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Only Chicagoans Will Pass This Slang Challenge! Can You?

Only a true Chicagoan will be able to pass this slang challenge? Do you have what it takes to keep up the locals? Take these 12 Chicago slang quiz questions and find out!
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"Chicago mix" refers to which of the following?
A type of house party
Cheddar and caramel popcorn mixed together
A mix of rain, snow, and sleet

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If someone calls you a "Grabowski," they are saying you are what?
Middle class
Someone who steals
Someone who is handsy

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What is the term Chicagoans use to hold their street parking spaces after digging them out of the snow?
Dibs
Takes
Keeps

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If someone tells you they are going to Jewels, it means they are going to what?
Go shopping for groceries.
Go shopping for an engagement ring.
Go shopping for deals.

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If someone asks you "Wet, dry, or dipped," they are referring to which of the following?
Italian beef
Which class you belong to
Lake Michigan

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To true, die-hard White Sox fans, the name of their team's stadium will always be what?
US Cellular Park
Comiskey Park
Guaranteed Rate

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What color do North Siders bleed?
Red
Blue
Black

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Born-and-raised Chicagoans don't have living rooms. What do they have instead?
Parlor rooms
Frunchrooms
Formal rooms

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Kennedy, Ike, Dan Ryan, and Stevenson are what?
Expressways
Sandwich varieties
Sports announcers

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What do locals call Lake Shore Drive?
Long Street Drive
LSD
Hell Route

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Which one is not a term for Chicago?
The Windy City
The Second City
The Foggy City

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What do Chicagoans call sneakers?
Tennis shoes
Track shoes
Gym shoes

C+, Chicago Slang Sloppy

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Just like a wet Italian beef sandwich, your knowledge of Chicago slang is a bit on the sloppy side! While you know a few slang terms from this great American city, you've still got so much left to learn. Better luck next time!

B+, Chicago Slang Ace

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You are a total Chicago slang ace! Much like the folks who call this city home, Chicago slang is second nature to you. Whether it's food slang or cultural lingo, you know the slang of city like only a true slang savvy person can!

A+, Chicago Slang Pro

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You are a total Chicago slang pro! It's obvious that you've spent a great deal of time in this amazing city, as you know the slang like only a true local can. Go ahead and brag a little, you've got the spirit of Chicago coursing through your veins!
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1
"Chicago mix" refers to which of the following?
A type of house party
Cheddar and caramel popcorn mixed together
A mix of rain, snow, and sleet
2
If someone calls you a "Grabowski," they are saying you are what?
Middle class
Someone who steals
Someone who is handsy
3
What is the term Chicagoans use to hold their street parking spaces after digging them out of the snow?
Dibs
Takes
Keeps
4
If someone tells you they are going to Jewels, it means they are going to what?
Go shopping for groceries.
Go shopping for an engagement ring.
Go shopping for deals.
5
If someone asks you "Wet, dry, or dipped," they are referring to which of the following?
Italian beef
Which class you belong to
Lake Michigan
6
To true, die-hard White Sox fans, the name of their team's stadium will always be what?
US Cellular Park
Comiskey Park
Guaranteed Rate
7
What color do North Siders bleed?
Red
Blue
Black
8
Born-and-raised Chicagoans don't have living rooms. What do they have instead?
Parlor rooms
Frunchrooms
Formal rooms
9
Kennedy, Ike, Dan Ryan, and Stevenson are what?
Expressways
Sandwich varieties
Sports announcers
10
What do locals call Lake Shore Drive?
Long Street Drive
LSD
Hell Route
11
Which one is not a term for Chicago?
The Windy City
The Second City
The Foggy City
12
What do Chicagoans call sneakers?
Tennis shoes
Track shoes
Gym shoes

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