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?
(B)to check something out
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
(D)not performing well
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.
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
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.
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