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

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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 city of Grand Rapids itself
The lake
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
Michigan
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What is a "bear" in Grand Rapids?
An animal that people hunt
Animal that hides in the forest
Animals that may be found in your backyard
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What is "pop"?
A sound
Soda
A style of music
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What do people mean when they say "handy map"?
Using your hand to show directions in Michigan
The map on your iPhone
The roadmap in your glove box
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What do you call a grocery cart at the store?
A trolley
A cart
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?
Florida
The Pacific Coast
The shore of Lake Michigan
9 of 15Pick your answer!
What do people mean when they say "crack"?
Drugs
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?
Southerners
Trolls
Mitties
11 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the nickname for Grand Rapids?
Beer City USA
The Flower City
The City of Angels
12 of 15Pick your answer!
What does "U.P." stand for?
Uptown Park
Upper Peninsula
Upper Park
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Harmony makes what in Grand Rapids?
Whisky
Wine
Beer
14 of 15Pick your answer!
What do locals call Grand Rapids?
Gun Rue
Gun Rapids
Grand 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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