Quiz: Are You Midwestern Enough To Ace This Indiana Slang Test?

Are you a true Hoosier?

Midwest, South, Midwestern, Southern, movies/tv
 Jun 11, 2018
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Question: 1/15Pick the correct answer!

What is a Hoosier?
A Bulldog
A Horse
An Inhabitant of Indiana

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What do you call the game where you throw bean bags at wooden boards?

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Which city is Naptown?

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What is puppy chow?
Snack made of Chex Mix, peanut butter, chocolate and powdered sugar
A dog restaurant
Potting soil

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Boilermaker is another name for someone....
who attended Purdue
who roots for the colts
who makes boilers

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What is Elmo usually a reference to?
One of the best steak house's in the country
The university mascot
A 1985 movie

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"Concrete" is also a type of this food:
Ice cream

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"Ski" is not just a sport, it is also a.....
Soft drink
Nickname for state
Type of dish

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What is Miller a common reference to?
The saw mill
The place they make bread
Reggie Miller

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What is "Peyton's Place"?
The city of Bloomington
The RCA Dome

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When would you say "hoo hoo"?
If someone hurts themself
To say hello to someone
At an IU game

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"The Region" refers to...
The area surrounding Chicago
Southern part of the state
Great lakes part of the state

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What do you call a vacuum?

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What is "5 Hunnert" referencing?
Indy 500
Indiana University
Indianapolis Skyscrapers

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What do you call drinks like Sprite, Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, etc.?
Soft drinks
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