Quiz: Can You Answer These 22 Southern Questions Yankees Just Won't Get?

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Are y'all able to handle this?

Take this quiz on southern slang and dialect with phrases like "Bless your heart" and food like Ambrosia Salad!

 Feb 12, 2018

1 of 22Pick the correct answer!

"Till the ____ come home!"
dogs
cows
kids

2 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What's the most common fish eaten in the South?
Trout
Mahi Mahi
Catfish

3 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What is Ambrosia Salad?
Fruit
Cabbage
Lettuce

4 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What's an "Arkansas toothpick"?
A palm tree
A straw
A knife

5 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What are britches?
Pants
Notherners
Sticks

6 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What does cattywampus mean?
Crooked
A cat
Slow

7 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Which of these is not a typical Southern dessert?
Pecan Pie
Banana Pudding
Creme Brulee

8 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What is a hush puppy?
A fried side dish
A quiet dog
A child

9 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What is expected when you order tea?
Uh, hot tea
Sweet tea...duh
Definitely unsweetened tea

10 of 22Pick the correct answer!

How do you address a group of people?
Y'all
You all
You guys

11 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What are Lightining Bugs?
Fireflies
Storm chasers
Lady bugs

12 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What's the biggest sport to watch in the South?
Basketball
Hockey
Football

13 of 22Pick the correct answer!

"It doesn't amount to a hill of ______!"
beans
hay
nothin'

14 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What does "I reckon" mean?
I guess
I hit someone
I don't like

15 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What does "hold your horses" mean?
Slow down
Ride your horse
Get your horse

16 of 22Pick the correct answer!

The best food is:
Boiled
Braised
Deep Fried

17 of 22Pick the correct answer!

There's too much butter in cornbread.
True
False

18 of 22Pick the correct answer!

A/an _________ celebrates becoming a woman in the South.
Debutante ball
Bat mitzvah
Quinceanera

19 of 22Pick the correct answer!

How do you refer to the last meal of the day?
Supper
Dessert
Dinner

20 of 22Pick the correct answer!

Another popular way to say "purse" is...
bag
pocketbook
satchel

21 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What fried southern delicacy inspired a novel that was later made into a movie?
jalepeño poppers
fried green tomatoes
fried pickles

22 of 22Pick the correct answer!

If you are living in "high cotton" that means you are ___________
living on a small farm
particularly successful or wealthy
living in fear
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