British English Quiz

Test your knowledge of the differences between American and British versions of the English language.

Quiz

Test your knowledge of the differences between American and British versions of the English language.

1. A tired Brit might say she feels:

  • Knackered
  • Peckish
  • Sparky

2. If you cut your finger in England, bandage it with:

  • A conker
  • A spanner
  • A plaster

3. An English person who loves "toad-in-the-hole" enjoys:

  • A game much like golf
  • Visiting gardens
  • Sausage baked in pastry

4. If you're shopping for sneakers in London, ask for:

  • Wellies
  • Trainers
  • Smalls

5. A Brit looking for a new "jumper" in America should check a store that sells:

  • Sweaters
  • Dresses
  • Raincoats

6. A British babysitter is known as a:

  • Minder
  • Busker
  • Lollipop lady

7. If an Englishman says he needs a "biro," give him:

  • Some gum
  • A ball-point pen
  • Your umbrella

8. If a Brit tells you she has a flat, it means she:

  • Wants to eat dinner
  • Wants a latte
  • Lives in an apartment

9. At an English restaurant, if you want French fries ask for:

  • Chips
  • Crisps
  • Bickies

10. In England, you would find a "pelican crossing":

  • On the street
  • At the zoo
  • In a prison

Your Results:

1. A tired Brit might say she feels:
Knackered

2. If you cut your finger in England, bandage it with:
A plaster

3. An English person who loves "toad-in-the-hole" enjoys:
Sausage baked in pastry

4. If you're shopping for sneakers in London, ask for:
Trainers

5. A Brit looking for a new "jumper" in America should check a store that sells:
Sweaters

6. A British babysitter is known as a:
Minder

7. If an Englishman says he needs a "biro," give him:
A ball-point pen

8. If a Brit tells you she has a flat, it means she:
Lives in an apartment

9. At an English restaurant, if you want French fries ask for:
Chips

10. In England, you would find a "pelican crossing":
On the street

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