IBPS English Test 9


In each of the following sentences, an idiomatic expression or a proverb is highlighted. Select the alternative which best describes its use in the sentence.

Q 1

Although Ravi felt lonely in his ght against the wrong, he decided to take the bull by the horns.

Q 2

As the situation got out of control, the speaker of the parliament tried to put oil over troubled waters.

Q 3

The researcher tried his best to explain the importance of his new discovery to the panel members but soon realised that he was casting pearls before a swine.

Q 4

The chairman had to eat a humble pie after the workers decided to go on strike to protest against the biased promotions.

Q 5

The bankrupt organisation has been handed over to its new owners, lock, stock and barrels.

# Name Overall Score
1 Supriya Chowdary 5
2 Joyeeta Sarma 5
3 Sakshi Kumari 5
4 aman jassi 5
5 sri kalyani 5
6 Sangam Manish Jain 5
7 Poonam Udmalle 5
8 Shubham yadav 5
9 Angshuman Phukan 5
10 Anwesha Mukherjee 5

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