How Well Do You Know Russian Immigrant Slang?

Immigrants of every nation develop their own slang to keep one another in the know. Do you think you can answer these 12 Russian slang questions? Let's find out!
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If someone were to be referred to as a "zagnut" what do they often do?
Exaggerate
Plead
Cause drama
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What is "hrusty?"
Money
Bread
Milk
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If something is "obaldenny," what is it?
Terrible
Amazing
Sad
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If you were a Russian immigrant experiencing "otlipat" what would you be suffering from?
The flu
A hangover
Food poisoning
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If you're going to "otlivat" what are you going to do?
Have a drink at the bar
Go to the bathroom
Quit your job
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Someone who is referred to as a "torcok" is likely to be.....
A banker
A drug addict
A liar
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What does it mean to "tocit?"
Sleep
Hug
Eat
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If you're accused of being a "tobrit," what have you likely done?
Murdered
Stolen
Cheated
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If you are referred to as a "zadrota" what is someone calling you?
A beauty
A moron
A genius
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What is a "babushka?"
An older woman
A peddler
A nesting doll
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If you're referred to as a "zek" where do you live?
In a wealthy area
In the projects
In prison
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If you're wearing a "ushanka" what are you wearing?
A scarf
A hat with flaps
An overcoat
Result
Well, today we discovered that Russian slang isn't really your thing. Perhaps your family emigrated to the US from a different country and you find Russian slang hard to understand. Or maybe you're just having a bit of an off quiz day. Whatever the reason, we know you'll do better next time!

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Based on the results of this quiz, it's clear that you've got an amazing amount of knowledge on Russian immigrant slang and culture. We've got a feeling that your ancestors may have come from the great land of Russia!

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Right!
Based on ther esutls of this quiz, you are Russian righteous! Wow, color us impressed. Russian immigrant slang is far from simple. In fact, much of their communication was a big convoluted and secretive. Well done!

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1
If someone were to be referred to as a "zagnut" what do they often do?
Exaggerate
Plead
Cause drama
2
What is "hrusty?"
Money
Bread
Milk
3
If something is "obaldenny," what is it?
Terrible
Amazing
Sad
4
If you were a Russian immigrant experiencing "otlipat" what would you be suffering from?
The flu
A hangover
Food poisoning
5
If you're going to "otlivat" what are you going to do?
Have a drink at the bar
Go to the bathroom
Quit your job
6
Someone who is referred to as a "torcok" is likely to be.....
A banker
A drug addict
A liar
7
What does it mean to "tocit?"
Sleep
Hug
Eat
8
If you're accused of being a "tobrit," what have you likely done?
Murdered
Stolen
Cheated
9
If you are referred to as a "zadrota" what is someone calling you?
A beauty
A moron
A genius
10
What is a "babushka?"
An older woman
A peddler
A nesting doll
11
If you're referred to as a "zek" where do you live?
In a wealthy area
In the projects
In prison
12
If you're wearing a "ushanka" what are you wearing?
A scarf
A hat with flaps
An overcoat