Quiz: Can You Decipher All This New Jersey Lingo? Bet Not!!

Oh you're from Jersey? What exit?

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 Oct 21, 2019
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer!


Which of these famous singers was originally from New Jersey?
Billy Joel
Frank Sinatra
Barbara Streisand

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer!


If I'm getting a bagel, of course I'll be getting ____ too!
Sauce
Spread
Schmear

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer!


"Got anything fun planned for the weekend?"
Oh yeah, taking the family down the shore!
Definitely, we’re headed to the coast!
You know it! Going towards the sea!

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer!


If you exit right to make a left hand turn on a local Jersey road, then you're taking the _______!
Jug Handle
Love Handle
“L”

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer!


I'm so tired of all those annoying ______ hanging around Ocean City!
Joeys
Tabithas
Shoobies

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer!


"Hey, you wanna grab hoagies later?"
How did you know I’ve been craving ribs!
Yeah, pizza sounds great!
Sure, you know I love sandwiches!

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer!


If you're not *that* hungry, a ______ hard roll should get you by!
Buttered
Gravy
Jelly

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer!


Jersey is famous for so many shows like Jersey Shore and the _________, but don't believe everything you see!
Millers
Sopranos
Borgias

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer!


If you run into another New Jerseyan out of state, you might ask them "what _____" instead of "what town?"!
Exit?
County?
Street?

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer!


It's not just a convenience store…. _____ is a way of life!
Casey’s
Wawa
Kum & Go

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer!


Say it like a local! How do you pronounce Newark?
New Ark
Nork
Nuke

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer!


No matter how bad your boss is, the Boss AKA _______ is still pretty cool!
Elvis Presley
Bruce Springsteen
Bob Dylan

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer!


To whom would you say "fill it regular"?
The coffee shop barista
The gas station attendant
The bartender

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer!


Wait, so you're telling me you Jerseyans don't stand in line, you stand _______?
On line
By line
With line

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer!


You don't have to go far for an Ivy education since which of these is in state?
Yale
Harvard
Princeton

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer!


Sometimes, "gravy" has nothing to do with Thanksgiving… It's actually:
Honey drizzle!
Slang for money!
Pizza sauce!

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer!


Jersey makes the BEST ____ food. End of story.
Mexican
Diner
Bar

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer!


Leave the _____ State? No way! Jersey is the ONLY place for me!
Garden
Silver
Show Me
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Calling all Jersey locals!! Here's your chance to prove that you're the real deal when it comes to being from New Jersey. Seriously, everyone considers himself or herself an expert thanks to shows like "Jersey Shore" "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "The Sopranos." But you know there's SO much more to being from New Jersey than what these shows can capture and being a New Jerseyan DOESN'T mean you're one giant stereotype. You're your own person and odds are that you don't overuse the self-tanner. That being said, the Garden State does have a plethora of unique lingo, slang, customs, favorite foods and local stores. And if you're from New Jersey, you're going to know about all of these quirks. Like Bennies, Shoobies, Taylor ham, pork roll, going down the shore, Princeton, gravy, disco fries, hoagies, subs, jimmies, and jughandles just to name a few of things that make Jersey, Jersey.

Did all of that sound familiar? If not, then you're probably not a bonafide New Jersey local!! There's just no way you could be from New Jersey and NOT know these eighteen things. However, don't feel left out if you're not from New Jersey! Women.com has quizzes for a wide variety of topics from grammar, spelling, television, movies, vocabulary, religion, world geography, sports, hobbies, and so, so much more. Not to mention that there are quizzes for all fifty states and most major cities. So whatever your interest may be, Women.com has a quiz for you. Go ahead! Take a fun three minute break from your otherwise hectic day. You deserve it. Good luck!