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Q41. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: The popularity of the yesterday's superstar is **on the wane**.

  1.  at its peak
  2.  at rock bottom
  3.  growing more
  4.  shrinking

Solution : shrinking
Q42. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: He is an interesting speaker but tends to **go off at a tangent.**

  1.  change the subject frequently
  2.  forget things in between
  3.  go on at great length
  4.  become boisterous

Solution : change the subject frequently

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Q43. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: He sold his house for a **song**.

  1.  at a reasonable price
  2.  at a discount
  3.  very cheaply
  4.  at a premium

Solution : very cheaply
Q44. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: Despite the trust bestowed on the minister, he turned out to be a **snake in the grass** during the revolution.

  1.  a person with an acerbic tongue
  2.  a treacherous person
  3.  an unforeseen danger
  4.  an unexpected misfortune

Solution : a treacherous person

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Q45. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: Women should be paid the same as men when they do the same job, for, surely **what is sauce for the goose is also sauce for the gander.**

  1.  Gender differences should be ignored
  2.  Goose and the gender eat the same sauce
  3.  Both goose and gander should be equally treated
  4.  The principle of equal treatment should be implemented

Solution : The principle of equal treatment should be implemented
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