Friday, February 28, 2020

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

[ Idioms ] Practice Set on OBJECTIVE GENERAL ENGLISH For WBCS P3


English - 03
11. It is high time that India and Pakistan iron out their differences over Kashmir and other issues.
(A) Smooth over an argument or quarrel
(B) Argue out
(C) Find a solution
(D) Harden even further their belligerent attitude
[Idiom]

Correct Answer: [C] Find a solution.
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12. The president's visit was called off at the eleventh hour.
(A) At the last possible moment
(B) Shortly before noon
(C) At the earliest opportunity
(D) At 11 a.m.
[Idiom]

Correct Answer: [A] At the last possible moment.
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13. He is not a great lawyer but he has the gift of the gab.
(A) A serious bearing
(B) A silent nature
(C) A talent for speaking
(D) A pleasant face
[Idiom]

Correct Answer: [C] A talent for speaking.
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14. Waiting with bated breath is to —
(A) Waiting for the dentist with the complaint of bad breath
(B) Waiting to take revenge
(C) Feel very excited
(D) Feel breathlessness
[Idiom]

Correct Answer: [C] Feel very excited.
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15. The man was willing to undertake the work for consideration
(A) Only for a brief period
(B) On certain terms
(C) Out of sympathy
(D) Against payment
[Idiom]

Correct Answer: [D] Against payment.
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