California Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

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Do you really speak like you're from California?

You say you're from California, think you know the lingo? Put it to the test by answering these quiz questions to test your knowledge on California lingo!

 Dec 05, 2018
1 of 19Finish the Phrase!
June ____.
Sun
Humidity
Gloom
2 of 19Choose your answer!
If you order an "animal style" burger at In-n-Out, what will you get?
An extra patty
Fried pickles
A burger with extra pickles, "spread" and mustard, plus grilled onions
3 of 19Choose your answer!
If your friend is totally stoked to hang out later, they're:
Worried about it
Excited
Scared
4 of 19Choose your answer!
Do you call it a freeway or a highway?
Highway
Freeway
5 of 19Choose your answer!
What does a Sigalert mean?
There's been an abduction
There's an accident on the freeway or something blocking freeway lanes
The freeways are extra clear today
6 of 19Choose your answer!
Distance in California is best measured by:
Kilometers
Minutes spent in traffic
Miles
7 of 19Choose your answer!
People from California NEVER call California ______.
Cali
The Sunshine State
La La Land
8 of 19Choose your answer!
What does 'hella' mean?
Really or Very
Over There
Hell...?
9 of 19Choose your answer!
If people are talking about "the industry" in CA, they probably mean:
The oil industry
The food industry
The entertainment industry
10 of 19Finish the phrase!
_______ is always extra, and always extra delicious.
Mustard
Guacamole
Ketchup
11 of 19Choose your answer!
Californians will argue that this is the best theme park ever (and the Happiest Place On Earth):
Adventureland
Worlds of Fun
Disneyland
12 of 19Choose your answer!
CA's a big state... If you're driving with relatively little traffic, how long does it take to drive up the Coast from San Diego to SF?
About 19 or 20 hours
About 8 or 9 hours
About 4 or 5 hours
13 of 19Choose your answer!
Yum, If you just got some "dank" tacos, they must be:
Delicious
Cold
Overcooked
14 of 19Choose you answer!
What does 'The Big One' refer to?
A wave
An earthquake
A sale
15 of 19Choose your answer!
Californians love repping their state flag - what type of animal is on it?
A dolphin
A bear
A porcupine
16 of 19Choose your answer!
"Gnarly" roughly translates to:
Something nasty
Something surprising
Anything super good or super bad
17 of 19True or False?
At the end of 2017 California legalized recreational marijuana usage.
False
True
18 of 19Choose your answer!
California has the tallest tree in the world and it's a __________.
Palm
Pine
Redwood
19 of 19Choose your answer!
You'd better pick a side... There's an intense rivalry between which two baseball teams?
The Dodgers and the Kings!
The 49ers and the Dodgers!
The Dodgers and the Giants!
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