Are You Alaska Enough To Decipher ALL This AK Lingo? Bet Not!

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What's your AK IQ?

If you love Alaska and call this great state your home, then you should have no problem acing this trivia challenge!

 Mar 13, 2019

1 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Want to stay warm through those cold Alaskan winter storms? Better buy a pair of fur boots, a.k.a. _____.
mutuks
mushes
mukluks

2 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Ok locals, let's see if you can pronounce “Ketchikan” the right way after all!
KETCH-eye-kuhn
KITCH-ee-kahn
KETCH-chi-can

3 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Native Alaskans view themselves as separate from the rest of the United States. What do they call the rest of the U.S.?
The Lower 48
The Otherland
The Mainland

4 of 20Pick Your Answer!

You know it's springtime in Alaska as soon as _____ starts happening.
Breakup
Fireweed
Hashown

5 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Most people know the Aurora Borealis by a name that's much easier to remember: _____.
Lunar Eclipse
Big Dipper
Northern Lights

6 of 20Pick Your Answer!

If the weather man says it's "fair time”, you can bet it's _____.
sunny
raining
snowing

7 of 20Pick Your Answer!

We all scream for ice cream, or as they call it in Alaska, _____!
Akira
Akutaq
Akaryote

8 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Alaska really empties out in the winter when all the _____ seek warmer weather in the Lower 48.
Eskimos
Snowbirds
Mushers

9 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Transplants to Alaska aren't considered true locals right away; at first, they are considered this instead.
Snowbirds
Chechakos
Mainlanders

10 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The indigenous people of Alaska go by many names. Which of these is NOT one of them?
Mukluks
Eskimos
Inuits

11 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Which infamous politician calls Alaska home?
Hillary Clinton
Elizabeth Warren
Sarah Palin

12 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Anyone who is visiting Alaska should try to come during the _____ to watch the dog sledding race!
Iditarod
Icarus
Ithaca

13 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The word "outside" has a different meaning in Alaska. Here it means someone is _____.
visiting the lower 48
taking a nap
engaged

14 of 20Pick Your Answer!

If you hear "Mush!' during a dog sled race, what does it mean?
"Relax!'
"Halt!"
“Advance!”

15 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Wait so you're telling me if I'm eating muktuk, I'm actually chowing down on _______?
whale blubber
bear tongue
moose testicle

16 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Frozen ground that never fully thaws throughout the year is better known as _____.
Permafrost
Frostbite
Frosting

17 of 20Pick Your Answer!

The part of the state that is not accessible by any road system is better known as _____.
The Bush
The Kush
The Mush

18 of 20Pick Your Answer!

If someone says you're a "sourdough", you should be _____.
confused
offended
proud

19 of 20Pick Your Answer!

Nothing beats the sight of the hazy pink glow that lights up a mountainside at sunset, better known as _____.
Starlight
Twilight
Alpenglow

20 of 20Pick Your Answer!

It may be a bit far removed from the rest of the U.S., but the _____ is still the best state in the country!
Icy Tundra
Last Frontier
Show Me State
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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