Can You Recognize Proper English Vs Slang Words?

Do you think that you can recognize the difference between proper English and slang words? It's time to put your knowledge of English to the ultimate test!
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If the word "buzz" is used to imply shaving one's head, is it informal or formal?
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Is the word "flex" an example of proper English or slang?
Proper English
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If someone is being teased "mercilessly" the word is.....
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When "ghost" is being used to describe someone who has disappeared it is.....
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If someone is acting "suave," then sauve is being used as....
Proper English
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If you're going "green" then you are using the word as....
Slang
Proper English
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The sentence: "People like that are a dime a dozen" is an example of proper English or slang?
Proper English
Slang
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True or false: The phrase "in the doghouse" is an example of proper English.
True
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If someone uses the word "beeline" to refer to moving quickly, they are using....
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If you're using the word "cool" to refer to something that is cold, you are using...
Proper English
Slang
Result
You're a bit slow and languid when it comes to proper English! While you may know the difference between proper English and slang in most cases, you're a bit slow when it comes to the innate intricacies that can often differentiate real slang from Proper English.

C+, English Langauge Languid

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Poper English perfect! You clearly know the difference between slang and proper English. Often times, it's all abou the usage of the word and nothing more!

B+, Proper English Perfect

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a proper English prodigy! When it comes to the English language, you know that very often the only thing that separates slang from proper English is the intended usage and the context. WEll done!

A+, Proper English Prodigy

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1
If the word "buzz" is used to imply shaving one's head, is it informal or formal?
Informal
Formal
2
Is the word "flex" an example of proper English or slang?
Proper English
Slang
3
If someone is being teased "mercilessly" the word is.....
Proper
Improper
4
When "ghost" is being used to describe someone who has disappeared it is.....
Slang
Proper English
5
If someone is acting "suave," then sauve is being used as....
Proper English
Slang
6
If you're going "green" then you are using the word as....
Slang
Proper English
7
The sentence: "People like that are a dime a dozen" is an example of proper English or slang?
Proper English
Slang
8
True or false: The phrase "in the doghouse" is an example of proper English.
True
False
9
If someone uses the word "beeline" to refer to moving quickly, they are using....
Proper English
Slang
10
If you're using the word "cool" to refer to something that is cold, you are using...
Proper English
Slang