English Idioms With Animals

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English Idioms With Animals - Quiz

There are lots of idioms in English that use names of animals. Check your knowledge on these special idioms. Complete the sentences with the missing animal.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If someone drinks like a ( ............... ) that means that the person drinks far too much alcohol.
    • A. 

      Pig

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Chicken

    • D. 

      Pelican

    • E. 

      Bird

  • 2. 
    A fat ( ................ ) is a person who makes a lot of money and enjoys a privileged position in society.
  • 3. 
    One ( ..................... ) does not make a summer.
    • A. 

      Eagle

    • B. 

      Duck

    • C. 

      Chicken

    • D. 

      Swallow

    • E. 

      Seagull

  • 4. 
    When the world is your ( .................... ) you are getting everything you want from life.
  • 5. 
    The nervous feeling before something important or stressful is known as ( ..................... ) in your stomach.
    • A. 

      Snails

    • B. 

      Hamsters

    • C. 

      Horses

    • D. 

      Butterflies

    • E. 

      Bees

  • 6. 
    If you ask for a ( ...................... ) bag in a restaurant, they will pack the food you haven't eaten for you to take home.
  • 7. 
    If something is the ( ............... ) 's knees, it's outstanding or the best in its kind or category.
    • A. 

      Bird

    • B. 

      Snake

    • C. 

      Bee

    • D. 

      Dolphin

    • E. 

      Tiger

  • 8. 
    Someone who is a ( ..................... ) in the grass betrays you even though you have trusted them.
    • A. 

      Snail

    • B. 

      Snake

    • C. 

      Slug

    • D. 

      Hedgehog

    • E. 

      Grasshopper

  • 9. 
    If someone has ( .................... ) in their pants, they are excited about something and can't keep still.
  • 10. 
    If someone wants to keep it a secret where they got some information they can say that a little ( ................ ) told them.
    • A. 

      Bee

    • B. 

      Monkey

    • C. 

      Bug

    • D. 

      Cat

    • E. 

      Bird

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