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

Do you know Utah as well as you think you do?

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20th Television
 Jan 23, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!


First things first, Utahns know better than to plan a meeting on which of these weekday nights?
Monday night
Wednesday night
Thursday night

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!


You might say it this way, or you've definitely heard another Utahn pronounce "horse" in what way?
Who-orse
Hearse
Harse

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!


Not to lump you all in as one, but odds are if you're from Utah, you love which of these potato dishes?
Panackelty
Funeral potatoes
Potatoes O'Brien

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!


But when it comes to dessert, which of these items is unofficially considered the state dish?
Pumpkin pie
Chocolate soft serve
Green jello

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!


And you just might find which of these ingredients in that jello?
Cheddar cheese!
Carrots!
Marshmallows!

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!


Forget everything you think you know about scones! What are they like in Utah?
A sweet and crunchy biscuit you eat with tea or coffee
Similar to a hole-less donut eaten with honey butter
A spongey cake

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!


People in Utah tend to pronounce "fork" like:
Folk
Ferk
Fark

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!


If you and your significant other are having a big date night in town, you’ll need someone to ______ your kids, of course!
Tend
Watch
Babysit

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!


No cursing here! Which of these are you most likely to say instead of "oh my hell!"?
Oh my darn!
Oh my fudge!
Oh my heck!

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!


It's easy to tell a local from a tourist just by how the pronounce the town "Hurricane." Obviously, it's:
Hurr-ee-cane
Hurri-cane
Hurri-can

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!


Drivers from which nearby tend to just rub you the wrong way?
Wyoming
Colorado
Idaho

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!


Translate: “Take yer outfit across the crick.”
Go wash your clothes
Go ahead and take your car through the creek
Get your work done before having fun

Question: 13/20Choose your answer!


Which of these fruity beverages says “beer” but doesn’t actually have any alcohol?
Banana Beer
Orange Beer
Apple Beer

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!


Another tricky local town pronunciation- how should you pronounce Tooele?
Tool
Tool-ee
Tuh-will-uh

Question: 15/20Choose your answer!


Around here, you might refer to rain as?
Moisture
Surf
Dampness

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!


Only in Utah, is an elder is a term for a/an _________.
mountain top
middle-aged animal
Mormon missionary

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!


Which lake in Utah is considered America's Dead Sea?
Lake Powell
Utah Lake
Great Salt Lake

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!


"Here's some chocolate _________."
Moolk
Mulk
Melk

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!


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

Question: 20/20Choose your answer!


Some people don't know what they're missing out on when it comes to the ______ State. There's nowhere else like Utah!
Beehive
Big Peach
Holy
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!