How to Identify Errors in Idiomatic Expressions


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

How many different types of idioms are there?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. 'Pulling your leg' is an example of what type of idiom?

2. What parts of speech make up the second type of idiom?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

An Idiom is an expression particular to one specific culture or language, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the types of idioms and how they are constructed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Use of idiomatic expressions
  • Common errors with idiomatic expressions
  • Parts of speech

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related language lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding idiomatic expressions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about English idioms

Additional Learning

To learn more about language, review the accompanying lesson on How to Identify Errors in Idiomatic Expressions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of idiom
  • Understand how idioms are used in speech
  • Differentiate types of idioms