Experian Gts - Lost In Translation

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 106

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Experian Gts - Lost In Translation

A fun quiz about the words and sayings that we find confusing


Related Topics
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     In the UK a colleague might ask “what’s the rationale behind that decision?” what do they mean?
    • A. 

      "She/he likes my idea and wants to understand how I had such a brilliant idea"

    • B. 

      "I'm not sure what you mean"

    • C. 

      "Bad idea, try again!"

    • D. 

      "You are a fantastic thinker, help me understand your process, so that I may emulate you in future"

  • 2. 
    The Costa Rican Spanish word Paciencia means?
    • A. 

      Comprehensive

    • B. 

      Comprehension

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The UK saying 'Starter for 10' often used in project kickoff meetings or emails originates from?
    • A. 

      The TV Quiz University Challange

    • B. 

      The popular Harry Potter books

    • C. 

      Snooker or Billiards

    • D. 

      Politics

  • 4. 
    In which of these countries might the common 'thumbs up' signal be offensive?
    • A. 

      Latin America, West Africa,Greece, Russia, Sardinia and the south of Italy

    • B. 

      The UK, North America

    • C. 

      France, Germany, The Netherlands and Bulgaria

    • D. 

      China, Malaysia and India

  • 5. 
    If a colleague in Norway asks you to meet them at 'half five' when should you turn up?
    • A. 

      17:30

    • B. 

      16:30

    • C. 

      Who knows!

  • 6. 
    In the UK the word 'Cheers' is used to say....
    • A. 

      Thanks

    • B. 

      You are welcome

    • C. 

      Bye

    • D. 

      Toasting before drinks

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A Fortnight is 2 weeks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Do you have any other examples where something you've heard has been 'lost in translation'?