San Antonio Lingo - It's A Thing. How Much Do You Know?

Do you know San Antonio like a local does?

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 Oct 31, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!

The only thing you wash barbacoa down with in San Antonio is _____.
Mountain Dew
Big Red
Dr Pepper

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!

It's pretty funny if you hear a non-local pronounce Bexar County! How SHOULD it be pronounced?
Like “Bex-ar”
Like “Bear”
Like “Bar”

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!

Out here, basketball might as well be a religion, and the _____ are the church.

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!

San Antonio locals shop for groceries almost exclusively at _____.

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!

Are "carne guisada" and "carne asada" the same thing?

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!

What are the world's largest cowboy boots at the North Star Mall called?
The Big Boots
The Crazy Cowboys
The Giant Justins

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!

"Inside or outside the _____" are commonly-used phrases when trying to describe your location to someone.

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!

Manhattan has Times Square as a world-famous tourist trap, while San Antonio has the _____.
River Walk
Wicker Park
Hollywood Boulevard

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!

Texans love their spice! They often use Trechas or _____ on their food.

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!

When it comes to catered BBQ, no one does it better in the city than _____.
Bill Miller’s
Famous Dave's
Arthur Bryant’s

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!

Back in the 90s, Selena was a famous _____ singer who hailed from a town not far from San Antonio.

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!

Real San Antonio foodies know that half the city's food scene can be found in _____ culinary district.
The Bolero
The Cowboy
The Pearl

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!

When requesting vacation days off from work, planning around _____ takes precedence over any other holidays in San Antonio.
Mardi Gras

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!

Only in Texas are _____ available to eat morning, noon, and night!

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!

What fast food joint is everyone's go-to late-night meal in San Antonio and the rest of the state?
Shake Shack

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!

Drink up! You can always count on free coffee offered by _____ after Spurs playoff wins.

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!

Nothing is more disappointing to a Texan than when their meal doesn't come with a complimentary order of _____.
Chips and salsa - or tortillas!
Side salad - or fruit!
French fries - or onion rings!

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!

What tangy, sweet, salty, spicy alcoholic beverage do San Antonio locals love to sip on?
Bloody Marys!
Chamoy Margaritas!
Vodka Cranberries!

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!

What does the acronym "NIOSA" even stand for, anyway?
New Interesting Offers in San Antonio
A Night in Old San Antonio
Nothing In Outer San Antonio

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!

It's not "goodbye" around here — it's "_____".
Bueno bye!
Hola bye!
Adios bye!
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

If you don't own a pair of cowboy boots, we're not entirely sure you'll be able to pass this San Antonio test o the first try! If you love living deep in the heart of Texas, then you should be familiar with all of these Lone Star State trivia questions that specifically focus on the city of San Antonio and its culture, slang, food, architecture, history, and more! Think you're ready to step up to the plate? Do you always wash down your barbacoa with a giant cup of Big Red? Can you pronounce "Bear" like the locals do? Are you a diehard fan of the Spurs? Do you usually shop for all your groceries at HEB? Do you know the difference between carne asada and carne guisada? Have you ever seen the Giant Justins before? Have you ever used the phrase inside the loop or outside the loop? Do you tend to avoid the touristy River Walk like the plague? Do you often put Trechas or Tajin on your food instead of plain old salt and pepper? Do you love Bill Miller's BBQ? Do you love Selena's old music from the 90s? Have you ever explored the culinary district known as The Pearl? Do you celebrate Fiesta every year? Do you eat more tacos than the average person? Is Whataburger your favorite burger joint? Have you ever drank a Chamoy margarita? Do you know what NIOSA stands for? Have you ever said bueno bye before? Let's see if you have what it takes to call yourself a real San Antonio smarty!