English for Bank PO Exams – Quiz on Proverbs

1.Opening the box containing the jewelry, she said “get a load of that”
Which among the following gives the most appropriate meaning of the proverb in bold?
(A)to weight
(B)to check something out
(C)to hide
(D)to manage
(E)to classify

2.Yatin is in a flaptoday because________?
Bring out the statement which expresses the meaning of the given proverb.
(A)he is away in the hostel and feeling lonely
(B)his girl fried has given him a lovely birthday gift
(C)he has just seen a horror movie
(D)his friends have deserted him today
(E)he has woke up early today.

3.The author of gktoday is in a slump for quite a few days because his daughter is sick.
(yes it is true, but the show must go on ;)
Which among the following is the correct meaning of the given proverb in bold?
(A)in a sad mood
(B)worried
(C)de-motivated
(D)not performing well
(E)downhearted

4.Till the end of last year, my business was in red.
Which among the following statement expresses the correct meaning of the given statement.
(A)It was a new business
(B)It was showing profits
(C)It was showing losses
(D)It was not much publicized
(E)It was developing

5.I know that you were responsible for the accident. Don’t jack me around
(A)to make a fool
(B)to tell a lie
(C)to make excuses
(D)to be serious
(E)to give a lift

6.The whole project was messed up because of __________of the manager.
Fill in the blank with correct word.
(A)wisdom
(B)mistake
(C)power
(D)organization
(E)cleverness

7.Our company needs a man on the ball to handle the sales team.
Fill in the blank with most suitable meaning of the proverb in the bold letters
(A)experienced
(B)fresh
(C)smart
(D)veteran
(E)qualified

8.Girl Friend to Boy Friend: No hanky panky. I am respectable; and I mean to keep respectable.
Which among the following is the correct expression of meaning of the proverb in bold.
(A)unrespectable
(B)double dealing
(C)hasty
(D)misunderstanding
(E)foolishness

9.The students were ____________when the teacher used abusive language and scolded them. She was not respected now.
Fill in the blank with most appropriate proverb.
(A)out of class
(B)out of circulation
(C)out of it
(D)out of line
(E)out of their hair

10.You need to raise your spirits before you face an interview.
Which among the following is the most appropriate meaning of the proverb in bold.
(A)offer prayers to God
(B)sleep well
(C)feel positive
(D)feel nervous
(E)understand yourself

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Comments

  • Ramguru
    Reply

    Hope ur daughter get wel soon…

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    thanx for your efforts sirjee

  • Anonymous
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    thanks for making it clear even on the cost of giving personal example (daughter's sickness)…

  • Anonymous
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    The author of gktoday is still performing well these days in spite of his daughter's sickness.thankxxxxxxx a lot.

  • Anonymous
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    hope ur daughter get welllll sooon…..

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    thnx sir

  • hk022
    Reply

    God bless ur daughter sirji …
    nice proverbs

  • prasanna
    Reply

    amazing i love it

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    I pray tO GOD your daughter get well soon.

  • Admin
    Reply

    Thank you My Friends ! Really Tough Time for your GK Companian. Looking forward for some better days ahead ….

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    yes we are praying to god to make daughter get well very soon

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    thanka a lot and you will pass through good time soon

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    good effort …..sir

  • Prashant Dwivedi
    Reply

    god bless ur daughter and keep up the good work…we all love u…. gktoday rocks!!!! its the best site ever….

  • Prabha
    Reply

    Sir can you plese give us more vocabulary quiz ?

  • arun george
    Reply

    thank u

  • Anonymous
    Reply

    thanks for guiding us………

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    Reply

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  • rizzi1234
    Reply

    sir I have a query…. aiming for bank po exam and being enrolled at bank po english I wanna know which part of the prep. is more difficult… reasoning or english. Thanks for the questions above .