'Idioms- Plants and Flowers' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 10 true/false 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- Plants and Flowers

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - If someone is pushing up the daisies, they are dead.
Q2 - If someone offers an olive branch, they are making a threat.
Q3 - If something is very easy, it is no bed of roses.
Q4 - If you grasp the nettle, you deal directly with a painful problem.
Q5 - If someone leads you up the garden path, they help you solve something.
Q6 - If someone beats about the bush, they say exactly what they want.
Q7 - If something withers on the vine, it fails to progress.
Q8 - If you can't see the wood for the trees, you are too wrapped up in the details to see the whole picture.
Q9 - If a project is kicked into the long grass, it is sidelined.
Q10 - If you nip a problem in the bud, you don't deal with it until it has got out of control.

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

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Q1 - If someone is pushing up the daisies, they are dead.
 
True
 
False
Q2 - If someone offers an olive branch, they are making a threat.
 
True
 
False
Q3 - If something is very easy, it is no bed of roses.
 
True
 
False
Q4 - If you grasp the nettle, you deal directly with a painful problem.
 
True
 
False
Q5 - If someone leads you up the garden path, they help you solve something.
 
True
 
False
Q6 - If someone beats about the bush, they say exactly what they want.
 
True
 
False
Q7 - If something withers on the vine, it fails to progress.
 
True
 
False
Q8 - If you can't see the wood for the trees, you are too wrapped up in the details to see the whole picture.
 
True
 
False
Q9 - If a project is kicked into the long grass, it is sidelined.
 
True
 
False
Q10 - If you nip a problem in the bud, you don't deal with it until it has got out of control.
 
True
 
False

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