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British English – American English


1. 

Match the British English words under Column A with their American English equivalents under Column B and choose the correct code.

Column A Column B
a) chips 1) garbage can
b) dustbin 2) jelly
c) jam 3) guy
d) fellow 4) french fries

Answer : D. 4 1 2 3

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2. 

The American English equivalent of the word 'washbasin' is

Answer : D. Sink

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3. 

Identify the word pair which is different in pronunciation in British English and American English usage :

Answer : C. schedule - schedule

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4. 

American English equivalent for 'puncture' is __________

Answer : A. flat-out

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5. 

Window shade' in American English is __________ in British English.

Answer : C. blind

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6. 

Identify the incorrect pair of British English and American English expressions

Answer : A. bonnet - cover

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