English Olympiad Grade 4 Idioms & Proverbs Test-1


Idioms & Proverbs Worksheet-1

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Manik was a well-known con artist; he got millions by cheating other people.

A. A person skilled at pleasing others.

B. A person skilled at cheating or swindling others.

C. A person who likes to sing.

D. A person who likes millions.

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  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

It is time to face the music on for what you did to your friend.

A. To accept the truth.

B. To listen the music.

C. To sing the truth.

D. To deny the truth.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

I almost missed my train; it came right down to the wire.

A. At the last minute.                   B. Riding on wire.

C. Very early on.                           D. Missing a train.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Don't worry, by hook or by crook we will get to the airport on time.

A. To accomplish something with worry.

B. To accomplish nothing at the airport.

C. Driving fast to the airport.

D. To accomplish something by whatever means necessary.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Salaries in this area are so low that most people here live hand to mouth.

A. To be poor and not able to support yourself.

B. Use your hands and mouth to live.

C. To be poor and eat using your hands.

D. To be rich and have fun.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

I have not decided what kind of car I want to buy. There are so many choices; I cannot make up my mind.

A. Decide what to do                   B. Decide what not to buy

C. Decide but not tell                   D. Keep quiet

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Molly asked me to be her friend again. I have no hard feeling towards her anymore.

A. Nice feelings                             B. Bitter feelings

C. Think too much                       D. Design friendship

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Stones around the corner could become a problem. But Anita nipped the problem in the bud by removing the sharp stones.

A. To break something

B. To start something very late

C. To stop something very early

D. Pick flowers

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

No one likes him anymore. He played a dirty trick on his own friends and cheated them.

A. A dishonest action                   B. Fight someone

C. Honest chat                              D. Fail to be nice with friends

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Smoking or lighting any flame near a gas station is a recipe for disaster.

A. A cooking recipe

B. Plan for success

C. Actions that can result in great recipe

D. Actions that can result in great trouble

 

Answer Keys:

1. B; 2. A; 3. A; 4. D; 5. A; 6. A; 7. B; 8. C; 9. A; 10. D