New York *Lingo* - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 18 "Typical" NY Things?

No, we're not talking New York City, we're talking New York State!

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 Sep 11, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


Everyone loves to hate on one of NY’s hardest-to-pronounce cities… but can you spell it correctly?
S-C-H-E-N-E-C-T-A-D-Y
S-C-H-E-N-I-C-T-I-D-Y
S-H-I-E-N-E-C-T-A-D-Y

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


Do you know what the heck a “Nor'easter” is?
A New England native!
A large snowstorm!
An upstate New Yorker!

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Speaking of Syracuse, _____ Basketball is a way of life up here!
Blue
Orange
Red

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


_______ is more than just a grocery store. It's a way of life.
Hy-Vee
Ralph's
Wegman's

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


When it’s in season, _____ picking is a BIG DEAL around here.
mango
apple
pear

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


What kind of donuts reign supreme in New York state?
Krispy Kreme Donuts! YUM!
Voodoo Donuts! YUM!
Cider Donuts! YUM!

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


While we’re on the topic of sweet treats, _____ cookies are NOT Oreos. Don’t confuse them!
Chocolate and Vanilla
Black & Cream
Black and White

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


And if you want to stop somewhere for a quick snack, meal, or ice cream, you can always head to _____!
Smith’s
Samuel’s
Stewart’s

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to beer the locals prefer to drink, it’s almost always _____.
Labatt Blue
Spotted Cow
Fat Tire

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


If you attend Cornell University, you can bet you own at least one _____ t-shirt or car decal!
“Ithaca is Gorges”
“Upstate is Underrated”
“Cornell is Cute”

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to finding the best _____ in the state, Bruegger’s can’t be beat!
brats
burgers
bagels

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


Idaho has Shoshone falls, Oregon has Multnomah, and New York has ______, of course!
Niagara
Angel
Victoria

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


Upstate New York likes to claim it invented what famous finger food?
Nachos!
Fries!
Wings!

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


Can you actually pronounce "Rensselaer" like the locals do?
Obviously it's Ren-see-lare!
Of course, it's Reen-suh-lore!
Yes, it's Ren-sa-leer!

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


When college admissions roll around, plenty of in-state students will be vying to get into one of the many _____ schools.
NU
NYSC
SUNY

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


You better believe everyone will be hanging out at the _____ during the summertime to cool off!
Finger Lakes
Upstate Lakes
Great Lakes

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Which famous musical festival takes place in New York state?
Coachella
Bonnaroo
Woodstock

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


We don't care what West Coasters say: the East Coast is better... especially the _____ State!
Eagle
Evergreen
Empire
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Are you acutely aware that there is SO much more the New York State than just NYC? If you feel overlooked by the rest of the country, then this is the quiz for you! We've rounded up some of the best trivia questions about New York state as a whole, without focusing on the city of New York itself. Are you sure you know enough about your home state to get all of these difficult questions right on the very first try? Are you a true New Yorker through and through? Do you choose to buy all of your groceries at Wegmans? Do you know wha the heck a Nor’easter is? Have you seen the movies Place Beyond the Pines or Slap Shot before? Do you love salt potatoes more than normal potatoes? Do you proudly cheer for the Syracuse Orange? Have you ever gone apple picking in the fall? Have you ever tasted delicious cider donuts or black and white cookies? Are you slightly obsessed with Stewart’s ice cream? Is your beer of choice Labatt Blue when you’re out at the bars? Have you ever owned an “Ithaca is Gorges” t-shirt to car decal? Do you thoroughly enjoy Bruegger’s bagels? Do you love eating chicken wings and coney hot dogs? Can you actually pronounce "Rensselaer" like the locals do? Do you know a ton of people who went to SUNY? Have you ever swam at the Finger Lakes or attended Woodstock? Are you a true lover of the Empire State as a whole? If so, you should take this quiz now!