American English Test (What % of Your Speech is American?)
What % of Your Speech is American?
The first wave of English-speaking settlers arrived in North America during the 17th century, followed by further migrations in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Since then, America has been influenced by the languages of Native Americans, and immigrants from West Africa, Germany, France, Ireland and other countries. Do you speak American English, or just English? Even some U.S citizens can't ace this quiz!
Instructions: Most questions have several correct answers, choose the term that YOU would most likely use.
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- Updated questions database - Mar 11, 2017
- What do you call hair that hangs over the forehead in some hair styles?BangsFringeForelockDrapes
- Your sister is sulking because she didn't get tickets to see Harry Styles, and it's starting to annoy you. What do you say?Get over it!Quit being so stroppy!Quit whining!Get your cheese out!
- What do you call something you throw away?GarbageLitterRubbishTrash
- What do you spread on top of a cake?IcingFrostingGlazeTopping
- You are walking out the door, but notice your keys are still in the kitchen. You ask your husband/wife to...Toss the keys over.Throw the keys over.Bung the keys over.Whip the keys over.
- What do you call someone who tells an authority figure about someone else’s misdeed?GrassTattleNarcStool Pigeon
- If you see someone with whipped cream on his head running around the street yelling "I love Beyonce!", you would say he is ...Barmy.On drugs.Crackers.Crazy.
- You finally get that raise you deserve. When you tell your friends, they exclaim...Bloody good show!Congratulations!Can I borrow some money?Cracking!
- You just received a new television as a gift. What are you going to the with the old (working) one?Sell it.Ebay it.Skipper it.Flog it.
- What do you give a baby when he or she cries?A DummyA ComforterA Teething RingA Pacifier
- Your co-worker just bought a used iPad for $2,700 on Craigslist. You would say he's...Gullible.The right person to buy your old car.A mug.A moron.
- What is a term for birth control worn by a male?EraserRubberSheathCondom
- You see someone in a crowd who you haven't seen in a long time. You run up to her and tell her you haven't seen her...In ages!In yonks!In years!Ever dance the Macarena!
- When you take a baby for a walk, what does he or she ride in?PramStrollerBaby BuggyCarrier
- When you hear people arguing, they are having a ...Row.Beef.Fight.Twister.
- BONUS QUESTION: Which word should you never, ever, ever use unless you want to make a Brit laugh and ridicule you?Fanny PackHamperFlannelBonnet