English Olympiad Grade 3 Test-4

Reading, Idioms, Proverbs and Sayings Worksheet


Find the Correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

  1. I asked Manisha to keep an eye on the time. Since, we had to reach the theatre at 6:30.

A. Buy a nice watch                     B. Forget something

C. Check regularly                       D. Working hard


  1. "Deepak broke his mother's heart when he dropped out of school."

A. Make someone proud

B. Very tired

C. make someone feel very sad

D. Very late at night

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  1. "Where were you? I have not seen you for ages."

A. Difficult to believe                   B. An old person

C. Help someone                          D. For a very long time


  1. I like to play golf with my friends once in a while.

A. From time to time                   B. Never

C. Everyday                                  D. Be very careful


  1. "Blake said the quiz was difficult. To me it looked as easy as pie."

A. Very long      B. Very easy      C. Difficult        D. Tasty


  1. Alka does not like to bad-mouth anyone. She is a great person.

A. To praise       B. To fight         C. To help          D. To criticize


  1. It is raining cats and dogs since morning. I could not go to play out side.

A. Walking cats and dogs           B. Bathing cats and dogs

C. A busy day                               D. Heavy rainfall


  1. "You shouldn't have missed class yesterday. We had a pop quiz."

A. Unannounced short test        B. Getting a drink

C. Playing a fun game                 D. Paying attention


  1. My new roommate's snoring habit at night is getting on my nerves.

A. Risky              B. Annoying      C. Argument     D. Feeling sad


  1. "I have no hard feelings toward Aastha; I know that she deserves this trophy."

A. Bitter feelings                           B. Go to sleep

C. Ignoring someone                    D. Be without money


Answer Keys

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