San Antonio Slang - It's A Thing. How Much Do You Know?

Do you know San Antonio like a local does?

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 Mar 06, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!


The only thing you wash barbacoa down with in San Antonio is _____.
Dr. Pepper
Mountain Dew
Big Red

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!


It's pretty funny if you hear a non-local pronounce Bexar County! How SHOULD it be pronounced?
Like “Bex-ar”
Like “Bear”
Like “Bar”

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!


Out here, basketball might as well be a religion, and the _____ are the church.
Bucks
Spurs
Lakers

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!


San Antonio locals shop for groceries almost exclusively at _____.
HEB
WAWA
CVS

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!


Are “carne guisada” and “carne asada” the same thing?
NOPE!
HUH?
YEP!

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!


What are the world’s largest cowboy boots at the North Star Mall called?
The Big Boots
The Giant Justins
The Crazy Cowboys

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!


“Inside or outside the _____” are commonly used phrases when trying to describe your location to someone.
loop
grove
farm

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!


Manhattan has Times Square as a world-famous tourist trap, while San Antonio has the _____.
River Walk
Hollywood Boulevard
Wicker Park

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!


Texans love their spice! They often use Trechas or _____ more than salt or pepper on their food.
Franks
Tajin
Sriracha

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to catered BBQ, no one does it better in the city than _____.
Arthur Bryant’s
Bill Miller’s
Famous Dave's

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!


Back in the 90s, Selena was a famous _____ singer who hailed from a town not far from San Antonio.
Tejano
Jazz
Reggae

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!


Real San Antonio foodies know that half the city’s food scene can be found in _____ culinary district.
The Cowboy
The Pearl
The Bolero

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!


When requesting vacation days off from work, planning around _____ takes precedence over any other holidays in San Antonio.
NYE
Mardi Gras
Fiesta

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!


Only in Texas are _____ available to eat morning, noon, and night!
Grits!
Tacos!
Donuts!

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!


What fast food joint is everyone’s go-to late-night meal in San Antonio and the rest of the state?
Shake Shack
Whataburger
Culvers

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!


Drink up! You can always count on free coffee offered by _____ after Spurs playoff wins.
Voodoo
Vons
Valero

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!


Nothing is more disappointing to a Texan than when their meal doesn’t come with a complimentary order of _____.
french fries - or onion rings!
chips and salsa - or tortillas!
side salad - or fruit!

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!


What tangy, sweet, salty, spicy alcoholic beverage do San Antonio locals love to sip on?
Bloody Marys!
Chamoy Margaritas!
Vodka Cranberries!

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!


What does the acronym “NIOSA” even stand for, anyway?
A Night in Old San Antonio
New Interesting Offers in San Antonio
Nothing In Outer San Antonio

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!


It’s not “goodbye” around here — it’s “_____”.
Adios bye!
Hola bye!
Bueno bye!
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If you don't own a pair of cowboy boots, we're not entirely sure you'll be able to pass this San Antonio test o the first try! If you love living deep in the heart of Texas, then you should be familiar with all of these Lone Star State trivia questions that specifically focus on the city of San Antonio and its culture, slang, food, architecture, history, and more! Think you're ready to step up to the plate? Do you always wash down your barbacoa with a giant cup of Big Red? Can you pronounce “Bear” like the locals do? Are you a diehard fan of the Spurs? Do you usually shop for all your groceries at HEB? Do you know the difference between carne asada and carne guisada? Have you ever seen the Giant Justins before? Have you ever used the phrase inside the loop or outside the loop? Do you tend to avoid the touristy River Walk like the plague? Do you often put Trechas or Tajin on your food instead of plain old salt and pepper? Do you love Bill Miller’s BBQ? Do you love Selena’s old music from the 90s? Have you ever explored the culinary district known as The Pearl? Do you celebrate Fiesta every year? Do you eat more tacos than the average person? Is Whataburger your favorite burger joint? Have you ever drank a Chamoy margarita? Do you know what NIOSA stands for? Have you ever said bueno bye before? Let's see if you have what it takes to call yourself a real San Antonio smarty!