Quiz: You'll Only Ace This Test If You Grew Up In Des Moines

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Are you Des Moines born and raised?

Take this fun women.com quiz on the city of Des Moines, Iowa to see if you know as much as a native.

 Jun 13, 2018
1 of 15Choose your answer!
Every Saturday during warmer months people come to downtown Des Moines for the:
Turtle Race
Farmers Market
Lemonade Sale
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What's A Dong?
A Des Moines resident
A Vietnamese Restaurant
A tourist
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What's the native way to pronounce "Des Moines"?
Des-Moynes
Duh-Moyne
De-Moynes
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Hy-Vee, one of Iowa's most popular grocery stores, has the slogan “a helpful smile____
In every aisle."
for every child."
for every mile."
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At this restaurant, anything can be a bun or a topping.
Zombie Burger
Patch's Burgers
Frankenstein Burger
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Which of these theme parks is located in Des Moines?
Wet N' Wild
Adventureland
Disneyworld
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The Blue Ribbon __________ Festival is held every year in Des Moines, but the tickets sell out in seconds.
Chocolate
Pumpkin
Bacon
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Which of these types of pizza is popular at Fong’s Pizza ?
Sashimi Pizza
Crab Rangoon pizza
Taco pizza
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Des Moines is home to which hard rock show?
LAZERfest
LIGHTNINGbowl
Country Thunder
10 of 15Choose your answer!
What's Morel?
Poisonous moss
Puppy chow
An edible mushroom
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What's "RAGBRAI"?
The Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa
The Iowa State Fair
Ice cream with bacon in it
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The Iowa Hawkeyes and The Iowa State _________ are the biggest football rivalry in Iowa.
Dolphins
Cyclones
Pigeons
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Maid-Rite is known for their loose-meat _____________.
Gyros
Quesadillas
Burgers
14 of 15Choose your answer!
The Iowa State Fair is known to have a cow sculpture made of...
Jerky
Bread
Butter
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In Des Moine, it is customary for children to do what to get candy trick or treating?
Do a magic trick
Tell a joke
Sing a song
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