ECAT/ECAT English MCQs Part 4 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
A bitter pill meaning ?

1.Anything causing trouble, discord, or jealousy B.

2.A controversial issue or situation that is awkward or unpleasant to deal with

3.A situation or information that is unpleasant but must be accepted

4.When an attempt fails, and it’s time to start planning all over again

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:25:07


Question:
A man of straw means?

1.A man of no substance

2.A very active person

3.A worthy fellow

4.An unreasonable person

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:39:31


Question:
A man who “blows his own trumpet”?

1. Flatters

2.Praises others

3.Admonishes others

4.Praises himself

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:06:22


Question:
A person who is unable to pay his debts is called?

1.Borrower

2.Insolvent

3.Lender

4.Allen

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:51:35


Question:
“A hot potato” meaning ?

1. The one tiny drawback that ruins it

2.To go to bed to sleep

3.To find fault with something that has been received as a gift or favor

4.A controversial issue or situation that is awkward or unpleasant to deal with

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:29:00


Question:
“Ace in the hole” meaning ?

1. A hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage

2. A metaphor for a fatal weakness in spite of overall strength

3. Anything causing trouble, discord, or jealousy

4. Without any hesitation; instantly

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:26:24


Question:
“Apple of discord” meaning ?

1.Anything causing trouble, discord, or jealousy

2.A person that is not too smart; a person that acts stupid

3.To further a loss with sarcasm or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation

4.To speak the truth, even to the point of being blunt and rude

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:46:55


Question:
“Basket case” meaning ?

1.An area of vulnerability

2. Narrowly; barely. Usually used in regard to a narrow escape from a disaster

3.To treat a topic, but omit its main points, often intentionally or to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant

4. One made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic, or stress

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:15:56


Question:
“Beating a dead horse” meaning ?

1. To uselessly dwell on a subject far beyond its point of resolution

2.An obvious, pressing issue left unaddressed due to its sensitive nature.

3. To speak the truth, even to the point of being blunt and rude

4.To work late into the night, alluding to the time before electric lighting

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:20:46


Question:
“Best of both worlds” meaning ?

1.A phrase implying that a person is never satisfied with their current situation; they think others have it better

2.People’s intentions can be judged better by what they do than by what they say

3.A situation wherein someone has the privilege of enjoying two different opportunities

4.Just the information I have on the subject

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:18:03


Question:
“Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven” is said by?

1.Hitler

2. Sadam hussain

3.Milton

4.Bush

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:07:09


Question:
“Bird Brain” meaning ?

1.A person that is not too smart; a person that acts stupid

2.A person that is too smart; a person that acts Sharp

3.A person that is too lazy; a person that acts dull

4. A person that too angry; a person that acts hastly

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:23:33


Question:
“Chew the fat” meaning ?

1.To action a task; to initiate work

2. To become silent; to stop talking

3.To take offense; to get worked up, aggravated, or annoyed

4. To chat idly or generally waste time talking

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:22:07


Question:
“Drop a dime” meaning?

1.To be an informant

2.Almost free. Very cheap

3. To stop something at an early stage

4.To leave

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:24:48


Question:
“Get your goat” meaning?

1.To pacify someone

2.To irritate someone

3.To soothe someone

4. To Hug someone

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:26:40


Question:
“Spill the beans” meaning?

1.Frivolously performing a simple task

2. Reveal someone’s secret

3.To stop something at an early stage

4.Frivolously performing a simple task

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:28:11


Question:
“Wild goose chase” meaning?

1. A foolish and hopeless search for or pursuit of something unattainable B. D.

2.To take credit for something someone else did

3. To not take what someone says too seriously; to treat someone’s words with a degree of skepticism

4. A phrase implying that one is not proficient at performing a particular task and that they should not try to perform the task professionally

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:30:58


Question:
“Wild goose chase” meaning?

1. A foolish and hopeless search for or pursuit of something unattainable B. D.

2.To take credit for something someone else did

3. To not take what someone says too seriously; to treat someone’s words with a degree of skepticism

4. A phrase implying that one is not proficient at performing a particular task and that they should not try to perform the task professionally

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:30:58


Question:
Change narration: You said, “They were busy the whole day.”

1.You said that they had busy the whole day.

2.You said that they were busy the whole day.

3.You said that they had been busy the whole day

4.You said that they have been busy the whole day.

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:05:11


Question:
Find the correct spelling for the word below.

1.Harrass

2.Harass

3.Harras

4.Herrass

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 04:57:52


Question:
He “let the grass grow under his feet” means?

1.Loitered around

2.Stayed out

3. Sat not moving

4. Moved away

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:03:38


Question:
He “passed himself off” as a noble man meaning?

1.Was regarded as

2. Pretended to be

3.Was thought to be

4.Was looked upon

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:59:50


Question:
He “put a spoke in my wheel” means?

1.Tried to cause an accident

2.Helped in the execution of the plan

3. Thwarted in the execution of the plan

4.Destroyed the plan

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:08:52


Question:
He gave me “the cold shoulder” meaning is:

1.Scolded me

2.Insulted me

3.Abused me

4.Ignored me

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:53:19


Question:
He is good at ________ English.

1.spoken

2.speaking

3.speak

4.spoke

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:52:25


Question:
I am sick _____ job.

