Quiz: Try Acing The Most Southern IQ Test Ever

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Find out how much you really know about the South by taking this quiz and answering questions about Southern culture, slang and food.

 May 20, 2018

1 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Jambalaya has its roots in which cuisine?
French
Spanish
Indian

2 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Where did Coca-Cola originate from?
Houston
Atlanta
New Orleans

3 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What are you patting when you "slap your puppy"?
Your chest
Your stomach
Your head

4 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What are biscuits traditionally made with?
Cream
Cheese
Buttermilk

5 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which state is famous for its annual horse race?
Kentucky
Alabama
Mississippi

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

"Purdy" is another way of saying what?
Young
Well-mannered
Pretty

7 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is NOT a standard ingredient in Hummingbird cake?
Chocolate
Pineapple
Banana

8 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What makes up the filling of Moon Pies?
Custard
White chocolate
Marshmallow

9 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What does "lickety split" mean?
Broke
Quick
Lost

10 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which state is famous for its peaches?
Georgia
Arkansas
Tennessee

11 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Singer Janis Joplin was born in which state?
Texas
Virginia
South Carolina

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What beverage does "Coke" refer to?
Any drink by the "Coke" company
Only Coca-Cola
Any soft drink

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What is a chow-chow?
Drink
Dessert
Condiment

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is NOT a main ingredient in Succotash?
Sweet corn
Lima beans
Lemon

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

When someone is "being ugly," they are:
Wearing ripped clothes
Being rude
Not showering

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What goes into ambrosia salad?
Cheddar cheese
Vegetables
Fruit

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Who was married to country singer, Johnny Cash?
June Carter
Loretta Lynn
Dolly Parton

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What is an Arkansas Toothpick?
A skewer
A large knife
A fork
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Southern culture is something to be proud of, and most Southerners are extremely proud of the culture they come from. They know all about the famous dishes of their states and cities, such as hush puppies, chow-chow, fried chicken, pecan pie, jambalaya, fried okra and fried green tomatoes, and know about all kinds of Southern slang, including words like piddlin', fixin' to, mind to, over yonder, cattywampus, coke, crawfish and phrases like "bless your heart" and "aren't you precious?" They also know the importance of using manners and referring to elders and strangers as ma'am and sir rather than their first names, and also using y'all instead of you all. To prove that you have a high Southern IQ, you're going to have to answer a series of Southern questions, including "Jambalaya has its roots in which cuisine?", "Where did Coca-cola originate from?", "What are you patting when you "slap your puppy"?", "What are biscuits traditionally made with?", "What state is famous for its derby?", "What makes up the filling of moon pies?", "What does "lickety split" mean?" and "Which state is famous for its peaches?". Knowing the answers to these questions shows that someone is not only truly Southern, but incredibly proud of their Southern culture, which is the most important thing of all! So how much do you know about Southern terminology and slang words? Do you know your way around a real Southern kitchen? Take this now quiz to find out just how Southern you really are!