Quiz: Only 1 in 50 Baby Boomers Can Get 15/20 On This Slang Test. Can You?


How well do you know 50s and 60s words? If you're a baby boomer you will for sure ACE this tricky dialect test! No one knows better than you that times have certainly changed since when you were a kid! And the slang has changed as well! Do you remember this slang from the 50s and 60s?

Identify commonly used words and phrases from the 1950s and 1960s with examples like bash, kookie, nod, and more!

 Oct 05, 2017
1 of 20Pick Your Answer!
In the 50s & 60s, people would often refer to a party as a ______.
Get together
2 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What was another term for money?
Peanut Butter
3 of 20Pick Your Answer!
How was the word "crazy" used?
To insult someone
As a compliment/good thing
People didn't say crazy
4 of 20Pick Your Answer!
To "cream" often referred to what?
To whip really fast
To win in sports by a lot of points
To damage a car
5 of 20Pick Your Answer!
If someone was "blitzed" they were _______.
6 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Instead of calling them movies, you'd call them ______
Picture shows
7 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Was "Get bent!" a compliment or an insult?
8 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Which of the following was NOT a nickname for the police?
9 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What was a common word or phrase used for something dirty?
Totally Ew
10 of 20Pick Your Answer!
A funky term used for a telephone was:
A bob
A telly
A horn
11 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What does "Made in the shade" mean?
A pale person
Made to fit
A good situation
12 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What did it mean for a car to be "Souped up"?
The tires were white
It had a cool paint job
It could go fast
13 of 20Pick Your Answer!
If someone was "Kookie", what were they?
Nuts, in the nicest possible way
Annoying in a bad way
Certifiably insane
14 of 20Pick Your Answer!
Hep means the same thing as ______.
15 of 20Pick Your Answer!
If someone was "Cook, cookin'", they were ________.
Stressed out
Doing well
16 of 20Pick Your Answer!
If Jimmy got "clanked" by Annie that means:
He got in trouble
He got rejected
She hit him
17 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What does it mean if you "dig" something?
You like it
You approve
You hate it
18 of 20Pick Your Answer!
If someone is a "germ" that means they are what?
A loser
A bug
A pest
19 of 20Pick Your Answer!
What is another way to say "hello"?
Hey bean!
20 of 20Pick Your Answer!
"I'll clue you in" means:
I'll tell you about it
I'll give you a hint
I'll tell them for you
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