Are You Iowa Enough To Decipher ALL This IA Lingo? Bet Not!

hero, liz
"The Girl Next Door" via 20th Century Fox

Think you're up to the challenge, Hawkeyes?

This tricky quiz tests your knowledge on Iowa culture, slang, trivia and sports. If you think you're a real Iowa expert, then you should take it!

WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Hey there Iowa natives! And if you're not an Iowa native, then hello Iowa transplants, locals, tourists and enthusiasts! Here you are on the "Iowa Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?' quiz so hopefully you have some type of connection to the Hawkeye State. You're definitely going to need to know a lot about if it you want to stand any chance of acing this quiz, or even just passing it. The quiz title is true you know, there is a whole lot of Iowa lingo. You're going to need to know about maid-rites, RAGBRAI, cornfields, Hawkeyes, Cyclones, tornadoes, extreme winter weather, humid summers, cornhole, puppy chow, and Hy-Vee. That's just to name a few.

Some people (usually non-midwesterners) consider all midwestern states to be the exact same. Just cookie-cutter flyover states. But they couldn't be more wrong! Each state has it's own unique customs, personality, and way of doing things. If you think Iowa is just the same as say, Nebraska or Illinois, you're just wrong. That being said, if any of Iowa's characteristics sounded unfamiliar to you, then you might not be all that familiar with the Hawkeye State after all! In that case, you should consider taking one of's many other geo quizzes. No matter what state, city, or region you come from, is sure to have a quiz tailored to your home. There's nothing quite like connecting with a fellow local, transplant, or native over the hometown you share. So if you feel that you're up to the challenge, then go ahead and get started! You just might ace it.

Subscribe for More Quizzes