Arizona Slang - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

Caution: This quiz is almost too hot to handle!

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 Jan 21, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


Arizonans are pretty divided between which two in-state colleges?
Northern Arizona & Arizona University
Arizona State University & University of Arizona
Northern Arizona & Arizona State University

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


What do you mean it snows in some parts of Arizona?
No way, it's always hot and sunny here!
People have a tough time believing it, but some parts get snow!

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Arizonans are rooting for which MLB team, win or lose?
THE DIAMONDBACKS!
THE DODGERS!
THE BREWERS!

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


"Man, I could use a quick bite right now! Do we have any more chimis around?" What's a chimi?
A quesadilla
A bag of tortilla chips
A chimichanga. They were invented here in Arizona.

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


Why don't you want to be called a snowbird by an Arizonan?
It means you can't handle Arizona heat
It means you're not a very nice person
It means you're a tourist from up north coming to escape winter

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


GEEZ WHAT IS THAT GIANT DUST STORM?!
Oh, you mean the haboob?
That's just a dust devil
I DON'T KNOW

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


"Oh, don't worry. It's just a ____ heat."
dry
humid
little

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


Perhaps the biggest rivalry in Arizona is the one between:
ASU and SDSU
ASU and U of A
Tex Mex and Arizona Mexican Food

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


How can you tell if a cactus is a Saguaro cactus?
By its height
By its arms
By its shape and color

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


You should always check your shoes for ____ before putting them on if you don't want to be stung!
Wasps
Centipedes
Scorpions

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


Yeehaw! Cowboy hats and boots might just be fashion accessories in some states, but in Arizona, ranching and farming are still part of a lot of peoples' lives.
Um, false.
Very true

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


Sure, mountain lions and bobcats are scary, but if you're much more likely to encounter a ______. If you hear its warning, it's best to walk away!
Rattlesnake
Bear
Coyote

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


Tourists flock from all over the country – even the world – to Arizona for which amazing landmark?
The Grand Canyon
Black Star Canyon
Death Valley

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


Daylight Savings Time? Arizonans don't need to mess with their clocks twice a year. Ha!
True!
False!

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


Where might you go if you wanted to see a Native American shaman and get in touch with your spirituality?
Phoenix
Tempe
Sedona

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


What river runs through the Grand Canyon?
The Platte River
The Colorado River
The Des Moines River

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Arizona residents used to wear ___ to add an accent to their outfits.
Lapel pins
Suspenders
Bolo ties

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


As a resident of Arizona, you know that there's no other place in the world that can beat the _____ State.
Copper
Golden
Silver
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