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1 Tough Aussie Slang
Australia is a country of complete contrasts. Because of the vast distances involved, the difference between the city dwellers and the rural residents is quite noticeable. This quiz will concentrate on the words that are more used by the 'bushies'.
Average
20 Q
ozzz2002
May 09 02
6801 plays
2 Reg Grundies and Sloppy Joes
More Aussie craziness. Clothing has its fair share of slang words. What on earth are Reg Grundies?
Average
10 Q
Nannanut
Aug 21 04
3810 plays
3 Australians Sure Talk Funny
Because Australia is so far from the rest of the world, we have developed our own way of speaking. While it is often confusing to the rest of the world, it really does make sense, (sometimes:).
Average
10 Q
ozzz2002
May 27 02
7866 plays
4 Raw Prawns and Drinking Lizards
Australians have always had a unique turn of phrase. In this quiz I promise not to come the raw prawn with you. If you are flat out like a lizard drinking you might want to change tack and play.
Average
10 Q
Nannanut
Jun 13 04
3579 plays
5 Face Fungus and Laughing Gear
"Never call anything by its given name" seems to be the first rule of Australian lingo. This quiz looks at the odd names Aussies give to body parts and the use made of body parts to describe totally unrelated objects.
Average
10 Q
Nannanut
Aug 14 04
3744 plays
6 I Mean That in the Best Way Possible
As Trivialand's newest linguistic anthropologist, you have the dubious honour of deciphering a language that has confused and amused non-natives since time immemorial. Don your lairy daks and thinking cap and decipher these gems of Aussie Strine.
Easy
10 Q
leith90
May 04 10
1044 plays
7 Aussie Slang
This is a quiz to test your knowledge on Australian slang.
Easy
20 Q
slowglass
Mar 29 03
3063 plays
8 Australianisms 1
In this quiz you need to work out what a "true blue" is talking about. This is a bit of fun for anyone who would like to understand what an Australian is saying to you. You may learn some interesting facts, or be able to stump your mates. Have fun.
Easy
10 Q
adzparadox
Dec 30 06
2622 plays
9 True Blue
You can't fit into the Australian way of life if you don't know the language. Try some of these fair dinkum, you-beaut, true blue idioms on for size!
Easy
10 Q
lones78
Jul 10 10
2046 plays
10 Pasta Sultan Pepper
I'm always highly entertained at the perplexed look on the faces of overseas visitors who hear our accent for the first time. Here are ten examples of same. Good luck!
Very Easy
10 Q
Creedy
Jul 12 11
861 plays
11 I Wanted to Write You a Letter, But...
I wanted to write you a letter, but as you are not from Australia, I am not sure if you'll understand what I want to tell you.
Easy
10 Q
tezza1551
Jan 18 10
792 plays
12 Real Australian Slang
I've done the Oz Lingo quizzes contributed by non-Australians and I've got to say, most "true blue" Australians don't actually use a lot of the slang mentioned. Here, therefore, are a few expressions that "fair dinkum" Australians really do use.
Easy
10 Q
amazoncowgirl
Aug 10 02
5397 plays
13 Let Stalk Strine: Aussie Slang for New Chums
Australian colloquialisms are renowned for their colourful turn of a phrase and clever wordplay. Hopefully, you'll find this small sample amusing and informative. (Aussie is pronounced 'Ozzie'. See the end comments for further explanation of my title)
Easy
15 Q
odo5435
Jan 12 12
444 plays
14 Aussie To English Translation
Translate some 'off the beaten track' Aussie phrases and slang.
Average
15 Q
Bertho
Nov 17 02
3816 plays
15 Huh, What Do You Mean?
Here are some everyday expressions we use in Australia - well if you're a yobbo, that is - that we take for granted but which can prove confusing to visitors. See how many you know. Have fun!
Easy
10 Q
Creedy
Mar 19 11
726 plays
16 Another Letter from Tezza
I had so much fun with "I'd Have Written You a Letter But..." that I thought I'd write another one.
Easy
10 Q
tezza1551
Jan 23 10
561 plays
17 Australian Lingo
Here are some common words from our neighbors down-under (me being located in the U.S.). Have fun...Drongos and Dingoes!
Easy
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Sep 05 00
5040 plays
18 Aussie Lingo
Aussie lingo, Australian slang or 'strine' as it is sometimes called, is a colourful language. Can you pick the meanings of the Aussie words/sayings in the following multiple choice questions?
Average
25 Q
Engadine
Oct 18 02
3552 plays
19 Australianisms 2
Can you work out what these fairly basic Aussie phrases are all about? I hope you can, good luck, and... Aussi, Aussi, Aussi, Oi, Oi, Oi. Hope you have fun. *Please rate this quiz*
Average
10 Q
adzparadox
Jan 11 07
2046 plays
20 Take a Break with Some Aussie Slang
Good old Aussie slang. This quiz focuses on words used by both city dwellers and rurals, which are unique to Australia
Easy
15 Q
-Kailee-
Dec 09 11
612 plays
21 Aussie Slang
G'day mate! Australians have their own strange 'lingo', so here's a few to try.
Average
10 Q
Paul1405
May 22 10
588 plays
22 Aussie's Rule: Best Slang Ever (Part 2)
More wonderful words from our friends down under. Let's see how many of these you know.
Easy
10 Q
Foxgap
Jul 29 02
3237 plays
23 Aussie Slang
Let us do the Aussie Slang Thang. Test your knowledge of Australia's favourite export: our language. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
Hallic
Sep 25 00
4059 plays
24 The Australian Language
There are many good Australian slang quizzes on funtrivia so I thought I should do my duty and create one myself. Have fun and good luck.
Easy
10 Q
eelcat
Mar 12 03
1848 plays
25 Excuse Me, Do You Speak Australian?
G'day Cobber, beaut day, ain't it? Take a squiz at this and see if you can nut it out! If you understood most of that, you have a good chance with this quiz on Aussie slang.
Easy
10 Q
SandyRose1
Apr 19 12
606 plays
26 Learn to Speak Like an Aussie
Ever wanted to speak like an Aussie? Well here are a few words and phrases that will help get you started!
Easy
10 Q
aaronjunior
Oct 28 11
732 plays
27 Australianisms
Over the past 40 to 50 years, Australians have lost a treasury of terms. Television, books, movies and political correctness have all been responsible for giving Aussie kids a whole new language. Just how well do you know true Australian?
Average
10 Q
support5
May 19 06
1464 plays
28 Journey Of Australian Slang
This quiz has lots of Aussie slang that you'll need to figure out in order to find the answer.
Average
10 Q
Fi B
Mar 28 03
3807 plays
29 Aussie Lingo Fun
Planning a trip to Australia? Here are some words you may want to be familiar with. Good luck, mate!
Easy
10 Q
Kelvey
Feb 17 04
1545 plays
30 Aussies Rule! Best Slang Ever
Australia has the best slang terms in the world. See how many you can get right.
Easy
10 Q
foxgap
Jul 17 02
3744 plays
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