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Answer sheet for PQ 8

BeNative Premium Quiz 8. English Expressions: English Proverbs


1. What does the proverb “a piece of cake” mean?

-something easily achieved

-something delicious

-a small portion for something

-something likely to happen


2. What does the proverb “even Homer nods” mean?

-something is decided unanimously

-something easily achieved

-even a great person makes mistakes

-there is no doubt about something


3. What does the proverb “chickens come home to roost” mean?

-the future will be full of good luck.

-it is important to do what is right for you.

-you should be able to see in the eyes of others.

-bad things that you have done in the past are likely at some point to rebound on you.


4. What does the proverb “to close the stable door after the horse has bolted” mean?

-take precautions after damage has occurred.

-always look around and be careful.

-the more urgent you are more slowly you go.

-the harder it is, the more rewards there are.


5. What does the proverb “a picture is worth a thousand words” mean?

-take great consideration before saying something.

-some complex ideas can be conveyed its meaning or essence more effectively with a single picture than a description does.

-some words are better not said.

-a piece of work is priceless.

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