Grammar Quiz

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Drastic times call for drastic ……….

A. actions.

B. pleasures.

C. measures.


Curiosity killed the

A. cat.

B. dog.

C. rabbit.


Who is very busy?

A. The one who has a finger in every pie.

B. The one who is out to lunch.

C. The one who wants to have his cake and eat it too.

D. The one who makes a hash of something.


Who might you not trust?

A. The upper crust

B. A good egg.

C. A bad egg.

D. A baker’s dozen.


Who becomes angry?

A. The one who takes the cake.

B. The one who reaches the boiling point.

C. The one who simmers down.

D. The one who is out to lunch.


Who makes people angry?

A. The one who brings home the bacon.

B. The one who eats humble pie.

C. The one who reaches the boiling point.

D. The one who eggs them on.


Not ………. with a full deck.

A. betting

B. gambling

C. playing


Who is not successful?

A. The one who lays an egg.

B. The one who is on the gravy train.

C. The one who brings home the bacon.

D. The one who is burning out.


Every cloud has a ………. lining.

A. golden

B. sliver

C. fine


Best thing since sliced

A. cheese.

B. meat.

C. bread.


Who might use salty language?

A. The one who walks on eggs.

B. The one who is crusty.

C. The one who simmers down.

D. The one who takes the cake.


Pass the

A. buck.

B. rock.

C. duck.


Who wants too much?

A. The one who makes a hash of something.

B. The one who is on a roll.

C. The one who simmers down.

D. The one who wants to have his cake and eat it too.


Who admits he was wrong?

A. The one who burns out.

B. The one who wants to have his cake and eat it too.

C. The one who has a finger in every pie.

D. The one who eats humble pie.


Bite ………. more than you can chew.

A. on

B. off

C. into


Jump ………. the bandwagon.

A. off

B. onto

C. on


Back to the ………. board.

A. online

B. drawing

C. sketching


Let the ………. out of the bag.

A. dog

B. cat

C. rat


Who earns money?

A. The one who brings home the bacon.

B. The one who has a finger in every pie.

C. The one who is out to lunch.

D. The one who is crusty.


Who is not as angry as before?

A. The one who is on the gravy train.

B. The one who is burning out.

C. The one who is simmering down

D. The one who eggs them on.


Monday ………. quarterback.

A. night

B. evening

C. morning


Burn the ………. oil.

A. midnight

B. evening

C. morning


Let sleeping ………. lie.

A. cats

B. dogs

C. rats


Bought the ………. .

A. ranch

B. lunch

C. farm


Pull the ………. over other people’s eyes.

A. wool

B. silk

C. cotton




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