North Carolina Dialect - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

Can you walk the walk and talk the (North Carolina) talk?

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 Feb 09, 2019
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Question: 1/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Which of these "satanic" mascots reigns supreme in Durham, NC?
Those Sun Devils are the best!
You mean the Dark Devils!
Oh, that's the Blue Devils!

Question: 2/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Sure, technically it's called U.S. Highway 15-501, but around here everyone just knows it as:
Sweet Tea Road
Whiskey Road
Tobacco Road

Question: 3/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Take it in Leaf Peepers, there's really nothing like the _______ come fall time.
Blue Ridge Parkway
PCH Parkway
Merritt Parkway

Question: 4/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


If you're really from North Carolina, then you ought to know which of these donut shops got its start in the state?
Randy's Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts
Krispy Kreme

Question: 5/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Yeah that's right, one of the greatest basketball players ever is from North Carolina - _______, number 23, and we're never going to let you forget it!
Lebron James
Shaquille O'Neal
Michael Jordan

Question: 6/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Any North Carolina native knows _____ are best when they're fried and green!
tomatoes
carrots
cucumbers

Question: 7/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Everyone knows you have to drink your tea _____ and ______!
Hot; tangy
Warm; with agave
Cold; sweet

Question: 8/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Around here, everyone has a go-to ______ order at Cook Out, so good!
French fry
Shake
Coffee

Question: 9/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


You could tell a tourist from a local just by how they say "Appalachian." How's it really pronounced?
Opp-uh-LAY-shun
App-uh-LAY-shun
App-uh-LATCH-uhn

Question: 10/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


A true North Caroline hot dog comes with which of these toppings?
onion, bacon, pickles, and peppers
onion, mustard, coleslaw, and chili
ketchup, mustard, onion, and relish

Question: 11/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


What in the world is the Southern delicacy known as “souse”?
A cold cut made with pigs head
A cocktail made with tomato juice
A mash made with grits and cheese

Question: 12/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Hate to break it to you, but which of these "alcoholic" beverages is popular, but NOT alcoholic?
Cheerwine
Moscow Mules
Whiskey Sours

Question: 13/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


What's the name of UNC's beloved mascot?
Zeus
Apollo
Rameses

Question: 14/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Which of the following ingredients NEVER belongs in “succotash”?
Shrimp
Lima beans
Corn

Question: 15/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Around here, you'd better forget Dunkin' Donuts! It's all about:
Krispy Kreme (c'mon, it started here!)
Sidecar Donuts (so tasty!)
North Carolina Donuts (the best!)

Question: 16/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Hungry for a snack? North Carolina locals totally like to munch on "goober peas," which are tasty _____.
black-eyed peas
boiled peanuts
hushpuppies

Question: 17/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Not to sound childish, but can you complete this phrase? "Duke is puke! Wake is fake! But NC State is the one we _______!"
Bait
Hate
Date

Question: 18/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


TOUCHDOWN! Who's your football team?
The Lions
The Panthers
The Bengals

Question: 19/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


"Oh you're going to Bojangles? Please, get some chicken and ______!"
Biscuits
Waffles
Soup

Question: 20/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Which of the following prestigious universities calls North Carolina home?
Duke
Brown
Vanderbilt

Question: 21/21Take Your Pick, Y'all!


Man, you've got some serious pride for the _____ State, and it's clear to see why!
Garden
Sunshine
Tar Heel
Women.com | Quiz Facts

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