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Slang Quiz: Mixed 2

This quiz tests you on various slang terms.

1. ape | apeshit

When one of the boxers knocked out his opponent, the crowd went ape. They

a. sat quietly

b. cheered and clapped

c. hooted and flapped their arms around

2. babe

Who would normally be called a babe?

a. A man of sixty

b. A teenage girl

c. A nine-year-old boy

3. beef

If you have a beef with someone, you have

a. a problem with them

b. a meal with them

c. a good time with them

4. cock-up

There's been a cock-up with ticket sales. The concert hall can hold two thousand people, and they've sold

a. 1,500 tickets

b. 2,000 tickets

c. 2,500 tickets

5. crash | crash out

Gina crashed while she was working at her computer. She must have been

a. very tired

b. very careless

c. very angry

6. dunno

Nora said, "I dunno" when I asked her what

a. her name was

b. her tax ID number was

c. her phone number was

7. fib

If someone tells a fib, they say something that

a. isn't really true

b. isn't totally false

c. isn't too good

8. run-in

We could see that Terry was having a run-in with the guy because they were

a. laughing together

b. shaking hands

c. shouting at each other

9. tons

Carol has made tons of new friends since she moved to New York. She is

a. really lonely

b. never lonely

c. a real loner

10. wheels

Paul says he needs his own wheels because

a. he can't drive

b. he enjoys walking

c. public transport isn't good enough

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. ape | apeshit - When one of the boxers knocked out his opponent, the crowd went ape. They: a) sat quietly b) cheered and clapped c) hooted and flapped their arms around

2. babe - Who would normally be called a babe?: a) A man of sixty b) A teenage girl c) A nine-year-old boy

3. beef - If you have a beef with someone, you have: a) a problem with them b) a meal with them c) a good time with them

4. cock-up - There's been a cock-up with ticket sales. The concert hall can hold two thousand people, and they've sold: a) 1,500 tickets b) 2,000 tickets c) 2,500 tickets

5. crash | crash out - Gina crashed while she was working at her computer. She must have been: a) very tired b) very careless c) very angry

6. dunno - Nora said, "I dunno" when I asked her what: a) her name was b) her tax ID number was c) her phone number was

7. fib - If someone tells a fib, they say something that: a) isn't really true b) isn't totally false c) isn't too good

8. run-in - We could see that Terry was having a run-in with the guy because they were: a) laughing together b) shaking hands c) shouting at each other

9. tons - Carol has made tons of new friends since she moved to New York. She is: a) really lonely b) never lonely c) a real loner

10. wheels - Paul says he needs his own wheels because: a) he can't drive b) he enjoys walking c) public transport isn't good enough

Contributor: Matt Errey