How Well Do You Know Midwest Slang? Quiz

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How Well Do You Know Midwest Slang? Quiz - Quiz

Get ready for this wonderful Midwest slang quiz that we have for you to test your knowledge and learn interesting stangs. Midwest is the region of the northern states of the US. It's from the Ohio west to the Rocky Mountains. There are many slangs that are used in this part of the world, which you might be aware of or not. Well, through this quiz, you will test your midwest slang knowledge and will also learn some.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    People in Midwest use "Brewski" for

    • A.

      Alcohol

    • B.

      Beer

    • C.

      Coffee

    • D.

      Tea

    Correct Answer
    B. Beer
    Explanation
    In the Midwest, the term "Brewski" is commonly used to refer to beer. This slang term is often used informally among friends or in casual settings to refer to a cold beer. The use of "Brewski" specifically for beer suggests that it is a popular and well-known term in the Midwest region, where beer is likely a common beverage choice.

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  • 2. 

    People in the Midwest use "Kokomar" for

    • A.

      Ice cream

    • B.

      Lunchtime

    • C.

      Tough situations

    • D.

      There is no word like that.

    Correct Answer
    D. There is no word like that.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There is no word like that." This is because the question states that people in the Midwest use "Kokomar" for certain things, but the answer options do not include "Kokomar." Therefore, it can be concluded that there is no word like "Kokomar" in the given options.

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  • 3. 

    People in the Midwest use "Expressway" for

    • A.

      Highway

    • B.

      Two-way road

    • C.

      Trains

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Highway
    Explanation
    In the Midwest, people use the term "Expressway" to refer to a type of road that is similar to a highway. This term is commonly used to describe a road with multiple lanes, high speed limits, and limited access points. It is often used interchangeably with the term "highway" in this region. Therefore, the correct answer is "Highway".

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  • 4. 

    What do people call a "waterfall" in Midwest?

    • A.

      Water thrower

    • B.

      Bubbler

    • C.

      Whistler

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Bubbler
    Explanation
    In the Midwest, people refer to a "waterfall" as a "bubbler." This term is specific to the region and is commonly used to describe a water fountain or drinking fountain that shoots water upwards in a bubbling manner. The other options, "water thrower" and "whistler," do not accurately represent the term used in the Midwest. "None of these" is also incorrect as "bubbler" is the correct term for a "waterfall" in that region.

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  • 5. 

    "Pop" in the Midwest is used for

    • A.

      Dancing show

    • B.

      Tea

    • C.

      Cold drinks

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Cold drinks
    Explanation
    In the Midwest, the term "pop" is commonly used to refer to cold drinks. This regional slang is used to specifically describe carbonated beverages or soda. It is important to note that this usage may vary in different parts of the United States, where other terms like "soda" or "cola" may be more commonly used. However, in the Midwest, "pop" is the preferred term for cold drinks.

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  • 6. 

    In the Midwest, "Jeet" is used for saying:

    • A.

      Did you eat

    • B.

      Did you bath

    • C.

      Did you sleep

    • D.

      Did you forget

    Correct Answer
    A. Did you eat
    Explanation
    In the Midwest, the term "Jeet" is used as a colloquial contraction of the phrase "Did you eat?" This regional slang is commonly used to ask someone if they have had a meal.

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  • 7. 

    In the Midwest, "Crawdads" mean

    • A.

      A pig

    • B.

      A fly

    • C.

      A park for old-age people

    • D.

      A freshwater lobster

    Correct Answer
    D. A freshwater lobster
    Explanation
    The term "Crawdads" is commonly used in the Midwest to refer to freshwater lobsters. This is because these small crustaceans are often found in rivers and streams in the region. The term "Crawdads" is a colloquial and regional variation of the more commonly known term "Crayfish" or "Crawfish". Therefore, the correct answer is A freshwater lobster.

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  • 8. 

    For "tough luck," the Midwestern use

    • A.

      Bad paper

    • B.

      Tough tomatoes!

    • C.

      Hard luck

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Tough tomatoes!
    Explanation
    The phrase "tough luck" is commonly used to express sympathy or empathy towards someone's unfortunate situation. However, the Midwestern use of "tough tomatoes" is a regional variation that conveys a less sympathetic tone. It suggests that the speaker has little sympathy for the person's misfortune and implies that they should accept it without complaint. Therefore, "tough tomatoes" is the correct answer as it captures the specific regional usage of the phrase.

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  • 9. 

    "Front room" in the Midwest mean

    • A.

      Study room

    • B.

      Living room

    • C.

      Bed room

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Living room
    Explanation
    In the Midwest, the term "front room" typically refers to the living room. This is the room in a house where people gather to relax, watch TV, entertain guests, and spend quality time together. It is usually located near the front entrance of the house and is often the largest and most comfortable room. The living room is designed for socializing and is usually furnished with comfortable seating arrangements, a television, and other forms of entertainment.

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  • 10. 

    What do the Midwestern usually say when someone is drunk?

    • A.

      They are high

    • B.

      They are schnookered

    • C.

      They are blown

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. They are schnookered
    Explanation
    The Midwestern usually say "They are schnookered" when someone is drunk. This phrase is commonly used in the Midwestern region to describe someone who has had too much alcohol and is intoxicated.

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