Tuesday, September 21, 2021

American Trivia For Kids

American Trivia For Kids is made to help kids speak American English fluently, It consists of vowels, idioms, and basic English sentences.

Answer the below questions to reach the next level.

Q1. _________ vowel sounds are there in spoken American English.
15
10
5
20

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Q2. ____________ is the most common vowel sound in spoken American English.
/ae/ black
/ǝ/ schwa
/uw/ blue
/er/ purple

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Q3. __________ vowel sound below is made low in your mouth.
/a/ olive
/I/ silver
/iy/ green
/ʊ/ wood

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Q4. _________ vowel sound below has an extra long sound.
/ae/ black
/ay/ white
/e/ red
/I/ silver

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Q5. You need to know ___________ key fact about vowels for speaking American English more clearly.
Schwa is the most common sound in spoken English
Every English word has one vowel sound that is stressed or emphasized
There are 15 vowel sounds in American English
Many words have more than one vowel sound

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Q6. My friend has a big _______. He is not happy because his father will not pay his college tuition.
Chip on his shoulder
Last straw
Foot in his mouth
Silver bullet

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Q7. If you need some _______, you should go on a trip. That's the best place to relax.
Blank slates
R and R
Head in the clouds
Silver bullets

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Q8. I know you are unable to find a job, but don't get discouraged. You have to ________ in this _________.
Roll with the punches … dog eat dog world
Put it lightly … doghouse
Jump the gun … dog eat dog world
Be born ready … blank slate

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Q9. The district manager is coming into town next week. Should we need to ___________ her.
Wine and dine
Bells and whistles
Count on
Lighten up

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Q10. Let's get together next week. Maybe we can go to the beach, but it depends on the weather. Let's _______________.
Play it by ear
Get off track
Face the music
None of them

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Q11. My cousin almost became a state representative. It was __________. He lost by 500 votes.




Close, but no cigar
Waiting for the other shoe to drop
No hard feelings
Burnt bridges

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Q12. His girlfriend is angry that he was _________. He is really ________.




Dragging his feet … up in the air
Talking behind her back … in the doghouse
Wearing many hats … burning bridges
Reading her mind … delivering the goods

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Q13. Talk secretly about our projects here! It's so quiet in here ________ and ________.
You could hear a pin drop … the walls have ears
Put it lightly … wear many hats
You could put your foot in your mouth … draw a blank
Face the music … jump the gun

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Q14. This work project will take all month! But let's ___________ and ___________ so we can _____________ on time.
Break the ice … take off … hit the nail on the head
Bite the bullet … get cracking … deliver the goods
Read someone's mind … face the music … jump the gun
Talk over … take off … on the dot

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Q15. The immigration official seemed sympathetic, but he said that his __________. He could not help us.
Foot was down
Arm was twisted
Hands were tied
Leg was broken

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Q16. She is a great athlete, but if you ask her a question about anything besides soccer, it's as if ___________.
His head is above water
The lights are on, but nobody's home
He's back to the trenches
He's waiting for the other shoe to drop

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Q17. Please don't ________ at the family reunion. My parents don't need to know about your alcohol problem or the fact that I lost my job.
Put it lightly
Air our dirty laundry
Bark up the wrong tree
Be asleep at the wheel

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Q18. I believe I can meet with you on Monday. I have another appointment, but it's not ___________.
Set in stone
Second nature
Down to earth
Bells and whistles

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Q19. My friend can teach you how to play football. It's ____________ to him, and he's a pleasant person, very _________ and agreeable.
A silver bullet …born ready
In a nutshell … just what the doctor ordered
Second nature … down to earth
A quick study … one track mind

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Q20. I think that new employee is irritating. She either ____________ or __________ on her work projects. I never know what will happen.
Reads my mind … goes the extra mile
Has a clue … faces the music
Drags her feet … jumps the gun
Falls asleep at the wheel … hits the sack

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Q21. When the professor asked me the question, I ___________. I had studied and should have known the answer, but I just forgot.
Drew a blank
Had a Clue
Faced the music
Got off track

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Q22. __________, the kitchen is a mess. I try to get my sister to clean up after herself, but it ____________.
Every time I turn around … feels like pulling teeth
You hit the nail on the head … water under the bridge
Just what the doctor ordered … costs an arm and a leg
It's the light at the end of the tunnel … takes all kinds

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Q23. I know you are depressed after losing in the competition, but __________. You should ___________ and start practicing for a new competition.
Don't be a martyr … wait for the other shoe to drop
Lighten up … get back to the trenches
Face the music … bark up the wrong tree
Don't break a sweat … make a bundle

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Q24. I was offered a job, but the salary is not very high. I'm tired now, so I'm going to ______ and ________. Maybe I will know what to do in the morning.
Think outside the box … hit the sack
Break a leg … think outside the box
Hit the sack … sleep on it
Work out the kinks … break the ice

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Q25. As your friend, I have to __________. Your hair and your clothes are a mess. No one will hire you when you look like this. If you want to ____________, you need to ______________.
Level with you … get ahead … get your act together
Keep your chin up …hang in there … get in over your head
Twist your arm … burn bridges … do this, that and the other
Hit the nail on the head …break the ice … wait for the other shoe to drop

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AMERICAN TRIVIA FOR KIDS:

Our American Trivia for Kids is most especially to enhance the English skills of kids.

ABOUT THE AMERICAN ENGLISH:

American English (AmE) is a dialect of English spoken primarily in the United States. It is estimated that about two-thirds of native English speakers live in the United States. American English is also sometimes called U.S. English.

THE TRIVIA:

The trivia is mainly composed of blanks. It will surely improve your English skills.

Our American trivia for kids is fun and informative.