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Sayings Quiz: Men and Women

This quiz tests you on sayings about men and women.

1. A good husband makes a good wife

"A good husband makes a good wife" because

a. he is female

b. she appreciates him

c. they cross-dress

2. A good man is hard to find

If "a good man is hard to find", then there are probably

a. not many good men

b. no good men

c. too many good men

3. A man is as old as he feels, and a woman as old as she looks

If "a man is as old as he feels, and a woman as old as she looks", then who is probably the "youngest"?

a. a man who looks old and feels old

b. a man who looks old and feels young

c. a woman who looks old and feels young

4. Behind every successful man is a woman

The saying "Behind every successful man is a woman" suggests that women often

a. cost a lot

b. discourage men

c. encourage men

5. Boys will be boys

"Boys will be boys" might be said to justify

a. children failing exams

b. men having a fight

c. boys doing their homework

6. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

The saying "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" implies that we can find the greatest anger

a. on earth

b. in hell

c. in heaven

7. It's a man's world

The saying "It's a man's world" implies that life is

a. neutral

b. fair

c. unfair

8. One tongue is enough for a woman

Someone who says that "one tongue is enough for a woman" is most likely to be

a. an ear, nose and throat doctor

b. a linguist

c. a misogynist

9. The way to a man's heart is through his stomach

If "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach", a woman may gain a man's affections with

a. flattery

b. money

c. food

10. Women will have the last word

The saying "Women will have the last word" suggests that men stop speaking

a. before women stop

b. after women stop

c. when women stop

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. "A good husband makes a good wife" because: a) he is female b) she appreciates him c) they cross-dress

2. If "a good man is hard to find", then there are probably: a) not many good men b) no good men c) too many good men

3. If "a man is as old as he feels, and a woman as old as she looks", then who is probably the "youngest"?: a) a man who looks old and feels old b) a man who looks old and feels young c) a woman who looks old and feels young

4. The saying "Behind every successful man is a woman" suggests that women often: a) cost a lot b) discourage men c) encourage men

5. "Boys will be boys" might be said to justify: a) children failing exams b) men having a fight c) boys doing their homework

6. The saying "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" implies that we can find the greatest anger: a) on earth b) in hell c) in heaven

7. The saying "It's a man's world" implies that life is: a) neutral b) fair c) unfair

8. Someone who says that "one tongue is enough for a woman" is most likely to be: a) an ear, nose and throat doctor b) a linguist c) a misogynist

9. If "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach", a woman may gain a man's affections with: a) flattery b) money c) food

10. The saying "Women will have the last word" suggests that men stop speaking: a) before women stop b) after women stop c) when women stop

Contributor: Josef Essberger