'Idioms- Colours\Colors' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 17 multichoice questions from our 'idioms' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Idioms- Colours\Colors

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - They caught the thief ____-handed.
Q2 - He got really angry and started screaming ____ murder.
Q3 - She was ____ with anger.
Q4 - I'm overdrawn again- my account's in the ____.
Q5 - The news came out of the ____- it was a real shock to us all.
Q6 - I only ever go there once in a ____ moon.
Q7 - When your bank account's in credit, you are in the ____.
Q8 - It's his first week in the job, so he's really ____.
Q9 - He got angry, the ____ mist came down, and then there was trouble.
Q10 - I was ____ with envy.
Q11 - It was a ____ day for me when I lost my job.
Q12 - A ____ letter day is a special one.
Q13 - A person who is very concerned about the environment is ____.
Q14 - A coward is ____.
Q15 - Forms, paperwork and bureaucracy are sometimes called ___ tape.
Q16 - A ____-eyed boy is somebody's favourite and given preferential treatment.
Q17 - Somebody who is expected to achieve a lot is a great ____ hope.

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Q1 - They caught the thief ____-handed.
 
black
 
red
 
white
Q2 - He got really angry and started screaming ____ murder.
 
black
 
red
 
blue
Q3 - She was ____ with anger.
 
black
 
white
Q4 - I'm overdrawn again- my account's in the ____.
 
red
 
black
Q5 - The news came out of the ____- it was a real shock to us all.
 
white
 
blue
 
green
Q6 - I only ever go there once in a ____ moon.
 
gey
 
silver
 
black
 
blue
Q7 - When your bank account's in credit, you are in the ____.
 
red
 
black
 
white
Q8 - It's his first week in the job, so he's really ____.
 
blue
 
white
 
green
 
grey
Q9 - He got angry, the ____ mist came down, and then there was trouble.
 
black
 
white
 
green
 
red
Q10 - I was ____ with envy.
 
green
 
blue
 
red
 
white
Q11 - It was a ____ day for me when I lost my job.
 
red
 
black
 
white
Q12 - A ____ letter day is a special one.
 
black
 
white
 
blue
 
red
Q13 - A person who is very concerned about the environment is ____.
 
white
 
red
 
green
Q14 - A coward is ____.
 
yellow
 
white
 
black
 
red
Q15 - Forms, paperwork and bureaucracy are sometimes called ___ tape.
 
pink
 
green
 
red
 
black
Q16 - A ____-eyed boy is somebody's favourite and given preferential treatment.
 
green
 
brown
 
blue
Q17 - Somebody who is expected to achieve a lot is a great ____ hope.
 
blue
 
white
 
green
 
brown

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