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Are you New Mexico enough to pass this quiz?

Take this fun quiz on the state of New Mexico food, slang, and culture to see how well you really know the state!

 Jun 05, 2018
1 of 18Choose your answer!
What's the state motto of New Mexico?
The bird is the word
It grows as it goes
Every good boy does fine
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What is the state nickname of New Mexico?
Land of Enchantment
Land of Luxury
The other Mexico
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The U.S. acquired most of New Mexico due to the:
Closing of Mexico
Louisiana Purchase
Mexican War
4 of 18Choose your answer!
What sport do the Isotopes play?
Baseball
Football
Basketball
5 of 18Choose your answer!
What are Christmas wreaths made out of in New Mexico?
Guava Skin
Cilantro Vines
Red Chiles
6 of 18Choose your answer!
Roswell, New Mexico has a ________ festival in July.
UFO
Pumpkin
Salsa
7 of 18Choose your answer!
New Mexico is considered to be ____________ country.
Wine
Almond
Blueberry
8 of 18Choose your answer!
75% of roads are ______________ in New Mexico.
uncharted
made of metal
unpaved
9 of 18Choose your answer!
The question "red or green?" refers to:
Chiles
Apples
Basketball Teams
10 of 18Choose your answer!
Albuquerque is nicknamed what?
Bugs Bunny Towne
The Hot Air Balloon
Big Fat Al
11 of 18Choose your answer!
What is the state flower?
Yucca
Neil Patrick Harris
Dandelion
12 of 18Choose your answer!
Las Cruces makes the world's largest enchilada the first weekend in October at the...
Whole Enchilada Fiesta
Whole 900 Yards
Make Your Cake And Eat It Too Festival
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Albuquerque hosts the world's largest international __________________.
Duck Duck Goose games
hot air balloon fiesta
Neil Patrick Harris festival
14 of 18Choose your answer!
What are Biscochitos?
Cockroaches
Tiny hats
Cookies
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Because of the high altitude, you may need to be careful when you...
do the hokey-pokey
open pressurized cans
snap your fingers in a z formation
16 of 18Choose your answer!
New Mexicans love to decorate their lawns with:
hot air balloons
rocks
lush green flowers
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If you want a burrito with red and green chiles you can order it ___________.
christmas
rainbow
wreath
18 of 18Choose your answer!
Driving in New Mexico is mostly...
bumper to bumper traffic
wide open roads
heavily speed enforced
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New Mexico may have been named after Mexico, but it is NOT Mexico! If you're from New Mexico, you know that it has a special charm that only a native could really appreciate.