No, It’s Not Nonsense - It’s North Carolina Lingo. How Much Do You Know?

Think you know your state's Lingo?

siren, ocean, washington, Oregon, PNW, geo, liz
"Siren" via Disney–ABC Domestic Television
 Feb 18, 2019
Scroll to Start

Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!


There's nothing more relaxing than driving along the _____ in the fall.
Pacific Coast Highway
Lake Shore Drive
Blue Ridge Parkway

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!


Two of God's greatest gifts were invented in North Carolina: _____.
Cheerwine and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Dr. Pepper and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
A&W Root Beer and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!


Some would argue that a delicious Cheddar Bo from _____ is the best way to cure a hangover.
Bojangles
Krystal
Zaxbys

Question: 4/19Pick Your Answer!


What iconic nickname do North Carolinians go by?
Tar Heels
Buckeyes
Hoosiers

Question: 5/19Pick Your Answer!


There are only two acceptable kinds of barbecue in NC: Eastern-Style and _____.
Lexington-Style
Kansas City-Style
Texas-Style

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!


If you need to buy _____ around here, there are only two places to go: Hickory or High Point.
furniture
automobiles
clothes

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!


We bet you roll your eyes and correct people who don’t pronounce it _____.
app-a-LATCH-un
app-a-LAY-shun
app-a-LAH-chun

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!


Who needs the Rocky Mountains when you can call the _____ home?
Blue Ridge Mountains
Adirondack Mountains
San Bernardino Mountains

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!


North Carolina is actually home to one of America’s only castles, _____.
Chateau Laroche
Biltmore Estate
Rhodes Hall

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!


Who the heck are “Dookies”?
Locals
Tourists
Blue Devils

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!


Everyone knows the magical place of lighthouses, ferry rides, and beach vacations: _____.
Outer Banks
Cape May
Nantucket

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!


Sure, french fries and onion rings are great, but y'all love to fry up some other vegetables too, like _____ and ______!
Okra; green tomatoes
Broccoli; peppers
Carrots; cauliflower

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!


People from other states get confused when you say you're going to _____ and grab your skiing gear.
Beech
Coast
Shore

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!


If someone offers you tea, you can just go ahead and assume that it'll be:
Hot and Tangy
Iced and sweet
Warm and bitter

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!


Yeah it's true - you've definitely been caught behind a _____ on the road at least once!
Golf Cart
Zamboni
Tractor

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!


After a long night out on the town, Tar Heels are always craving _____.
In-N-Out
Whataburger
Cook Out

Question: 17/19Pick Your Answer!


In North Carolina, you either bleed light or dark _____.
blue
green
red

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!


Shhh, it might not be legal, but sometimes you just can't resist some good old fashioned ______ in a mason jar.
Moonshine
Kombucha
Absinthe

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!


You Tar Heels are always going to love the ______ State with your whole heart! And why wouldn't you?!
Volunteer
Old North
Show Me
Women.com | Quiz Facts

Whether you're a native, a long time local, or a recent transplant of North Carolina, this quiz is for you! We've come up with a legitimate test that will allow you to prove just how much you know about North Carolina. This fun but tricky test is not going to be easy... you've officially been warned! North Carolina has a lot of elements to its culture that only locals could possibly know, from slang, to favorite restaurants, to sports teams, to nicknames, to history. Do you know how to order your hot dogs and burgers “all the way”? Are you obsessed with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Cheerwine? Do you enjoy eating at Bojangles or Cook Out after a long night? Do you have strong opinions about Eastern-Style BBQ versus Lexington-Style BBQ? Do you root the the Tar Heels or the Blue Devils? Have you ever vacationed at the Outer Banks before? If any of this sounds familiar to you, then you've got an incredible chance of bringing home the gold and earning yourself a coveted perfect score on this rigorous North Carolina challenge. So why don't you stop what you're doing, grab a number two pencil, and get ready to take the toughest North Carolina drill you've ever taken. Don't be intimidated... real locals need not worry! We promise this quiz will be all kinds of fun, and maybe it will even teach you a thing our two about yourself and your home of North Carolina. So are you ready to rock this exam and be crowned the number one North Carolina scholar? Great! Hit the play button now. Best of luck, and remember to enjoy yourself!