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Idioms Quiz
General English Questions and Answers
Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets.


1. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
My grandmother broke her hip but she is now able to move around (without help).


2. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
Our company (took control of) the other company after they closed their business.


3. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
I did not go to the movie last night because I was (very busy) writing an essay for university.


4. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
I heard it (from my coworkers) that the company was going to change our working conditions.


5. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
The secretary gave me (many excuses) about why she was late with the report.



6. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
What my friend said (was forgotten by me) and I could not remember it the next day.


7. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
We didn`t keep the man as a cook because his work was not (up to an acceptable standard).


8. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
The weather was beautiful so we (made good use of) it and went swimming in the river.


9. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
There is only one television so we have to (alternate) in deciding which program to watch.


10. Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
What the man said (is unacceptable to) most members of the class.


English Test

1. Idioms Quiz - 15
2. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 01
3. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 02
4. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 03
5. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 04
6. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 05
7. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 06
8. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 07
9. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 08
10. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 09
11. Vocabulary - Sentence Completion - 10
12. Synonyms - Test-25
13. Synonyms - Test-26
14. Synonyms - Test-27
15. Antonym Test - 11
16. Antonym Test - 12
17. Antonym Test - 13
18. Vocabulary - Synonyms Antonyms - 01
19. Vocabulary - Synonyms Antonyms - 02
20. Vocabulary - Synonyms Antonyms - 03

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The adverb, the fifth part of speech, modifies (qualifies or limits) verbs,

adjectives, or other adverbs. An adverb can answer any of these four

questions—Where? When? How? To what extent?

Adverbs modify verbs:

Henry swam brilliantly. (How did Henry swim?)

The train then came down the line. (When did the train come down

the line?)


The runner fell down. (Where did the runner fall?)


Adverbs modify adjectives:

The day was almost perfect. (To what extent was the day perfect?)

Some older people were quite happy with the club’s proposal. (How

happy were they?)

Adverbs modify adverbs:

Sonny, swallow your food very slowly. (How slowly should Sonny

swallow his food?)

The architect worked quite methodically. (How methodically did the

architect work?)

Though many adverbs end with -ly, these thirty-three adverbs below

do not.












again almost alone already also
always away even ever here
just later never not now
nowhere often perhaps quite rather
seldom so sometimes somewhat somewhere
soon then there today too
very yesterday yet

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