Grammar Quiz

Idioms Quiz


Preview 20 Quizzes about Idioms

I felt so angry that I wanted to hit him so hard that he would fall over.
a. dig him
b. dust him
c. deck him


My complaint goes ___ you, too.
a. on
b. for
c. in


Beat ………. the bush.

A. around

B. into

C. across


The farmer himself came ___ the intruders.
a. before
b. along
c. after


To “pop up” means to ___.
a. volunteer
b. appear suddenly
c. raise your head


If you are “fed up” you have ___.
a. had enough
b. eaten enough
c. drunk too much


If you “eat humble pie” you ___.
a. accept shame
b. are defensive


Could you tell me what the amount of the bill is?
a. what’s the dirt
b. what’s the doc
c. what’s the damage


The children were full of beans today, looking forward to their field trip.
   
A.     eating a lot
   
B.     hyperactive
   
C.     melancholy
   
D.     lively and in high spirits
   


“You tell them” ___ someone.
a. encourages
b. disciplines
c. corrects


To “jump through hoops” means ___.
a. be in charge
b. obey any order
c. be naughty


His breath is totally repellant.
a. a turnoff
b. a takeoff
c. a tangle.


We ran ___ of beer when the party was half over.
a. away
b. out
c. off


To “mark time” means to ___.
a. be idle
b. be busy
c. rush around


She couldn’t keep ___ the payments so she lost the house.

a. on
b. off
c. up


I tried to talk to her, but she was as high as a ……………..

A. kite

B. house

C. sky

D. wall


The “cream of the crop” means it is ___.
a. the worst
b. the best


When the telephone salesman told me I could buy some concert tickets for only $10.00 if I gave him my credit card number, it seemed a little fishy to me, so I hung up the phone.
a. I thought the telephone salesman smelled like a fish and I didn’t like that.
b. I thought the phone salesman was a dangerous fish and he scared me.
c. I thought the phone salesman was dishonest and I felt suspicious of him.


Don’t let yourself be taken ___ by anyone.
a. into
b. in
c. on


This jazz is really great.
a. faded
b. far-out
c. foggy


How to use : Read the question carefully, then select one of the answers that you think is correct by clicking on the available options, then press "Check answer" button.

Tips : If this page always shows the same questions, make sure you correct the question first by pressing the "check answer" button.