1.from

2.with

3.of

4.by

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:06:03


Question:
I did not know where he _________ from.

1.has come

2. had come

3.have come

4.comes

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:56:30


Question:
I feel sorry _______ his kids.

1. to

2.at

3.for

4.over

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 08:00:51


Question:
I met a man who lived in USA. What is ”who” according to grammar here?

1.Interrogative Pronoun

2.Distributive Pronoun

3.Relative Pronoun

4.Reciprocal Pronoun

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:10:37


Question:
It will rain soon,  _________?

1. will it

2.won’t it

3. would it

4.wouldn’t it

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:53:44


Question:
Like a sitting duck” meaning?

1.Lazy

2.Fat

3.Sleepy

4.Ignorant

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:19:42


Question:
Meaning of “At the drop of the hat” ?

1.As soon as it was spoken

2. Done easily, without any preparation

3.Done in an instant

4.After something is done

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:47:25


Question:
Meaning of “At the drop of the hat” ?

1.As soon as it was spoken

2.Done easily, without any preparation

3. Done in an instant

4.After something is done

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:49:38


Question:
Meaning of “Far cry from” ?

1. To present a counter argument

2.To take on a task that is way to big

3. The show has come to an end. It’s all over

4.Very different from

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:32:55


Question:
Meaning of “Your guess is as good as mine” ?

1.Join a popular trend or activity

2.To hear something from the authoritative source

3. To know the answer

4.To have no idea

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:42:28


Question:
Mother said, “Where are you going”?

1. Mother said me where I am going.

2.Mother said to me where are you going

3. Mother asked where I was going.

4.Mother asked me where I am going.

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:12:43


Question:
My father said to me, ” You must work hard”.

1. My father said to me that I must work hard.

2.My father said to me that you must work hard.

3.My father said to me that I had to work hard.

4.My father said to me that I have to work hard.

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:16:44


Question:
She always keeps on _________ dramas.

1.watch

2.watched

3.watching

4.watches

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:55:21


Question:
Synonym of GAUNT

1.Weighty

2.Bony

3.Fatty

4.Big statement

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 04:48:36


Question:
Synonym of Persecuter is _____________?

1.Oppressor

2.Hasty

3.Patient

4.Tycoon

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 04:50:08


Question:
The synonym of  “Perpetual” is?

1.Garrulous

2.Sneak

3.Everlasting

4.Liberal

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:32:55


Question:
The synonym of  “Perpetual” is?

1.Garrulous

2.Sneak

3.Everlasting

4.Liberal

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:58:14


Question:
The synonym of “Colossal” is?

1.colorful

2.gigantic

3.fantastic

4.bias

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:33:47


Question:
The synonym of “Colossal” is?

1. colorful

2.gigantic

3.fantastic

4.bias

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 07:59:21


Question:
The synonym of “Panacea” is?

1.Morbidity

2.Cure-all

3.Portray

4.Insight

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:34:56


Question:
The synonym of ” Irreverenced” is ?

1.Honor

2.Wrong

3.Disrespect

4.Appease

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 08:01:59


Question:
To cry wolf means?

1. To listen eagerly

2. To give a false alarm

3.To turn pale

4.To keep off starvation

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:20:33


Question:
To end in smoke means?

1. To make completely understand

2. To ruin oneself

3.To excite great applause

4.To overcome someone

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:22:40


Question:
To have an axe to grind means?

1.A private end to serve

2.To fail to arouse interest

3.To have no result

4.To work for both sides

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:12:29


Question:
To hit the nail right on the head means?

1.To say something that is completely true or exactly right

2.To destroy one’s reputation

3.To announce one’s fixed views

4.To teach someone a lesson

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:42:07


Question:
To leave someone in the lurch means?

1.To come to a compromise with someone

2.A constant source of annoyance to someone

3. To put someone at ease

4.To desert someone in his difficulties

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:33:37


Question:
To make clean breast of means?

1.To gain prominence

2.To praise oneself

3.To confess without of reserve

4.To destroy before it blooms

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:11:07


Question:
To pick holes means?

1.To find some reason to quarrel

2. To destroy something

3.To criticize someone

4.To cut some part of an item

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:37:02


Question:
To put one’s hand to plough means?

1. To take up agricultural farming

2.To take a difficult task

3. To get entangled into unnecessary things

4. Take interest in technical work

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:32:05


Question:
To set one’s face against ?

1.To oppose with determination

2.To judge by appearance

3.To get out of difficulty

4.To look at one steadily

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:50:03


Question:
To smell a rat means?

1.To see signs of a plague epidemic

2. To get bad small of a bad dead rat

3.To suspect foul dealings

4.To be in a bad mood

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 05:44:10


Question:
Try to be polite _____ others.

1.with

2.to

3.for

4.on

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:17:47


Question:
What is the meaning of “die in harness” idiom?

1.Die on a horseback

2. Die in the battlefield

3.Die while still working

4. Die with honor

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:01:48


Question:
What is the Synonym of Sham?

1.Fake

2.Deplorable

3.Purse

4.Robust

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 04:49:22


Question:
Which form of verb is usually used in ”Passive Sentences“?

1. First Form

2.Second Form

3. Third Form

4.None

Posted Date:-2021-11-20 06:13:46


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