Colorado Lingo - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 18 "Typical" CO Things?

This quiz is tough, but not as tough as a 14er!

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 Nov 07, 2020
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Question: 1/20Choose Your Answer!

Only TRUE Broncos fans can dare call them:

Question: 2/20Choose Your Answer!

There are probably more _______ here than anywhere else in the country.
Tesla Model X’s
BMW Convertibles
Subaru Outbacks

Question: 3/20Choose Your Answer!

Yeah, _____ and _____ both started in Colorado. You're welcome.
McDonald’s; Burger King
Qdoba; Chipotle
P.F. Changs; Panda Express

Question: 4/20Choose Your Answer!

Colorado's got a great _____ scene. Cheers!

Question: 5/20Choose Your Answer!

Mexican food and cliff diving? What?!
That’s Puesto for you!
That’s Blue Goose for you!
That’s Casa Bonita for you!

Question: 6/20Choose Your Answer!

Colorado's biggest college town has to be:
Colorado Springs!

Question: 7/20Choose Your Answer!

If you wanted to have a fun night out in Denver, you'd best head to:

Question: 8/20Choose Your Answer!

Before you offer any visitors Rocky Mountain Oysters, you probably need to tell them they're...
Frog legs. So crispy!
Bull testicles. We’re adventurous eaters!
Crocodile eyes. Don’t knock it til you try it.

Question: 9/20Choose Your Answer!

C'mon. Get it right. It's Colorful _______!

Question: 10/20Choose Your Answer!

_______ is hands down the most beautiful amphitheater there is. Don't argue with me.
The Rockies
The Gorge
Red Rocks

Question: 11/20Choose Your Answer!

Yeah, weed's legal here! 😏 All you have to do is head to a:
Stone Store
Bake Shop

Question: 12/20Choose Your Answer!

It's totally normal to know the _____ of your town, but not the population.
Square area

Question: 13/20Choose Your Answer!

If you're rocking any tan in the winter, odds are it's a _____ tan.

Question: 14/20Choose Your Answer!

You could consider which of these an unofficial Colorado extreme sport?
Dodging huge potholes
Dodging fallen trees
Dodging huge speed bumps

Question: 15/20Choose Your Answer!

It's no wonder so many people move here! We call them:

Question: 16/20Choose Your Answer!

The mountains are ALMOST always to the:

Question: 17/20Choose Your Answer!

Sometimes a halloween costume works best when you can work a(n) ____ into it.
Rain boots

Question: 18/20Choose Your Answer!

Don't worry… that 32-foot statue of a _____ with glowing red eyes is just looking out for the Denver Airport!

Question: 19/20Choose Your Answer!

"I had a great Saturday —I finally did a 14er!" What does that mean?
They climbed a mountain with a 14,000 ft elevation
They climbed 14 stories
They hiked a 14 mile trail

Question: 20/20Choose Your Answer!

Leave the _____ State? No way! I love Colorado way too much to move.
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Hey there, you Colorado local. Well that is, hopefully if you've landed on this quiz page, you are some type of Colorado local, transplant or ex-pat. After all, this quiz is called "Colorado Lingo - It's A Thing! How Much Do You Know?" So you best know at least SOME of the local Colorado lingo and trivia. There are some things about Colorado that just about anyone knows. The fact that weed is legal here. That fact has fascinated the rest of the nation for years now. Denver IS the Mile High City, but that's nothing about marijuana and all about elevation. You Coloradans sure do have some great slopes and endless outdoor activities to enjoy. Whether you get up extra early to get some skiing or snowboarding in before work, or you've planned a weekend getaway, Colorado sure is a lot of fun. Seriously, you guys have all the outdoorsy, active stuff COVERED. But then, you've also got fun "indoor" stuff like breweries covered. Hello there, Brew City. You guys even manage to take something like a concert experience and make it outdoorsy. Just look at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Easily the most beautiful concert venue in the country! You guys are so lucky to be nestled right in the Rocky Mountains.

Now, don't even get us started on food. It's pretty crazy that BOTH Chipotle and Qdoba started in the great state of Colorado. You guys must have a knack for good food. And fun times... Casa Bonita! How much fun. In fact, if you manage to ace this tricky lingo quiz, you should totally treat yourself to a beer and some tacos. You earned it! Hopefully, all of this sounded pretty familiar to you! If not, your interest MUST be piqued. Colorado is an incredible state. Good luck!!