New Jersey Accent Quiz

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New Jersey Accent Quiz

English is a universal language and the medium of instruction in school. In New Jersey, it's totally a different thing. One should practice or rehearse so that people there will listen to you and understand what you're saying.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On what part of New Jersey is this accent strong and evident?
    • A. 

      Northern part

    • B. 

      Southern part

    • C. 

      Eastern part

    • D. 

      Western part

  • 2. 
    In what way is the accent pronounced?
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Twisted

    • D. 

      Twang

  • 3. 
    To emphasize the final "D" in consonants, what do they append?
    • A. 

      A soft "ah".

    • B. 

      A normal "oh"

    • C. 

      A moderate "eh"

    • D. 

      A quiet "uh"

  • 4. 
    How do they pronounce the letter "R"?
    • A. 

      Hard

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Soft

    • D. 

      Moderate

  • 5. 
    In Northern New Jersey, there may be a slight hiss after what letter?
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      T

    • C. 

      U

    • D. 

      D

  • 6. 
    Which vowel is something unremarkable in the New Jersey accent?
    • A. 

      Long A

    • B. 

      Long E

    • C. 

      Long U

    • D. 

      B & c

  • 7. 
    How do they pronounce the word "water"?
    • A. 

      "wadder"

    • B. 

      "wood-er"

    • C. 

      "wudder"

    • D. 

      B & c

  • 8. 
    People born in the 1950's pronounce the words "push" and "pull" as...?
    • A. 

      "paash", "pall"

    • B. 

      "peesh", "pell"

    • C. 

      "poosh", "pool"

    • D. 

      "piish", "piil"