Maine Dialect - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

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Think you know Maine?

Whether you’ve lived in Maine your whole life, or a recent transplant, go ahead and challenge your knowledge of the state with this fun Maine quiz!

 Aug 13, 2020

1 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Fun fact! Maine produces 99% of all the *wild* _____ in the country.
coffee
blueberries
lobsters

2 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Yum! It's easy to see why Maine _____ have won international fame for their flavor and contribution to the culinary world.
oysters
lobsters
salmon

3 of 18Pick Your Answer!

If you're meeting friends at the annual Maine State Fair, what city should you head to?
Augusta
Portland
Bangor

4 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is a common pairing with beans?
Carrots
Purple potatoes
Brown bread

5 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Only in Maine does "Bananas" refer to _____.
The nickname for tourists, duh!
Um, the fruit…?
The U of M Bear, obviously!

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

You definitely wouldn't want to go barefoot around "puckabrush" as it's:
Scrub brush
Grass
Pinecones

7 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Bangor, Maine claims to be the birthplace of what legendary woodsman?
Davey Crockett
Paul Bunyan
Daniel Boone

8 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which Maine city is the easternmost city in the United States?
Eastport
Freeport
Wells

9 of 18Pick Your Answer!

If your friend says they're really in a guam, you know that means:
They're in a pleasant situation
They had a great streak of luck
They're in a bit of trouble

10 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Two of these are real cities in Maine, but one is not! Which is it?
Pawtucket
Damariscotta
Kennebunkport

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One of Maine's cities even shares a name with a major West Coast city. What is it?
Portland
San Francisco
Seattle

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is NOT an iconic lighthouse in Maine?
Pemaquid Point
Heceta Head
Portland Head

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

If your mom told you to play outside but not to leave the "dooryard", you'd better know what it means!
It’s the edge of the backyard!
It’s the driveway to the garage!
It’s the yard nearest the door!

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

If your friend wants to grab some Italians for lunch, you know you'll be eating:
Burgers
Pizza
Sandwiches

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Pick the correct spelling of this quaint Somerset County city!
S-C-O-W-E-E-G-I-N
S-K-O-W-H-E-G-A-N
S-K-A-U-H-E-G-E-N

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Summer fun! What annual event takes place the first weekend of August on the coast of Maine?
The Maine Clam Digging Day, of course!
The Maine Lighthouse Event, of course!
The Maine Lobster Festival, of course!

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Come winter, you're going to be in trouble if you don't keep which of these tools in your car at all times?
A hammer
An umbrella
A snow scraper

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Maine is known as The Pine Tree State and what other nickname?
Lobsterland
Historyland
Vacationland
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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