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Quiz No. 1 Misc. Literary

Cockney Slang, Proverbs & Similes
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Cockney Slang
What  is the Cockney rhyming slang word in each case?

1. Apples and Pears… as in “up the apples and pears”  .............................

2. Adam and Eve… as in “Can you Adam and Eve it?”   ...........................

3. Jack Jones… as in “I was all on my Jack Jones.”     ...............................

4. Bubble and Squeak … as in “He had to go up before the Bubble and Squeak    ........................

5. Daisy Roots… as in “Pull on your daisy roots.”   ................................

6. Talk and Mutter…. as in “Spread some talk and mutter will you.”    ...............................

7. Frog and Toad….. as in “I’m just off down the frog and toad.”  ...........................

8. Trouble & Strife…. as in “I’m going to get nagged by me trouble and strife”   ...............................

9. Rosey Lea …. as in “Time for some rosey lea?”    .............................

10.  Mince Pies… as in “Me mince pies are not as good as they used to be.”   ...........................
    
11.  Whistle & Flute …. as in “I’ll need a new whistle and flute for the wedding”   ..................................


Proverbs
Complete each proverb

1. All is fair in…..             
2. The early bird……          
3. Two’s company…….  
4. Too many cooks …….         
5. Two wrongs…..            
6. Look before…..
7. Fools rush in…… 
8. Necessity is…..       
9. Strike while…..
10. Too many cooks….     
11. A fool and his money ….           
12. Still waters….  
13. It’s no use crying over…        
14. A rolling stone….       
15. Spare the rod and…..
16. Many hands….    
17. Absence makes….      
18. When the cat’s away….
19. Lightning never strikes…..     
20. What you don’t know….


Similes
Complete the similes

1. As blind as a ....  
2. As sick as a .......  
3. As happy as a .....
4. As deaf as a .......      
5. As smooth as a ....      
6. As high as a .......   
7. As mad as a .......       
8. As nervous as a .....         
9. As clear as ......
10. As ugly as ........            
11. As white as a ..........      
12. As bald as a .....
13. As bold as .....   
14. As cool as a .......     
15. As dead as a .........   
16. As dull as ......       
17. As fit as a ........           
18. As good as ......
19. As heavy as ........          
20. As keen as ..........      
21. As plain as a ........
22. As obstinate as a ........      
23. As pleased as ............
24. As pretty as a ........    
25. As quiet as a .........