Can You Decipher The Jewish Slang Words?

Do you think you can decipher Jewish slang words better than most? Isn't it time to put your knowledge to the test and find out? Take these 12 questions and see if you can decipher Jewish slang!
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In a Jewish family, who would be referred to as "bubbe?"
Grandma
Grandpa
An Aunt
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What does the Jewish phrase "bupkes" refer to?
Someone who is good company
Someone who is bad company
Someone who is funny
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If someone has "chutzpah," what do they have?
A lot of money
Nerve
Intelligence
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In Jewish culture, to "kvetsh" is to.....
Learn
Complain
Sweat
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In Jewish culture, what is a "maven?"
An expert
A blow hard
A know it all
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What kind of person would be referred to as a "mentsh?"
An irritating person
An honorable person
An immature person
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What is a "meshugener?"
An attractive person
A coy person
A crazy person
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If you're "mishpocheh" what are you?
An outsider
Part of the family
A good friend
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If you're "noshing" what are you doing?
Working out
Eating
Crying
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"Oy vey" is an expression of....
Exasperation
Excitement
Resentment
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What does "shalom" actually mean?
Deep peace
Deep love
Total understanding
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What kind of person is a "shlemiel?"
A crazy person
A clumsy person
An annoying person
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a bit Jewish slang slow. Unfortunately, Jewish slang just isn't your thing. While you might not be an expert on the slang of this religion just yet, you likely learned a thing or two just by taking this quiz! There's no failure in that!

C+, Jewish Slang Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz you are Jewish slang grand! You know your stuff when it comes to the top slang words of the Jewish culture. There's not much that stumps you when it comes to this amazing religion!

B+, Jewish Slang Grand

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true Jewish slang savant! While anyone can claim to be an expert when it comes to Jewish slang, you actually are! From insults to one liners, you know it all!

A+, Jewish Slang Savant

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1
In a Jewish family, who would be referred to as "bubbe?"
Grandma
Grandpa
An Aunt
2
What does the Jewish phrase "bupkes" refer to?
Someone who is good company
Someone who is bad company
Someone who is funny
3
If someone has "chutzpah," what do they have?
A lot of money
Nerve
Intelligence
4
In Jewish culture, to "kvetsh" is to.....
Learn
Complain
Sweat
5
In Jewish culture, what is a "maven?"
An expert
A blow hard
A know it all
6
What kind of person would be referred to as a "mentsh?"
An irritating person
An honorable person
An immature person
7
What is a "meshugener?"
An attractive person
A coy person
A crazy person
8
If you're "mishpocheh" what are you?
An outsider
Part of the family
A good friend
9
If you're "noshing" what are you doing?
Working out
Eating
Crying
10
"Oy vey" is an expression of....
Exasperation
Excitement
Resentment
11
What does "shalom" actually mean?
Deep peace
Deep love
Total understanding
12
What kind of person is a "shlemiel?"
A crazy person
A clumsy person
An annoying person