Utah Lingo - It’s A Thing! How Many Words Do You Know?

Let's see how Utah-lk!

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 Apr 01, 2021
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Question: 1/20Choose your answer!


How might someone in Utah use the word "fetch"?
As a word for "bike"
As a swear or curse
As a term for "cool"

Question: 2/20Choose your answer!


Utah actually has claim to America's Dead Sea AKA:
Lake Powell
The Utah Lake
The Great Salt Lake

Question: 3/20Choose your answer!


Which of these city names can you also use as a verb?
Salt Lake City
Monticello
Moab

Question: 4/20Choose your answer!


Utah has the best _____ in the world, and you're not going to convince me otherwise.
Water
Snow
Trees

Question: 5/20Choose your answer!


If you friend says there's some fresh pow out, what do they mean?
A new shipment just came into the grocery store
There's some fresh snow out
There's a fight going down outside

Question: 6/20Choose your answer!


Wait... So how do you pronounce Tooele?
Too-will-uh
Tool-ee
Tool

Question: 7/20Choose your answer!


Utahns LOVE which of these potato dishes? Seriously, no event is complete without them.
Panackelty
Potatoes O'Brien
Funeral potatoes

Question: 8/20Choose your answer!


What are the "The Big 5" or "The Mighty 5" referring to?
The 5 best skiing spots in Utah
The 5 biggest Mormon Temples in Utah
The 5 national parks that are all within Utah

Question: 9/20Choose your answer!


Some Utah grocery stores stock which of these contrary-sounding items?
Alcohol-less "alcohol"
Almond-less "almonds"
Pickle-less "pickles"

Question: 10/20Choose your answer!


"This is embarrassing, I totally just 'biffed it!'"
I don't think anyone saw you spit!
No one knows you were lying!
It's okay, no one saw you fall down!

Question: 11/20Choose your answer!


No profanities here: what are you most likely to say instead of "oh my hell!"?
Oh my fudge!
Oh my darn!
Oh my heck!

Question: 12/20Choose your answer!


"Julia was really being 'ornery' earlier, huh?"
Sure, she was being really clever!
Tell me about it! She was so cranky!
Yeah, she was so excited!

Question: 13/20Choose your answer!


Which of these treats would you consider the unofficial state dessert?
Chocolate soft serve
Pumpkin pie
Green jello

Question: 14/20Choose your answer!


Utah's delicious "fry sauce" is made up of:
Mayonnaise and ketchup
Mustard and ketchup
Mustard and mayonnaise

Question: 15/20Finish the sentence!


"Here's some chocolate _________."
mulk
melk
moolk

Question: 16/20Choose your answer!


How do you pronounce that thing you put your head on while you sleep?
Pellow
Pollo
Plow

Question: 17/20Choose your answer!


If someone's talking about a "stake house" around here, what are they actually referring to?
A church
A post office
A restaurant

Question: 18/20Choose your answer!


Someone who is "cutting class" in Utah would say they were:
Shoofing
Shuffling
Sluffing

Question: 19/20Choose your answer!


In Utah, people often say "mountain" without pronouncing which letter?
"t"
"m"
"o"

Question: 20/20Choose your answer!


Leave the _____ State? No way! I love Utah way too much to move away!
Beehive
Big Peach
Holy Land
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Utah is in the west of the United States, bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. Its southeast corner touches New Mexico. Utah is known for its high concentration of Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS) as well as their prevalent accent, pronunciation, and slang words. Take this fun women.com quiz to see how well you can talk like a Utahan! Women.com has geographic based quizzes not only to offer some fun trivia on specific places, but also in order to help reconnect you with your home city, town, state, or region. Whether its a place you went to school or worked, or if you lived there for a period of your life, we want to have a quiz for you so that you can relive some nostalgic memories associated with that place. Did you or do you live in Utah? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the region and slang that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location a part of who you are and very important to your identity! Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of Utah with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect over your slang and accent!