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Can You Speak New Zealand English Slang?

There's some pretty unique slang going on over in New Zealand - also referred to as "Kiwi slang." How much of it can you identify? Take our quiz to find out!
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What does a "banger" refer to in New Zealand?
sausage
gangster
door

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What does "dairy" refer to in NZ?
a small farm
a corner store
a cow

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What does "boot" mean in NZ?
trunk of a car
hood of a car
rims of a car

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What do "the wops" refer to?
a place in the middle of nowhere
the most popular urban areas
a sort of trailer park

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What does "Macca's" refer to?
Wal-Mart
Mobil Gas Station
McDonald's

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What does "togs" refer to in NZ?
sandals
swimsuit
ball cap

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What does "mince" refer to?
ground beef
ground pork
ground chicken

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What does "chocka block" mean?
drunk
quiet
crowded

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What does "scull" mean?
to run an exceptionally long marathon
to chug an alcoholic drink without stopping
to win a friendly athletic competition

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What does "jumper" refer to in NZ?
a person on suicide watch
a sweatshirt or jersey
an unexpectedly athletic person

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If you use the term "hardout," what would you typically be doing in NZ?
expressing disdain
expressing nonchalance
expressing agreement

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What does "crook" mean in NZ?
sick
broken
mean

C+, New Zealand Newbie

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You definitely aren't going to be able to carry your way through a conversation with someone well-versed in New Zealand slang. But that's okay! You got some of the easy ones, so you CAN be taught!

B+, New Zealand Tourist

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While you might be tripped up by some of the more obscure slang used in New Zealand, you have a pretty strong grasp on the slang as a whole. We believe you could carry your way through a conversation with a native New Zealander. Great work!

A+, New Zealand Native

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Right!
You could fool us into believing you were a New Zealand native! You could easily carry your way through a conversation with one judging by your quiz score here, so that's a major victory. Great work!
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1
What does a "banger" refer to in New Zealand?
sausage
gangster
door
2
What does "dairy" refer to in NZ?
a small farm
a corner store
a cow
3
What does "boot" mean in NZ?
trunk of a car
hood of a car
rims of a car
4
What do "the wops" refer to?
a place in the middle of nowhere
the most popular urban areas
a sort of trailer park
5
What does "Macca's" refer to?
Wal-Mart
Mobil Gas Station
McDonald's
6
What does "togs" refer to in NZ?
sandals
swimsuit
ball cap
7
What does "mince" refer to?
ground beef
ground pork
ground chicken
8
What does "chocka block" mean?
drunk
quiet
crowded
9
What does "scull" mean?
to run an exceptionally long marathon
to chug an alcoholic drink without stopping
to win a friendly athletic competition
10
What does "jumper" refer to in NZ?
a person on suicide watch
a sweatshirt or jersey
an unexpectedly athletic person
11
If you use the term "hardout," what would you typically be doing in NZ?
expressing disdain
expressing nonchalance
expressing agreement
12
What does "crook" mean in NZ?
sick
broken
mean

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