No Southerner Can Pass This Midwest Accent Quiz. Can You?

You betcha this quiz is tough for people who aren't from the Midwest!

catch me if you can, Elizabeth Banks, happy, teacher, kind, religion, Southern, South, bible, mom, mother, SoSo
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 May 20, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


How do you pronounce "caramel"?
Car-ml
Cara-mel
Car-i-mel

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


How do you say the word for a carbonated drink?
Pop
So-dah
So-duh

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


What do you call a small, flowing body of water?
Crick
Brook
Creek

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


What is the sticky substance people put on pancakes?
See-roop
Sear-up
Sir-up

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


"You all" is said like _____.
y'all
you guys
all you

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


In the Midwest, a lawyer is a _____.
law-yer
loy-er
lay-er

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


What is stressed in the word "Minnesota"?
The I
The O
The A

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


Which one is the correct way to say "pecan"?
Pi-con
Pee-can
Pee-kahn

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


"I'm going to the store. Want to _____?"
come with
ride along
go with me

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


What does "crayon" rhyme with?
Man
Balloon
Lawn

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


"Don't you" is pronounced like ______ in the Midwest?
do you not
don't ya
dontcha

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


How do Midwestern people pronounce "city"?
Si-tee
see-tie
Si-dee

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


How do Midwesterners pronounce "bag"?
Bag
Bayg
Bog

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


What is the white beverage called?
Milk
Malk
Melk

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


What is stressed in "garage"?
gaRAge
GArage
garaGE

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


How do Midwesterners pronounce "mayonnaise"?
May-uh-naze
May-naze
May-o-naze

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


"Foliage" is pronounced _____.
Fo-lidge
Foi-lidge
Fo-lee-idge

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


How do Midwesterners pronounce "route"?
R-uh-t
R-oo-t
R-ow-t
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How much do you know about the Midwest? Hopefully a lot, because the Midwest is a wonderful region! You definitely should get to know this area. America is full of diversity and each region is like its own little world. As for the Midwest, it is full of so many fascinating people. They have a unique and exciting culture, and they almost have their own little language. The people of the Midwest have accents that really are one of a kind. Not only do Midwestern folks have their own slang words, but they pronounce words differently than the rest of America. Some words do not even sound like words that the rest of the world is familiar with. Do you know which words these are? If you do, then you are a true Midwesterner. You will do great on this quiz, then, because only a real Midwesterner can get every question on this quiz right. Are you able to speak like they do? Or are you a southerner who doesn’t know anything about Midwest culture? Go ahead and take this quiz to see how well you do! Let us know if you can spot the pronunciation difference between a Midwestern “been” and “ben”. Do you know how to say “pajamas” the Midwestern way? What about “chimney” or “caramel”? This fun and challenging quiz is one of a kind and will accurately determine whether or not you can communicate with Midwesterners properly! It will be tough for those of you who aren’t born and raised in the Midwest!