West Virginia Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Y'all ready for this WV quiz?

This quiz tests your knowledge on everything about West Virginia and determines if you truly belong in this beautiful state.

 Aug 31, 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 _______.”
Molasses
Honey
Sugar
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 a recipe calls for “ramps” what ingredient do you really need?
Parmesan cheese
Butter
Onions/garlic
5 of 18Choose your answer!
As a proud West Virginian, you’re loyally rooting for which team?
The Rangers
The Buccaneers
The Mountaineers
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?
Chili
Thousand Island
Ranch
8 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these chains started in West Virginia?
Freddy’s
Tudor’s Biscuit World
In’n’out Burger
9 of 18Choose your answer!
How do you address a group of people in WV?
Y’all
Them all
Youse Guys
10 of 18Choose your answer!
What is West Virginia’s state slogan?
Wonderful and Wide
Wild and Wonderful
Wholehearted and Wandering
11 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these classic WV dishes is said to have been created by Italian miners?
Tuna sandwiches
Oatmeal cookies
Pepperoni rolls
12 of 18Choose your answer!
Which river runs through Charleston?
The Kanawha
The Potomac
The Cacapon
13 of 18Choose your answer!
What does someone mean when they say "holler"?
A small rising valley between two hills or mountains
A type of bird
Shouting across to a neighbor
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 _______”
Peck
Half
Barrel
16 of 18Choose your answer!
The famous Greenbrier Hotel is actually what color?
Black
White
Gray
17 of 18Choose your answer!
Meanwhile, you can visit a waterfall that is named which color?
Redwater Falls
Purplewater Falls
Blackwater Falls
18 of 18Choose your answer!
How do you say the word creek, as in a thin stream?
Crake
Creak
Crick
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