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

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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?
Catfish
Trout
Mahi Mahi

3 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What is Ambrosia Salad?
Cabbage
Lettuce
Fruit

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?
Notherners
Sticks
Pants

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?
Creme Brulee
Banana Pudding
Pecan Pie

8 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

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?
You all
Y'all
You guys

11 of 22Pick the correct answer!

What are Lightining Bugs?
Fireflies
Lady bugs
Storm chasers

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 ______!"
hay
nothin'
beans

14 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

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:
Braised
Deep Fried
Boiled

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?
Dessert
Supper
Dinner

20 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

21 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

22 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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