Verbal -Logical Reasoning_Idioms-and-Phrases28/06/2015
  • Directions for individual questionsEach question has a sentence that uses an idiom or phrase. You need to identify the apt meaning of the idiom/phrase from the given options

To have a green thumb means

A ]One's nails are painted green

B] One is artistic

C] To have a natural Interest In gardening

D] One has a green tattoo on the thumb

Verbal -Logical Reasoning_Idioms-and-Phrases28/06/2015

We have appealed to him again and again; there is no use flogging a dead horse now.

A] Repeating our request

B] Making him see reason

C] Beating about the bush

D] Wasting time in useless effort

Verbal -Logical Reasoning_Idioms-and-Phrases28/06/2015

There was a job for me to cut my teeth on.

A] to gain experience

B] to try

C] to sharpen my wits

D] to earn a decent salary

Verbal -Logical Reasoning_Idioms-and-Phrases28/06/2015

The carrot and stick policy pays dividends in every organization.

A] fair and foul

B] continuous vigilance

C] democratic

D] reward and punishment

Verbal -Logical Reasoning_Idioms-and-Phrases28/06/2015

We planned for the dinner at the eleventh hour, so we decided to have a pot-luck dinner.

A] dinner where every-body brings something to eat

B] dinner where everybody pays for his food

C] dinner where only soup is served

D] dinner where people eat and play games at the same time