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Slang Quiz: Mixed 3

This quiz tests you on various slang terms.

1. arse | ass (1)

If someone is said to have a big arse, it means they have a large

a. bank balance

b. backside

c. brain

2. blab

The name of the winner was supposed to be a secret, but someone blabbed and

a. told us who it was

b. kept the secret

c. changed the result

3. cop out

She could have been a successful writer, but Lydia copped out and became a literary editor because she

a. was afraid of failing

b. was sick of writing

c. wanted to be famous

4. cushy

My cousin Frank has a really cushy job in the tax department. It's perfect for Frank because all he wants is

a. a life of adventure

b. a secure, stress-free life

c. a challenging job

5. eating

Someone might say "What's eating Sam?" if Sam looks

a. thin

b. upset

c. tired

6. flunk

If Carlo flunks his English exam, he'll be

a. very proud

b. very upset

c. very amused

7. garbage

Maxine reckons the new menswear collection that Frederico has just released in Paris is garbage. She thinks it is

a. awful

b. wonderful

c. inexpensive

8. make tracks

Don said it was time to make tracks. He wanted to

a. build some narrow paths

b. leave for home

c. take a train

9. shades

Shades are worn on

a. the feet

b. the face

c. the hands

10. yawn

Which would most people find a yawn?

a. a lecture on the Swedish economy

b. a film about sex and sexuality in Sweden

c. a free dinner in Sweden's most expensive restaurant

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. arse | ass (1) - If someone is said to have a big arse, it means they have a large: a) bank balance b) backside c) brain

2. blab - The name of the winner was supposed to be a secret, but someone blabbed and: a) told us who it was b) kept the secret c) changed the result

3. cop out - She could have been a successful writer, but Lydia copped out and became a literary editor because she: a) was afraid of failing b) was sick of writing c) wanted to be famous

4. cushy - My cousin Frank has a really cushy job in the tax department. It's perfect for Frank because all he wants is: a) a life of adventure b) a secure, stress-free life c) a challenging job

5. eating - Someone might say "What's eating Sam?" if Sam looks: a) thin b) upset c) tired

6. flunk - If Carlo flunks his English exam, he'll be: a) very proud b) very upset c) very amused

7. garbage - Maxine reckons the new menswear collection that Frederico has just released in Paris is garbage. She thinks it is: a) awful b) wonderful c) inexpensive

8. make tracks - Don said it was time to make tracks. He wanted to: a) build some narrow paths b) leave for home c) take a train

9. shades - Shades are worn on: a) the feet b) the face c) the hands

10. yawn - Which would most people find a yawn?: a) a lecture on the Swedish economy b) a film about sex and sexuality in Sweden c) a free dinner in Sweden's most expensive restaurant

Contributor: Matt Errey