Michigan Lingo - It's A Thing! Do You Know These 18 "Typical" MI Things?

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Let's see if you can pass this tricky Michiganders-only quiz! It's harder than you think.

Take this quiz about Michigan food, slang, and culture to prove you're a true Michigander. We're pretty sure it's harder than you think.

 Mar 25, 2019

1 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What in the world is a "yooper"?
A tourist
Someone who lives in the U.P. and is practically Canadian
Someone who just moved to Michigan

2 of 18Pick Your Answer!

So what's a troll then?
What yoopers call people who live under the Mackinac bridge (all of L.P.)
Someone who instigates on the internet
A mythical creature

3 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Mackinac? Mac - i - knack? Did I say that right?
No, no, no. It's Mack - I - gnaw!
Yup!
Close. It's Mack - EYE - knack.

4 of 18Pick Your Answer!

__ is another name for the Mackinac Bridge.
The Mighty Mac
The Long Mac
The Small Mac

5 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Why is Michigan sometimes called, "The Mitten"?
The state is actually shaped like a hand.
It's oppressively hot
It snows a lot

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

If you want to order a soda, you'd better say __.
Pop
Soft drink
Um. Soda?

7 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Pasties are __.
Small, delicious meat pies. Also, it's pAHsties.
Cookies
What you wear if you don't want to wear a bra

8 of 18Pick Your Answer!

True or false? If you ask a Michigander where they live, they'll literally show you on their hands. Because Michigan is shaped like a hand.
Haha, false.
Oh, true.

9 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Where do Michiganders head for vacation?
The ocean
The mountains
The Great Lakes

10 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Ask someone from Michigan what their favorite ice cream was as kid and they'll say __.
Superman ice cream
Drumsticks
Klondike Bars

11 of 18Pick Your Answer!

In Michigan, you're either a __ fan or a __ fan, but everyone hates __.
Michigan, Grand Valley, NYU
Michigan, Oakland, UNL
Michigan, State, Ohio State

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these will seriously scare and confuse you if you've never been to Michigan?
The "Michigan Left Turn"
Trolls
Pasties

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Speaking of confusion, what's a beloved but confusing card game?
Euchre
Blackjack
Monopoly

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Michiganders love to joke that the only two seasons are __ and __.
Winter and construction
Summer and snowing
Fall and raining

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is the name of a real city in Michigan?
Hell
Boring
Puerto Rico

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which is the grocery store of choice in Michigan?
Meijer
Vons
Safeway

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Michiganders sort of get an extra holiday, since everyone considers the first day of _______ to be one.
Deer Hunting Season
Ice Fishing Season
Squirrel Catching Season

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

No matter where you go, you'll always be proud to be from the __ State.
Beaver
Great Lakes
Tar Heel
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Do you know the correct pronunciation for Mackinac? How about for pasties? Do you wear them or eat them? If you're a true Michigander, you'll know the answer to these and more. Let's find out how Michigan you really are.

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