San Diego Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

Only true San Diego locals can pass this quiz. See for yourself!

hero, liz, geo, a cinderella story, florida, tanning, tanning bed
"A Cinderella Story" via Warner Bros. Pictures
 Feb 24, 2020
Scroll to Start

Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these do most San Diegans consider to be the most important food group?
Mexican food!
American food!
Chinese food!

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

And locals know that the best places to get Mexican food are actually the _____ places.
Highest end
Fast food

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

How would you say the weather is in San Diego?
Very gloomy.
Literally perfect. All. The. Time.
Always unbearably hot.

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

Locals have a lot of nicknames for CA, but they'll rarely refer to it as _____.
The Golden State
NorCal / SoCal

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!

"Bro, those waves are hella big today! It's totally gnarly, man." Do people really talk like this?
Sometimes, I guess.
Um, no they don't.
Oh, absolutely.

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

Technically, you can call it the San Diego Freeway, but everyone also knows it as:
Freeway 805
The 805
Highway 805

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

Sure, La Jolla is beautiful, but the real stars of the show are __.
The sunbathing seals, obviously.
The sharks, obviously.
The hot guys / girls, obviously

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

What's the only consistent damper on San Diego's constantly perfect weather?
Heavy Rain
June Gloom and May Gray
Extreme heat

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

What insanely popular convention calls San Diego its home?
San Diego Comic Con!!!
Anime Expo!!!

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

What's a San Diegan's favorite season?
Seasons? What are seasons? It's always perfect.

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

True or false? Every beach in San Diego has its own personality and draws a different crowd for different reasons!

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

On that note, every San Diegan knows that if you want to lay it all bare, you go to ____ Beach.

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

And ____ Beach has the absolute BEST dog beach.
Del Mar

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

Feeling outdoorsy? Where would you go for the best hiking?
Iron Mountain
Three Sisters Falls
Torrey Pines

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

San Diegans are so lucky to have what world class zoo located in the heart of Balboa Park?
San Diego Zoo
Columbus Zoo
Sea World

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

The San Diego Zoo has a ton of cool animals, but the decided favorite among San Diegans is __.

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

If you want some authentic pizza, where do you go?
Little Italy
Old Town

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

Even San Diegans have to vacation somewhere and Mexico is one of their preferred destinations!
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

San Diego is home to gorgeous beaches, amazing food (hello, burritos!), and just about everything else that can be awesome. Perfect weather, fun things to do and see, San Diego has it all. It's no wonder San Diegans take a lot of pride in it! That being said, a true San Diegan will be able to get 100% on this quiz. Can you?

Ready to challenge yourself? Well, you're in luck! Don't you worry, we've got the best mind teasers, trivia, and general knowledge questions to test how smart you really are when it comes to all things knowledge, education, and more! If you consider yourself a wiz when it comes to riddles, or if you just need a break from the hectic world around you - give this quiz a try! Do you know the biggest planet in our solar system? What about the full lyrics to Michael Jackson's "Beat It"? Can you quote every line from "Pretty Woman", or figure out how many mittens two iguanas and three kittens would need to stay warm in the winter? If you said yes to any of these questions, then this is the place for you! From quizzes about your hometown to quizzes about your favorite songs, has it all! Looking for a math test? A grammar test? A movie test? Or maybe even a nursery rhyme test? Whatever your heart desires, we can quiz you on it! Visit to check out some of our other viral content, and as always, don't forget to share with your friends! Our goal at is to make people feel good about who they are - and take a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy. So take a breath, stop whatever you're doing, and get ready to have a little fun. This three-minute escape is exactly what you need!