How Well Do You Know California Slang?

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How Well Do You Know California Slang? - Quiz

California, the golden state, well known for being the home of Hollywood, has its own slang. How well do you know California slang? Quiz yourself to find out today! Slang can be anything, from the common day-to-day words or even not so common expressions, and they can totally confuse, fascinate, and bewilder anyone who is not familiar with them so go ahead and jump right in to find out how well you know the slang of the Golden State!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does it mean to "bail"?

    • A.

      To get someone out of jail

    • B.

      To go on a date

    • C.

      To go to jail

    • D.

      To leave wherever you are at that time

    Correct Answer
    D. To leave wherever you are at that time
    Explanation
    The term "bail" refers to the act of leaving or departing from wherever you are at that particular moment. It does not specifically refer to getting someone out of jail, going on a date, or going to jail itself. Instead, it simply means to leave the current location or situation.

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  • 2. 

    What does it mean when a woman is considered to be a "bombie"?

    • A.

      That she is rude

    • B.

      That she is attractive

    • C.

      That she is outspoken

    • D.

      That she is crazy

    Correct Answer
    B. That she is attractive
    Explanation
    When a woman is considered to be a "bombie," it means that she is attractive. This term is often used colloquially to describe a woman who is physically appealing or visually pleasing.

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  • 3. 

    What does it mean to "bum" something from someone?

    • A.

      Loan something

    • B.

      Sleep on the street

    • C.

      Borrow something

    • D.

      Give something to the homeless

    Correct Answer
    C. Borrow something
    Explanation
    To "bum" something from someone means to borrow something from them. The term "bum" is slang for borrowing or asking for something temporarily. It implies that the person is requesting to use or have something that belongs to someone else for a short period of time.

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  • 4. 

    What does "hella" mean?

    • A.

      Extremely

    • B.

      Evil

    • C.

      Good

    • D.

      Bad

    Correct Answer
    A. Extremely
    Explanation
    The term "hella" is a slang word that originated in Northern California and is commonly used to emphasize something to an extreme degree. It is often used as an adverb to intensify an adjective, indicating a high level or quantity of something. Therefore, "hella" means extremely in this context.

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  • 5. 

    What does it mean to "cruize"?

    • A.

      To ride something

    • B.

      To either come or leave

    • C.

      A vacation on a ship

    • D.

      To drink heavily

    Correct Answer
    B. To either come or leave
    Explanation
    The word "cruize" can mean to either come or leave, indicating movement or departure from a particular place. This suggests that "cruize" is associated with the act of arriving or departing from a location.

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  • 6. 

    What does "claimin' it" mean?

    • A.

      Eating a lot

    • B.

      Bragging

    • C.

      Fighting

    • D.

      Taking back something that was yours

    Correct Answer
    B. Bragging
    Explanation
    "Claimin' it" means bragging. This phrase implies that someone is asserting or proclaiming ownership or superiority over something, typically in a boastful or self-promoting manner. It suggests that the person is confidently and proudly stating their achievements, possessions, or abilities, often with the intention of impressing others or gaining recognition.

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  • 7. 

    Who can you call "dude"?

    • A.

      Only men

    • B.

      Only women

    • C.

      Everyone

    • D.

      Your close friends

    Correct Answer
    C. Everyone
    Explanation
    The term "dude" is a casual and colloquial way of addressing someone. It is not specific to any gender or limited to close friends. It can be used to address anyone, regardless of their gender or relationship. Therefore, the correct answer is "Everyone."

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  • 8. 

    What does "animal style" mean?

    • A.

      Being wild

    • B.

      A secret menu item at In n Out

    • C.

      Without regard for rules

    • D.

      A playdate with animals

    Correct Answer
    B. A secret menu item at In n Out
    Explanation
    "Animal style" refers to a secret menu item at In n Out, a popular fast food chain. This item typically includes a burger with mustard cooked into the patty, along with pickles, extra spread, and grilled onions. It is a term used by In n Out enthusiasts to order their burgers prepared in this specific way.

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  • 9. 

    What does "dank" mean?

    • A.

      Moldy/damp

    • B.

      Terrible

    • C.

      Really good

    • D.

      Marijuana

    Correct Answer
    C. Really good
    Explanation
    The term "dank" is often used in slang to describe something of high quality or exceptionally good. It is commonly used to refer to something that is impressive, cool, or excellent.

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  • 10. 

    What does "heavy" mean?

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Sad

    • C.

      Exciting

    • D.

      Something of significant weight

    Correct Answer
    B. Sad

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