English 101 Trivia Question - 2

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  • 1. 

    What is a 4 letter word meaning "the act of a goalkeeper in blocking or stopping a shot"?

    • A.

      Club

    • B.

      Dunk

    • C.

      Save

    • D.

      Sack

    Correct Answer
    C. Save
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Save" because it is a 4-letter word that means "the act of a goalkeeper in blocking or stopping a shot." The other options, such as "Club," "Dunk," and "Sack," do not have the same meaning or association with goalkeeping.

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  • 2. 

    What do the words begilt, begins, begirt and beknow have in common?

    • A.

      Each Word's Letters Are In Alphabetical Order

    • B.

      All Are Said Same Way In Russian

    • C.

      All Have Seven Letters

    • D.

      They All Are Misspelled

    Correct Answer
    A. Each Word's Letters Are In Alphabetical Order
    Explanation
    The words begilt, begins, begirt, and beknow have in common the fact that their letters are arranged in alphabetical order. In each of these words, the letters appear in sequential order, from the first letter to the last, following the alphabetical sequence.

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  • 3. 

    Which term refers to a building similar to a hotel, but without interior entrances to the rooms?

    • A.

      Hotel Park

    • B.

      Condo

    • C.

      Motel

    • D.

      Minihotel

    Correct Answer
    C. Motel
    Explanation
    A motel is a type of accommodation that is similar to a hotel but does not have interior entrances to the rooms. Instead, the rooms are typically accessible directly from the outside, often with parking spaces right in front of each room. This design allows for easy access and convenience for travelers who are primarily looking for a place to rest for the night while on a road trip or traveling by car. Motels are commonly found along highways or in suburban areas, catering to travelers who prioritize convenience and quick access to their rooms.

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  • 4. 

    What is the common term for the small refrigerator containing snacks and drinks found in many hotel rooms?

    • A.

      Mini Spot

    • B.

      Mini Kitchen

    • C.

      Mini Bar

    • D.

      Mini Treat

    Correct Answer
    C. Mini Bar
    Explanation
    A common term for the small refrigerator containing snacks and drinks found in many hotel rooms is a "Mini Bar". This term is widely used and recognized in the hospitality industry to refer to the small fridge that is stocked with various refreshments for guests to enjoy during their stay.

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  • 5. 

    What does the saying "She is a peach" mean?

    • A.

      She's Not Telling The Truth

    • B.

      She's Sweet And Helpful

    • C.

      She Brings Home The Family Money

    • D.

      She's Mean

    Correct Answer
    B. She's Sweet And Helpful
    Explanation
    The saying "She is a peach" means that the person being referred to is sweet and helpful. This idiom is used to describe someone who is kind, friendly, and supportive. Comparing someone to a peach, which is a sweet and juicy fruit, implies that they possess these positive qualities.

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  • 6. 

    "He's full of beans", means what?

    • A.

      Here's An Idea Without Too Much Thought

    • B.

      We Had A Great Time

    • C.

      We'll Get Items

    • D.

      He's Not Telling The Truth

    Correct Answer
    D. He's Not Telling The Truth
    Explanation
    The phrase "He's full of beans" is an idiom that means someone is not telling the truth. It implies that the person is exaggerating or making things up. This expression is often used to convey skepticism or doubt towards someone's statements or claims.

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  • 7. 

    What does the saying "It's not my cup of tea" mean?

    • A.

      I Don't Care For That

    • B.

      They Have Resentment

    • C.

      He's My Favorite Person

    • D.

      Don't Let What They Say Bother You!

    Correct Answer
    A. I Don't Care For That
    Explanation
    The saying "It's not my cup of tea" means that the person does not have an interest or preference for something. It implies that the person does not enjoy or like that particular thing or activity.

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  • 8. 

    What does "It's just sour grapes" mean?

    • A.

      Don't Give A False Alarm

    • B.

      It Doesn't Sound Like It's True

    • C.

      They Harbor Resentment

    • D.

      I'm Extremely Hungry

    Correct Answer
    C. They Harbor Resentment
    Explanation
    "It's just sour grapes" means that someone is expressing resentment or bitterness because they are unable to achieve or obtain something they desire. This phrase is often used to describe someone who belittles or criticizes something simply because they are jealous or envious of it. It implies that the person is unable to acknowledge the value or worth of something due to their own feelings of resentment.

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  • 9. 

    "I'm in a pickle", means what?

    • A.

      She Has Too Much To Do Right Now

    • B.

      I'm In A Dilemma

    • C.

      Let's Talk Seriously

    • D.

      Let's Begin To Talk Seriously

    Correct Answer
    B. I'm In A Dilemma
    Explanation
    The phrase "I'm in a pickle" is an idiomatic expression that means being in a difficult or challenging situation. It implies being in a dilemma or facing a problem that is not easy to solve. Therefore, the correct answer is "I'm in a dilemma."

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  • 10. 

    What does the saying "He brings home the bacon" mean?

    • A.

      He Brings Home The Family Money

    • B.

      He Is A Thoroughly Evil Person

    • C.

      Don't Make Big Of Something Small

    • D.

      She Eats Little Or Nothing

    Correct Answer
    A. He Brings Home The Family Money
    Explanation
    The saying "He brings home the bacon" means that the person in question is the main breadwinner or provider for their family. It implies that they are responsible for earning the money needed to support the household.

