What % of your speech is Aamerican? Try the American English Quiz!

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What % of your speech is Aamerican? Try the American English Quiz!
Going on a trip to America? Before you board your plane to New York or Los Angeles, take our American English proficiency test to see if you will feel confident in the States!

The British term ‘pavement’ means what in American English?

The sidewalk

The road

Is it a compliment if an American says you need house cleaning ‘101’?

If an American lady wants bangs, what is she referring to?

Fireworks

A hairstyle

What would Americans consider the London Underground?

An L-Train

A Subway

What device has sliding doors and transports you between building floors?

An escalator

An elevator

The bonnet of a car is called what in America?

The hood

The roof

If an American says trashcan, he or she really means what?

Dustbin

Recycle can

If you’re in the mood for an ice lolly, what should you request in America?

A Popsicle

A Lollipop

What is a baby’s ‘dummy’ called in America?

Pacifier

Thumb

If you order chips with a sandwich, what will you get in America?

Potato crisps

French fries

In America, what are braces?

Suspenders to hold up pants

Metal device to straighten teeth

What is another word for indicator in America?

Turner

Blinker

In America, what is a cell?

Battery

Mobile Phone

What do Americans call petrol stations?

Gas Stations

Oil Stations

If an American baby needs a nappy, what should you grab?

A bottle

A diaper

What do people call courgettes in America?

Zucchini

Asparagus

What is another word for a flat?

Apartment

House

In America, what are pants?

Underwear

Trousers

If someone says ‘let’s eighty-six the whole thing’, what should you do?

Talk more

Ditch the plan

What is an aubergine?

Beet

Egglplant

What do you do in the restroom?

Sleep

Pee

What is a doohickey?

A random thing

A love bite

If an American is mad, what is the emotion?

Craze

Anger

In America, what is another word for biscuit?

Scone

Cookie

Where do Americans go in comparison to the chemist?

Drugstore

Scientist

What might an American request of the server at the end of a meal?

The check

The tip

How would you wear a vest?

Over your shirt with jeans or a tie

As underwear to stay warm

If you are ‘pissed’, what are you?

Drunk

Annoyed

What is another word for trainers?

Sneakers

Personal Assistants

What should you open if an American says ‘pop the trunk’?

The boot

The bonnet

Englishman in New York

If you go to America with such knowledge, you will definitely feel like an alien. Many words and phrases are not familiar to you at all, and some of them you just confuse. So before you go, you will need to improve your language skills! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Ready to Go

If you go to America with this knowledge, you will feel quite comfortable. Of course, some words are unfamiliar to you, but most of them do not confuse you. You use them expertly in your speech. However, you still learned something new from our test! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

British-American Translator

If you are going to America with such knowledge, you will definitely feel like a fish to water. You know all their words and expressions perfectly well and use them skillfully in speech. So you don't have to worry about awkward pauses. You can even help other visitors, in case of difficulties! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

The British term ‘pavement’ means what in American English?
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Is it a compliment if an American says you need house cleaning ‘101’?
2 / 30
If an American lady wants bangs, what is she referring to?
3 / 30
What would Americans consider the London Underground?
4 / 30
What device has sliding doors and transports you between building floors?
5 / 30
The bonnet of a car is called what in America?
6 / 30
If an American says trashcan, he or she really means what?
7 / 30
If you’re in the mood for an ice lolly, what should you request in America?
8 / 30
What is a baby’s ‘dummy’ called in America?
9 / 30
If you order chips with a sandwich, what will you get in America?
10 / 30
In America, what are braces?
11 / 30
What is another word for indicator in America?
12 / 30
In America, what is a cell?
13 / 30
What do Americans call petrol stations?
14 / 30
If an American baby needs a nappy, what should you grab?
15 / 30
What do people call courgettes in America?
16 / 30
What is another word for a flat?
17 / 30
In America, what are pants?
18 / 30
If someone says ‘let’s eighty-six the whole thing’, what should you do?
19 / 30
What is an aubergine?
20 / 30
What do you do in the restroom?
21 / 30
What is a doohickey?
22 / 30
If an American is mad, what is the emotion?
23 / 30
In America, what is another word for biscuit?
24 / 30
Where do Americans go in comparison to the chemist?
25 / 30
What might an American request of the server at the end of a meal?
26 / 30
How would you wear a vest?
27 / 30
If you are ‘pissed’, what are you?
28 / 30
What is another word for trainers?
29 / 30
What should you open if an American says ‘pop the trunk’?
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