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

Are you Des Moines born and raised?

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 Jun 13, 2018
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Question: 1/15Choose your answer!


Every Saturday during warmer months people come to downtown Des Moines for the:
Turtle Race
Farmers Market
Lemonade Sale

Question: 2/15Choose your answer!


What's A Dong?
A Vietnamese Restaurant
A tourist
A Des Moines resident

Question: 3/15Choose your answer!


What's the native way to pronounce "Des Moines"?
Des-Moynes
Duh-Moyne
De-Moynes

Question: 4/15Choose your answer!


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."

Question: 5/15Choose your answer!


At this restaurant, anything can be a bun or a topping.
Patch's Burgers
Zombie Burger
Frankenstein Burger

Question: 6/15Choose your answer!


Which of these theme parks is located in Des Moines?
Adventureland
Disneyworld
Wet N' Wild

Question: 7/15Choose your answer!


The Blue Ribbon __________ Festival is held every year in Des Moines, but the tickets sell out in seconds.
Bacon
Pumpkin
Chocolate

Question: 8/15Choose your answer!


Which of these types of pizza is popular at Fong’s Pizza ?
Taco pizza
Sashimi Pizza
Crab Rangoon pizza

Question: 9/15Choose your answer!


Des Moines is home to which hard rock show?
Country Thunder
LAZERfest
LIGHTNINGbowl

Question: 10/15Choose your answer!


What's Morel?
An edible mushroom
Poisonous moss
Puppy chow

Question: 11/15Choose your answer!


What's "RAGBRAI"?
The Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa
Ice cream with bacon in it
The Iowa State Fair

Question: 12/15Choose your answer!


The Iowa Hawkeyes and The Iowa State _________ are the biggest football rivalry in Iowa.
Pigeons
Dolphins
Cyclones

Question: 13/15Choose your answer!


Maid-Rite is known for their loose-meat _____________.
Burgers
Gyros
Quesadillas

Question: 14/15Choose your answer!


The Iowa State Fair is known to have a cow sculpture made of...
Bread
Butter
Jerky

Question: 15/15Choose your answer!


In Des Moine, it is customary for children to do what to get candy trick or treating?
Tell a joke
Do a magic trick
Sing a song
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