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1) Which one of these people might best be described as "zoftig?"

a) Callista Flockhart
b) Kate Moss
c) Kirstie Alley
d) Woody Allen

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2) You're driving around in eckveldt and have no idea where you are. You are:

a) farblunget
b) farklempt
c) farputzt
d) farshvitzed

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3) You found it! The Holy Grail! A $2000 designer dress for just $39.95! You've found a:

a) mechaiyeh
b) mishpucheh
c) machashafer
d) metziah

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4) Which one of these people has/had a "ferbisseneh punim?"

a) Michael Jackson
b) Dick Cheney
c) Barbra Streisand
d) Julia Roberts

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5) He eats like a pig and wipes his face with the back of his hand. He farts and picks his nose at the dinner table. He curses like a drunken sailor. He's a real:

a) shnorror
b) gonif
c) grubber yung
d) mensch

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6) Which of these is NOT a body part?

a) poulkie
b) potchki
c) pupik
d) punim

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7) Which of these is NOT an insult:

a) shana yid
b) shmegeggie
c) shmendrik
d) shlub

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8) You've gone to a wild party where you've been downing vodka jello shots like candy. You can barely stand up anymore, and you've made a fool of yourself in front of everyone you know. You are totally, completely:

a) fershtayst
b) farblunget
c) ferchadet
d) fershikert

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9) Which of these things would you never find at a kosher restaurant?

a) shmaltz
b) luckshen kugel
c) milkhig un flayshig
d) kasha varnishkes

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10) Of these various uses of "kishka", which one is incorrect?

a) "Yes, waiter. I'll have the roast chicken with a side order of kishka."
b) "That Yetta, she's such a piece of kishka!"
c) "After twenty years of keeping secrets, he finally went to a shrink and spilled his kishkas."
d) "If anyone ever tried to mug me, boy, I'd give him such a chamalyiah in the kishkas!
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11. Of this list, who is/was the most "ungeshtupped mit gelt?"

a) Mitt Romney
b) Honey Boo-Boo
c) Neil Armstrong
d) Lance Armstrong

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12) Which one of these people might be described as a trombenik?

a) YoYo Ma
b) Donald Trump
c) Albert Einstein
d) Neil Degrasse Tyson

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13) If you had kookl-hist, you'd probably want a:

a) krankshvester
b) shlosser
c) mosser
d) moyhel

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14. If you dreamed you had a visit from the Malach ha-Movis, you had a:

a) fortzenzoffer
b) klemerl
c) moyleyzl
d) beyzer kholem

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15. Which of these things would you least want to find in your house:

a) a murashke
b) a moyshe-rabeynes kiele
c) a vantz
d) a shpin

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16) Which one of these is not edible:

a) vaynshl
b) borifkas
c) negl-sherl
d) retekh

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17. If you've spend the day shlepping a lot of heavy stuff, you might need everything below except:

a) shvitzbod
b) kapelye
c) dreml
d) killa bendl

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