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!"
cows
kids
dogs

2 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

3 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What is Ambrosia Salad?
Lettuce
Fruit
Cabbage

4 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

5 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What are britches?
Sticks
Pants
Notherners

6 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What does cattywampus mean?
Slow
Crooked
A cat

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 child
A quiet dog
A fried side dish

9 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

10 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

11 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What are Lightining Bugs?
Storm chasers
Fireflies
Lady bugs

12 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

13 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

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:
Deep Fried
Boiled
Braised

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.
Bat mitzvah
Debutante ball
Quinceanera

19 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

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?
fried green tomatoes
fried pickles
jalepeño poppers

22 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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