Test Your Knowledge On British & American Slangs

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Are you familiar with the slang used in American and British cultures? Play this incredible quiz which is full of mind-blowing American and British slangs related questions. This quiz will not only help you test your knowledge on this topic, but you will also learn some new slangs which you can use while speaking to your friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does the word "flossing" mean in Am. slang?

    • A.

      Driving.

    • B.

      Fighting.

    • C.

      Showing off.

    • D.

      Dancing to fast music

    Correct Answer
    C. Showing off.
    Explanation
    In American slang, the word "flossing" is used to describe someone who is showing off or flaunting their wealth, success, or possessions. This term is often used to describe individuals who want to impress others by displaying their expensive cars, designer clothes, or luxurious lifestyle. It can also refer to someone who is boasting about their achievements or accomplishments in order to gain attention or admiration from others.

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  • 2. 

    What does the expression "chin wag" mean in Br. slang?

    • A.

      A little doggy.

    • B.

      A nice cat.

    • C.

      A pretty woman.

    • D.

      Chatting.

    Correct Answer
    D. Chatting.
    Explanation
    The expression "chin wag" is a British slang term that means chatting. It refers to engaging in a casual conversation or gossip with someone. The term "chin wag" is often used to describe friendly and informal conversations between friends or acquaintances. It does not refer to a little doggy, a nice cat, or a pretty woman.

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  • 3. 

    How would you feel if you were "chuffed to bits"?

    • A.

      Confused.

    • B.

      Delighted.

    • C.

      Scared.

    • D.

      Exhausted.

    Correct Answer
    B. Delighted.
    Explanation
    If someone is "chuffed to bits," it means they are extremely pleased or delighted about something. The term "chuffed" is a British slang word that means proud or pleased, and "to bits" adds emphasis to the feeling of delight. Therefore, the correct answer is "Delighted."

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  • 4. 

    What is a "ba-donka-donk"?

    • A.

      A big boat.

    • B.

      A wild horse.

    • C.

      An alcoholic drink.

    • D.

      A female behind with extreme curves.

    Correct Answer
    D. A female behind with extreme curves.
    Explanation
    "I'd be chuffed to bits by your ba-donka-dong, honey."

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  • 5. 

    What kind of a person is a "shawty"?

    • A.

      A short one.

    • B.

      A tall one.

    • C.

      A drunk one.

    • D.

      A strong one.

    Correct Answer
    A. A short one.
    Explanation
    The term "shawty" is commonly used in urban slang to refer to a person who is short in stature. It is often used as a term of endearment or to describe someone in a playful or affectionate manner. Therefore, the correct answer is "A short one."

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  • 6. 

    “Stan” in American slang stands for _________

    • A.

      Pervert.

    • B.

      Die-hard fans of celebrities.

    • C.

      Famous pop artists.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Die-hard fans of celebrities.
    Explanation
    In American slang, "Stan" refers to die-hard fans of celebrities. This term originated from the Eminem song "Stan," which tells the story of an obsessed fan. Over time, it has become a common term to describe fans who are extremely devoted and dedicated to their favorite celebrities.

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  • 7. 

    What Is the meaning of “Cram”?

    • A.

      To study breathlessly before exams.

    • B.

      To be flattered on someone.

    • C.

      Drink with no limits.

    • D.

      Eating without feeling hungry.

    Correct Answer
    A. To study breathlessly before exams.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "To study breathlessly before exams." This is the meaning of the word "cram" in the context provided. When someone crams for exams, it means they are studying intensely and trying to learn as much as possible in a short period of time before the exam.

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  • 8. 

    “In no time”. This slang is used to say_______

    • A.

      Something is never going to happen.

    • B.

      Something may not happen.

    • C.

      It has happened.

    • D.

      Very soon.

    Correct Answer
    D. Very soon.
    Explanation
    The slang "in no time" is used to express that something will happen very soon. It implies that there will be very little or no delay in the occurrence of the event or action.

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  • 9. 

    Where can this British slang apply?  I was gutted when ____________

    • A.

      She rejected my proposal.

    • B.

      I saw a snake.

    • C.

      I was surprised.

    • D.

      I succeeded.

    Correct Answer
    A. She rejected my proposal.
    Explanation
    The British slang "I was gutted" can apply in the situation when someone feels extremely disappointed or devastated. In this case, the speaker is expressing their deep disappointment after their proposal was rejected by someone.

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  • 10. 

    “Fag” in British English means cigarette. True or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In British English, the term "fag" is commonly used as a slang term for a cigarette. Therefore, the statement "Fag in British English means cigarette" is true.

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