Utah Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

Let's see how Utah-lk!

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 Mar 20, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!


How might someone in Utah use the word "fetch"?
As a swear or curse
As a term for "cool"
As a word for "bike"

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!


Utah actually has claim to America's Dead Sea; it's the:
Utah Lake
Lake Powell
Great Salt Lake

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!


Which of these city names have you used as a verb?
Moab
Monticello
Salt Lake City

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!


Utah is said to have the best what in the world?
Snow
Trees
Water

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!


If you friend says there's some fresh pow out, what do they mean?
A new shipment just came into the grocery store
There's a fight going down
There's fresh snow out

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!


How do you pronounce Tooele?
Tool
Too-will-uh
Tool-ee

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!


Doesn't sound like anything special, but which of these potato dishes is a Utah favorite - and delicious?
Potatoes O'Brien
Funeral potatoes
Panackelty

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!


What are the "The Big 5" or "The Mighty 5" referring to?
The 5 national parks that are all within Utah
The 5 best skiing spots in Utah
The 5 biggest Mormon Temples in Utah

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!


Some Utah grocery stores stock which of these contrary-sounding items?
Pickle-less "pickles"
Almond-less "almonds"
Alcohol-less "alcohol"

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!


No profanities here: what are you most likely to say instead of "oh my hell!"?
Oh my fudge!
Oh my heck!
Oh my darn!

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!


Any Utahan will admit that which of these treats is considered the unofficial state dessert?
Green jello
Chocolate soft serve
Pumpkin pie

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!


Utah's "Fry sauce" is:
Oil
Mustard
Mayonnaise and ketchup

Question: 13/20Finish the sentence!


"Here's some chocolate _________."
mulk
moolk
melk

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!


How do you pronounce that thing you put your head on while you sleep?
Pollo
Plow
Pellow

Question: 15/20Choose your answer!


If someone's talking about a "stake house" around here, what are they actually referring to?
A restaurant
A church
A post office

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!


Someone who is "cutting class" in Utah would say they were:
Shoofing
Sluffing
Shuffling

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!


How is someone acting if they're being "ownery"?
Clever
Excited
Cranky

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!


If I totally "biffed it," what did I just do?
fell down
did very well
made it up

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!


In Utah, people often say "mountain" without pronouncing which letter?
"o"
"m"
"t"

Question: 20/20Choose your answer!


At the end of the day, you don't care what anyone has to say about Utah because you know nothing comes close to the:
Holy Land!
Beehive State!
Big Peach!
Women.com | Quiz Facts

Utah is in the west of the United States, bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. Its southeast corner touches New Mexico. Utah is known for its high concentration of Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS) as well as their prevalent accent, pronunciation, and slang words. Take this fun women.com quiz to see how well you can talk like a Utahan! 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 Utah? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the region and slang that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location 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 Utah with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect over your slang and accent!