Nevada Lingo - It's A Thing! How Much Do YOU Know?

Think you know Nevada like a local?

glasses, ., Robert De Niro, Las Vegas, Nevada, liz, geo
Universal Pictures
 Oct 27, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

Believe it or not, Nevada takes its name from a Spanish word meaning ____.
Cold desert
Rainy mountain

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

You know Area 51, right? State Route 375 was officially christened "The _____ Highway"

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

You can tell a local from a tourist just by how they say Nevada! It's:
Nee - va - duh
Nuh - va - duh
Nuh - vod - a

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

And which Nevada city is affectionately called "The Biggest Little City in the World"?
Carson City
Las Vegas

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!

Nevada is the ONLY state where _____ is legal.

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

What in the world is a "bristlecone"?
A casino
A pine tree
A mountain

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

Often credited to California, what attraction is actually in Nevada too?
Joshua Tree
Sequoia National Park
Death Valley

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

Which famous singer "shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die"?
Johnny Cash
Willie Nelson
Elvis Presley

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

Ever since it was legalized in Nevada in 1931, _____ has drawn hordes of tourists.

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

What does Nevada have by far the most of per capita in U.S.?
Hotel rooms

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

In the mood for some gambling? Head on down to Las Vegas, affectionately known as _____.
Party City
Fun City
Sin City

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

________ is just one of the many cool festivals and attractions that take place in Nevada.
Burning Man

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

UNLV fans root for the _____ every season!

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

Around here, the term for someone who can't pull themselves away from a slot machine is a:
Slot Obsessor!
Slot Walker!
Slot Zombie!

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

Nevada didn't use to have a professional hockey team, but now they do. Go _______!
Slot Shooters!
Golden Knights!
Silver Warriors!

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

When you drive from Los Angeles to Reno you end up more _____ than when you started.

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

Finish the phrase! "What happens in Vegas…"
“…is always a good time!”
“…stays in Vegas!”
“…is an adventure!”

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

Move away from the ______ State? No way! I love Nevada way too much.
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QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

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