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Idioms Quiz: Body 6

This quiz tests you on body idioms.

1. jump out of your skin

Henry was walking through the forest, and he jumped out of his skin when

a. he saw many trees were cut down

b. his friend told a funny joke

c. a snake fell on his head

2. keep an eye on

I'm going to the shop so could you keep an eye on

a. the baby

b. the movie

c. the future

3. keep your nose clean

If George doesn't keep his nose clean he'll

a. get sick

b. go to jail

c. get smelly

4. lend someone a hand

Our boy Johnny never offers to lend a hand. We always

a. have to go out and buy one

b. have to ask him to help out

c. have to tell him we're fine

5. let your hair down

After a hard day's work, the office staff decided they needed to let their hair down so they

a. went to a nightclub

b. went to a hair salon

c. went to a library

6. lose face

Brian made Gary lose face in front of his friends when he said Gary was

a. a really good friend

b. not very smart

c. going into hospital

7. lose your head

We were all surprised when Tracey suddenly lost her head and

a. started laughing

b. started staring at her fingers

c. started shouting and thumping the table

8. more than meets the eye

The police think there's more to the car accident than meets the eye. They think there could be

a. similar accidents in future

b. pieces of the car they haven't seen yet

c. reason to believe it wasn't a normal accident

9. music to your ears

The accused man said it was music to his ears when the judge said

a. guilty

b. not guilty

c. life without parole

10. neck and neck

The top two runners were neck and neck as they

a. started the last lap of the race

b. talked to reporters before the race

c. stood side by side to compare their heights

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. jump out of your skin - Henry was walking through the forest, and he jumped out of his skin when: a) he saw many trees were cut down b) his friend told a funny joke c) a snake fell on his head

2. keep an eye on - I'm going to the shop so could you keep an eye on: a) the baby b) the movie c) the future

3. keep your nose clean - If George doesn't keep his nose clean he'll: a) get sick b) go to jail c) get smelly

4. lend someone a hand - Our boy Johnny never offers to lend a hand. We always: a) have to go out and buy one b) have to ask him to help out c) have to tell him we're fine

5. let your hair down - After a hard day's work, the office staff decided they needed to let their hair down so they: a) went to a nightclub b) went to a hair salon c) went to a library

6. lose face - Brian made Gary lose face in front of his friends when he said Gary was: a) a really good friend b) not very smart c) going into hospital

7. lose your head - We were all surprised when Tracey suddenly lost her head and: a) started laughing b) started staring at her fingers c) started shouting and thumping the table

8. more than meets the eye - The police think there's more to the car accident than meets the eye. They think there could be: a) similar accidents in future b) pieces of the car they haven't seen yet c) reason to believe it wasn't a normal accident

9. music to your ears - The accused man said it was music to his ears when the judge said: a) guilty b) not guilty c) life without parole

10. neck and neck - The top two runners were neck and neck as they: a) started the last lap of the race b) talked to reporters before the race c) stood side by side to compare their heights

Contributor: Matt Errey