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Language Barriers Quiz

The differences between American English and British English can be a source of confusion, and sometimes amusement. Can you spot the differences ? 8 Questions.

 
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1

We call it the bonnet of a car, Americans call it ... ?

  • Hood
  • Fender
  • Trunk

2

We call it a pavement, in America it's a ... ?

  • Walkway
  • Sidewalk
  • Runner

3

We call it the toilet, Americans often call it a ... ?

  • Lavvy
  • Closet
  • Bathroom

4

American's call it jelly, we call it ... ?

  • Aspic
  • Gelatine
  • Jam

5

When an American refers to Blacktop, they mean ... ?

  • A brunette
  • A Tarmac road surface
  • A boil

6

Americans call the Chips, we call them ... ?

  • Fries
  • Crisps
  • Biscuits

7

If you bought some "Cotton Candy" in America, you would get ... ?

  • Candy Floss
  • Marshmallow
  • Toffee

8

We call it a caravan, and American calls it a ... ?

  • Mobile Home
  • Pull-Along
  • Trailer

 

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