Can You Decipher Carnival Slang? | QuizPug

Can You Decipher Carnival Slang?

Since the inception of the carnival, these traveling fun parks have developed a slang all their own! The question is: can you actually decipher carnival slang? It's time to find out!
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What is an an "Annie Oakley" at a carnival?
A shooting game
A meal ticket
A pony ride

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What does the carnival term "bally" mean?
To attract a crowd
To clear out an area
To award a prize

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What is a "brodie" in carnival lingo?
A spectacular fall
Someone who puts together rides
Someone who leads animals

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If someone were to commit a "charley" what would they have done?
Thrown posters and and playbills in the trash
Smoked next to a children's ride
Hit a clown

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What is "cherry pie?"
A type of fruit pie
Outside work done for extra cash
Making over $100 in tips

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If you witness a "clem" at a carnival, what would you be viewing?
A fight between carnival employees
A child sick on a ride
A freak show or oddity

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What is a "kinker" at a carnival?
A ride mechanic
A carnival performer
A show host

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If something is "larry" at a carnival, it is....
Poorly made
Misused
Dangerous

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What is a "lead joint" at a carnival?
A food stand
A shooting gallery
A house of mirrors

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If someone is a "rueben," they are very....
Gullible
Tough
Adventurous

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What is a "waxie?"
A repairman
A pony handler
A cotton candy maker

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What is a "charivari?"
A deep fried food stand
A dangerous ride
A loud entrance of clowns

C+, Carnival Clumsy

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Based on the results of this quiz, your carnival slang is a bit clumsy at best! While you may have known a few of these entertaining terms, many left you feeling more befuddled than a ride on a tilt-a-whirl! Hey, at least now you're better equipped for your next carnival adventure!

B+, Carnival Clever

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally carnival clever! We don't know how you have such a vast understanding of carnival slang, but you certainly do! Were you a clown in your past life? Perhaps you've slung games and playbills like a true carnival worker? No matter what the reason, you know carnival slang better than most.

A+, Carnival Mastery

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Based on the results of this quiz, you have a true mastery of carnival slang! We're not sure how you possess such a great handle on carnival slang but you most certainly do. It's obvious that you know carnival lingo as well as any carny in the business today! Go you!
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1
What is an an "Annie Oakley" at a carnival?
A shooting game
A meal ticket
A pony ride
2
What does the carnival term "bally" mean?
To attract a crowd
To clear out an area
To award a prize
3
What is a "brodie" in carnival lingo?
A spectacular fall
Someone who puts together rides
Someone who leads animals
4
If someone were to commit a "charley" what would they have done?
Thrown posters and and playbills in the trash
Smoked next to a children's ride
Hit a clown
5
What is "cherry pie?"
A type of fruit pie
Outside work done for extra cash
Making over $100 in tips
6
If you witness a "clem" at a carnival, what would you be viewing?
A fight between carnival employees
A child sick on a ride
A freak show or oddity
7
What is a "kinker" at a carnival?
A ride mechanic
A carnival performer
A show host
8
If something is "larry" at a carnival, it is....
Poorly made
Misused
Dangerous
9
What is a "lead joint" at a carnival?
A food stand
A shooting gallery
A house of mirrors
10
If someone is a "rueben," they are very....
Gullible
Tough
Adventurous
11
What is a "waxie?"
A repairman
A pony handler
A cotton candy maker
12
What is a "charivari?"
A deep fried food stand
A dangerous ride
A loud entrance of clowns

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