Can You Define These 12 Beatnik Slang Terms?

Do you think you can define these 12 Beatnik slang terms as well as someone from the 1950s? It's time to find out! Take these quiz questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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Question 1/12

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What is a "shape in a drape?"
A well dressed person
An overweight person
A phony person
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Question 2/12

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If someone has "bright disease" then they likely....
Don't know much
Know too much
Are underfed
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To be "dixie fried" was to be....
Stuffed
Drunk
Sick
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If someone asked you to "focus on your audio" they wanted you to....
Turn up your radio
Listen closely
Focus on the facts
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A "gin mill cowboy" was a....
Someone who spouted off
Hot head
Bar regular
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If someone was "interviewing their brains" then they were...
Speaking in tongues
Confused
Thinking
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To be "jungled up" was to...
Have someplace to live
Feel wild and free
Drink too much
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A "lead sled" was a....
Toboggan
Gun
Car
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Question 9/12

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If someone told a joke that was "off the cob" then it was pretty...
Funny
Corny
Dirty
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Question 10/12

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If a man was going "quail hunting" what was he doing?
Looking for trouble
Going on a hunting trip
Picking up chicks
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If a party "threw babies out of the balcony" then it was...
A huge success
A total let down
Raided by the police
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Question 12/12

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If you were to run into your "used-to-be" who would you be seeing?
Your old teacher
Your ex
Your old mate
Result
Unfortunately, you don't know your beatnik slang very well just yet! Though you may be able to hang with the cool cats, you can't talk the talk with a true beatnik. Worry not, you might be better off!

C+, Beatnik Bust

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You are beatnik bright! Bust out your black beret and book of poems, you can talk the talk with any true beatnik past or present. You know the slang of this iconic group like only a true 1950s beat really can!

B+, Beatnik Bright

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You are beatnik brilliant! Put on some black, tilt your beret, and chain smoke that cigarette, you know the slang of the beatniks as well as any influential beat of the 1950s! It's clear that you can talk the talk like the most notorious beatniks of all time! Start working on your poetry!

A+, Beatnik Brilliant

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1
What is a "shape in a drape?"
A well dressed person
An overweight person
A phony person
2
If someone has "bright disease" then they likely....
Don't know much
Know too much
Are underfed
3
To be "dixie fried" was to be....
Stuffed
Drunk
Sick
4
If someone asked you to "focus on your audio" they wanted you to....
Turn up your radio
Listen closely
Focus on the facts
5
A "gin mill cowboy" was a....
Someone who spouted off
Hot head
Bar regular
6
If someone was "interviewing their brains" then they were...
Speaking in tongues
Confused
Thinking
7
To be "jungled up" was to...
Have someplace to live
Feel wild and free
Drink too much
8
A "lead sled" was a....
Toboggan
Gun
Car
9
If someone told a joke that was "off the cob" then it was pretty...
Funny
Corny
Dirty
10
If a man was going "quail hunting" what was he doing?
Looking for trouble
Going on a hunting trip
Picking up chicks
11
If a party "threw babies out of the balcony" then it was...
A huge success
A total let down
Raided by the police
12
If you were to run into your "used-to-be" who would you be seeing?
Your old teacher
Your ex
Your old mate