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Slang Quiz: Mixed 5

This quiz tests you on various slang terms.

1. afters

Which is often eaten for afters in England?

a. scrambled eggs

b. cheese sandwiches

c. bread and butter pudding

2. dicey

Every year in the Spanish town of Pamplona, thousands of men join in a very dicey activity called The Running of

a. the Rabbits

b. the Bulls

c. the Girlfriends

3. intro

The intro to a book always comes

a. first

b. last

c. in the middle

4. limo

They decided to rent a limo to drive them to

a. the debutant's ball

b. the supermarket

c. the used-car lot

5. mo

If someone asks you to wait a mo, they want you to wait for

a. a moustache

b. an hour or so

c. just a few seconds

6. peanuts

Christine says the kids who work at McDonald's get paid peanuts. She says their salary is

a. very low

b. very good

c. very high

7. quant

If you want to be a quant, you'll need to be good at

a. sports

b. mathematics

c. drawing

8. trash

Our kids had a party in the back garden, and their friends trashed the vegetable patch and the herb beds. My wife

a. thanked them for their help

b. said there'd be no more parties

c. told their friends they were welcome anytime

9. upfront

Bob said he'd always been upfront about his intention to reduce the number of workers in the company. He had always

a. kept his intention a secret

b. stated clearly that he'd do this

c. thought about doing this

10. ute

Jacko threw his tools in the back of his ute and

a. rode home

b. drove home

c. sailed home

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. afters - Which is often eaten for afters in England?: a) scrambled eggs b) cheese sandwiches c) bread and butter pudding

2. dicey - Every year in the Spanish town of Pamplona, thousands of men join in a very dicey activity called The Running of: a) the Rabbits b) the Bulls c) the Girlfriends

3. intro - The intro to a book always comes: a) first b) last c) in the middle

4. limo - They decided to rent a limo to drive them to: a) the debutant's ball b) the supermarket c) the used-car lot

5. mo - If someone asks you to wait a mo, they want you to wait for: a) a moustache b) an hour or so c) just a few seconds

6. peanuts - Christine says the kids who work at McDonald's get paid peanuts. She says their salary is: a) very low b) very good c) very high

7. quant - If you want to be a quant, you'll need to be good at: a) sports b) mathematics c) drawing

8. trash - Our kids had a party in the back garden, and their friends trashed the vegetable patch and the herb beds. My wife: a) thanked them for their help b) said there'd be no more parties c) told their friends they were welcome anytime

9. upfront - Bob said he'd always been upfront about his intention to reduce the number of workers in the company. He had always: a) kept his intention a secret b) stated clearly that he'd do this c) thought about doing this

10. ute - Jacko threw his tools in the back of his ute and: a) rode home b) drove home c) sailed home

Contributor: Matt Errey