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Slang Quiz: Insulting 1

This quiz tests you on insulting slang.

1. airhead

If you call someone an airhead, they'll probably feel

a. pleased

b. insulted

c. amused

2. arsehole | asshole

Someone who's called an arsehole by his workmates will probably be

a. a pretty unpopular person

b. a very friendly person

c. a highly respected person

3. ass-kisser

Which of these statements would be said by an ass-kisser to his boss if he's trying to get a promotion?

a. "I really think I've earned this promotion."

b. "I promise I'll work much harder in future."

c. "This is the best-run company I've ever worked for."

4. fruitcake

If you call someone a fruitcake, it's because you think they are

a. strange

b. overweight

c. delicious

5. hick

Jimmy sounds like a typical hick from

a. a backwoods farming community

b. a black neighbourhood in a big city

c. a wealthy, exclusive suburb

6. jerk

If someone is a jerk, they'll probably be

a. very funny

b. really hard-working

c. pretty unpopular

7. loudmouth

People often called Tom a loudmouth because he

a. sang in a loud voice

b. talked too much

c. had a deep voice

8. pig (1)

Someone who's often called a pig will probably be

a. very nice

b. very unpopular

c. very smelly

9. smart-arse

Someone who's often called a smart-arse probably thinks they are

a. really sexy

b. really clever

c. really tough

10. weirdo

The girl in the grocery store said a weirdo had just been into her shop. The guy was wearing

a. a suit and tie

b. a miniskirt and roller skates

c. shorts and a T-shirt

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. airhead - If you call someone an airhead, they'll probably feel: a) pleased b) insulted c) amused

2. arsehole | asshole - Someone who's called an arsehole by his workmates will probably be: a) a pretty unpopular person b) a very friendly person c) a highly respected person

3. ass-kisser - Which of these statements would be said by an ass-kisser to his boss if he's trying to get a promotion?: a) "I really think I've earned this promotion." b) "I promise I'll work much harder in future." c) "This is the best-run company I've ever worked for."

4. fruitcake - If you call someone a fruitcake, it's because you think they are: a) strange b) overweight c) delicious

5. hick - Jimmy sounds like a typical hick from: a) a backwoods farming community b) a black neighbourhood in a big city c) a wealthy, exclusive suburb

6. jerk - If someone is a jerk, they'll probably be: a) very funny b) really hard-working c) pretty unpopular

7. loudmouth - People often called Tom a loudmouth because he: a) sang in a loud voice b) talked too much c) had a deep voice

8. pig (1) - Someone who's often called a pig will probably be: a) very nice b) very unpopular c) very smelly

9. smart-arse - Someone who's often called a smart-arse probably thinks they are: a) really sexy b) really clever c) really tough

10. weirdo - The girl in the grocery store said a weirdo had just been into her shop. The guy was wearing: a) a suit and tie b) a miniskirt and roller skates c) shorts and a T-shirt

Contributor: Matt Errey