Slang Quiz: Drink & Drugs 1

This quiz tests you on drink and drugs slang.

1. acid

If someone takes a tab of acid, they will probably

a. be arrested for stealing chemicals

b. see things that aren't real

c. go to sleep

2. alky | alkie | alchy

Gillian thinks her husband's an alkie because he

a. gets drunk every day

b. has wine with his dinner most nights

c. drinks beer with his mates some nights

3. blow (2)

If someone says, "Hey, you wanna score some blow?" they're trying to sell you some

a. pornography

b. marijuana

c. cocaine

4. booze

The guys were looking for more booze, and Ted yelled "Yes!" when he found a bottle of

a. cough mixture

b. methylated spirits

c. Scotch whisky

5. busted

Glen has to go to court on Friday. He was busted last week for

a. growing his own vegetables

b. growing his own marijuana

c. brewing his own beer

6. coke

If a stranger comes up to you and says "You want some coke, man?", he's trying to sell you

a. a can of Coca Cola

b. a solid heating fuel

c. some cocaine

7. dope (1)

If someone says they have some dope for sale, it means they're selling

a. cheap alcohol

b. fake goods

c. illegal drugs

8. E | ecstasy

If someone says "You want some E?" they're trying to sell you

a. an energy drink

b. an ecstasy pill

c. a vitamin E pill

9. fix (2)

Drug users need a new syringe for every fix so that they

a. don't have to waste time cleaning syringes

b. can always use needles that are sharp

c. don't get, or pass on, AIDS by using dirty syringes

10. high

The police stopped the guy because they thought he was high. They thought he

a. was dangerous

b. had taken drugs

c. was mentally ill

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1. acid - If someone takes a tab of acid, they will probably: a) be arrested for stealing chemicals b) see things that aren't real c) go to sleep

2. alky | alkie | alchy - Gillian thinks her husband's an alkie because he: a) gets drunk every day b) has wine with his dinner most nights c) drinks beer with his mates some nights

3. blow (2) - If someone says, "Hey, you wanna score some blow?" they're trying to sell you some: a) pornography b) marijuana c) cocaine

4. booze - The guys were looking for more booze, and Ted yelled "Yes!" when he found a bottle of: a) cough mixture b) methylated spirits c) Scotch whisky

5. busted - Glen has to go to court on Friday. He was busted last week for: a) growing his own vegetables b) growing his own marijuana c) brewing his own beer

6. coke - If a stranger comes up to you and says "You want some coke, man?", he's trying to sell you: a) a can of Coca Cola b) a solid heating fuel c) some cocaine

7. dope (1) - If someone says they have some dope for sale, it means they're selling: a) cheap alcohol b) fake goods c) illegal drugs

8. E | ecstasy - If someone says "You want some E?" they're trying to sell you: a) an energy drink b) an ecstasy pill c) a vitamin E pill

9. fix (2) - Drug users need a new syringe for every fix so that they: a) don't have to waste time cleaning syringes b) can always use needles that are sharp c) don't get, or pass on, AIDS by using dirty syringes

10. high - The police stopped the guy because they thought he was high. They thought he: a) was dangerous b) had taken drugs c) was mentally ill

Contributor: Matt Errey