Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Idioms Quiz!

Try this idioms quiz and see if you can get a perfect.  If you do, you are one step closer to becoming that perfect english speaker you are all aiming to become.

1.  Your English teacher tells you that you are an eager beaver.  He means that...

a.  you talk too much
b.  you are an enthusiastic and hard worker
c.  you are very thoughtful of your classmates
d.  you love wood and wood products

2.  You are having a terrible day and you would like someone to say nice things about you.  What do you do?  You....

a.  fish for compliments
b.  fly for compliments
c.  hunt for compliments
d.  devour compliments

3.  At a sports festival, your friend shouts at you, "You are moving at a snail's pace!"  Then you shout back, "No I'm as...."

a.  quick as a cat
b.  nimble as bumblebee
c.  fast as a fox
d.  quick as a bunny

4.  One of your good friends let the cat out of the bag.  This means that...

a.  they let the cat run away from home
b.  they hurt another friend's feelings
c.  they made a mistake
d.  they told a secret

5.  A wolf in sheep's clothing is ....

a.  someone who is not fashionable
b.  someone or something who looks harmless, but is really dangerous
c.  something that is not correct
d.  someone or something that looks scary, but is not

Please post your answers in the comments section and I will let you know how many you got correct.  Good Luck!

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