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

Think you've got what it takes to PAss?

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 Jan 26, 2020
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Question: 1/17Choose Your Answer!

Only a local (or an Office fan) can tell you that _____ is the Electric City!

Question: 2/17Choose Your Answer!

It’s a convenience store, but it’s also so much more than a convenience store. It’s…

Question: 3/17Choose Your Answer!

That being said… you’re either a ____ or _____ person.
Wawa; Sheetz
Casey’s; Sheetz
Kum&Go; Sheetz

Question: 4/17Choose Your Answer!

How do you pronounce Schuylkill?
Shool Kill
School Kill
Skoo Kill

Question: 5/17Choose Your Answer!

It’s hardly ever Pennsylvania… we say:

Question: 6/17Choose Your Answer!

Everyone else might call them rubber bands, but to a Pennsylvanian, they’re:
Squishy bands
Plastic bands
Gum bands

Question: 7/17Choose Your Answer!

You guys and your pronunciations! How does “Reading, PA” go?

Question: 8/17Choose Your Answer!

You’ve probably spent some time up in the mountains, AKA:
Loess Hills

Question: 9/17Choose Your Answer!

“Can you stop for groceries on the way home? We have nothing for dinner!”
I’ll stop at Hannaford!
I’ll pop over to Ralph’s!
I’ll just swing by Acme!

Question: 10/17Choose Your Answer!

People forget that this state also has incredible ____ pretzels. Yum.

Question: 11/17Choose Your Answer!

You haven’t had a ______, until you’ve had a Philly _______. End of discussion.
Fried green tomato
Lobster roll

Question: 12/17Choose Your Answer!

When your mom tells you to go red up your room what does she mean?
Close your door
Sort out things for donation
Clean it

Question: 13/17Choose Your Answer!

"Any fun plans for the weekend?"
Oh yeah, we’re going down the shore!
Definitely, we’re stopping by the beaches!
Yes, we’re headed oceanside!

Question: 14/17Choose Your Answer!

You know that ______ is pork scrap dish... and you either love it or you hate it.
American Chop Suey
Rocky Mountain Oysters

Question: 15/17Choose Your Answer!

Everyone knows Hershey’s is from PA, but don’t forget about _____ too!
Little Debbie

Question: 16/17Choose Your Answer!

Wait, so you’re telling me that Intercourse, Blue Ball and Provocative are real town names?
Are you crazy? Of course not!
Ha ha, they sure are!

Question: 17/17Choose Your Answer!

I can’t help but love the beautiful ______ State… There’s nowhere like home!
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Calling all Pennsylvania locals! Here is your official chance to prove to yourself and all other PA friends and family that you are the real deal... A PA local who knows ALL the crazy lingo, and then some. One seventeen-question quiz might not sound like that big of a challenge, or the end-all be-all of Pennsylvania trivia. But we're not talking about historical events and sites. Any history book could tell you all of that. We're talking about all the slang and lingo that take place in the daily lives of real PA locals! With a population of nearly thirteen million unique Pennsylvanians, that really adds up faster than you think. It's no small task to stay up to date on all of it, but when you're a true PA local, it comes to you more naturally than any out-of-stater could ever hope! Before you invest your time into taking this entire seventeen-question quiz, let us throw out some common PA slang to see if it rings any (liberty) bell for you (Ha, ha, hope you enjoyed the pun). For starters, let's throw out terrible towels, Nittany Lions, cheesesteaks, youse and yinz, Hersey's, scrapple, Yuengling (and how it's pronounced), and of course, Reading (and how it's pronounced). If any of this slang sounded unfamiliar to you, you better do some research, because you don't stand a chance of scoring 17/17 if you don't know the basics. Don't sweat it though... if Pennsylvania is not your area of expertise, still has a wide array of fun quizzes for you to flex your brain muscles on. So go ahead, get started and enjoy the break from your hectic day. Good luck!