Virginia Lingo - It's Real! Do You Know All These Phrases?

Does VA run through your veins?

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 Apr 04, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


The Southern accent is real! How do real Virginians pronounce the word, "aunt"?
ant
ooh-nt
aw-nt

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


If you're a fan of the Hokies, chances are you wear a lot of this color:
Blue!
Orange!
Red!

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


"Can you grab a _____? We have way too many groceries to just carry them!"
purse
shopper
buggy

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


Everyone knows the state slogan goes, "Virginia is for _____"!
lovers
Southerners
everyone

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


When you hear "NOVA", you automatically think _____.
Northern Virginia
Central Virginia
Southern Virginia

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


How do you pronounce "Norfolk" like a real Virginian?
NAW-fik
no-FOKE
NOR-f'k

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


If you don't know the capital of VA, you can't call yourself a local!
Duh, it's Norfolk!
That's Virginia Beach!
Obviously, it's Richmond!

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


"Can you pass the mashed potatoes?" ...Did you know that America's first _____ was held in Virginia?
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


Due to the high volume of internet traffic in the state, Virginia is sometimes called _____.
The Internet Avenue of the Americas
The Silicon Valley of the East
The Tech Capital of America

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


You're headed to ______? Man, are you in for some good crab cakes!!
Virginia Beach
Arlington
Chesapeake

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


If you're making a country ham biscuit for lunch, you better have some _____ Ham on hand!
Chesapeake
Brunswick
Smithfield

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


Quick! The best BBQ in VA is _____, hands down!
Saucy's
Sweety's
Spicy's

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


Even if you don't say it, you've probably heard some Virginians pronounce "wash" like which of these?
Wesh
Walsh
Warsh

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


For the best oysters you've ever tasted in your life, head on over to _____ for dinner.
Chesapeake
Rappahannock
Norfolk

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


VA is not actually a state. Instead, VA is technically a _____.
Commonwealth
Colony
Country

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


Which VA city was actually the first American colony?
Williamsburg
Jamestown
Richmond

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Around here, if someone refers to a family as being "comfortable," they probably mean that they:
Are easy-going
Are literally very comfortable
Have a good amount of money

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


No matter where you've been or where you may go, you'll always call ______ your home. There's nowhere else like Virginia!
The Show Me State
The Volunteer State
Old Dominion
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Think you're smart about Virginia? Let's see just how well your state knowledge compares to other Virginians and VA wannabes? Do you like to eat your mashed potatoes lumpy? Do you know who the Hokies are? Do you call shopping carts buggies? Do you know that Virginia is for lovers? Did you know that the state was named after Queen Elizabeth I? Are you familiar with NOVA? Can you pronounce Norfolk correctly? Do you know the capital of Virginia or any of the state nicknames? Did you know American’s first Thanksgiving was held in VA? Have you ever called your state the Silicon Valley of the East? Do you always eat your pancakes with Highland County syrup? Have you ever eaten crab cakes from Chesapeake or oysters from Rappahannock? Are you loyal to Smithfield country ham and Saucy’s BBQ? Did you know VA is actually a Commonwealth? Do you know the history of Jamestown, America’s first colony? Do you think you have what it takes to breeze through these questions and get the coveted perfect score? Or will you get flustered and miss too many questions? Only one way to find out! All you need to do is hit the play button now and get ready to put your brainpower to the test. This mental escape is just what you need! Don’t forget — no cheating. We think you’ll come out of this quiz much smarter and with a greater appreciation for your background and where you come from. Good luck!