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All types of dialects, accents, and quirky regional lingoes that make up the varieties of English.
216 quizzes and 3,024 trivia questions.
  Jamaican Expressions Seen! - 10 questions - 5 mins
Jamaican English is full of colorful expressions. I have chosen one phrase for each letter of the alphabet A to J. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, reggaejames, Mar 06 13
906 plays
  Ye Olde Quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
See if you know the modern meaning of these common expressions used in times gone by, most of which came from the Elizabethan era. Good luck to thee.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jul 22 22
Very Easy
Creedy gold member
Jul 22 22
6699 plays
  Body Slang popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you ever get frustrated with learning the scientific names for the human anatomy? Worry no more! Let us take a more light-hearted approach by matching these English language slang words to their correct body part.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Sep 29 16
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
Sep 29 16
1407 plays
  Gobbledygook best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Government, lawyers, doctors, even schoolteachers from Sussex are guilty of using gobbledygook: the use of many complex words when a few simple ones will suffice.
Easier, 10 Qns, deputygary, Sep 01 09
3120 plays
  A Cowboy's Dictionary - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some strange slang and terminology originated in the West of the 1800s. Can you translate these sentences accurately to read this cowboy's story?
Average, 10 Qns, lordprescott, May 09 22
May 09 22
180 plays
  Victorian English Slang, Familiar or Not great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These words are from "A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words," published in London, 1859. Some are oddly modern, some just odd. Victorian slang on the left; modern definition on the right.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 22 16
Oct 22 16
723 plays
  Colorful Sayings in Texas - 10 questions - 3 mins
Test your knowledge of these colorful sayings that you might hear from the mouth of a Texan.
Tough, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jun 15 21
skylarb gold member
Jun 15 21
318 plays
  Why In The World Do We Say THAT? - 10 questions - 4 mins
English speakers from around the globe use some very interesting phrases. Here are some of our favorites!
Average, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Nov 22 20
logcrawler gold member
Nov 22 20
375 plays
  South African Slang - 10 questions - 4 mins
I've noticed a few fun language quizzes (Aussie lingo, rhyming slang etc.) and decided to throw some more choice into the mix. Behold, my first try - a Saffa (South African) lingo quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, angus007, Aug 09 21
Aug 09 21
876 plays
  Maori Words in Everyday Use - 10 questions - 4 mins
In New Zealand there are many words from the Maori language which are now in everyday use. You will hear or see these words on the TV and in newspapers without translation. These might be useful if you are planning a holiday in our beautiful country!
Average, 10 Qns, ScrabbleClare, Dec 20 13
1452 plays
trivia question Quick Question
If a New Zealander offers you tomato sauce, what are you getting?

From Quiz "Kiwi Terminology"

  Dude, Don't Diss My Teenspeak! - 10 questions - 3 mins
Teens today seem to have their own language. Test your knowledge of some of today's common "teenspeak" terms.
Easier, 10 Qns, panderson, Aug 25 17
Aug 25 17
1974 plays
  Pirate Slang popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
How well do you know pirate language? What's the difference between a caulker and a cackle fruit? Let's find out. If you have read "Pirates" by John Matthews or "Pirateology" by William Lubber, then you will probably ace this quiz! Good Luck1
Average, 10 Qns, mrbell, Dec 11 21
Dec 11 21
2493 plays
  Write It Quick Write It Quick! - 10 questions - 4 mins
One of my fondest odd skills is the ability to write in shorthand. This style of speedwriting was developed by Professor Joe M. Pullis, and this quiz is a lesson in the basic rules. My husband enjoys deciphering my scribbles, perhaps you will too.
Average, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, May 17 14
456 plays
  One - 10 questions - 4 mins
"One" has been part of various slang phrases for the last couple of centuries, from America to England to Australia. Here's just a small sampling.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 10 16
Dec 10 16
462 plays
  Kilted Kangas Speak Their Language popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
It is a wonder how different words can mean different things around the world! Here are some of ours!
