How Well Do You Know Tennessee Mannerisms?

Think you know Tennessee far better than most? Not if you don't know these mannerisms! Only true southerners will pick up on this Tennessee lingo. Ready to see how you square up? Start the quiz!
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Which Tennessee town is better known as the birthplace of country music?
Bristol
Nashville
Knoxville
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Which famous figure was said to have been born on a mountaintop in Tennessee?
Davy Crockett
Daniel Boone
Paul Bunyan
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Just about everyone knows the capitol of Tennessee is _____.
Nashville
Memphis
Knoxville
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What popular TN country music festival is one of the largest in the world?
Coachella
Stagecoach
Bonnaroo
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Which of the following prestigious universities is not located in the state?
Dartmouth
Vanderbilt
Stanford
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Every foodie knows the best mini onion-topped cheeseburgers can be found at _____.
Krystal
Shake Shack
Whattaburger
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There is a large replica of the __________ in Nashville.
Parthenon
Colosseum
Louvre
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Who in the world are the Grizzlies?
A local biker gang
An NBA Team in TN
Women who don't shave
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Tennessee is known by what unique nickname?
The Gem State
The Volunteer State
The Mountain State
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Which Tennessee city is known for its world-famous barbecue?
Knoxville
Memphis
Nashville
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You definitely have to check out the beautiful _____ when you're in Tennessee.
Rocky Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains
Smoky Mountains
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When it comes to chicken, true Tennessee natives order it one way and one way only: _____.
Cold
Hot
Salty
Result
Down in Tennessee, life moves a bit differently. Folks speak a bit slower and there are traditions that only a true Southerner would know. While you may know bits and pieces of Tennessee lingo, you still have a lot to learn before you can hang with the locals. Better luck next time!

C+, Mannerism Moot

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From the way you talk to the pace you choose to live your life, you are almost as Tennessee as they come. These state mannerisms came easily to you because they're second nature. You know this state as only a true local can. From the lingo to the food and even the sports, you're a Tennessee mannerism maverick.

B+, Mannerism Maverick

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From the Smoky mountains in the east to Memphis in the west, you know your Tennessee mannerisms as only a true local can. From the places to grab the best barbecue to the birthplace of country music, few know this great and iconic state as well as you do. Go ahead and brag a little, you earned it!

A+, Mannerism Magic

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1
Which Tennessee town is better known as the birthplace of country music?
Bristol
Nashville
Knoxville
2
Which famous figure was said to have been born on a mountaintop in Tennessee?
Davy Crockett
Daniel Boone
Paul Bunyan
3
Just about everyone knows the capitol of Tennessee is _____.
Nashville
Memphis
Knoxville
4
What popular TN country music festival is one of the largest in the world?
Coachella
Stagecoach
Bonnaroo
5
Which of the following prestigious universities is not located in the state?
Dartmouth
Vanderbilt
Stanford
6
Every foodie knows the best mini onion-topped cheeseburgers can be found at _____.
Krystal
Shake Shack
Whattaburger
7
There is a large replica of the __________ in Nashville.
Parthenon
Colosseum
Louvre
8
Who in the world are the Grizzlies?
A local biker gang
An NBA Team in TN
Women who don't shave
9
Tennessee is known by what unique nickname?
The Gem State
The Volunteer State
The Mountain State
10
Which Tennessee city is known for its world-famous barbecue?
Knoxville
Memphis
Nashville
11
You definitely have to check out the beautiful _____ when you're in Tennessee.
Rocky Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains
Smoky Mountains
12
When it comes to chicken, true Tennessee natives order it one way and one way only: _____.
Cold
Hot
Salty