Quiz: What Do These Idioms Mean?

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Quiz: What Do These Idioms Mean?

An idiom is an expression or a group of words that have a symbolic meaning, sometimes even literal meaning. Idioms make the context of speech more productive than it could be in a simple- easy way. So, here we have got you a trivia on the same, it consists of more than twenty questions, and you have to face each.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You look a little down in the dumps.
    • A. 

      You are looking down.

    • B. 

      You look a little bit angry.

    • C. 

      You look sad.

    • D. 

      You look great.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      He acts like a military commander.

    • B. 

      He is a military commander.

    • C. 

      He wants to join the military.

    • D. 

      He is coming to a military base.

  • 3. 
    Just cheer up and stick with a positive attitude.
    • A. 

      Feel better and get a positivity stick.

    • B. 

      Smile upwards and maintain a positive attitude.

    • C. 

      Think "up" and get a sticky attitude.

    • D. 

      Feel better and maintain positive thoughts.

  • 4. 
    He makes me feel like everything is over my head.
    • A. 

      He makes me feel like things are on my head.

    • B. 

      He makes me feel like I cannot understand anything.

    • C. 

      He makes me feel the sky, the trees and other large things.

    • D. 

      He makes me feel my head, which is embarrassing.

  • 5. 
    It has been one thing after another lately.
    • A. 

      Things have been happening lately.

    • B. 

      If one more thing happens, it will happen too late.

    • C. 

      Many great things have been happening.

    • D. 

      Things have happened close together in time.

  • 6. 
    Maybe it will even change my luck, knock on wood.
    • A. 

      Maybe it will change my luck and someone's knocking.

    • B. 

      Maybe it will change my luck if I knock on the door.

    • C. 

      Maybe it will change my luck. I knock on wood to give myself luck.

    • D. 

      Maybe it will even change my luck if I knock on wood as much as I can.

  • 7. 
    Please give it a rest.
    • A. 

      Please stop talking about that topic.

    • B. 

      Please lay down.

    • C. 

      Please stop talking and lay down.

    • D. 

      Please pull out the futon.

  • 8. 
    I think I stand a change of getting that job.
    • A. 

      I think I'll wait in line for that job.

    • B. 

      I think many people are waiting in line for that job, and I'll wait too.

    • C. 

      I think I might get that job.

    • D. 

      I think I'll stand and think about the job.

  • 9. 
    I'm sticking to the new diet.
    • A. 

      I'm on a new diet of sticky rice.

    • B. 

      I'm on a new diet of only sticky foods.

    • C. 

      I'm sticking to the kitchen counter.

    • D. 

      I'm obeying the new diet.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      This weather is gloomy.

    • B. 

      I don't like this weather.

    • C. 

      This weather is rainy.

    • D. 

      This weather is cloudy.

  • 11. 
    We need to get our ducks in a row.  
    • A. 

      We need to get some ducks and line them up.

    • B. 

      We need to hurry up, like ducks flying.

    • C. 

      We need to get organized.

    • D. 

      We need to position our ducks.

  • 12. 
    Thanks for taking a rain check.
    • A. 

      Thanks for agreeing to postpone our appointment.

    • B. 

      Thanks for agreeing to meet, even though it's raining.

    • C. 

      Thanks for meeting me on such a rainy day.

    • D. 

      Thanks for writing me a check while it's raining.

  • 13. 
    For the record, I think two of our people aren't pulling their weight.
    • A. 

      For the recorded video session, I think two of our people need to gain weight.

    • B. 

      In my opinion, two of our people need to do some weight lifting.

    • C. 

      In my opinion, two of our people need to loose a lot of weight.

    • D. 

      In my opinion, two of our people are not doing their fair share of work.

  • 14. 
    We don't want our team to come under fire.
    • A. 

      We don't want our team to get public criticism.

    • B. 

      We don't want our team to get destroyed.

    • C. 

      We don't want our team to get assaulted.

    • D. 

      We don't want our team to die in smoke and flames.

  • 15. 
    Let's make the rounds and then choose our table.
    • A. 

      Let's walk around the room and then choose our table.

    • B. 

      Let's walk in a circle and then choose our table.

    • C. 

      Let's talk, walk and choose our table.

    • D. 

      Let's talk to all the people we need to meet, then choose our table.

  • 16. 
    I'd like to help save your project, but my hands are tied.
    • A. 

      I'd like to help save your project, but my hands are tied behind my back.

    • B. 

      I'd like to help save your project, but my hands are tied together.

    • C. 

      I'd like to help save your project, but my hands are tied psychologically.

    • D. 

      I'd like to help save your project, but I can do nothing.

  • 17. 
    My friend and I are going to hit the road this summer.
    • A. 

      My friend and I are going to help repair the road.

    • B. 

      My friend and I are going to travel from town to town this summer.

    • C. 

      My friend and I are going on a long walk this summer.

    • D. 

      My friend and I are going to beat the road with sticks in order to repair it.

  • 18. 
    We've worked out the kinks and we're ready to step up to the plate.
    • A. 

      We've worked out the kinesthetic method and we're ready to bat in a baseball game.

    • B. 

      We're worked out our problems and we're ready to get started.

    • C. 

      We've worked out our problems and we're ready to bat in a baseball game.

    • D. 

      We've taken muscle relaxers and we're ready for baseball.

  • 19. 
    If you don't give something a shot, how can you know if you would have been successful?
    • A. 

      If you don't try, how can you know if you would have been successful?

    • B. 

      If you cannot shoot a gun, how can you know if you would have been successful?

    • C. 

      If you cannot get a shot in the arm, how can you know if you would have been successful?

    • D. 

      If you cannot get shot, how can you know if you would have been successful?

  • 20. 
    For crying out loud!
    • A. 

      I am crying!

    • B. 

      I am crazy!

    • C. 

      I am frustrated!

    • D. 

      I am seriously depressed!

  • 21. 
    When pigs fly!
    • A. 

      That will never happen!

    • B. 

      That will happen when extraordinary events begin to occur, such as pigs taking flight.

    • C. 

      You're a pig and you need to leave!

    • D. 

      You're awful and you need to get out!

  • 22. 
    I won't beat around the bush.
    • A. 

      I won't walk around a bush.

    • B. 

      I won't avoid the subject.

    • C. 

      I won't avoid the bush.

    • D. 

      I won't beat the bush, only around it.

  • 23. 
    You and what army!
    • A. 

      What army is behind you?

    • B. 

      You will need an army's assistance.

    • C. 

      You better call the army.

    • D. 

      That's impossible!

  • 24. 
    Wow, it's raining cats and dogs outside!
    • A. 

      It's raining right now!

    • B. 

      It's raining and the cats and dogs are out!

    • C. 

      I see cats, dogs and rain!

    • D. 

      It's raining very hard!

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      He acts like a dog to make people angry.

    • B. 

      He yells at everybody and does mean things.

    • C. 

      He yells, but he does not do mean things.

    • D. 

      He barks like a dog and bites people. He needs to be locked up.