English Olympiad Grade 3 Test-3

Reading, Idioms, Phrases and Saying Worksheet


Pick the correct meaning of the following phrases/idioms.

  1. Quite a few

A. Small number                          B. Hiding something

C. Working hard                           D. Large number


  1. Cloud nine

A. Sad                                            B. Happy

C. Black clouds                             D. Rain

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  1. Bell the cat

A. Put a bell on the cat                B. Show a bell to the cat

C. To listen carefully                    D. To do something risky


  1. Let down

A. Disappointment                       B. Satisfaction

C. Sitting down                             D. Attack


  1. Chit-chat

A. Scream          B. Fuss               C. Smooth         D. Gossip


  1. Couch potato

A. A potato sitting on the couch

B. A smart person

C. A lazy person

D. A good day


  1. Keep in touch

A. Stay away                                  B. Be in contact

C. Touching something                D. Argue over something


  1. Pull someone's leg

A. To act smart                             B. To play a trick on someone

C. Hang-out with friends             D. To rescue someone


  1. Put on your thinking cap

A. Buy a cap                                   B. Do not think

C. Start thinking                           D. Put your cap on


  1. Catch on

A. Trap               B. Hit                 C. Understand D. Hear


Answer Keys

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