Quiz: There’s No Excuse For Scoring Less Than 80% On This Southern Test

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Are you a real Southern scholar?

Are your roots showin'? Take this quiz to test your skills on everything from the slang to the food of the deep South!

 May 22, 2018

1 of 22Take your pick, y'all!

What makes up the filling of moon pies?
custard
marshmallow
white chocolate

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What is the South also known as?
The Bible Belt
The Tropical Belt
The Rust Belt

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Everyone knows the best grocery shop in the South is _____.
Whole Foods
Piggly Wiggly
Ralph’s

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What type of barbecue do you hold during football season?
Tailgatin’
Pig pickin’
Cornbreadin'

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Deep fried balls of cornmeal are called _____.
tater tots
hushpuppies
grits

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Bojangles is famous for chicken and waffles
false
true

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What is a "Yankee"?
A newcomer
A person from up North
A mean person

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What goes into ambrosia salad?
vegetables
fruit
cheddar cheese

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How do you address two or more people?
Ya'll
Yous
You guys

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Which titles should you always use to address elders?
Mr. and Mrs.
Mister and Lady
Sir and Ma’am

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Where is the Mason-Dixon Line?
Between North Carolina and South Carolina
Between Florida and Georgia
Between Maryland and Pennsylvania

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Boiling is to ___ as baking is to a cake.
Carrots
Peanuts
Potatoes

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Mud boggin' is _____.
a sport involving 4x4 trucks in tire-deep mud
when an argument turns to insults
a party game for children involving digging for worms

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If someone is from Maryland, but has lived in Mississippi for 30 years, he/she is considered to be _____.
a lady from Maryland who has lived in Mississippi for 30 years
a Yankee spy not to be trusted
a southerner by default

15 of 22Take your pick, y'all!

What's another recognized name for boiled peanuts?
Salty drops
Bubba balls
Goober peas

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What kind of fruit would you find in a Hummingbird Cake?
Strawberries and peaches
Oranges and apples
Banana and pineapple

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Is chicken an ingredient in chicken fried steak?
Yes
No

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What are the main ingredients in Hoppin' John?
Black beans and cornmeal
Pinto beans and grits
Black-eyed peas and rice

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What is souse?
A mash made with grits and beef
A cold cut made with pigs head
A cocktail made with bourbon

20 of 22Take your pick, y'all!

What ingredient is NOT part of a standard Chess Pie?
Cream
Flour
Butter

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True or false: Coca-Cola is the oldest soft drink still being made.
True
False

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What is the breakfast food known as "the cereal of the South"?
Oatmeal
Hashbrowns
Grits
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So you think you're from the South? Are you a true Southern belle, or is your knowledge of everything south of the Mason-Dixon Line more reminiscent of a Yankee's? If you grew up south of the Mason-Dixon line, you'll be able to pass this quiz easily... right? Are you from Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Mississippi, or Arkansas? Then don't get your britches twisted or your panties in a knot! Grab your overalls and a John Deere hat and come take this quiz. If you’re anything like us, you’ve got a hankerin’ for sweet tea and hush puppies. Have you ever watched a full Nascar race? ... been to a beauty pageant? ... been to a rodeo? Does your dream home have a front porch and rocking chairs? Have you ever had a crush on someone in a cowboy hat? Do you have southern drawl ? Would you agree that dixie isn't a place, it's a way of life? If you’ve never been south of the Mason-Dixon line, bless your heart! So sit a spell and answer these questions to see if you have what it takes to pass as a real southern belle or proper gentleman. Don’t worry, we won’t tan your hide if you don’t pass! So what are you waiting for? Hit the play button and take this ultimate Southern quiz to get your Southern score!