Quiz: Think You Know Midwest Slang? Only A True Midwesterner Will Get 10/15


Let's show those Coasties what's what!

Take this quiz to prove you're really from the Midwest by translating slang terms like "uff da" and "booya".

 Nov 07, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

What is "booya"?
Something you wear in winter
A phrase signifying happiness

2 of 15Pick your answer!

How do you refer to a drinking fountain?

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Is "concrete" sweet or savory?
You don't eat concrete!

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these is a typical Midwestern phrase?
Dontcha know
Bless your heart
Gnarly, dude

5 of 15Pick your answer!

What is a typical Midwestern way to say "the dishes need to be washed"?
The plates need to be washed
The dishes need washed
The dishes need to be soaked

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these is a Midwestern word for hair tie?
Hair binder
Hair elastic

7 of 15Pick your answer!

If you're eating a "hot dish", what are you eating?

8 of 15Pick your answer!

When somebody asks you, "Jeet?", what are they really asking?
Did you eat?
Are you a Jeter fan?
Are you tired?

9 of 15Pick your answer!

What is a "pasty"?
A pastry filled with meat and vegetables
Somebody with a pale complexion
Something worn by women

10 of 15Pick your answer!

How do you refer to soda?
Soft drink

11 of 15Pick your answer!

What is "puppy chow"?
A sweet snack
A kind of salad
Dog food

12 of 15Pick your answer!

What has someone who's "schnookered" been doing?

13 of 15Pick your answer!

How do you refer to the stoplight?
Stop and go light
Green light
Red light

14 of 15Pick your answer!

What is a "sweeper"?
Vacuum cleaner

15 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the Midwestern way of saying "Wow!"?
Uff da!
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