New Jersey Dialect - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

Are you "The Boss" of NJ lingo?

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 Feb 11, 2019
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Question: 1/17Pick Your Answer!

In order to catch a train from Penn Station, what city do you have to go to?

Question: 2/17Pick Your Answer!

When your mom asks you to stop at "Wawa", where should you go?
The bank
The convenience store
The doctor

Question: 3/17Pick Your Answer!

A New Jersey local knows that an Italian hot dog NEVER comes topped with _____.
bell peppers

Question: 4/17Pick Your Answer!

The one and only "Boardwalk" can be found in _____.
Jersey City
Asbury Park
Atlantic City

Question: 5/17Pick Your Answer!

Sure Starbucks is great, but New Jerseyans also rave about which of these East Coast donut shops?
Caribou Coffee
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Dunkin' Donuts

Question: 6/17Pick Your Answer!

Sure, Las Vegas as fun, but if you find it's too much of a trek, you can always head to which New Jersey city?
Old Bridge
Atlantic City

Question: 7/17Pick Your Answer!

Who in the world is "The Boss"?
Pauly D, of course!
Bruce Springsteen, of course!
Cory Booker, of course!

Question: 8/17Pick Your Answer!

If you're meeting friends "down the shore", where are you going?
To the beach
To the movies
To the mall

Question: 9/17Pick Your Answer!

Which of the following universities is NOT located in NJ?

Question: 10/17Pick Your Answer!

If you want to order a foot-long BLT sandwich, you should ask for a _____.

Question: 11/17Pick Your Answer!

Which of the following is NOT a beach town in NJ?
Laguna Beach
Point Pleasant
Cape May

Question: 12/17Pick Your Answer!

The most well-known roadway in New Jersey is named what?
The New Jersey Turnpike
The Pacific Coast Highway
Historic Route 66

Question: 13/17Pick Your Answer!

What in the world is the purpose of a "jughandle"?
To hold your belongings
To make left turns
To drink water

Question: 14/17Pick Your Answer!

A true New Jersey foodie knows that "disco fries" are French fries covered in _____.
hot sauce and jalapeños
cheese and gravy
bacon and BBQ sauce

Question: 15/17Pick Your Answer!

If you wanna make it through the ____ quickly, you'd better have an EZ Pass!
national parks

Question: 16/17Pick Your Answer!

You ordered sprinkles on your ice cream, but your friend wanted "jimmies" instead. What's the difference?
Jimmies are marshmallows
Jimmies are chopped walnuts
Jimmies are chocolate sprinkles

Question: 17/17Pick Your Answer!

No matter what anyone says, you'll always love the _____ State! Nowhere else can even come close.
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Whether you're a native of New Jersey or a more recent local, we bet you have what it takes to ace this tricky state test without getting any outside help from fellow natives of the Garden State! Can you recall every last detail about this state's slang, including Bruce Springsteen, the Atlantic City Boardwalk, disco fries, and Wawa? If your memory is sharp enough, then we have a pretty good feeling you won't get stuck on any of these questions. Let's see if you can call yourself a true New Jersey local or not! Do you know what it means if someone calls you a benny? Do you know where to go to catch a train from Penn Station? Do you know what an Italian hot dog NEVER comes topped with? If you can answer yes to all of these questions, then this is the perfect geo-identity quiz for you! has tons of fun trivia challenges that will put your knowledge of your home state to the ultimate test. Answer questions about your home state's slang, lingo, food, customs, culture, cities, state capitals, street names, dialect, accent, claims to fames, local attractions, tourist traps, buildings, parks, geography, and more! Prove you're a true native by getting a perfect score. Can you really call yourself a certified local, or are you just a tourist? Only one way to find out! What are you waiting for? Hit the play button now and show off your state pride with this general knowledge test only true locals could pass! Best of luck to you on this test!