Selecting Words, Phrases & idioms - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 20175

Q.  Complete the following sentence/phrase with the most appropriate words/phrases with reference to grammar, idioms, proverbs and syntax.

She did not want to show white feathers in the face of a tough mathematics paper at the board exam so she did not leave the hall.

- Published on 14 Mar 16

a. Show she was scared
b. Show she was happy
c. Show she was proud
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Show she was scared
She did not want to show white feathers means she was unwilling to show her fear. The correct answer is therefore (a) as both b and c carry positive meaning and are the very opposite of what is being expressed here

Post your comment / Share knowledge

Enter the code shown above:
(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above image, reload the page to generate a new one.)