How Well Do You Know Texas Slang? Quiz

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How Well Do You Know Texas Slang? Quiz - Quiz

Are you aware of the slang language used in Texas? Take this amazing 'Texas slang quiz' that is specifically designed to test your knowledge of the slang words and phrases used in Texas. The quiz consists of 10 multiple choice-based questions and you've to pick the correct option for each question. So, sharpen your brain skills and get ready to take the quiz! Wishing you the best of luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If you are addressing more than one person in Texas, which of these word will you use?  

    • A.

      Y'all

    • B.

      Ya'll

    • C.

      All ya'll

    • D.

      We all

    Correct Answer
    A. Y'all
    Explanation
    In Texas, when addressing more than one person, the word "y'all" is commonly used. This contraction is a combination of "you" and "all" and is used as a second-person plural pronoun. It is a regional dialect and is widely accepted and understood in Texas.

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  • 2. 

    The word 'fixin to' in Texas means that the person is fixing something. True or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The word "fixin to" in Texas does not mean that the person is fixing something. Instead, it is a colloquial phrase commonly used in Texas and southern dialects of American English to indicate that someone is about to do something or is getting ready to do something. It is similar to saying "going to" or "planning to."

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  • 3. 

    The phrase 'Oh, bless your heart' in Texas is commonly used when ___________. 

    • A.

      Something auspicious is going to happen

    • B.

      Something bad happens

    • C.

      Someone is sad

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Something bad happens
    Explanation
    In Texas, the phrase "Oh, bless your heart" is commonly used when something bad happens. This phrase is often used sarcastically to express sympathy or pity towards someone who has experienced a negative or unfortunate event. It is a polite way of acknowledging the situation while also implying that the person may have brought it upon themselves or is deserving of the misfortune.

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  • 4. 

    The phrase 'all hat and no cattle' can be translated as _____________.  

    • A.

      No cows in the farm

    • B.

       all talk and no followthrough

    • C.

      All birds and no air

    • D.

      All cows and no grass

    Correct Answer
    B.  all talk and no followthrough
    Explanation
    The phrase "all hat and no cattle" is an idiom that means someone who talks a lot but doesn't follow through with their actions. It implies that the person may appear impressive or important (wearing a big hat), but lacks substance or real accomplishments (having no cattle). Therefore, the correct answer "all talk and no followthrough" accurately captures the meaning of the idiom.

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  • 5. 

    The sentence 'this guy is corn-fed' means that the person is  ____________. 

    • A.

      The guy is tough

    • B.

      The person is big

    • C.

      The guy eats a lot of corn

    • D.

      The person is weak

    Correct Answer
    B. The person is big
    Explanation
    The phrase "corn-fed" is often used to describe someone who is big or strong. This is because corn is a staple food that is known to contribute to weight gain and muscle development. Therefore, when someone is referred to as "corn-fed," it implies that they have a large or strong physique.

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  • 6. 

    The phrase 'pitch a hissy fit' means _________________. 

    • A.

      Hitting someone in the face.

    • B.

      Being a silly person

    • C.

      Throw a tantrum

    • D.

      Get angry or annoyed

    Correct Answer
    C. Throw a tantrum
    Explanation
    The phrase "pitch a hissy fit" is an idiomatic expression that means to throw a tantrum. It refers to someone becoming extremely upset or angry and behaving in an exaggerated and dramatic manner. The phrase is often used to describe someone who is overreacting or being overly dramatic in response to a situation or event.

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  • 7. 

    I'll do it 'come hell'. What is the meaning of this sentence?

    • A.

      For sure

    • B.

      Not at all

    • C.

      Someday

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. For sure
    Explanation
    The phrase "come hell" is an idiomatic expression that means regardless of any difficulties or obstacles. Therefore, the sentence "I'll do it 'come hell'" means that the speaker is determined to do something without hesitation, no matter what challenges may arise. The correct answer "for sure" accurately captures the meaning of the sentence, indicating a strong affirmation and certainty.

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  • 8. 

    The phrase 'Bigger’n Dallas' is used when something is immediately noticeable. State true or false.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true. The phrase "Bigger'n Dallas" is used to describe something that is immediately noticeable or stands out. It implies that the object or situation being referred to is larger or more significant than what is typically expected or seen.

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  • 9. 

    How do you say 'hello' in Texas? 

    • A.

      Ola

    • B.

      Howdy

    • C.

      Halloo!

    • D.

      Heyyo

    Correct Answer
    B. Howdy
    Explanation
    In Texas, the common way to say "hello" is "howdy". It is a traditional greeting that originated from the American West and is still commonly used in Texas today.

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  • 10. 

    'All git-out' in Texas means _____________. 

    • A.

       as much as possible

    • B.

      Very much emotional

    • C.

      Full and final

    • D.

      Going out

    • E.

      Going out

    Correct Answer
    A.  as much as possible
    Explanation
    In Texas, the phrase "all git-out" is used to mean "as much as possible." It implies doing something to the greatest extent or degree.

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