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Differences In English Quiz

Britain and the USA have often been described as; "two nations divided by a common language". Can you give the British or U.S alternative? 10 Questions.

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In America it's a "tractor-trailer". What is it in the UK?

  • Caravan
  • Articulated lorry
  • Camper Van
  • Well Spoken Lorry

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What's an "estate car" in the States?

  • Coupe
  • Saloon
  • Dump Truck
  • Station Wagon

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If you were eating "jello" in the USA, what would you be eating in the UK?

  • Jelly
  • Jam
  • Mousse
  • Blancmange

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If you were eating "aubergine" in the UK, what would you be eating in the USA?

  • Brocolli
  • Zucchini
  • Cilantro
  • Eggplant

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An American car has a "transmission". What does a British car have?

  • Carburetor
  • Spark Plug
  • Piston
  • Gear Box

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If an American had their cell-phone stolen, how would they report it to a British policeman?

  • I've had my battery nicked
  • I've had my mobile nicked
  • I've had my room burgled
  • Excuse me, do you actually speak English?

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If I wanted to replace my uber trendy "polo neck" sweater, what would I ask for in an American store?

  • Swan Neck
  • Horse Neck
  • Cow Neck
  • Turtle neck

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If an American wanted to buy a "stroller" in a British shop, what would they ask for?

  • Rain Coat
  • Tee Shirt
  • Push chair
  • Sun Hat

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An US politician will "run" for election. What will a British politician do?

  • Walk
  • Stand
  • Jog
  • Bounce

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What in the States is a cinema?

  • Picture House
  • Movie Mansion
  • Picture Hall
  • Movie Theater