Quiz: Only A True Local Can Pass This Grand Rapids Slang Test. Can You?


Do you think you know what it's like to live under the bridge?

A quiz about the slang words used by the residents of Grand Rapids. Includes terms like, "pop", "buggy" and others.

 Jul 26, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What do people mean when they say "rapids"?
The lake
The city of Grand Rapids itself
Rushing water
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What does "mitten" refer to?
Something to keep your hand warm
Something you use to take hot food out of the oven
3 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a "bear" in Grand Rapids?
Animals that may be found in your backyard
An animal that people hunt
Animal that hides in the forest
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What is "pop"?
A style of music
A sound
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What do people mean when they say "handy map"?
The roadmap in your glove box
The map on your iPhone
Using your hand to show directions in Michigan
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What do you call a grocery cart at the store?
A cart
A trolley
A buggy
7 of 15Pick your answer!
What is a "yooper"?
A type of fish
Someone who lives in the U.P. of Michigan
Someone who rides a bike
8 of 15Pick your answer!
If someone from Grand Rapids is "going to the beach," where are they really going?
The Pacific Coast
The shore of Lake Michigan
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What do people mean when they say "crack"?
An actual crack on an object
Fries from HopCat
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What are people called who live in Grand Rapids and other Lower Peninsula cities?
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the nickname for Grand Rapids?
The Flower City
Beer City USA
The City of Angels
12 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "U.P." stand for?
Upper Park
Upper Peninsula
Uptown Park
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Harmony makes what in Grand Rapids?
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What do locals call Grand Rapids?
Grand Rue
Gun Rapids
Gun Rue
15 of 15Pick Your Answer
What is camouflage in Grand Rapids?
What you wear while serving in the military
An everyday fashion statment
What you wear while hunting
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