Sorry — NO ONE Can Get 100% On This 30 Question Iowa Lingo Quiz. Can You?

So much Iowa trivia... Really think you know it all?!

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 Jun 18, 2020
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Question: 1/30Choose your answer!


First things first: Is this heaven?
"No, it's Iowa."
"No, you really think there are cornfields in Heaven?"
"No, but it's close."

Question: 2/30Choose your answer!


"Oh, I need to get some groceries for the barbecue this weekend. I'll stop by ___ on the way home!"
Ralph's
Hy-Vee
Wawa

Question: 3/30Choose your answer!


What food is Casey's famous for?
Delicious pizza, of course!
Super fresh donuts!
The best burgers in the state!

Question: 4/30Choose your answer!


All eyes are on Iowa during election years because of what?
The famous state fair
The Iowa early election
The caucuses

Question: 5/30Choose your answer!


Which famous Star Trek character was born in Riverside, Iowa?
Spock
Captain James T. Kirk
Deanna Troi

Question: 6/30Choose your answer!


Locals know which Iowa city to be the City of Five Seasons (and jokingly, Five Smells)?
Des Moines
Cedar Rapids
Dubuque

Question: 7/30Choose your answer!


Summer nights just wouldn't be the same without the loud buzzing sound of which bugs?
Cicadas
Bees
Mosquitos

Question: 8/30Choose your answer!


You used to be able to find a double ferris wheel at which event? (luckily there's still a cow made of butter, at least)
The Iowa State Fair
At RAGBRAI
The Hawkeyes’ season opening game

Question: 9/30Choose your answer!


If someone says "It should be knee high by the Fourth of July" you're know they're talking about:
Corn
Pool water
Sunflowers

Question: 10/30Choose your answer!


And Hy-Vee's slogan is: "A helpful smile _____________."
in every aisle
across every mile
for each and every child

Question: 11/30Choose your answer!


Settle the pop/soda debate once and for all. Which is it?
Neither, it's cola
Pop
Soda

Question: 12/30Choose your answer!


You're not unaccustomed to seeing a traffic slow down due to a ______ every now and then.
Golf cart
Zamboni
Tractor

Question: 13/30Choose your answer!


If you're a Hawkeyes fan, you probably hate the ______, given the big rivalry.
Pigeons
Cyclones
Dolphins

Question: 14/30Choose your answer!


Odds are you won't ever see a tailgate, lawn party, or barbecue without people playing which game?
Cornhole or bags
Darts
Ultimate Frisbee

Question: 15/30Choose your answer!


The best type of sandwich out there is obviously a Maidrite. How would you describe this to an out-of-stater?
It's like a BLT
A cheeseburger with a melted cheese center.
It's a delicious loose meat sandwich.

Question: 16/30Choose your answer!


Peanut butter, chocolate, and rice krispies all combine to make up which tasty treat?
Buckeyes
Snickerdoodles
Scotcheroos

Question: 17/30Choose your answer!


If you pay attention along Interstate 80, you may just see the world's largest what?
Nutcracker
Truck Stop
Corn Stalk

Question: 18/30Choose your answer!


If you're a Hawkeyes fan, you probably hate the ______, given the big rivalry.
Dolphins
Pigeons
Cyclones

Question: 19/30Choose your answer!


It's seriously cringe-y whenever anyone pronounces Des Moines in what way?
Doze Moyne
Da Moyne
Dez Moynes

Question: 20/30Choose your answer!


Some know them as hazelnuts, but in Iowa, you might hear:
Jimmies!
Tabithas!
Filberts!

Question: 21/30Choose your answer!


Cat got your tongue? If you just can't think of that *one* word, you might say:
Oh you know, that "cattywompus!"
Oh you know, that "flibberjibbet!"
Oh you know, that "whatchamacallit!"

Question: 22/30Choose your answer!


The RAGBRAI is __.
A triathlon
Iowa's version of American Ninja Warrior
A weeklong bike ride across Iowa

Question: 23/30Choose your answer!


You know you can get a butterburger and concrete from which fast food chain?
Culver's
Runza
Burger King

Question: 24/30Choose your answer!


When you see a car with one headlight burnt out, you gotta yell:
Debauchery!
Paddidle!
Dinglehopper!

Question: 25/30Choose your answer!


It's not just the heat that makes summer weather sweltering, it's the ________ too.
humidity
fog
steam

Question: 26/30Choose your answer!


People across Iowa and other parts of the Midwest travel to visit which lake during the summer?
Lake Okoboji
Lake Texoma
Lake Sugema

Question: 27/30Choose your answer!


If your family says, let's play euchre, you'd say:
"Great, I'll get the cards!"
"Great, I'll get the dice!"
"Great, I'll get the board!"

Question: 28/30Choose your answer!


If you have to take any sort of long drive through Iowa, chances are you'll see which of these in the fields?
Wind mills
Oil rigs
Wind turbines

Question: 29/30Choose your answer!


How do Iowans sometimes pronounce the word "creek"?
Crike
Ca-reek
Crick

Question: 30/30Choose your answer!


You couldn't care less what anyone has to say about Iowa, because you know truly, nowhere else comes close to the:
Hawkeye State
Corn State
Butter State
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