North Carolina Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

If you're a true North Carolina native, you'll know the answer to all these questions.

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 Oct 20, 2018
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Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!


What popular soda claims its roots in the Tar Heel State?
Pepsi
Sprite
Coke

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!


Speaking of sodas! Which cherry flavored fizzy drink also hails from North Carolina?
Dr. Pepper
Cheerwine
Cherry Coke

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!


If you're jonesing for some fried chicken you're most likely to head to...
KFC!
Popeyes!
Bojangles'!

Question: 4/19True Or False?


If you order sweet tea, they'll look at you funny. Tea is always sweet unless you ask for it not to be.
False
True

Question: 5/19True Or False?


Even the threat of snow is enough for schools to call a snow day.
False
True

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!


What is the proper pronunciation of Appalachian?
App – a – LATCH – un
App – a – LAY – shun
App – a – LOSH – un

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!


What is the Outer Banks famous for?
Lovely mountains!
Beautiful forests!
Gorgeous beaches!

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!


Forget Dunkin' Donuts! It's all about...
Duh, Krispy Kreme
Duh, Winchell's Donuts
Duh, Tim Hortons

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!


If a Southern lady tells you, "Bless your heart!" You can bet she's probably feeling __.
Probably pity.
Um, mad.
Aw, nice!

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!


What colors do all North Carolinians bleed?
RED AND BLUE!
YELLOW AND PURPLE!
GREEN AND ORANGE!

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!


North Carolina is home to America's only castle. It's called __.
Hearst Castle
The Biltmore Estate
The White House

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!


What does "Esse quam videri" mean?
Live freely with no regrets
Be a good friend
"To be, rather than to seem"

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!


A hot dog with onion, mustard, cole slaw, and chili on it means you ordered it __.
The whole shebang!
With everything!
All the way!

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!


If you're really from North Carolina, what's one of your go-to snacks?
Veggie sticks, obvi
Biscuits, obvi
Ice cream, obvi

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!


Besides Bojangles', where are you and your friends probably going for lunch?
Cook Out!
Whataburger!
McDonald's!

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!


Besides sports, what is a huge debate constantly?
The best wine!
The best ice cream
The best coffee!

Question: 17/19True Or False?


If the moonshine isn't in a mason jar, it ain't moonshine.
True
False

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!


What does it mean when someone says "yonder"?
Yonder means it's really close
Yonder means it's far but not super far
Yonder means it's pretty far away

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!


If you're mom's fixin' dinner, what does that mean?
She's buying! Yum!
She's cooking! Yum!
She's heating up leftovers! Yum!
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