Do You Use American Or British Words? Quiz

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Do You Use American Or British Words? Quiz - Quiz

Welcome to our "Do You Use American or British Words? Quiz" where you'll embark on a linguistic journey to uncover your word preferences! This quiz is designed to explore the subtle differences between American and British English, revealing fascinating insights into your language usage.
Are you more inclined to use "elevator" or "lift"? "Apartment" or "flat"? "Color" or "colour"? By answering a series of thought-provoking questions, you'll gain a deeper understanding of your linguistic tendencies and the cultural influences behind them.
Whether you've always been curious about the nuances of English variations or simply want to learn more Read moreabout your own vocabulary choices, this quiz is perfect for you! Challenge yourself, explore the intricacies of language, and discover where your word preferences align. Take our "Do You Use American or British Words? Quiz" now and unlock the secrets of your linguistic identity!


Use Of American Or British Words Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Please read "2,300 practical recipes".

    • A.

      Twenty-three hundred practical recipes

    • B.

      Two thousand three hundred practical recipes

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 2. 

    In a building, the floor at street level is the "first floor".

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    • C.

      Don't know

  • 3. 

    If you pay 59.54 dollars or pounds using a check/cheque, you write the amount in figures as follows,  A) 59.54 or 5954  (the 54 usually underlined) for extra clarity, B) 59.54 or 59·54 or 59—54 for extra clarity.

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 4. 

    The name of the sign "#"  is ...

    • A.

      Hash

    • B.

      Pound sign, or number sign

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 5. 

    If you want to wish good luck, you might say ... (please note: you may say both, but what would your first choice be?)

    • A.

      Knock on wood

    • B.

      Touch wood

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 6. 

    To hide something embarrassing, you might sweep it ... (please note: you may say both, but what would your first choice be?)

    • A.

      Under the rug

    • B.

      Under the carpet

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 7. 

    Brackets are ... (please note: you may say both, but what would your first choice be?)

    • A.

      [ ]

    • B.

      ( )

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 8. 

    Precious rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings are ... 

    • A.

      Jewellery

    • B.

      Jewelry

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 9. 

    In order to drive a car, you need a ...

    • A.

      Driving licence

    • B.

      Driver's license

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 10. 

    A small light which is held in the hand and usually gets its power from batteries is a ...

    • A.

      Flashlight

    • B.

      Torch

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 11. 

    Some parts of a car: ...

    • A.

      Bonnet, Windscreen, Boot, Reversing lights, Gear lever, Number plate

    • B.

      Hood, Windshield, Trunk, Back-up lights, Gear shift, License plate

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 12. 

    At school, children study ...

    • A.

      Math

    • B.

      Maths

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 13. 

    The last letter of the alphabet is called ...

    • A.

      Zed

    • B.

      Zee

    • C.

      Neither / Don't know

  • 14. 

    You pronounce the first vowel in "stupid" as ...

    • A.

      Cue

    • B.

      Cool

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 15. 

    Suspenders are for ...

    • A.

      Men

    • B.

      Women

    • C.

      Don't know

  • 16. 

    If you need to erase a pencil mark, you may ask for a rubber.

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      Don't know

  • 17. 

    Would you say that the economy has ___ worse?

    • A.

      Got

    • B.

      Gotten

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 18. 

    I say tomato, you say ...

    • A.

      To-MAH-to

    • B.

      To-MAY-to

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

  • 19. 

    A "cot" is a ...

    • A.

      Small bed for a baby with high bars round the sides so that the child cannot fall out

    • B.

      Camp-bed

    • C.

      Absolutely neither / Don't know

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