'Idioms- Death' 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- Death

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - If someone's a dead man walking, they are certainly going to be in a lot of trouble.
Q2 - If someone falls on their sword, they escape punishment for something they have done wrong.
Q3 - If someone has a skeleton in their closet, they have a secret about their past that they don't want people to know.
Q4 - In English, we say that the pen is not mightier than the sword.
Q5 - If something is dead in the water, it will make progress.
Q6 - If someone gives up the ghost, they die.
Q7 - If you are dead to the world, no one will listen to you.
Q8 - A grass widow is a woman whose husband is dead.
Q9 - If something is a matter of life and death, there is no solution possible.
Q10 - If someone is at death's door, they have died.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - If someone's a dead man walking, they are certainly going to be in a lot of trouble.
 
True
 
False
Q2 - If someone falls on their sword, they escape punishment for something they have done wrong.
 
True
 
False
Q3 - If someone has a skeleton in their closet, they have a secret about their past that they don't want people to know.
 
True
 
False
Q4 - In English, we say that the pen is not mightier than the sword.
 
True
 
False
Q5 - If something is dead in the water, it will make progress.
 
True
 
False
Q6 - If someone gives up the ghost, they die.
 
True
 
False
Q7 - If you are dead to the world, no one will listen to you.
 
True
 
False
Q8 - A grass widow is a woman whose husband is dead.
 
True
 
False
Q9 - If something is a matter of life and death, there is no solution possible.
 
True
 
False
Q10 - If someone is at death's door, they have died.
 
True
 
False

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