Which best Expresses the Meaning of the Idiom\Phrase

Directions: In the following Four Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternatives which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom\Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

  1. To eat humble pie.
    (a) to pretend to be humble                            (c) to have a low estimate of oneself
    (b) to act apologetically                                   (d) to starve
  2. A Wild Goose Chase
    (a) a desperate effort                                        (c) a good effort
    (b) a useless effort                                             (d) a baseless effort
  3. Men like Vidyasagar and Bhagat Singh are the salt of the earth.
    (a) famous men                                                  (c) hardworking men
    (b) ideal men                                                       (d) makers of the earth
  4. There was a definite element of fabrication in the story, but he believed the account hook, line and sinker.
    (a) a little bit                (b) hardly              (c) not wholly            (d) completely

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 3rd November 2015 in English.
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    1. Answer:  (a) to pretend to be humble

    2. Answer:  (d) a baseless effort

    3. Answer: (b) ideal man

    4. Answer: (d) completely
    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 3rd November 2015.
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