Average, 15 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Sep 26 16
ClaudiaCat gold member
Sep 26 16
519 plays
  'Tis a Fine Broth of Words - 10 questions - 2 mins
Much of my source for my information and delight came from a book entitled "The Lilt of the Irish" by Henry D. Spalding.
Easier, 10 Qns, Irishrosy, Jun 19 22
Jun 19 22
792 plays
  Phrases and Terms from a Younger USA - 10 questions - 4 mins
Language in the US, as everywhere, changes and evolves. This quiz asks you to identify terms that were in common use in the USA in eras past.
Tough, 10 Qns, austinnene, Jul 29 14
austinnene gold member
714 plays
  Phrases and Terms from a Younger USA-2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Recently while creating a quiz on this topic, I found so much material it wouldn't fit into a single quiz. So, here's more-
Tough, 10 Qns, austinnene, Sep 05 14
austinnene gold member
546 plays
  Kiwi Terminology - 15 questions - 4 mins
This quiz contains a sampling of terminology used in New Zealand that can confuse American visitors. If you've spent any time in New Zealand, this quiz will be simple. Just remember, you're looking for the "kiwi" definition of the word!
Average, 15 Qns, ourika, Jul 16 21
Jul 16 21
1563 plays
  Singapore Slang - 15 questions - 5 mins
Been to Singapore and ever wondered what words like 'shiok', 'sebok' or 'nor chet' mean? Find out here.
Average, 15 Qns, meifeng, Sep 28 12
651 plays
  Smile! - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Smile"? - Well I hope I can have you laughing out loud at the various South Africanisms. These are taken from quite a few of our eleven official languages.
Tough, 10 Qns, playmate1111, Sep 17 11
playmate1111 gold member
573 plays
  Kiwi Speak - 15 questions - 4 mins
How well do you know your Kiwi slang? Take this quiz to see, go on, give it a crack Nigel!
Average, 15 Qns, PooDog, May 05 22
May 05 22
1317 plays
  Konglish 101 - 10 questions - 4 mins
Welcome to Korea! If you don't speak the language, you'll find yourself picking up Konglish -- English words used in the Korean way. Can you understand the locals, and make yourself understood?
Average, 10 Qns, ubermom, Oct 20 08
597 plays
  You Think You "Spake Norn Iron" - 10 questions - 3 mins
You've played my other Northern Ireland quizzes, carried out some further research and decided it's a place you'd like to visit. But will you be able to understand the locals when you get here?
Average, 10 Qns, CuddlyNutter, Jul 11 16
Jul 11 16
198 plays
  An Englishwoman's Take on South Africanisms - 10 questions - 4 mins
I am an Englishwoman who emigrated to South Africa many years ago. Some of the "South Africanisms" confused me, some made me smile, and I thought they would make an interesting topic for a quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, Kari247, Apr 04 11
396 plays
  Victorian England Words - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz on some of the words that were used in the Victorian Era which mean something different today. For each of the words select the Victorian meaning.
Tough, 10 Qns, CharmedLivesOn, Dec 18 13
894 plays
  Bahamian Slang - 15 questions - 3 mins
This quiz will consist of Bahamian slang from over the years to the present. I'll give the meaning of a word and you can choose which word it is. Enjoy! Note: Some of the slang is more recent.
Average, 15 Qns, abbyolurin1, Nov 11 07
513 plays
  Singapore Slang II - 15 questions - 4 mins
"Awreddy or nor chet for Singlish lesson 2? OK lah, can start now..." Learn Singlish the fun way!
Average, 15 Qns, meifeng, Jun 12 07
591 plays
  South African Lingo - 10 questions - 3 mins
Yes, us Saffas speak a different language. Can you translate what we are saying? This comes straight out of Brakpan.
Average, 10 Qns, grootes, Nov 26 18
Nov 26 18
591 plays
  Jamaican English Part Two - 10 questions - 3 mins
If you enjoyed the challenge of Part 1, here is the final part of my quiz on everyday Jamaican expressions.
Average, 10 Qns, reggaejames, Aug 15 14
681 plays
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