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

Take this quiz at your own risk! Only a Portland local will pass. Think you have what it takes to prove it?

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 Oct 17, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

Keep Portland __!

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

Portland is also called __.
The City

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

If a friend says they're going to The Gorge, what does that mean?
They're going to the Columbia Gorge!
They're going to Mt. Hood!
They're going to Multnoma Falls!

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

True or false? Portlanders take their craft beers VERY seriously.
Very true.
Nah, false.

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is one of many reasons people love coming to Portland?
Uh, birdwatching?
Beautiful, sunny beaches
No sales tax! Shop 'till you drop.

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

Tourists get donuts from __ but locals know to get donuts from __.
Dunkin' Donuts ; Voodoo Donuts
Voodoo Donuts ; Blue Star Donuts
Blue Star Donuts ; Voodoo Donuts

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

Why do some people call Portland, Cartlandia?
Everyone leaves their shopping carts wherever they want
Tons of small food carts sell delicious food all around the city
Portlanders call cars, carts.

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

What's the proper pronunciation of Couch Street?
Like the thing you sit on in living rooms
Coach, like the purses.
Hehe. Cooch.

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

True or false? It's totally normal for Portlanders to hang out at strip clubs.

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

Besides craft beers and donuts, what do Portlanders take VERY seriously?

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

What famous bookstore is a bookworm's paradise?
Powell's City of Books
The Last Bookstore
The Strand

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

Uh oh, it's raining! What do you do?
Stay inside and avoid the rain
Bring an umbrella, of course
Get your rain boots on, throw on a hood, and keep going!

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

What's Oregon's nickname?
The Golden State
The Rainy State
The Beaver State

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

A real Oregonian knows the correct way to pronounce Oregon!
Duh, it's Or – ee – gone
Clearly it's Oro – gone
You're right. It's Ora – gin.

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

True or false? Portland actually gets less rain on average per year compared to cities like NYC and Miami.

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

What is yet another nickname for Portland?

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

If you insist on driving around the city, what do you need to keep an extra eye out for?
Bikers! Portland is very environmentally friendly.
Crazy drivers
Drunk people

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these are Portlanders not allowed to do?
Eat foie gras
Buy hard alcohol at supermarkets
Pump their own gas and make U-turns
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