How Pittsburgh Are You

Are you from Da Burgh? If you don't know what I'm talking about, then the answer is probably "No". If you claim to know what "Da Burgh" is, then prove yourself by taking the "How Pittsburgh Are You" quiz.

Even if you think you may have just a little "Pittsburgh" in you, then please try this quiz. Even if you've never been to this strange land, try the quiz anyway. It will bring you that much closer to understanding the fantastic foreign culture referred to by scholars as "Pittsburghese".

Created by: Ted
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. What is "pop"?
He's married to Mom.
A beverage.
The sound a bursting bubble makes.
4. Is the following sentence grammatically correct: The grass needs cut.
Of course it's correct.
No.
What does that even mean.
5. Where would you put jumbo?
In a zoo.
On your head.
In a sandwich.
6. What is the Mon?
A river.
A disease you get in junior high.
It comes before the Tues.
7. If you and a friend are having a coupla Ahrns, you are:
Fighting.
Dancing.
Drinking Beer.
8. Where is "Sahside"?
South of the city.
Near an ocean.
I'm sitting on it.
9. Did you have to walk up a hill to get to school?
Yes.
No.
Both ways! And I ain't jaggin' ya!
10. If I said "Kennywood's Open" would you:
Say 'so what?'
Check your zipper.
Punch me.
11. If you had a gumband, what could you do with it?
Hold something together, such as a large stack of paper.
Brush your teeth.
Blow bubbles.
12. What does Esliberty mean? (with a long "e" sound at the beginning). Some Pittsburghers say just "Sliberty".
The roads are slippy.
It's a part of town.
Freedom.
13. Does Myron Cope talk funny? [Update: Myron has since passed away...R.I.P.]
Yes. I can't understand a word he says.
No. (well, maybe just a little.)
Who's he?
14. If you are at the Strip District (Da Strip), what are you probably doing?
Buying interesting foods.
Watching women take their clothes off.
I'm lonely and looking for some company.
15. What is Jine Iggle (Giant Eagle)?
A large bird.
The Native American who helped George Washington defeat the French at Fort Duquesne?
A grocery store.
16. What can you do at Squirrel Hill?
Shop on Murray Avenue.
Eat a fresh bagel.
Drive your car under it.
All of the above.
Squirrel Hill? Come on - you're making that up!
17. If you're going to the Igloo, you are:
Going to see Da Pens of Pixburgh.
Going to see a movie.
Going skiing.
18. You just took the incline from Station Square. Where are you now?
Mt. Washington, looking at one of the greatest panoramic city vistas in the U.S.
Heinz Field.
The Roberto Clemente Bridge.
19. If I said that you're nebby, would you:
Say thank you.
Be insulted.
Try to find a dictionary to look it up (Hint: it won't be there.)
20. If I said "Ur yinz goin dahntahn?", a possible answer would be:
It's 3 c'clock.
Yeah. Wir gonna wach a Stillers. Meech yinz dahn air?
Huh?

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