Hey Cornhuskers, Can You Talk The Talk With All This Nebraska Lingo?

Don't worry, it's not all about corn.

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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


Long before it was nicknamed the Cornhusker State, Nebraska was actually called the _____ State.
Gardener’s
Weed Whacker’s
Tree Planter’s

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


Perhaps the king of all sandwiches, Nebraska is allegedly actually the birthplace of the _____ sandwich.
reuben
BLT
Grilled Cheese

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Go Cornhuskers! The _____ football team has produced more academic All Americans than any other Division I school.
University of Nebraska Lincoln
University of Nebraska Omaha
Creighton University

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


Nebraska is located in a region called _____, but locals manage to tough it out!
Blizzard Belt
Twister Row
Tornado Alley

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


Which iconic building can be seen at the Henry Doorly Zoo?
The Ocean Observatory
The Desert Dome!
The Forest Floor!

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


If you’ve ever wanted to see 39 automobiles arranged like the World Wonder Stonehenge, just head to Nebraska’s _____.
Autohenge
Fordhenge
Carhenge

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


If you've ever travelled outside of the midwest you've probably realized that not everyone else calls soda:
RC Cola
Pop
Fizz

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


Nebraska doesn’t have an official state food, but if it did, we bet _____ would be the winner with it’s ground beef and cabbage pastry.
Broncos
Culvers
Runzas

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


Time to talk politics! Nebraska is the only state in the union with what kind of legislature?
Unicameral
Anarchistic
Socialistic

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


Lincoln might be Nebraska’s state capital, but _____ actually is the largest city.
Omaha
Bellevue
Kearney

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


Of course everyone knows them as the Cornhuskers, but before that they were known as the ________!
Bugeaters
Farmraisers
Cornstompers

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


Sure, there are a lot of Starbucks in Nebraska, but which of these more local coffeeshops keeps popping up more and more?
Scooters
Caribou Coffee
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


Which of these UNL football coaches started out as a player, himself?
Scott Frost
Bo Pelini
Bill Riley

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


Odds are that you yourself - or at least someone you know - has spent a summer:
Combing green beans!
Washing potatoes!
Detassling corn!

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


The entire world knows this billionaire's name who hails from Omaha! Who is he?
Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha!
Bill Gates, the Outlaw of Omaha!
Jeff Bezos, the Ornament of Omaha!

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


Around here, ______ definitely makes the summer heat a lot less bearable.
Fog
Humidity
Steam

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


And you can almost guarantee there will be soaring temps and thunderstorms during which big summer sporting event in Omaha?
The NBA Finals
The Huskers Training Game
The College World Series

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


Hey, someone once said "it's not for everyone" but the ______ State is most definitely for you!
Cornhusker
Hawkeye
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Are you a tried and true Nebraska lover? Calling all Nebraska natives! See if you know more about Nebraska than most locals do with this tricky trivia test! Here’s your chance to prove you know everything there is to know about Nebraska lingo, slang, food, culture, geography, history, and more! Do you know what Nebraska's nicknames are? What about what sandwich was invented in the state? Do you know Nebraska's university mascots? Have you ever heard of Carhenge before? Have you ever eaten Runzas before? Do you know the state motto? Do you know the state capital or the largest city in the state? Have you ever visited the Sand Hills? Do you know what in the world Tornado Valley is? Do you know how many time zones the state occupies? These questions and more are just some of what you'll find in this quiz. Whether you’re really from here or you’re just curious about this amazing place, we promise this tricky test will challenge you and be a fun few-minute escape from your hectic day! Do you think you have what it takes to breeze through these questions and get the coveted perfect score? Or will you get flustered and miss too many questions? Only one way to find out! All you need to do is hit the play button now and get ready to put your brainpower to the test. This mental escape is just what you need! Don’t forget — no cheating. We think you’ll come out of this quiz much smarter and with a greater appreciation for your background and where you come from. Good luck!