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Tricky language quiz tests your knowledge of obscure new additions to the Oxford English Dictionary

Tricky language quiz tests your knowledge of obscure new additions to the Oxford English Dictionary – so how many do YOU ​​know?

  • Quiz tests national knowledge of the latest words in the Oxford Dictionary
  • Posted on US trivia site Playbuzz, Challenge asks ten multiple choice questions
  • Oxford Dictionary adds about 100 expressions to their database every year

The Oxford Dictionary adds more than 100 new expressions to its database every year, but a tricky new challenge reveals that not everyone has heard of the latest phrases.

The 10-question multiple choice questions created by Anna Claro for the US trivia website Playbuzz, includes a handful of new additions from the past year.

Using slang words from coploft to satoshi, the creator said many people are unable to select the correct definition for each word.

So, how up to date are your English language skills? Scroll down to take the test and check your answers at the bottom.

The nation is in awe of a new multiple-choice quiz being shared on the US trivia website Playbuzz (file image)

The nation is in awe of a new multiple-choice quiz being shared on the US trivia website Playbuzz (file image)

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ANSWERS

1 A non-Jamaican person who adopts or identifies with aspects of Jamaican culture

2 Concerns about not having access to a cell phone or cell phone services

3 A situation that has been completely mismanaged

4 A type of art glass, originally and mainly manufactured in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

5 A room or storage space at the very top of a house or other building

6 The smallest currency in Bitcoin’s digital payment system

7 A message from an ambassador or envoy

8 Being conceited, vain, or pretentious

9 The action of rippling through the water

10 The act or act of stabbing someone with an improvised knife.

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