ONLY Locals Can Score 15/17 on This New Jersey Lingo Quiz. Can You?

If you’re not a local… then just fuh-get about it!

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 Jan 22, 2020
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Question: 1/17Choose Your Answer!


Put brown gravy, mozzarella cheese, and crispy steak fries together and you've got:
Party fries!
Disco fries!
Animal fries!

Question: 2/17Choose Your Answer!


Watch out... Wear shoes with socks to the beach and you might get accused of being which of these?
A Benny
A Tommy
A Jimmy

Question: 3/17Choose Your Answer!


It’s SO much more than just a convenience store… It’s:
Windham’s
Buccee’s
Wawa

Question: 4/17Choose Your Answer!


Wait, so which city is “Brick City”?
Trenton. And that’s pronounced Trent-in.
Newark. And that’s pronounced Nork.
Paterson. And that’s pronounced Pay-ter-son

Question: 5/17Choose Your Answer!


No matter what time of day or night you’re hungry, NJ’s got you covered with an abundance of:
Michelin Star restaurants
Diners
Cafes

Question: 6/17Choose Your Answer!


If you’re not familiar with New Jersey, _______ might throw you for a loop! (No pun intended)
Shoe straps
Bag grips
Jug handles

Question: 7/17Choose Your Answer!


Don't let NYC take all the glory. When it comes to ____, NJ knows what it's doing!!
Muffins
Shakes
Bagels

Question: 8/17Choose Your Answer!


No, we’re not talking about your boss, we’re talking about THE Boss, AKA:
Billy Joel
Bruce Springsteen
Bob Dylan

Question: 9/17Choose Your Answer!


“You have fun plans for Memorial Day Weekend?”
Oh yes, just heading down the shore! Nothing too crazy.
Going to be spending it at the ocean!
Taking the family to the beach! Can’t wait.

Question: 10/17Choose Your Answer!


Odds are you know the location of every clip shown in the _______ opening credits.
“Nanny”
“Sopranos”
“True Detective”

Question: 11/17Choose Your Answer!


Don’t trek to alllll the way to Vegas... Just bus over to:
Atlantic City!
Elizabeth!
Trenton!

Question: 12/17Choose Your Answer!


What do you call a long sandwich on a roll?
A grinder!
A slammer!
A sub!

Question: 13/17Choose Your Answer!


It seems like any and every road in NJ is a ______. 🙄
Freeway
One way
Toll road

Question: 14/17Choose Your Answer!


Lifelong Jersey locals have probably never, EVER:
Headed down the shore
Pumped their own gas
Cooked Italian food

Question: 15/17Choose Your Answer!


What’s the name for those deep fried hot dogs again?
Rippers
Red hots
Razzlers

Question: 16/17Choose Your Answer!


Which of these two items are really just the same-thing/different-name depending on where you live in the state?
Cheesesteak and Pork Roll
Taylor Ham and Buttered Roll
Pork Roll and Taylor Ham

Question: 17/17Choose Your Answer!


No matter where you travel, you know that the _____ State, will ALWAYS be home!
Garden
Silver
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QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Calling all New Jersey locals! Here is your perfect opportunity to prove that you are a true Joyzy local. Seriously, all sorts of people like to think that they're Garden State experts, thanks to shows like Jersey Shore, The Sopranos and The Real Housewives of New Jersey, but only a few people really know what it's like to call New Jersey home. And if you've found your way to this page, then you're probably one of those lucky few. Now, there IS a reason why there are so many shows about New Jersey, your state has some pretty iconic lingo, slang, traditions, tourist spots, eateries and traditions. It's no wonder with all that hometown culture, why so many people love writing books, movies and television shows about it. If you want to stand any chance of acing this quiz, you better have a good idea about pork rolls, taylor ham, beach badges, boardwalks, Atlantic City, sauce, pizza pies, grinders, tollways, bennies, jimmies, and quality bagels. And that's just naming a few!

If any or all of the above sounded unfamiliar, then bad news... you might be a New Jersey tourist instead of a New Jersey local! That's okay however, as Women.com has you covered with a plethora of fun and challenging U.S. state quizzes, but also a wide array of trivia quizzes. From science to grammar to spelling to history, we've got it all! So go ahead, start a quiz and enjoy a quick two minute break from your day. You might even ace it!