Virginia Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many of These Words Do You Know?

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Do you know Virginia as well as you think you do? Prove it!

Take this quiz to see how well you know Virginia by answering questions about slang, food and local traditions. Are you ready for the challenge?

 Sep 10, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which historical figure is Virginia named after?
England's "Virgin Queen," Elizabeth I
Sophia Magdalena
Harriet Tubman
2 of 18Pick One:
All of these are nicknames for Virginia except:
City of Brotherly Love
Old Dominion
Mother of Presidents
3 of 18Fill in the Blank:
Virginia is for lovers, but Virginia is also known to be for ________ lovers because it's delicious here.
Ham
Pudding
Cheese
4 of 18Fill in the Blank:
Virginia's state flower is ___.
The blossom of the dogwood tree
The rose
The daisy
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
People come from miles to eat which Cheasepeake Bay delicacy?
Purple Octopus
Grilled Swordfish
Blue Crab
6 of 18Fill in the Blank:
In 1619, Virginia held the first ___ ever.
Thanksgiving
Race
Football game
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is Virginia home base for?
Stewart Air National Guard Base
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton / Marine Corps Air Station
The United States Navy's Atlantic Fleet
8 of 18True or False:
Personalized license plates are extremely popular in Virginia.
False
True
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What other term do Virginians use to refer to refrigerators?
The icebox
Cold storage
The cooler
10 of 18Fill in the Blank:
7 Presidents have been buried in Virginia which is why it's called the ___.
The First State
The Old Line State
Mother of Presidents
11 of 18Fill in the Blank:
Even though Virginia doesn't have a pro sports team, they might cheer for the ___.
Red Skins
Jets
Colts
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
There has always been a huge rivalry between which two in-state schools?
George Mason University and University of Virginia
Liberty University and Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech and University of Virginia
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which city is the capital of Virginia?
Charlottesville
Richmond
Jamestown
14 of 18True or False:
Many people in Virginia work for the tobacco industry.
False
True
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which nut is Virginia known to grow and to mix up extra tasty?
Pistachios
Macadamia Nuts
Peanuts
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What VA city is known as the first english settlement in U.S. history?
Richmond
Jamestown
Williamsburg
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Deliciously, Virginias' state drink ___ goes well with cookies!
Coke
Coffee
Milk
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What do Virginians call those carts you use at the grocery store?
Buggies
Supermarket trolley
Carriages
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Are you a Virginia local who believes they bleed with pride? Well then it’s time to challenge yourself! Here you will find a quick trivia quiz which is great for a mental escape! These questions will contain information about the education, slang, art and culture of Virginia. Nervous? If you are TRULY a native then this will be as easy as eating a delicious piece of ham. Our goal at women.com is to provide people a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy. So take a breath, stop whatever you’re doing, and get ready to have a little fun. It’s time to show your Virginia pride!