Do You Tend To Use British Or American English?

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Do You Tend To Use British Or American English? - Quiz

Check if you are used to British or American spelling and structures. There are no right or wrong answers.


You May Get

British English

You prefer British English! :-)

American English

You prefer American English! :-)
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your friends are asking you to have lunch with them, but you don't feel hungry.
    • A. 

      Thanks, I have already eaten.

    • B. 

      Thanks, I already ate.

  • 2. 
    You have to leave.
    • A. 

      I got to go!

    • B. 

      I've got to go!

  • 3. 
    It's 14:15.
    • A. 

      It's quarter after two.

    • B. 

      It's quarter past two.

  • 4. 
    How do you say '2010'?
    • A. 

      Two thousand and ten

    • B. 

      Two thousand ten

  • 5. 
    Someone has just scratched your car with a key.
    • A. 

      They have keyed the fender of my car!

    • B. 

      They have keyed the bumper of my car!

  • 6. 
    You're going to see a friend in October.
    • A. 

      See you in autumn.

    • B. 

      See you in fall.

  • 7. 
    You're going to accompany a friend to a certain place.
    • A. 

      I'll come along!

    • B. 

      I'll go with!

  • 8. 
    A company works from Monday till Friday.
    • A. 

      They work Monday through Friday.

    • B. 

      They work Monday to Friday (inclusive).

  • 9. 
    Your friend is ill.
    • A. 

      He's in the hospital.

    • B. 

      He's in hospital

  • 10. 
    You're going to take a bath.
    • A. 

      I'll go and have a bath.

    • B. 

      I'll go take a bath.

  • 11. 
    How do you pronounce the word 'clerk'?
    • A. 

      /kla:k/

    • B. 

      /kle:k/

  • 12. 
    Which variant would you use?
    • A. 

      She threw my cat out of the window!

    • B. 

      She threw my cat out the window!

  • 13. 
    You are having an argument with a friend.
    • A. 

      I think I have already proven that you're wrong.

    • B. 

      I think I have already proved that you're wrong.

  • 14. 
    Which variant do you prefer?
    • A. 

      1 litre of milk

    • B. 

      1 liter of milk

  • 15. 
    Mr. Smith is 30 years old.
    • A. 

      Mr. Smith, aged 30.

    • B. 

      Mr. Smith, age 30.

  • 16. 
    Which variant do you prefer?
    • A. 

      I haven't practised for a long time.

    • B. 

      I haven't practiced for a long time.

  • 17. 
    Which variant do you prefer?
    • A. 

      Traveler

    • B. 

      Traveller

  • 18. 
    Which variant do you prefer?
    • A. 

      I want to talk with you.

    • B. 

      I want to talk to you.

  • 19. 
    Which variant do you prefer?
    • A. 

      The workers protested against the decision.

    • B. 

      The workers protested the decision.

  • 20. 
    Which variant do you prefer?
    • A. 

      Honour

    • B. 

      Honor

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