ) be bitterly hostile towards each other
 (ब) to live separately
 (स) not on talking terms
 (द) to live calmly
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 9   fill in the blank with the most appropriate phrasal verb –
Raja Ram Mohan Roy urged Indians to………….. (do) untouchability.

 (अ) do at
 (ब) do away with
 (स) do upon
 (द) do without
 उत्तर  

प्रश्न 10   Choose the correct meaning of the idiom –
‘Feeling under the weather’ means –

 (अ) refreshed
 (ब) to feel ill
 (स) rejuvenate
 (द) bad weather
 उत्तर  

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