Pennsylvania Slang - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 20 Typical PA Things?

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 Aug 10, 2019
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Question: 1/20Choose Your Answer!


It’s way easier to say ____ than it is to say Pennsylvania. Seriously, that's how us locals say it!
PA
Vania
Penn

Question: 2/20Choose Your Answer!


Nittany Lions are the mascot for which of these PA schools?
Drexel University!
Temple University!
Penn State!

Question: 3/20Choose Your Answer!


“I’m heading to New Jersey for some beach time with the fam!”
Oh you're heading down the shore? Sweet!
Oh you're heading south? Cool!
Oh you're heading to the sandy shoals? Nice!

Question: 4/20Choose Your Answer!


You could practically consider which of these an extra holiday for Pennsylvanians?
The first day of hunting season
The last day of Fall
The first day of Spring

Question: 5/20Choose Your Answer!


Don't get caught between a _____ fan and a ______ fan. That rivalry is intense!
Steelers; Lions
Eagles; Lions
Eagles; Steelers

Question: 6/20Choose Your Answer!


And if you see a Terrible Towel, you’ll know you’re at Heinz field, cheering on the _______.
Steelers
Eagles
Penguins

Question: 7/20Choose Your Answer!


It’s always entertaining to see another state's attempt at ________. No one does it like Philly!
Grilled cheese
Philly cheesesteak
Lobster roll

Question: 8/20Choose Your Answer!


The South may use “y’all” but in PA you’ll hear:
Youse and yinz
Youse guys and all y’all
Yuntz

Question: 9/20Choose Your Answer!


You could say Pennsylvanians have a sweet tooth, after all... ______ started here.
Toblerone
Godiva
Hershey

Question: 10/20Choose Your Answer!


And if you want a head rush instead of a sugar rush, just head on over to:
Knott’s Berry Farm
Hersheypark
Worlds of Fun

Question: 11/20Choose Your Answer!


Don’t confuse it with scrabble, "scrapple" is:
A fight outside a Steelers game
A dish made of pork scraps. Don’t knock it ’til you try it
A card game

Question: 12/20True or False?


Blue Ball, Intercourse and Virginville are real town names.
Yeah, our ancestors had a sense of humor!
Ha, no way!! Why would you name a town that?

Question: 13/20Choose Your Answer!


______ Beer has a long history with PA. Of course you’re drinking it!
Breunt (pronounced Brunt)
Reyn (pronounced Wren)
Yuengling (pronounced Ying-ling)

Question: 14/20Choose Your Answer!


Cold cut sandwiches are known by a LOT of names, but you probably hear this one the most:
Hoagie
Grinder
Hero

Question: 15/20Choose Your Answer!


______ isn’t just a convenience store, it’s a way of life.
Quickie Mart
Wawa
Ralph’s

Question: 16/20Choose Your Answer!


Odds are you’ve gotten down at a wedding reception in a _______ before! Small towns have to make use with what they’ve got.
Warehouse
Fire Hall
Coffee Shop

Question: 17/20Choose Your Answer!


You can make a Pennsylvanian real mad by calling their state:
Pennsylyork!
Pennysljersey!
Pennsyltucky!

Question: 18/20Choose Your Answer!


And if ONE more out-of-stater asks you if you ride a _______ everywhere, you’re going to lose it.
Golf cart
Motorcycle
Horse and buggy

Question: 19/20Choose Your Answer!


Everyone knows about cheesesteak, but PA also makes some mean:
Soft Pretzels
Hard Toffee
Spicy Pickles

Question: 20/20Choose Your Answer!


Leave the _____ State? No way! I love PA way too much to move away!
Keystone
Show Me
Silver
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

What is your Pennsylvania IQ score? Are you smart about PA? How much do you really know about the Quaker State? Are you smart enough to get a perfect score on this ultimate Pennsylvania challenge? Do you actually speak the same language as all the East Coast locals? We know you have it in you to ace this quiz if you try hard enough! Are you obsessed with Pennsylvania foods like cheese steaks wit whiz, hoagies, and shoofly pie? Are you a diehard fan of sports teams like the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia 76ers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Pittsburgh Pirates? Have you been to Hershey Park more times than you can count? Did you know that the Liberty Bell has plenty of misspellings? Do you know all about the Pennsylvania Dutch? What about the history of the Amish? Have you visited all the best cities in this great state, including Philly, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Allentown, Erie, Scranton, Lancaster, Bethlehem, West Chester, Altoona, Gettysburg, Johnstown, Williamsport, Greensburg, Doylestown, and more? Do you know your way around Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in Philly? If you can answer yes to all of these questions, then we think you have what it takes to make it to the end of the quiz. So what are you waiting for? Hit the play button now and prove you’re a total Pennsylvania local through and through. Beware some of the trickier questions that only a real East Coaster will be able to answer correctly. Good luck!