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

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

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 Mar 27, 2019
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!

What is a buggy?
A TV set
A grocery cart
A large shelf

Question: 2/18Choose your answer!

If your friend is taking a long time, you’d say they’re “moving slow as _______.”

Question: 3/18Choose your answer!

What does it mean to “red up your room”?
To clean it up
To paint it red
To totally mess it up

Question: 4/18Choose 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

Question: 5/18Choose your answer!

As a proud West Virginian, you’re loyally rooting for which team?
The Rangers
The Mountaineers
The Buccaneers

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!

But if you’re not rooting for the Mountaineers, you’ve got to be rooting for which team?
The Group
The Herd
The Tide

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!

You often top your hotdog with “sauce” which is pretty similar to what?
Thousand Island

Question: 8/18Choose your answer!

Which of these chains started in West Virginia?
Tudor’s Biscuit World
In’n’out Burger

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!

How do you address a group of people in WV?
Them all
Youse Guys

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!

What is West Virginia’s state slogan?
Wholehearted and Wandering
Wild and Wonderful
Wonderful and Wide

Question: 11/18Choose your answer!

Which of these classic WV dishes is said to have been created by Italian miners?
Tuna sandwiches
Oatmeal cookies
Pepperoni rolls

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!

Which river runs through Charleston?
The Potomac
The Kanawha
The Cacapon

Question: 13/18Choose your answer!

What does someone mean when they say "holler"?
Shouting across to a neighbor
A small rising valley between two hills or mountains
A type of bird

Question: 14/18Choose your answer!

Which of these would you say if you were a little tired?
Let’s lay down for a moment
Let’s take a fiver
Let’s sit for a spell

Question: 15/18Finish the phrase:

“I love you a bushel and a _______”

Question: 16/18Choose your answer!

The famous Greenbrier Hotel is actually what color?

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!

Meanwhile, you can visit a waterfall that is named which color?
Purplewater Falls
Blackwater Falls
Redwater Falls

Question: 18/18Choose your answer!

How do you say the word creek, as in a thin stream?
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