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Slang Quiz: Teen 1

This quiz tests you on slang used by teenagers.

1. ace (1)

Louis is an ace driver on the Formula One circuit, so he's

a. very good at driving golf balls

b. highly skilled at racing fast cars

c. an average Formula One driver

2. awesome

Francine said the most awesome thing she did on her holiday was

a. read an interesting book

b. buy some clothes

c. go skydiving for the first time

3. dork

A young person who is called a dork is probably

a. good at sports

b. not good at relating to people

c. clever at maths and science

4. dweeb

The kids call Mark a dweeb because he's

a. clever but he doesn't say much

b. stupid and aggressive

c. good-looking and smart

5. gnarly

When my kids say something is gnarly, it means they think it's

a. extremely good

b. extremely bad

c. either of the above

6. goof off | goof around

On the weekend, my son goofs off with his friends. They

a. study hard

b. work part-time

c. play computer games

7. gross

Which would most people find gross?

a. wearing unwashed underwear

b. washing unworn underwear

c. wearing underwear under water

8. hang | hang out

In their free time, most teenagers like to hang with

a. their parents

b. their friends

c. their computers

9. hickey

If someone has a hickey on their neck, they have probably

a. been bitten by an insect

b. got a skin disease

c. made love recently

10. hooky | hookey

Students who often play hooky will probably get

a. excellent grades

b. poor grades

c. very fit and strong

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. ace (1) - Louis is an ace driver on the Formula One circuit, so he's: a) very good at driving golf balls b) highly skilled at racing fast cars c) an average Formula One driver

2. awesome - Francine said the most awesome thing she did on her holiday was: a) read an interesting book b) buy some clothes c) go skydiving for the first time

3. dork - A young person who is called a dork is probably: a) good at sports b) not good at relating to people c) clever at maths and science

4. dweeb - The kids call Mark a dweeb because he's: a) clever but he doesn't say much b) stupid and aggressive c) good-looking and smart

5. gnarly - When my kids say something is gnarly, it means they think it's: a) extremely good b) extremely bad c) either of the above

6. goof off | goof around - On the weekend, my son goofs off with his friends. They: a) study hard b) work part-time c) play computer games

7. gross - Which would most people find gross?: a) wearing unwashed underwear b) washing unworn underwear c) wearing underwear under water

8. hang | hang out - In their free time, most teenagers like to hang with: a) their parents b) their friends c) their computers

9. hickey - If someone has a hickey on their neck, they have probably: a) been bitten by an insect b) got a skin disease c) made love recently

10. hooky | hookey - Students who often play hooky will probably get: a) excellent grades b) poor grades c) very fit and strong

Contributor: Matt Errey