Questions on Idioms and Phrases for SSC CGL

Q1 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
The thin end of the wedge
Options:
1) In strict vigilance
2) Start of harmful development
3) Be aware of the trick
4) Not a worthy possess ion
Correct Answer: Start of harmful development

Q2 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
To accept the gauntlet
Options:
1) To accept challenge
2) To accept defeat
3) To accept what is written in fate
4) To be able to grasp the hidden meaning
Correct Answer: To accept challenge

Q3 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
Live from hand to mouth
Options:
1) Filthy rich people
2) To be dependent on others
3) To have enough money to live on and nothing extra
4) Living in miserable conditions.
Correct Answer: To have enough money to live on and nothing extra

Q4 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
To face the music
Options:
1) To bear the consequences
2) To disparage someone
3) To be hard of hearing
4) To enjoy a musical con cert
Correct Answer: To bear the consequences

Q5 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.
Adam's ale
Options:
1) Gift
2) Foo d
3) Water
4) Belongings

Correct Answer: Water

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