1st Quiz With Proverbs

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  • 1. 

    An apple a day keeps the ________ away.  Don’t put all your eggs in one ________.  When the cat is away the ________ will play.  He laughs best who laughs ________.

    Explanation
    These are all common idioms or sayings. "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" means that if you eat healthy, you won't need to see a doctor often. "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" means that you shouldn't risk everything on one opportunity or investment. "When the cat is away, the mice will play" means that people will misbehave or take advantage of a situation when there is no authority figure present. "He laughs best who laughs last" means that the person who has the final success or victory will be the happiest.

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  • 2. 

    As you make your ................ so you must lie on it.

    • A.

      Bed

    • B.

      Chair

    • C.

      Sofa

    • D.

      Matress

    Correct Answer
    A. Bed
    Explanation
    The phrase "As you make your bed, so you must lie on it" is a common saying that means you have to face the consequences of your actions. In this context, the correct answer is "bed" because the saying is specifically referring to the act of making and lying on a bed. It implies that if you create a situation or make a decision, you have to accept the outcomes or responsibilities that come with it.

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  • 3. 

    The way to a man’s heart is through his ................

    • A.

      Belly

    • B.

      Stomach

    • C.

      Hand

    • D.

      Eye

    Correct Answer
    B. Stomach
    Explanation
    The phrase "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach" is a common saying that suggests that one can win someone's affection or love by cooking or providing them with delicious food. It implies that food is a way to show care, nurture, and create a positive emotional connection with someone, particularly a man. Therefore, the correct answer is "stomach."

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  • 4. 

    ............ begins to stink at the head.

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Cat

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Mouse

    Correct Answer
    C. Fish
    Explanation
    This phrase is a metaphor that means when something goes wrong or becomes corrupt, it usually starts with the person in charge or the leader. In this case, the correct answer "fish" implies that the source of the problem or corruption is at the top or the head.

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  • 5. 

    The ............. doesn’t  fall far from the tree

    • A.

      Pear

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Cherry

    • D.

      Apple

    Correct Answer
    D. Apple
    Explanation
    The phrase "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree" is a commonly used expression that means children often have similar characteristics or behaviors as their parents. In this context, "apple" symbolizes a child and "tree" symbolizes the parent. Therefore, the correct answer is apple because it fits the idiom and conveys the intended meaning.

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