Can You Talk Like You’re From New Orleans?

Do you have enough cajun soul to talk like you're from the proud city of New Orleans? Settle in and take these 12 quiz questions to find out! Ready? Start the quiz!
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If someone in New Orleans says, "Bet I know where you got them shoes," what are they saying?
You like like a tourist.
You're looking good!
You look desperate.
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What is a "shotgun" in New Orleans?
A type of gun.
A single story house.
A shot of whiskey.
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If someone says "awrite," in New Orleans, what are they trying to say?
All good
See you later
Call me soon
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If something a food is "dressed," what's on it?
Lettuce, tomato, onion.
Ketchup, mustard, pickles.
Lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, mayonnaise.
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What is a "snowball?"
A doughnut hole with coconut.
Shaved ice.
A shot of tequila.
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Where are you walking if you're on a "banquette?"
A median.
A sidewalk.
A dirt road.
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What does "cher" mean in New Orleans?
Sharing or giving.
Love or affection.
Angry or upset.
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If you're on a "chute-the-chute" what are you on?
A boat
A slide
A deck
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What is the "the city that care forgot?"
New Orleans
Baton Rouge
Shreveport
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What exactly is a "favor?"
Something you do for others.
A souvenier.
A type of cake.
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If you're on the "gallery" of a home in New Orleans, where are you?
On the balcony.
On the front porch.
In the bathroom.
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If you throw something in the "locker" in New Orleans, where are you throwing it?
In a closet.
In a hamper.
In a pile.
Result
Uh-oh! You're a bit of a New Orleans novice! Unfortunately, you couldn't keep up in conversation with a local from this city. Though you know a bit, there's still so much left to learn. Better luck next time!

C+, New Orleans Novice

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Congratulations, when it comes to the slang of New Orleans, you're pretty knowledgable! You may not know know as much as someone who calls this city home, but you can certainly keep up in conversation. There'd be no mistaking you for a tourist!

B+, New Orleans Knowledgable

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You can most definitely talk like you're from New Orleans! It's obvious that you know the city of New Orleans like only a local can. From regional slang to clever terms, there's no confusing you when it comes to the slang of this great Southern city. Go you!

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1
If someone in New Orleans says, "Bet I know where you got them shoes," what are they saying?
You like like a tourist.
You're looking good!
You look desperate.
2
What is a "shotgun" in New Orleans?
A type of gun.
A single story house.
A shot of whiskey.
3
If someone says "awrite," in New Orleans, what are they trying to say?
All good
See you later
Call me soon
4
If something a food is "dressed," what's on it?
Lettuce, tomato, onion.
Ketchup, mustard, pickles.
Lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, mayonnaise.
5
What is a "snowball?"
A doughnut hole with coconut.
Shaved ice.
A shot of tequila.
6
Where are you walking if you're on a "banquette?"
A median.
A sidewalk.
A dirt road.
7
What does "cher" mean in New Orleans?
Sharing or giving.
Love or affection.
Angry or upset.
8
If you're on a "chute-the-chute" what are you on?
A boat
A slide
A deck
9
What is the "the city that care forgot?"
New Orleans
Baton Rouge
Shreveport
10
What exactly is a "favor?"
Something you do for others.
A souvenier.
A type of cake.
11
If you're on the "gallery" of a home in New Orleans, where are you?
On the balcony.
On the front porch.
In the bathroom.
12
If you throw something in the "locker" in New Orleans, where are you throwing it?
In a closet.
In a hamper.
In a pile.