Can You Speak Australian Slang?

Australia has some pretty unique slang - some of which makes it way into the dialect here in the U.S. How much Australian slang can you identify? Take our quiz to find out!
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What is an "ankle biter?"
a small child
an annoying individual
a venomous snake
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What is a "barbie" in Australian slang?
a pretty woman
a barbeque
a prickly bush
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What is a "mozzie?"
a mosquito
a puppet
a cleaning instrument
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What does "ripper" mean?
annoying
torn
fantastic
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What does "tucker" mean?
animal
food
bed
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What is the "loo?"
the restroom
the bedroom
the kitchen
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What does "knackered" mean?
broken
angry
tired
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What does "arvo" mean?
accompany
afternoon
aggravate
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What does "bloke" mean?
guy
annoy
win
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What does "thong" refer to in Australia?
sandles
underwear
boats
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What is a "slab?"
ten acres of land
a 24 case of beer
a significantly tall ladder
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Question 12/12

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If someone says you are "Bloody galah," what are they saying?
You are very funny.
You are way too loud.
You are extremely attractive.
Result
So Australian slang isn't your thing...we know that now! If anything good came of taking this quiz, it's that. And as we've all been taught, the best way to live is turning negatives into positives! Try your hand at a quiz more in your wheelhouse, and don't beat yourself up over this one!

C+, Awful Aussie

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Right!
Well, you missed some of the tougher or more infrequently used slang, but ultimately you proved you know your stuff when it comes to Australian slang terms. You should be proud of this score, and you're well on your way to being an Awesome Aussie. Great work!

B+, Aussie Apprentice

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Right!
You've made Australia proud! We're a little suspicious of you though... are you sure you're not a bonafide Australian taking this test? If so, you're throwing off the curve! If not, then you definitely fooled us. Great work!

A+, Awesome Aussie

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1
What is an "ankle biter?"
a small child
an annoying individual
a venomous snake
2
What is a "barbie" in Australian slang?
a pretty woman
a barbeque
a prickly bush
3
What is a "mozzie?"
a mosquito
a puppet
a cleaning instrument
4
What does "ripper" mean?
annoying
torn
fantastic
5
What does "tucker" mean?
animal
food
bed
6
What is the "loo?"
the restroom
the bedroom
the kitchen
7
What does "knackered" mean?
broken
angry
tired
8
What does "arvo" mean?
accompany
afternoon
aggravate
9
What does "bloke" mean?
guy
annoy
win
10
What does "thong" refer to in Australia?
sandles
underwear
boats
11
What is a "slab?"
ten acres of land
a 24 case of beer
a significantly tall ladder
12
If someone says you are "Bloody galah," what are they saying?
You are very funny.
You are way too loud.
You are extremely attractive.