Hey Cornhuskers, Can You Talk The Talk With All This Nebraska Lingo?

Don't worry, it's not all about corn.

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 Feb 22, 2019
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Question: 1/19Pick your answer!


Long before it was nicknamed the Cornhusker State, Nebraska was actually called the _____ State.
Tree Planter’s
Weed Whacker’s
Gardener’s

Question: 2/19Pick your answer!


Perhaps the king of all sandwiches, Nebraska is allegedly actually the birthplace of the _____ sandwich.
BLT
Grilled Cheese
Reuben

Question: 3/19Pick your answer!


Go Cornhuskers! The _____ football team has produced more academic All Americans than any other Division I school.
University of Nebraska Omaha
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Creighton University

Question: 4/19Pick your answer!


Nebraska is located in a region called _____, but locals manage to tough it out!
Twister Row
Blizzard Belt
Tornado Alley

Question: 5/19Pick your answer!


Watch out, you'll sound like a tourist right away if you pronounce Kearney any way other than:
Car-knee
Keer-knee
Kar-nay

Question: 6/19Pick your answer!


Which iconic building can be seen at the Henry Doorly Zoo?
The Ocean Observatory
The Forest Floor!
The Desert Dome!

Question: 7/19Pick your answer!


If you’ve ever wanted to see 39 automobiles arranged like the World Wonder Stonehenge, just head to Nebraska’s _____.
Fordhenge
Carhenge
Autohenge

Question: 8/19Pick your answer!


If you've ever travelled outside of the midwest you've probably realized that not everyone else calls soda:
Fizz
RC Cola
Pop

Question: 9/19Pick your answer!


Nebraska doesn’t have an official state food, but if it did, we bet _____ would be the winner with it’s ground beef and cabbage pastry.
Broncos
Runzas
Culvers

Question: 10/19Pick your answer!


Time to talk politics! Nebraska is the only state in the union with what kind of legislature?
Anarchistic
Unicameral
Socialistic

Question: 11/19Pick your answer!


Lincoln might be Nebraska’s state capital, but _____ actually is the largest city.
Bellevue
Omaha
Kearney

Question: 12/19Pick your answer!


Of course everyone knows them as the Cornhuskers, but before that they were known as the ________!
Bugeaters
Cornstompers
Farmraisers

Question: 13/19Pick your answer!


Sure, there are a lot of Starbucks in Nebraska, but which of these more local coffeeshops keeps popping up more and more?
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Caribou Coffee
Scooters

Question: 14/19Pick your answer!


Which of these UNL football coaches started out as a player, himself?
Bo Pelini
Scott Frost
Bill Riley

Question: 15/19Pick your answer!


Odds are that you yourself - or at least someone you know - has spent a summer:
Washing potatoes!
Detassling corn!
Combing green beans!

Question: 16/19Pick your answer!


The entire world knows this billionaire's name who hails from Omaha! Who is he?
Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha!
Bill Gates, the Outlaw of Omaha!
Jeff Bezos, the Ornament of Omaha!

Question: 17/19Pick your answer!


Around here, ______ definitely makes the summer heat a lot less bearable.
Humidity
Steam
Fog

Question: 18/19Pick your answer!


And you can almost guarantee there will be soaring temps and thunderstorms during which big summer sporting event in Omaha?
The NBA Finals
The College World Series
The Huskers Training Game

Question: 19/19Pick your answer!


Hey, someone once said "it's not for everyone" but the ______ State is most definitely for you!
Show Me
Hawkeye
Cornhusker
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