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Visit the world of English - as spoken in various ways in different parts of the country where it originated. Quizzes focus on dialects as well as commonly-used slang terms.   

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1
English Slang for Tourists 25 questions

The following words or phrases are all in use in various parts of the UK. This quiz has been written to help the tourist understand what they hear when in the company of normal everyday Brits. There are no obscenities in this quiz.
Average
romeomikegolf
7461 plays
2
English Slang Used in the United Kingdom 25 questions

An A-Z of slang from a British perspective. Some of the words have more than one meaning, but remember it's the slang definition you are looking for.
Average
furby1
4614 plays
3
Ye Olde English W'rds 10 questions

Let us take a lighthearted look at ten archaic words once used in merry olde England. Try and match up the correct word against the appropriate sentence without getting too flummoxed, befuddled or pitchkettled.
Tough
Plodd
432 plays
4
South Walian Words-Valleys' Dialect [1] 10 questions

The valleys of South Wales are rich with many wonderful words that are rarely used elsewhere in the country. This quiz is all about these bizarre words that make up the South Walian dialect.
Average
poshprice
513 plays
5
"Geordie Speak" 20 questions

"Geordie" is the accent and everyday language of much of North East England. I was brought up there, and heard many of these words and phrases daily. The colloquial spellings used are phonetic.
Average
picqero
3522 plays
6
Are You Upperclass? 10 questions

In 1954, writer Nancy Mitford humorously described the differences between speakers of U (Upperclass) and non-U (non-Upperclass) English. *JUST FOR FUN*: see if you speak like the British Upperclass!
Difficult
pagiedamon
2277 plays
7
Yur'z Greetens Vrum Darzet! - Dorset Dialect 10 questions

Following on from my quiz about the dialect spoken here in Devon, this quiz takes another lighthearted look at the dialect of my birthplace, the county of Thomas Hardy, God's own country ... the county of Dorset!
Average
SisterSeagull
360 plays
8
Black Country Dialect: A Bostin Quiz 10 questions

The Black Country is the nickname for an area of the West Midlands west of Birmingham. It includes Dudley and Walsall, and a myriad of other towns.
Average
AcrylicInk
Sep 27 16
225 plays
9
Some Quotes From Dialectal English 10 questions

In this quiz you get short fragments from dialectal dialogues, poems etc. Your understanding of the quotes is tested by means of multiple choice.Caps may mark beginnings of verselines.
Easy
flem-ish
5982 plays
10
Slang Words Starting With "C," from 1874 London 10 questions

The dictionary that these words came from warned that slang "changes much," even in 15 years. So this quiz is up-to-date for 1874, but you might sound old-fashioned using the words in 1890. Just a caution! The words also all begin with C; no reason.
Average
littlepup
Dec 17 16
384 plays
11
Slang Words from 1874 London, Starting With "B" 10 questions

The dictionary that these words came from warned that slang "changes much," even in 15 years. So this quiz is up-to-date for 1874, but you might sound old fashioned using the words in 1890. Just a caution! The words also all begin with B; no reason.
Average
littlepup
Dec 08 16
300 plays
12
Slang Words Starting With "A," from 1874 London 10 questions

The dictionary that these words came from warned that slang "changes much," even in 15 years. So this quiz is up-to-date for 1874, but you might sound old fashioned using the words in 1890. Just a caution! The words also all begin with A; no reason.
Average
littlepup
Dec 02 16
282 plays
13
Slang Words Starting With "F," from 1874 London 10 questions

These English Victorian words come from the "Slang Dictionary", published by Chatto and Windus in London, 1874. The ones chosen for this quiz all begin with the letter "F".
Average
littlepup
Jan 26 17
219 plays
14
English Victorian Slang Words, Starting With "E" 10 questions

These English Victorian words come from the "Slang Dictionary", published by Chatto and Windus in London, 1874. The ones chosen for this quiz all begin with the letter "E".
Average
littlepup
Jan 07 17
297 plays
15
South Walian Words-Valleys' Dialect [2] 10 questions

Following the success of my first South Walian Words quiz, I have decided to create another. I hope you all enjoy it as much as the last one.
Average
poshprice
441 plays
16
Don't Be Naff--Brit Slang for Americans 10 questions

As an American, ever speak with someone from the UK or read a contemporary British novel and have trouble figuring out what they're saying? Well, here's a quiz on some modern British slang that just might help you out.
Easy
jabb5076
885 plays
17
English English! 10 questions

English is spoken all over the world, but some words have a particularly English English twang to them.
Average
togtog
5139 plays
18
It's Regency Slang, By George(tte) 10 questions

I enjoy Georgette Heyer's Regency novels and her mastery of Regency slang. Do you know the meaning of these words or phrases which were in common use in Regency England and appear in Heyer's novels?
Tough
Cymruambyth
606 plays
19
Victorian England Slang Words Starting With "D" 10 questions

These words come from the "Slang Dictionary" published by Chatto and Windus in London, 1874. The ones chosen for this quiz all begin with D.
Average
littlepup
Jan 03 17
201 plays
20
More Norfolk Dialect 10 questions

More ramblings from a Broad Narfolk Mawther.
Average
itsannier
729 plays
21
Speaking Scots 10 questions

Some more every day words spoken in the Scots tongue. What do these words or phrases mean?
Average
Twodeez
885 plays
22
Some Samples Of English Dialect 10 questions

Dialectal words are often totally incomprehensible to outsiders. In this quiz you find some 'local words' which might not be totally unintelligible to other English-speakers.
Tough
flem-ish
2403 plays
23
Speaking in the Scots tongue 10 questions

The people of Scotland have a rich and varied language; regional dialects, accents and phrases can be different no more than just a few miles apart. See if you know what these words mean.
Average
Twodeez
1308 plays
24
The Norfolk Dialect 10 questions

Do they talk a load of squit (rubbish) in Norfolk?
Tough
itsannier
1017 plays
25
Is That Crystal? 15 questions

'Is That Crystal?', as in 'crystal clear', (understandable). Yep, it's a quiz about English slang, as spoken in England. I'll give you the word or phrase. You tell me what I'm 'waffling on' about. Good luck.
Average
wez
3018 plays
26
1930-1940s British Slang Vocabulary 15 questions

I'm hooked on early 20th century British novels and have found they use unique slang words. Match the slang word to its correct definition from years gone past. You may still use some today! Have fun!
Very Easy
researcher53
Jun 06 17
516 plays
27
Slanglish 10 questions

This quiz has been served up to you by 'The Full English' team. Test your knowledge of English slang from around the country.
Tough
Lil_Miss_Fickle
753 plays
28
Georgette Heyer's Regency England 10 questions

Georgette Heyer's novels reinvent Regency England, complete with its own language and customs. Would you fit in?
Tough
bridget3
1581 plays
29
British Slang 10 questions

This is just a short quiz to see how much you know about British slang. It helps if you're not British cos that would be too easy! Have fun chucks!
Average
nomistai
6234 plays
30
Yuzzen, Smitsmats and Bumscuddy - Devon dialect 1 10 questions

A brief exploration of the wonderful dialect of Devon... 'Ave fun m'dears an' make zertin sure 'e spakes prapper Deb'n next time uz zees 'e! Enjoy!
Average
SisterSeagull
243 plays
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