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Slang Quiz: Mixed 1

This quiz tests you on various slang terms.

1. action (1)

If you're interested in American politics, the action is

a. in London

b. in Washington

c. in Tokyo

2. axe | ax (1)

The company had to axe Georgio because he

a. worked too hard

b. always came early

c. made too many mistakes

3. beat it

If somebody tells you to "Beat it!", they're telling you to

a. hit something

b. defeat something

c. go away

4. blast (2)

The manager blasted his secretary for

a. forgetting to give him a message

b. writing an excellent letter

c. doing such a good job

5. crap (2)

Shane said that the website we showed him was crap. He thinks it's

a. a pretty good website

b. a really bad website

c. a very interesting website

6. drag

It was such a drag when my new computer

a. wouldn't start up

b. worked beautifully

c. booted up perfectly

7. fart

If someone farts, it's possible to know by using the senses of

a. seeing and tasting

b. hearing and smelling

c. touching and feeling

8. guts

It took a lot of guts for my son to

a. bully a smaller kid

b. bully a bigger kid

c. help a kid who was being bullied

9. horny

Ben got really horny while he was

a. mowing the lawn

b. doing his tax return

c. watching a wet T-shirt contest

10. rip-off (1)

If something's a rip-off, you probably

a. don't need it

b. won't buy it

c. can't fix it

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. action (1) - If you're interested in American politics, the action is: a) in London b) in Washington c) in Tokyo

2. axe | ax (1) - The company had to axe Georgio because he: a) worked too hard b) always came early c) made too many mistakes

3. beat it - If somebody tells you to "Beat it!", they're telling you to: a) hit something b) defeat something c) go away

4. blast (2) - The manager blasted his secretary for: a) forgetting to give him a message b) writing an excellent letter c) doing such a good job

5. crap (2) - Shane said that the website we showed him was crap. He thinks it's: a) a pretty good website b) a really bad website c) a very interesting website

6. drag - It was such a drag when my new computer: a) wouldn't start up b) worked beautifully c) booted up perfectly

7. fart - If someone farts, it's possible to know by using the senses of: a) seeing and tasting b) hearing and smelling c) touching and feeling

8. guts - It took a lot of guts for my son to: a) bully a smaller kid b) bully a bigger kid c) help a kid who was being bullied

9. horny - Ben got really horny while he was: a) mowing the lawn b) doing his tax return c) watching a wet T-shirt contest

10. rip-off (1) - If something's a rip-off, you probably: a) don't need it b) won't buy it c) can't fix it

Contributor: Matt Errey