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Think you can pass this quiz about the Hawkeye State?

This quiz tests your knowledge on everything about Iowa, whether it's food, culture, or slang and determines if you know everything a local would.

 Sep 08, 2018
1 of 20Choose your answer!
"RAGBRAI" is actually a ________________.
week-long bike ride across Iowa
nickname for people from outside of Iowa
triathlon held in Iowa
2 of 20Choose your answer!
It’s not just the heat that makes summer weather sweltering, it’s the ________ too.
fog
steam
humidity
3 of 20Choose your answer!
If you have to stop for groceries, you’ll probably visit which midwest chain?
Ralph’s
Hy-Vee
Safeway
4 of 20Choose your answer!
At what event can you find a double ferris wheel and a cow made of butter?
The Iowa State Fair
The Hawkeyes’ season opening game
RAGBRAI
5 of 20Choose your answer!
“It should be knee high by the Fourth of July” refers to what?
Sunflowers
Corn
Pool water
6 of 20Choose your answer!
How would you describe a “Maid-Rite”?
A delicious loose meat sandwich
A tasty vanilla milkshake
Chocolate cake that is always “made right”
7 of 20Choose your answer!
And how would you describe a “scotcheroo”?
A classic Iowan dance
Isn’t that a brand of tape?
A treat made of peanut butter, chocolate and Rice Crispies
8 of 20Choose your answer!
Hy-Vee’s well-known slogan is “A helpful smile ___________.”
in every aisle
across every mile
for each and every child
9 of 20Choose your answer!
You know you can get a butterburger and concrete from which fast food chain?
Culver's
Runza
Burger King
10 of 20Choose your answer!
What do you call sweet, carbonated drinks?
RC Cola
Pop
Soda Pop
11 of 20Choose your answer!
Sometimes, a traffic slow down is completely due to a ______ on the road.
Tractor
Zamboni
Golf cart
12 of 20Choose your answer!
If you’re a _____ you should definitely apply to the University of Iowa’s world class workshop to perfect your craft.
Writer
Engineer
Painter
13 of 20Choose your answer!
Along interstate 80, you are likely to see the worlds largest:
Corn stalk
Truck stop
Nutcracker
14 of 20Choose your answer!
If you’re a Hawkeyes fan, you probably hate the ______, given the big rivalry.
Dolphins
Cyclones
Pigeons
15 of 20Choose your answer!
All eyes are on Iowa during election years because of what?
The caucuses
The Iowa early election
The famous state fair
16 of 20Choose your answer!
What animal outnumbers people in Iowa?
Snakes
Pigs
Dogs
17 of 20Choose your answer!
You can't help but cringe if you ever hear anyone pronounce Des Moines:
Dez Moynes
Doze Moyne
Da Moyne
18 of 20Choose your answer!
What fun amusement and water park is in Altoona, Iowa?
The Dells
Adventureland Park
Worlds of Fun
19 of 20Choose your answer!
People across Iowa and other parts of the Midwest travel to visit which lake during the summer?
Lake Red Rock
Lake Sugema
Lake Okoboji
20 of 20Choose your answer!
What is Iowa known as?
The Hawkeye State
The Corn State
The Butter State
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