No, It’s Not Gibberish! It’s Iowa Speak! How Many Words Do YOU Know?

Only a true Iowan can pass this quiz. Think you have what it takes?

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 Oct 29, 2018
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!

True or false? Getting caught behind a tractor on your commute is a real possibility.

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!

The phrase, "Knee high by the 4th of July," refers to what?

Question: 3/20Finish the phrase!

"Is this Heaven?"
"No, it's Iowa."
"No, but it's close."
"No, you think there's cornfields in Heaven?"

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!

What food is Casey's famous for?

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!

The best sandwich in existence is obviously a ____.
Fried Pickle Sally
Hot Brown

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!

If you and your friends see a car with one headlight while driving at night, you hit the roof and yell __.

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!

It's not just soda, in Iowa it's __.
Soft drink

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!

Girls in Iowa actually want to be crowned the __ Queen.

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!

You can't help but cringe if you ever hear anyone pronounce Des Moines:
Doze Moyne
Da Moyne
Dez Moynes

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!

The RAGBRAI is __.
A weeklong bike ride across Iowa
Iowa's version of American Ninja Warrior
A triathlon

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!

You won't ever see a tailgate, lawn party, or barbecue without people playing which game?
Ultimate Frisbee

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!

Peanut butter, chocolate, and rice krispies all make up which yummy treat?

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!

The main football rivalry is between __.
U of I and U of O
U of I and ISU

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!

At what event can you find a double ferris wheel and a cow made of butter?
A U of I vs. ISU football game
The Iowa State Fair

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!

"A helpful smile ___," is Hy-Vee's slogan.
Whenever you ask
In every aisle
In every store

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!

Along interstate 80, you are likely to see the worlds largest:
Corn stalk
Truck stop

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!

People across Iowa and other parts of the Midwest travel to visit which lake during the summer?
Lake Sugema
Lake Okoboji
Lake Red Rock

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!

Cat got your tongue? If you just can't think of that *one* word, you might say:
Oh you know, that "whatchamacallit!"
Oh you know, that "flibberjibbet!"
Oh you know, that "cattywompus!"

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!

Some know them as hazelnuts, but in Iowa, you might hear:

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!

You may leave Iowa, but no matter where you go you're always proud to be from the __ State.
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Iowa is home to much more than just cornfields. Of course, only a true Iowan will know everything there is to know about Iowa. If you think you do, then prove it! Let's see just how well you do on this all-things-Iowa quiz. Ready?

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