California Lingo - It's A Thing! How Much Do You Know?

Are you a real California local, or just another tourist?

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 Mar 29, 2020
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Question: 1/19Choose your answer!

Californians will argue to the death that which fast food joint is the best, hands down?
White Castle

Question: 2/19Choose your answer!

And if you order a burger "animal style" from In-N-Out, what will come on it?
Four extra patties
Cheese and lettuce
Mustard, spread, pickles, and caramelized onions.

Question: 3/19Choose your answer!

In what California location you can walk amongst famous movie stars, musicians and comedians?
Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Sign
Jay Leno's House

Question: 4/19Choose your answer!

Everyone outside of California assumes that everyone does this water sport, or it should at least be the state's sport. What is it?
Paddle Boarding
Water Polo

Question: 5/19Choose your answer!

You can see a statue of Albert Einstein looking up at the stars at which famous Los Angeles location?
Griffith Observatory
The Hollywood Sign

Question: 6/19Choose your answer!

California is unofficially divided into two sections, what are they?
The Mountains and Antelope Valley
San Francisco and San Diego
NorCal and SoCal

Question: 7/19Choose your answer!

If someone says "these tacos are bomb" how do they feel about them?
They are way too spicy
They're delicious
They are not good at all

Question: 8/19Choose your answer!

If someone uses the word "sick" in a sentence, they aren't necessarily talking about an illness.
Yeah, they mean that it is cool or awesome.
It substitutes the word "leaving."
It is another word to imply they do not like something.

Question: 9/19Choose your answer!

California locals will argue and say that this amusement park beats any other amusement park in the whole US. What is it?
Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth!
Six Flags Magic Mountain, for all their amazing roller coasters!
Knotts Berry Farm. Who doesn't love Snoopy?

Question: 10/19Choose your answer!

When describing what freeway to take or giving directions to someone, a California local will always put what word in front of the freeway number?

Question: 11/19Choose your answer!

When it comes to natural disasters, California natives are always prepared and waiting for 'The Big One' which is:
An earthquake that would cause massive destruction
A hurricane that would bring in huge waves and tropical storms
A huge blizzard that would snow everyone in

Question: 12/19Choose your answer!

Unlike other states, California has mutliple NBA teams. What are they?
The Golden State Warriors, Lakers, Kings, Suns
The Lakers, Jazz, Clippers, Suns
The Golden State Warriors, Lakers, Kings and Clippers

Question: 13/19Choose your answer!

California locals run into celebrities on a daily basis. It's pretty normal.
False. This is a typical stereotype!
True, it doesn't even phase natives anymore.

Question: 14/19Choose your answer!

If it drops to 60 degrees in California you can expect:
Locals wearing snow jackets, scarves and beanies. Not built for the cold
That it's still shorts and flip flop weather
People running to the beach because 60 degrees is perfect beach weather

Question: 15/19Choose your answer!

Which beautiful desert is a great camping spot and gets it's name from a particular tree?
Joshua Tree
Bryce Canyon

Question: 16/19Choose your answer!

California is also home to the world's tallest tree, the:
Juniper Tree
Palm Tree

Question: 17/19Choose your answer!

And Californians tend to replace the word "really" with:

Question: 18/19Choose your answer!

Back to sports, there is a huge rivalry between which two California teams?
The Giants and Angels
The Angels and Brewers
The Dodgers and Giants

Question: 19/19Choose your answer!

No matter where you go or what you do, you'll always have so much pride for the _______ State!
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