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Euphemisms Quiz 1

1. between jobs

If you're between jobs, you

a. are travelling to work

b. don't have a job

c. have two jobs

2. casualties

Which is intended to cause the most casualties?

a. a bombing raid

b. a nuclear attack

c. a drone strike

3. dating

Harry's dating a guy he met at the gym. They're

a. in a casual relationship

b. in a serious relationship

c. just really good friends

4. lay off

My boss said I'd been laid off. He didn't want to say he'd

a. laid me

b. fired me

c. been fired

5. let go

If you're being "let go", you'll have to

a. find another job

b. find another worker

c. fire another worker

6. nature calls

When nature calls, we feel the need to

a. visit a forest

b. go to the toilet

c. answer the phone

7. number one

If you do "number one", it'll be

a. solid

b. liquid

c. smelly

8. number two

After doing "number two", you'll need to

a. wipe your bottom

b. wipe your mouth

c. wipe your floor

9. pass wind

If you're passing wind a lot, you're probably

a. flying a kite

b. sailing a yacht

c. needing a toilet

10. restroom

If you're in a restroom, you can usually

a. wash your hands

b. have a shower

c. lie down

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. between jobs - If you're between jobs, you: a) are travelling to work b) don't have a job c) have two jobs

2. casualties - Which is intended to cause the most casualties?: a) a bombing raid b) a nuclear attack c) a drone strike

3. dating - Harry's dating a guy he met at the gym. They're: a) in a casual relationship b) in a serious relationship c) just really good friends

4. lay off - My boss said I'd been laid off. He didn't want to say he'd: a) laid me b) fired me c) been fired

5. let go - If you're being "let go", you'll have to: a) find another job b) find another worker c) fire another worker

6. nature calls - When nature calls, we feel the need to: a) visit a forest b) go to the toilet c) answer the phone

7. number one - If you do "number one", it'll be: a) solid b) liquid c) smelly

8. number two - After doing "number two", you'll need to: a) wipe your bottom b) wipe your mouth c) wipe your floor

9. pass wind - If you're passing wind a lot, you're probably: a) flying a kite b) sailing a yacht c) needing a toilet

10. restroom - If you're in a restroom, you can usually: a) wash your hands b) have a shower c) lie down

Contributor: Matt Errey