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Word quiz Trivia

Quiz about definitions, slang, alternative and foreign words 12 Questions.

 
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If an Australian came across a 'bitzer' what would they be looking at?

  • A watering hole
  • A eucalyptus tree
  • A boomerang
  • A mongrel

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What is the English word for the Italian 'zingaro'?

  • Gyspy
  • Tramp
  • Thief
  • Liar

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What would you do with 'parritch'?

  • Wear it
  • Play it
  • Eat it
  • Drive it

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From which language does the word 'kiosk' originate?

  • Italian
  • Turkish
  • Japanese
  • Arabic

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'Balata' is a material similar to what?

  • Plastic
  • Rubber
  • Silver
  • Glass

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The word 'honcho' meaning boss, derives from which language?

  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

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At which British public school are boys known as 'Oppidans?

  • Harrow
  • Charterhouse
  • Eton
  • Rugby

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What objects were sometimes given the nickname 'black breeks'?

  • Waders
  • Headstones
  • Wellingtons
  • Coffins

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Where would you find a 'lancet', a 'galilee' and a 'finial'?

  • On a flag
  • On a suit of armour
  • In a toolbox
  • On a church

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What does the name 'Bolsheviks' mean?

  • The minority
  • The majority
  • The working class
  • The aristocracy

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In early times, what part did a 'howdie' play in society?

  • Midwife
  • Teacher
  • Doctor
  • Cook

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What kind of musical instrument is a 'clarsach'?

  • Bagpipes
  • Tambourine
  • Gaelic Harp
  • Drum

 

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