Idioms, Adages, Proverbs
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is an Idiom?
    answer choices
    An old wise saying
    A word or phrase that has a different meaning than what is being said
    A literal statement that means what it says
    None of these answers
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is an adage? 
    answer choices
    What is an adage???
    A saying that doesn't mean what it says
    An old familiar saying that expresses wisdom
    A proverbs best friend
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is a proverb?
    answer choices
    An adages best friend
    A short sentence from ancient origin that gives advice
    An old familiar saying that expresses wisdom
    None of the above
  • Question 4
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    Q. All work and no __________
    answer choices
    running
    soup
    play
    food
  • Question 5
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    Q. A watched pot never ______
    answer choices
    Boils
    Spills
    Cooks itself
    overflows
  • Question 6
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    Q. A man is known by the ___________ he keeps. 
    answer choices
    food
    homework
    company
    notebook
  • Question 7
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    Q. A penny saved is a penny ________
    answer choices
    Earned
    Lost
    Eaten
    Spent
  • Question 8
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    Q. Slow and steady wins the ______
    answer choices
    Ribbon
    Taste
    Race
    Apple
  • Question 9
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    Q. There's no use crying over _______ milk.
    answer choices
    old
    spilt
    yummy
    gross
  • Question 10
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    Q. Birds of a ________ flock together. 
    answer choices
    Clique
    Group
    Wing
    Feather
  • Question 11
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    Q. A chain is only as ________ as its weakest link.
    answer choices
    Strong
    Weak
    Story
    Silly
  • Question 12
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    Q. No news is good _____
    answer choices
    Newspaper
    Because
    Pasta
    News
  • Question 13
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    Q. Break a _____.
    answer choices
    Foot
    Leg
    Arm
    Elbow
  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q. What do these idioms, adages, and proverbs mean?
    Don't put all your eggs in one basket
    answer choices
    When you go to the store use two baskets for your eggs
    Don't put all of your resources in the same place
    You are happier when you don't know something
    You need to go to the store to get some eggs
  • Question 15
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    Q. Ignorance is bliss
    answer choices
    You are often happier when you don't know something
    Bliss is a ignorant thing
    The lack of something increases the desire for it
    Acknowledge someones contribution or ability
  • Question 16
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    Q. The early bird catches the worm
    answer choices
    Birds eat a lot of worms when they are hungry
    Accomplish two tasks by one action
    Whoever arrives first has the best chance for success
    None of the above
  • Question 17
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    Q. You're barking up the wrong tree
    answer choices
    You are asking the wrong person
    Trees have bark on them
    To tell your dog to stop barking
    Accomplish two tasks with one action
  • Question 18
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    Q. I'm like a fish out of water.
    answer choices
    Fish are always in water
    Fish in a Tree
    I am very comfortable
    I feel uncomfortable
  • Question 19
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    Q. You woke up on the wrong side of the bed.
    answer choices
    You are very chipper today
    You seem very grumpy
    You need to eat breakfast
    You are late
  • Question 20
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    Q. An apple a day keeps the doctor away
    answer choices
    All other fruit is bad for you
    Doctors say to eat apples
    Eating healthy keeps you from getting sick
    Apple gummies do not count
  • Question 21
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    Q. What is a palindrome? 
    answer choices
    A word or word phrase that has a hidden meaning.
    A word or a group of words that are spelled the same forwards and backwards. 
    Words that are spelled the same, but have a different definition.
    Words that have the opposite meaning than intended. 
  • Question 22
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    Q. A palindrome for a baby's napkin is: 
    answer choices
    cloth 
    towel 
    bib 
    serviette
  • Question 23
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    Q. A palindrome that is 12:00 PM 
    answer choices
    Midnight 
    noon 
    morning 
    afternoon 
  • Question 24
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    Q. Names that are palindromes: 
    answer choices
    Bob 
    Anna 
    Hannah 
    All the above 
  • Question 25
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    Q. A palindrome that describes a long boat similar to a canoe is: 
    answer choices
    kayak 
    ship 
    dugout 
    none of the above 
  • Question 26
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    Q. A word phrase that is also a palindrome: 
    answer choices
    race car 
    Never odd or even
    star rats 
    all the above 
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