Can You Decipher Iowa Slang?

Like any state in the US, Iowa has slang terms that are uniquely their own. Do you think you can decipher these 12 slang words from Iowa? Lets find out!
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In Iowa, what is a "padiddle?"
A horse with no name
A car with one headlight
A troublesome boy
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If someone invites you over for some "cornhole" in Iowa, what will you be doing?
Eating corn straight from the grill
Going for a dip in a swimming hole
Playing a backyard bean bag game
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In Iowa, a "crick" is slang for a...
Baby cricket
Creek
Neck pain
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If someone offers you "puppy chow" in Iowa, what will you be eating?
Dog food
A sweet snack with Chex
A bowl containing corn, mashed potatoes, and chicken
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What is "Ragbrai" in Iowa?
A dirty old bra
A bike ride and festival
A type of corn
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What is "Prairie Lights" in Iowa?
A celestial phenomenon
A bookstore
Fireflies in the summertime
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What does the Iowa phrase "knee high by the fourth of July" refer to?
Corn growth
Rain
Babies conceived
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What's the "big pig" in Iowa?
The Piggly Wiggly
Anytime you eat bacon for breakfast
Premium farms
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When you're "muddin' it in" what are you doing?
Playing in the mud
Planting soybeans and corn in wet soil
Getting a spa treatment
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What is "prevented planning?"
Stopping yourself from stealing corn
Failing to plant insured crops
Getting rid of pesky rodents
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If something is "pert near" in Iowa then it is....
Far away
Nearby
Very close
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To "warsh" in Iowa means to....
Eat a lot of food
To wash up
To get dirty
Result
Uh-oh, this quiz revealed that you’re a bit Iowa slang sluggish. When it comes to the terms used in this state, you’re not clued in just yet. Don’t worry, for those who don’t live in Iowa, deciphering slang is far from simple. We give you high marks for giving this quiz your all!

C+, Iowa Slang Sluggish

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Well done! This quiz revealed that you’re Iowa slang sharp. You could give any resident a run for their money when it comes to deciphering these slang terms. Go ahead and brag a little, you’ve earned it!

B+, Iowa Slang Sharp

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Go ahead and celebrate! This quiz revealed that you are solid and astute when it comes to Iowa slang! You know the terms of this state the way only true citizens can. Any Iowan would be proud of the slang knowledge you just demonstrated.

A+, Iowa Slang Solid

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1
In Iowa, what is a "padiddle?"
A horse with no name
A car with one headlight
A troublesome boy
2
If someone invites you over for some "cornhole" in Iowa, what will you be doing?
Eating corn straight from the grill
Going for a dip in a swimming hole
Playing a backyard bean bag game
3
In Iowa, a "crick" is slang for a...
Baby cricket
Creek
Neck pain
4
If someone offers you "puppy chow" in Iowa, what will you be eating?
Dog food
A sweet snack with Chex
A bowl containing corn, mashed potatoes, and chicken
5
What is "Ragbrai" in Iowa?
A dirty old bra
A bike ride and festival
A type of corn
6
What is "Prairie Lights" in Iowa?
A celestial phenomenon
A bookstore
Fireflies in the summertime
7
What does the Iowa phrase "knee high by the fourth of July" refer to?
Corn growth
Rain
Babies conceived
8
What's the "big pig" in Iowa?
The Piggly Wiggly
Anytime you eat bacon for breakfast
Premium farms
9
When you're "muddin' it in" what are you doing?
Playing in the mud
Planting soybeans and corn in wet soil
Getting a spa treatment
10
What is "prevented planning?"
Stopping yourself from stealing corn
Failing to plant insured crops
Getting rid of pesky rodents
11
If something is "pert near" in Iowa then it is....
Far away
Nearby
Very close
12
To "warsh" in Iowa means to....
Eat a lot of food
To wash up
To get dirty