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Toilet: Quiz


Question 1: In Canadian English, the latter is euphemistically called a washroom; in ________, a restroom or bathroom.
English languageAlaskaUnited StatesAmerican English

Question 2: Lexicographer Eric Partridge derives khazi, also spelt karzy, kharsie or carzey, from a low ________ word carsey originating in the late 19th century and meaning a privy.
CockneyEstuary EnglishEnglish languageBritish English

Question 3: Confusingly, products imported from ________ such as TOTO are referred to as "toilets", even though they carry the cachet of higher cost and quality.
CanadaJapanUnited KingdomCambodia

Question 4: The Dunny is an ________ expression for an outside toilet or outhouse.
CanadaAustraliaUnited KingdomBarbados

Question 5: The latter term often describes a room that also contains a ________.
BathroomBidetBathtubFlush toilet

Question 6: Can also be called an ________ (from ecological sanitation) toilet, and is a viable alternative to flush sanitation in urban areas.
Ecological sanitationWastewaterWaterSewage treatment

Question 7: The WC refers to the initial letters of ________, used commonly in France (pronounced "le vay-say" or "le vater"), Romania (pronounced "veh-cheu") and Hungary (pronounced "vey-tsay").
Flush toiletUrinal (restroom)OuthouseBathtub

Question 8: ________ wrote an essay out of the choice of wording; see U and non-U English.
Nancy MitfordJessica MitfordMitford familyDiana Mitford

Question 9: Family restrooms have started appearing in newly-built sports stadiums, ________, shopping malls, and major museums.
Log flume (attraction)PennsylvaniaShoot-the-ChutesAmusement park

Question 10: ________ includes segregated toilets among the measures to ensure the safety of girls in schools.
Amnesty InternationalHuman rightsAung San Suu KyiUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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