Quiz: Can You Walk And Talk Like A New Yorker?

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Can you walk the walk and talk the talk of a New Yorker?

Can you walk and talk like a real New Yorker? Do you have a New York attitude and accent? Take this quiz and find out!

 May 12, 2018
1 of 18Pick the correct answer!
If you are walking down the street in New York and you make eye contact with a stranger, what do you do?
Smile and wave
Look away immediately
Give them a hug
2 of 18Fill in the blank!
A "klutz" is someone who is very ____.
crazy
clumsy
smart
3 of 18What is the meaning of the word in quotations?
The realtor wouldn't stop giving me his "spiel"!
life story
sales pitch
business card
4 of 18Pick the correct answer!
To look "schleppy" is to look:
Professional or spiffy
hip and stylin'
Gross or disorganized
5 of 18What is the meaning of the word in quotations?
Your friend says she wishes you'd stop seeing your boyfriend, he's nothing but a "schmuck"
fool
poser
out of town-er
6 of 18What is the meaning of the words in quotations?
Let's go out and get some "Za'" and "Da'"!
"Salza" and "Dance"
"Influenza" and "Diarreah"
"Pizza" and "Soda"
7 of 18Pick the correct answer!
Your friend accuses you of being "thirsty". She means:
You're an alcoholic.
You're acting desperate.
You seem very dehydrated.
8 of 18What is the meaning of the word in quotations?
What's up "son"?
my lord
literal child
friend
9 of 18Pick the correct answer!
When riding the subway, its polite to:
Avoid eye contact and keep to yourself.
Share whatever you're eating with everyone in your car.
Try to make as much conversation with the people around you as possible.
10 of 18Pick your answer!
Do you want to have a car in New York?
Absolutely not, its way easier to take public transport.
Yes, driving is the only way to get anywhere!
Its illegal to drive in New York.
11 of 18Pick the correct answer!
If you need to ask someone for directions, make sure to...
Make it succinct.
Tell them exactly why you're going where you're going.
Ask them how they are first and introduce yourself.
12 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What do Egg Creams have in them?
Milk, carbonated water, and flavored syrup.
Egg whites, milk, and carbonated water.
Egg whites, cream, and flavored syrup.
13 of 18Complete the sentence!
You want to order food, so you need to get...
in line.
on line.
out of line.
14 of 18Pick the correct answer!
If the weather is "brick" what should you wear?
A rain coat
Shorts and a tank top
A coat, gloves and a hat
15 of 18Pick the correct answer!
You might go to a Bodega if you need_________
A prescription.
A ride to work.
Basically anything.
16 of 18Pick the correct answer!
What's the true New Yorker way to eat pizza?
Throw it in the trash.
Folding it first.
Eating the cheese off first.
17 of 18Complete the sentence!
"Buy a drink, get a free ______"
second drink.
show
dinner.
18 of 18Pick the correct answer!
You know that beyond a doubt, New York City has the BEST:
Bagels
Cupcakes
Bourbon
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