Do You Know North Carolina Dialect?

Down in North Carolina, folks talk a little differently! Do you think you know North Carolina dialect better than most? There's only one way to find out....start the quiz!
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"Hold your horses" means...
Be patient.
Stop being loud!
Get out of here!
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Question 2/12

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If your mamaw says she'll "tan your hide" that means...
She's going to spank you.
She's going to wash your underpants.
She's going to cook you a steak.
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What is a "Tar Heel?"
A really lazy person
A stubborn person.
A person native to North Carolina.
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If you "got your feathers ruffled" you...
Had a bad idea.
Let something bother you.
Got into a fight.
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"Yonder" means ____.
Far away.
Forgetful
Hungry.
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"I reckon" could also mean...
I suppose.
I ran.
I'm sorry.
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What are the "Outer Banks?"
A beach vacation spot.
A place where the locals go.
A bad neighborhood in Charlotte.
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A mosquito hawk is a...
A parrot.
A dragonfly.
A magpie.
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Question 9/12

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Which of these would you do to an elevator button?
Poink
Mash
Hit
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Question 10/12

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What do North Carolinins' call a small restaurant?
A joint.
A dive.
A hideaway.
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If someone says "Oh, foot!" they are probably:
Surprised
Frustrated
Angry
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Question 12/12

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What is "Cheerwine"?
A very cheerful person
A person with school spirit
A bubbly cherry drink
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you don't know your North Carolina dialect very well just yet! While you may know a phrase or two from this Southern state, you've still got a lot to learn before you can hang with the locals. Better study up!

C+, Dialect Dud

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Right!
Okay, so you may not know the dialect as well as a North Carolina local. That doesn't mean you couldn't hold your own in a conversation! Though you may not be the expert on Southern dialect, you know far more than the average American. That's something to be proud of!

B+, Dialect Decent

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Right!
Some people just know their North Carolina dialect like a second language! You're most certainly one of those people. Whether you call this great Southern state home, or simply like to visit, it's clear that you know the lingo as well as any local. This quiz was a total win!

A+, Dialect Dynamite

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1
"Hold your horses" means...
Be patient.
Stop being loud!
Get out of here!
2
If your mamaw says she'll "tan your hide" that means...
She's going to spank you.
She's going to wash your underpants.
She's going to cook you a steak.
3
What is a "Tar Heel?"
A really lazy person
A stubborn person.
A person native to North Carolina.
4
If you "got your feathers ruffled" you...
Had a bad idea.
Let something bother you.
Got into a fight.
5
"Yonder" means ____.
Far away.
Forgetful
Hungry.
6
"I reckon" could also mean...
I suppose.
I ran.
I'm sorry.
7
What are the "Outer Banks?"
A beach vacation spot.
A place where the locals go.
A bad neighborhood in Charlotte.
8
A mosquito hawk is a...
A parrot.
A dragonfly.
A magpie.
9
Which of these would you do to an elevator button?
Poink
Mash
Hit
10
What do North Carolinins' call a small restaurant?
A joint.
A dive.
A hideaway.
11
If someone says "Oh, foot!" they are probably:
Surprised
Frustrated
Angry
12
What is "Cheerwine"?
A very cheerful person
A person with school spirit
A bubbly cherry drink