How Well Do You Know Colloquial English?

Are you up to date with your informal English? Test your knowledge on the everyday conversation English lingo.
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Who would you most likely refer to as "Dude" when talking to another person?
A Friend
A Teacher
Your Mother
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Which is closest to the meaning of "wicked fun"?
Not Fun At All
Very Fun
Just A Little Bit Fun
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What does "going bananas" mean?
Going Insane
Going Somewhere Quickly
Falling Asleep
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If someone looks sad, what color would you say they look?
Red
Purple
Blue
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Which term is used to refer to soda?
Ice
Gelato
Pop
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Question 6/12

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Which sentence is meant by "I reckon I should be home for dinner"?
I suppose I should be home for dinner.
I don't think I need to be home for dinner.
I wish I could be home for dinner.
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Fulfilling one's need for coffee in the morning is called getting their what?
Their Daily Flower
Their Fix
Their Box of Chocolate
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Question 8/12

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Which most accurately describes a couch potato?
Someone Who Loves Potatoes
Someone Sells Discount Couches
Someone Who Watches A Lot of Television
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Question 9/12

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What are you doing to someone if you are pulling their leg?
Trying To Hurt Them
Joking Around With Them
Stealing From Them
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Question 10/12

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What type of movie is considered a tear-jerker?
A Funny Movie
An Action Movie
A Sad Movie
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Question 11/12

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What are the Bare Bones of a story?
The Most Basic and Simple Facts
The Overall Plot
The Characters
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Question 12/12

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What would you call someone who is very attractive or exciting?
Hot Stuff
Cold Stuff
Luke Warm Stuff
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Still new to some of the informal words and sayings, but don't worry, you will this crazy language soon enough!

C+, Foreigner

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You understand most of what Americans say, but a few words and phrases still throw you for a loop.

B+, Half & Half

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Born and raised, you can converse with anyone anywhere in the country.

A+, True American

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1
Who would you most likely refer to as "Dude" when talking to another person?
A Friend
A Teacher
Your Mother
2
Which is closest to the meaning of "wicked fun"?
Not Fun At All
Very Fun
Just A Little Bit Fun
3
What does "going bananas" mean?
Going Insane
Going Somewhere Quickly
Falling Asleep
4
If someone looks sad, what color would you say they look?
Red
Purple
Blue
5
Which term is used to refer to soda?
Ice
Gelato
Pop
6
Which sentence is meant by "I reckon I should be home for dinner"?
I suppose I should be home for dinner.
I don't think I need to be home for dinner.
I wish I could be home for dinner.
7
Fulfilling one's need for coffee in the morning is called getting their what?
Their Daily Flower
Their Fix
Their Box of Chocolate
8
Which most accurately describes a couch potato?
Someone Who Loves Potatoes
Someone Sells Discount Couches
Someone Who Watches A Lot of Television
9
What are you doing to someone if you are pulling their leg?
Trying To Hurt Them
Joking Around With Them
Stealing From Them
10
What type of movie is considered a tear-jerker?
A Funny Movie
An Action Movie
A Sad Movie
11
What are the Bare Bones of a story?
The Most Basic and Simple Facts
The Overall Plot
The Characters
12
What would you call someone who is very attractive or exciting?
Hot Stuff
Cold Stuff
Luke Warm Stuff