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Quiz about English Varieties Britain and US
Quiz about English Varieties Britain and US

English Varieties: Britain and US Quiz


Terms for everyday items are often different, depending on whether one is in England or the United States. Following is a quiz covering such words or phrases.

A multiple-choice quiz by ravenskye. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
ravenskye
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
31,517
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
5925
Last 3 plays: alythman (8/10), buncha1956 (7/10), clevercatz (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In America, one puts a robe on over one's pajamas. What is the term for robe more commonly used by the British?

Answer: (Two Words - 8 letters, 4 letters)
Question 2 of 10
2. Americans call them checkers. What do the British call them? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. The British call it duvet or an eiderdown. What do the Americans call it? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Americans say 'do the dishes'. What is a term used more commonly in England than here in the States? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What do the British call a 'pharmacist'?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 6 of 10
6. In the US, we call them lawyers or attorneys. What are they often called by the British? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What is the American equivalent of 'black treacle'?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 8 of 10
8. Americans call them pantyhose. What do the British call them? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. The British eat aubergine. What do the Americans eat?

Answer: (One Word - 8 letters)
Question 10 of 10
10. Americans usually say 'go on vacation'. What's the term used by the British in place of vacation?

Answer: (One Word)

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Most Recent Scores
Jul 14 2024 : alythman: 8/10
Jul 14 2024 : buncha1956: 7/10
Jun 30 2024 : clevercatz: 9/10
Jun 10 2024 : Guest 149: 0/10
Jun 07 2024 : turtle52: 9/10

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