Alaska Lingo - It’s A Thing! How Many Words Do You Know?

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 Mar 23, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer!


As soon as you see _________ high up on the mountains, you know summer is coming to an end.
Termination Dust
Closure Dust
Cancellation Dust

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer!


Alaskans typically call snowmobiles by which of these names?
Snowmachines
Snow Blazers
Ice sleds

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer!


You'd call an Alaskan newbie a:
Chechako
Wrangler
Fisher

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer!


Alaskans love to joke that the unofficial state bird is actually which of these insects?
The mosquito
The lady bug
The bumble bee

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer!


If someone says "the lights are out" they probably mean that:
Their Christmas lights are up
The power is down
The Aurora Borealis is out!

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer!


______ is just the Alaskan version of a potluck!
Puckluck
Potlatch
Polt-ish

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer!


Pink, Red, King, Silver and Chum are all types of what?
Salmon
Moose
Bear

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer!


Only in Alaska does "break-up" refer not to a relationship, but to:
Restaurant food
Ice melting
School

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer!


"Ditch Day" refers to:
The first hot day of summer
High school seniors’ “skip day”
The first big snowfall before you have chains on your tires!

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer!


______ is kind of like a special holiday that last for one or two weeks.
Salmon Break
Moose Break
Bear Break

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer!


Before offering any "muktuk" to outsiders, you probably need to tell them it's:
Bull testicle
Whale blubber
Bear tongue

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer!


Around here, milk can sometimes go for as much as ______ a gallon!
$2-3
$13-14
$10-12

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer!


You know summer's over once fireweed blooms are towards the ______ of the stem.
Middle
Top
Bottom

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer!


If an Alaskan is "going outside," they're:
Heading to the Bush
Going ice fishing
Traveling to the lower 48

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer!


Alaska is known as the land of the Midnight _______.
Stars
Sun
Lights

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer!


During the winter, you'll definitely want "bunny boots" AKA:
Rabbit-fur lined winter boots
Extreme cold boots with springs attached
Extreme cold vapor barrier boots

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer!


The Alaskan flag features which constellation?
Gemini
Orion
The Big Dipper

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer!


Leave the _______? You're crazy! There's nowhere else quite like Alaska.
Last Frontier
Silver State
Show Me State
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Well, hey there! If you're here on this quiz, odds are that you must have some type of connection to the great state of Alaska. Seeing as this is a trivia/slang quiz (Alaska Lingo - It's A Thing! How Many Words Do You Know?) ALL about the Last Frontier! That's right, hopefully you already know that the "Last Frontier" is just another nickname for our 49th state. Did you also know that if Alaska was cut in half, each of the two halves would STILL be larger than Texas? That's right. They say not to mess with Texas, but if you're really smart, you won't mess with Alaska or any of the awesome people who live there. Alaskans are a tough, unique and amazing group of people who get to call a gorgeous state home. And they sure know how to rough it out through some extreme weather, winters and animals.

There are ALL types of animals in Alaska. Most people probably can't even name one type of salmon, but Alaska locals could tell you that there are FIVE types. Pink, Red, King, Silver and Chum. Not to mention that you Alaskans are also familiar with bears, moose, elk and so much more. If you live in the Bush, you probably see even more animals and have to deal with higher grocery prices. Seriously, $10-12 for a gallon of milk? That's crazy! But even with all the challenges and difficulties that come with calling Alaska home, you wouldn't change it for anything. Otherwise how else would you know about the Northern Lights, muktuk, breakup, Ditch Day, firewood blooms, termination dust and so much more.

Feel ready to ace this quiz? Go ahead and get started then! Good luck!