Quiz: Only A True Michigan Native Can Get 14 (Or More) On This Tricky Test

Are you a real Michigander?

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 May 28, 2018
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Question: 1/16Choose Your Answer:


What is the name of the annual five-day summer festival in Detroit?
Strawberry Fest
Woodstock
River Days

Question: 2/16Choose Your Answer:


Mackinac Island is located in which Great Lake?
Lake Victoria
Erie
Huron

Question: 3/16Choose Your Answer:


What's the most Michigan way to explain to another citizen where you live in the state?
Cardinal Directions
City Distances
Use your hand as a map

Question: 4/16Choose Your Answer:


This popular drink is known as "The Cure for Everything":
Cherry Republic
Apple Cider
Vernors

Question: 5/16Choose Your Answer:


A Hot dog with chili sauce, mustard and onion is known as a...
Pasty Dog
Detroit Dog
Coney Dog

Question: 6/16Choose Your Answer:


Michigan has the most ________ in the US.
Roller coasters
Lighthouses
Tennis courts

Question: 7/16Choose Your Answer:


If you live in Michigan, how do you like to refer to those ‘under’ the Mackinac Bridge in the lower peninsula?
Macks
Trolls
Guppies

Question: 8/16Choose Your Answer:


Which winter item is used to describe the lower peninsula?
Mitten
Sock
Ski Pole

Question: 9/16Choose Your Answer:


What is a "Michigan Left"?
U-Turn
Driving out of the gas station with your gas tank open
Running a red light

Question: 10/16Choose Your Answer:


Which bridge is the bridge of all bridges in Michigan?
The Arsenal Bridge
The Mackinac Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge

Question: 11/16Choose Your Answer:


The Detroit Red Wings home playoff game has a tradition of throwing a dead ________ onto the ice rink.
Deer
Parrot
Octopus

Question: 12/16Choose Your Answer:


Michigan has a town named hell, but it also has one named _________.
Purgatory
Pleasant
Paradise

Question: 13/16Choose Your Answer:


What is a pasty?
A pastry full of beef, potatoes, and rutabaga.
An arts and crafts project made out of newspaper and glue.
A wet willy done with glue.

Question: 14/16Choose Your Answer:


Which sentence correctly uses the word "Ope"?
"She hit me right in the Ope"
"Get me a glass of Ope and make it hot!"
"Ope! I'm sorry!"

Question: 15/16Choose Your Answer:


A ___________ is a hand knit hat usually with a tassel on top.
Pooch
Piddle
Chuke

Question: 16/16Choose Your Answer:


It may sound a little Dr. Seuss like, but Michigan dwellers call those in the upper peninsula:
Yaks
Yoopers
Loopers
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