Can You Identify The Types Of Slang?

There are many different types of slang - can you identify them when given the definition or an example? Take our quiz to find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which of the following types of slang originated on the Internet?
pig latin
leetspeak
lavender linguistics
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Where is "bogan" a common slang term?
Australia
Mexico
Italy
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Question 3/12

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Which of the following types of slang is also called "jazz jargon?"
jive talk
alligator-speak
mugglin'
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"0-dark-hundred" is an example of what kind of slang?
leetspeak
morse code
U.S. Navy slang
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Which of the following is a type of Mexican-Spanish slang that arose in the early 1900's?
zoot
chicano
polari
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Where is "toonie" a common slang term for a two-dollar coin?
Germany
Ireland
Canada
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Which of the following types of slang is largely obsolete in spoken culture, but is still frequently used in the realm of fantasy literature and role-playing?
thieves' cant
gayle language
nadsat
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Which of the following was used by Russian criminals as a means of communication?
fenya
dasma
kreski
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Question 9/12

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Which of the following is an English and Afrikaans-based gay argot or cant slang used primarily by homosexual men in urban communities of South Africa?
pig latin
gayle language
leetspeak
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Which of the following types of slang was created by Anthony Burgess for his book A Clockwork Orange?
nadsat
argot
fenya
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Question 11/12

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In what slang language would "egg" be pronounced as "ggeway?"
nadsat
lavender linguistics
pig latin
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Question 12/12

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Which of the following is an example of prison slang?
chin check
clicks
beat the drag
Result
Well, we can't beat you up too much, because some of the slang featured here on this quiz is pretty tough. Many of them aren't frequently used, so unless you're a historian of some kind, we couldn't expect you to know them all. At least you got some of the easy ones, right?

C+, Slow Slang Learner

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You may have been tripped up by some of the tougher or uncommon types of slang on this quiz, but you proved that as a whole, you sure know your stuff! We're impressed, and with a little more studying up, you could be a real slang master! Great job!

B+, Slang Star

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You're at the top of the class when it comes to knowing all of the different kinds of slang that have popped up over the years. With a score like this, we wouldn't be shocked if you could actually SPEAK all these different types of slang as well. Great work!

A+, Slang Master Supreme

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1
Which of the following types of slang originated on the Internet?
pig latin
leetspeak
lavender linguistics
2
Where is "bogan" a common slang term?
Australia
Mexico
Italy
3
Which of the following types of slang is also called "jazz jargon?"
jive talk
alligator-speak
mugglin'
4
"0-dark-hundred" is an example of what kind of slang?
leetspeak
morse code
U.S. Navy slang
5
Which of the following is a type of Mexican-Spanish slang that arose in the early 1900's?
zoot
chicano
polari
6
Where is "toonie" a common slang term for a two-dollar coin?
Germany
Ireland
Canada
7
Which of the following types of slang is largely obsolete in spoken culture, but is still frequently used in the realm of fantasy literature and role-playing?
thieves' cant
gayle language
nadsat
8
Which of the following was used by Russian criminals as a means of communication?
fenya
dasma
kreski
9
Which of the following is an English and Afrikaans-based gay argot or cant slang used primarily by homosexual men in urban communities of South Africa?
pig latin
gayle language
leetspeak
10
Which of the following types of slang was created by Anthony Burgess for his book A Clockwork Orange?
nadsat
argot
fenya
11
In what slang language would "egg" be pronounced as "ggeway?"
nadsat
lavender linguistics
pig latin
12
Which of the following is an example of prison slang?
chin check
clicks
beat the drag