Quiz: You Can Only Answer These Questions If You're From Southern Illinois!

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Are you a southerner (of Illinois?)

Take this fun women.com geo quiz on Southern Illinois culture, food, and slang to see how well you know the area!

 May 23, 2018
1 of 18Choose your answer!
If you're going Noodlin' you are:
Fishing for catfish with your bare hands.
Having sex
Going for a swim
2 of 18Choose your answer!
What is frog giggin'?
Frog catching
Laughing obnoxiously
Making out
3 of 18Fill in the blank!
Keystone is the cheapest brand of __________.
Beer
Paperclips
Soda
4 of 18Fill in the blank!
Mossy Oak is known for their ____________ themed clothing.
Camouflage
Polka-dot
Tye-dye
5 of 18Choose your answer!
You can't stand it when someone pronounces which letter in "Illinois"?
the "S".
The "n"
The "I"
6 of 18Choose your answer!
Chester, IL, has statues of every single character created by E.C. Segar which is known as:
Chip and Dale Boardwalk
The Popeye Trail
Looney Tunes Trail
7 of 18Choose your answer!
DC comics has officially declared the town of Metropolis to be the home of:
Superman
Poison Ivy
Barbie
8 of 18Fill in the blank!
Olney, IL is known to have a striking amount of _____________, which have been dubbed the official mascot.
Platypuses
Brown Cheetahs
Albino Squirrels
9 of 18Choose your answer!
Shawnee National Forest is also known as this little famous landmark:
The Little Tetons
The Little Pyramids
The Little Grand Canyon
10 of 18Choose your answer!
This path and state forest located in Southern Illinois marks the Indian Removal Act when Native Americans were forced to walk to Oklahoma.
The Trail of Tears
The Path of Prosperity
The Walk of Shame
11 of 18Fill in the blank!
Harrisburg has a recreational area with the same name as a state park in Colorado called _____________.
The Grand Canyon
Pikes Peak
Garden of the Gods
12 of 18Fill in the blank!
Southern Illinois University is located in ______________.
Springfield
Carbondale
Harrisburg
13 of 18Choose your answer!
The Shawnee National Forest also has what else to offer?
A cotton grove
A wine trail
A dairy farm
14 of 18Fill in the blank!
Northern Illinois fans tend to root for the Cubs or the Sox, but Southern Illinoisans are absolutely rooting for the ___________.
Cardinals
Sox
Cubs
15 of 18Choose your answer!
Any carbonated beverage is called what in Southern Illinois?
A Sprite
A Fizz
A Soda
16 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these is the most valued in Southern Illinois?
Business
Industry
Farming
17 of 18Choose your answer!
If you need to pick up coffee or tea, the easiest place is likely:
Caribou Coffee
Mcdonalds
Starbucks
18 of 18Choose your answer!
People in Southern Illinois typically travel to which city rather than Chicago?
New Orleans
Atlanta
St. Louis
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Southern Illinois is practically its own state. Illinois is often likened to Chicago, but Southern Illinois can be so drastically different from the Northern suburbs and Chicago that it more so resembles Kentucky and St. Louis. If you're from Southern Illinois, you know that its like its own little world! Take this quiz to see if you know all of these quirks of Southern Illinois. Women.com has geographic based quizzes not only to offer some fun trivia on specific places, but also in order to help reconnect you with your home city, town, state, or region. Whether its a place you went to school or worked, or if you lived there for a period of your life, we want to have a quiz for you so that you can relive some nostalgic memories associated with that place.

Did you or do you live in Southern Illinois? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the region that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes Southern Illinois a part of who you are and very important to your identity!

Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of Southern Illinois with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect through your shared geographic experience!