Wednesday, 01 April 2015 10:25

Find Out How Canarian You Are With This Quiz

The big 'How Canarian are you?' quiz The big 'How Canarian are you?' quiz www.photosgrancanaria.com

Living in the Canary Islands? Or just love your favourite sunshine holiday island? Here's a test to see how Canarian you are.

Weather

 

1) You don't bat an eyelid when someone complains about the cold and it's 20ºC


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2) In fact, anything under 20ºC and you're in a scarf and gloves


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3) Cold air is a poison, especially if it gets to your neck


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4) Three days without a blue sky and you feel harassed


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5) You run outside to celebrate when it rains

(But run back in rather quickly too)



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6) You've actually driven up to the Cumbres to see the snow, sat in a traffic jam for hours, then found out that it's all melted


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7) Puddles are rare and exotic things, but children must be kept away from them


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8) You won't swim unless the sun is shining


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Food & drink

 

9) You put mojo on your mojo


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10) You think mojo picon sauce is a hot sauce


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11) You actually like the taste of sancocho stew


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12) There's nothing wrong with adding firewater to coffee on a cold day

Or brandy, or rum, or whiskey, etc etc



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13) You know that its 'una Tropical' and 'un cubata'


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14) Bimbo bread is quite nice, actually


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15) And breakfast isn't breakfast without chorizo de Teror


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16) You think a cup of mint tea makes up for stuffing yourself with food at lunchtime


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17) You know the difference between a cortado, cortado largo, leche y leche and cafe con leche


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18) A BBQ just isn't right without sweet blood sausage


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19) You drink a vat of coffee for breakfast, then have a tapa de tortilla for second breakfast at 11am


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20) There's nothing wrong with ordering shandy on a hot day


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21) You meet friends at midnight for tapas without batting an eyelid


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22) You go to carnival with a bag of ice and a bottle of rum


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Driving

 

23) The inside lane of roundabouts are no-go areas

Even if you're doing a 180º turn



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24) You think a 30 minute drive is an epic commute


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25) Your car has side dents and you don't care


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26) There's a tatty straw hat somewhere in your car


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27) There's so much sand in your car that other people call it a beach


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28) You can parallel park like a zen master


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Beach

 

29) The only thing you drink on the beach is beer


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30) You only visit the beach in a three-generation tribe


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31) Your feet have permanent flip flop marks


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32) You call nudist sunbathing 'sunbathing'


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33) Towels are for tourists: You lie directly on the sand


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34) You haven't really gone to the beach until you cover yourself with sand


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35) You think budgie smugglers are appropriate beachwear. In fact, the skimpier the better


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36) You feel uneasy wearing shorts more than 25m away from the beach. Better to change in case the air turns cold


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Local life

 

37) You can't help feeling that eating standing up is wrong


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38) Putting your hand bag or anything similar on the floor will bring serious bad luck to you and your family


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39) Sitting on the floor is for madmen


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40) You have no problem calling waiters 'niño' and hissing to get their attention


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41) You own a bowler hat and waistcoat


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42) You can't wait until the next romeria so that you can get your timple out


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43) You're only really happy when there are 30 people, mostly relatives, in the room


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44) You dress up as a woman during carnival and it means nothing


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45) You only get drunk around other foreigners


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46) Except at romerias. You get very drunk at romerias


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47) You go south for your holiday, or to the island next door, but never abroad


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48) You instinctively know how many kisses to give when you meet someone


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49) You say 'hasta luego' to people as a casual greeting


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50) You secretly enjoy bureaucracy and dealing with funcionarios.

It's a zen thing



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51) You've threatened to sh*t on your friend's mother and they just smiled


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Test Results

Click the button to grade your test. Results will be displayed here.

 

Scores

1-20: You're a Guiri, try harder

21-40: The sunshine is starting to work, but you need to leave your hotel

41-60: Your neighbours know your name, soon they will share their mojo recipe

61-80: Grab un cubata, you're at home in the Canary Islands

81-100: Chacho!

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