It’s Not Gibberish - It’s West Virginia Speak! How Many Words Do YOU Know?

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Y'all really think you can ace this West Virginia quiz?

There's so much trivia regarding West Virginia's lingo, weekend traditions, tourist spots and favorite foods! If you know it all, you must be a local!

 Dec 14, 2018
1 of 18Choose your answer!
What is a buggy?
A large shelf
A TV set
A grocery cart
2 of 18Choose your answer!
If your friend is taking a long time, you’d say they’re “moving slow as _______.”
3 of 18Choose your answer!
What does it mean to “red up your room”?
To totally mess it up
To paint it red
To clean it up
4 of 18Choose your answer!
If an out-of-stater didn't know what a "ramp" was, what other item would you describe them most similar to?
Green onions
5 of 18Choose your answer!
As a proud West Virginian, you’re loyally rooting for which team?
The Buccaneers
The Mountaineers
The Rangers
6 of 18Choose your answer!
But if you’re not rooting for the Mountaineers, you’ve got to be rooting for which team?
The Herd
The Tide
The Group
7 of 18Choose your answer!
You often top your hotdog with “sauce” which is pretty similar to what?
Thousand Island
8 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these chains started in West Virginia?
Tudor’s Biscuit World
In’n’out Burger
9 of 18Choose your answer!
How do you address a group of people in WV?
Them all
Youse Guys
10 of 18Choose your answer!
What is West Virginia’s state slogan?
Wholehearted and Wandering
Wonderful and Wide
Wild and Wonderful
11 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these classic WV dishes is said to have been created by Italian miners?
Tuna sandwiches
Pepperoni rolls
Oatmeal cookies
12 of 18Choose your answer!
Which river runs through Charleston?
The Cacapon
The Kanawha
The Potomac
13 of 18Choose your answer!
What does someone mean when they say "holler"?
Shouting across to a neighbor
A type of bird
A small rising valley between two hills or mountains
14 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these would you say if you were a little tired?
Let’s lay down for a moment
Let’s sit for a spell
Let’s take a fiver
15 of 18Finish the phrase:
“I love you a bushel and a _______”
16 of 18Choose your answer!
The famous Greenbrier Hotel is actually what color?
17 of 18Choose your answer!
Meanwhile, you can visit a waterfall that is named which color?
Purplewater Falls
Blackwater Falls
Redwater Falls
18 of 18Choose your answer!
How do you say the word creek, as in a thin stream?
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