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  • 11. 

    "She's in a stew", means what?

    • A.

      She's Upset

    • B.

      She's Always Has Good Practical Ideas

    • C.

      If You See One You See The Other

    • D.

      She Is A Tough Old Lady

    Correct Answer
    A. She's Upset
    Explanation
    The phrase "She's in a stew" is an idiomatic expression that means someone is upset or in a state of distress. It implies that the person is experiencing emotional turmoil or agitation.

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  • 12. 

    What does the saying "He's the top banana" mean?

    • A.

      This Will Absolutely Amaze You

    • B.

      She'll Become Very Upset

    • C.

      He's The Headman

    • D.

      Try To Keep From Laughing At Them

    Correct Answer
    C. He's The Headman
    Explanation
    The saying "He's the top banana" means that he is the leader or the person in charge. This phrase is often used to describe someone who holds a position of authority or is the most important person in a group or organization.

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  • 13. 

    "He's the salt of the earth", means what?

    • A.

      He's A Very Good Person

    • B.

      Let's Talk Seriously

    • C.

      This Solution Will Distress Her Greatly

    • D.

      She Makes Tough Deals

    Correct Answer
    A. He's A Very Good Person
    Explanation
    The phrase "He's the salt of the earth" is an idiomatic expression that means the person being referred to is exceptionally good, reliable, and trustworthy. It implies that the person has qualities that are essential and valuable, just like salt is a basic and necessary ingredient in cooking.

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  • 14. 

    What does the saying "She's worth her salt" mean?

    • A.

      She Informed Others About My Secrets

    • B.

      She's A Valuable Employee

    • C.

      It's Sentimental

    • D.

      It's Quite Simple

    Correct Answer
    B. She's A Valuable Employee
    Explanation
    The saying "She's worth her salt" means that the person being referred to is a valuable employee. The phrase "worth her salt" originates from the ancient Roman practice of paying soldiers with salt, as it was a valuable commodity at the time. Therefore, if someone is considered to be worth their salt, it means they are deserving of their compensation and are competent and valuable in their role.

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  • 15. 

    "They're two peas in a pod", means what?

    • A.

      It's A Crazy Idea

    • B.

      You Must Survive This Situation

    • C.

      Two People Are Very Much Alike

    • D.

      Don't Let What They Say Bother You!

    Correct Answer
    C. Two People Are Very Much Alike
    Explanation
    The phrase "They're two peas in a pod" is a figurative expression used to describe two people who are very similar or alike in many ways. Just like two peas in a pod are identical and closely resemble each other, this phrase suggests that the individuals being referred to share many similarities or have a strong resemblance in their personalities, behaviors, or characteristics. It implies a close bond or connection between the two individuals, emphasizing their similarities and likenesses.

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  • 16. 

    What does the saying "I'm nuts about you" mean?

    • A.

      I'm In Love With You

    • B.

      It Doesn't Sound Like It's True

    • C.

      She Eats Little Or Nothing

    • D.

      Let's Begin To Talk Seriously

    Correct Answer
    A. I'm In Love With You
    Explanation
    The saying "I'm nuts about you" is an expression used to convey strong feelings of love and affection towards someone. It suggests that the person saying it is deeply infatuated with the other person and has strong emotions for them.

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  • 17. 

    "It's a piece of cake", means what?

    • A.

      Her Ideas Are Not Practical

    • B.

      What You Do Or Say Often Irritates Me

    • C.

      Someone Has Betrayed Us

    • D.

      It's Quite Simple

    Correct Answer
    D. It's Quite Simple
    Explanation
    The phrase "It's a piece of cake" is an idiomatic expression that means something is very easy or simple to do. Therefore, the correct answer "It's quite simple" accurately captures the meaning of this phrase.

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  • 18. 

    What does the saying "You can't have your cake and eat it too" mean?

    • A.

      I'm Extremely Hungry

    • B.

      You Must Survive This Situation

    • C.

      You Can't Use It And Save It

    • D.

      She'll Become Very Upset

    Correct Answer
    C. You Can't Use It And Save It
    Explanation
    The saying "You can't have your cake and eat it too" means that you cannot have or use something in a certain way and still keep it for later use. It implies that one must make a choice or decision between two conflicting options or desires, as it is not possible to have both at the same time.

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  • 19. 

    What does the saying "It's a hard nut to crack" mean?

    • A.

      She Eats Little Or Nothing

    • B.

      It's A Difficult Problem To Solve

    • C.

      She's Sweet And Helpful

    • D.

      He Is A Heavy Alcohol Drinker

    Correct Answer
    B. It's A Difficult Problem To Solve
    Explanation
    The saying "It's a hard nut to crack" means that a particular problem or situation is very difficult to solve or understand. It implies that the problem is complex or challenging and requires a lot of effort and skill to overcome or comprehend.

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  • 20. 

    "Let's talk turkey", means what?

    • A.

      Here's An Idea Without Too Much Thought

    • B.

      If You See One You See The Other

    • C.

      I'm In Love With You

    • D.

      Let's Talk Seriously

    Correct Answer
    D. Let's Talk Seriously
    Explanation
    The phrase "Let's talk turkey" is an idiomatic expression that means to have a serious or frank discussion about a particular topic. It implies that the conversation will be direct, honest, and focused. It is often used when the speaker wants to discuss something important or resolve a problem.

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