Are You Alaska Enough To Ace This Ultimate 30 Question Alaska Quiz?

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There's SO much Alaska trivia... do you really think you know it all?

Consider yourself an expert on Alaska? Then ace this quiz about Alaska slang, trivia, and food! Caution: It might be trickier than you think!

 Jul 13, 2020

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First things first, how do Alaskans typically refer to the rest of the United States?
As the Lower 48
As those "Tropical States"
As those states beneath Canada

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And you say Sally went "outside"to get an operation, you mean:
That means she went out to shovel snow.
That also means she went somewhere in the Lower 48!
That means she went outside of her hometown.

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But enough about the Outside, what do you call long time Alaskans (who've lived here 10+ years)?
Obviously, newbies.
We call them oldies.
Oh, those are sourdoughs.

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But any Alaskan who winters out of state is a:
Baguette
Winter Wasp
Snowbird

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Come winter time in Alaska, you'll definitely see some locals wearing "Bunny Boots." What are those?!
An Extreme Cold Vapor Barrier Boot!
Extreme cold boots that have springs attached for bounciness!
Short boots made out of bunny fur!

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Locals jokingly call which annoying insect the unofficial state bird?
Flies
Mosquitos
Wasps

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Mr. Stubbs, the cat, was the honorary mayor of which small Alaskan town for more than 15 years?
Talkeetna
Barrow
Homer

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Uh oh, if you see _______ blooming towards the top, you know that summer is coming to an end!
Fireweed
Sunflowers
Lilies

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Alaskan drivers always have to be on the lookout for what type of animal on the road?
Moose (they'll walk just about ANYWHERE!)
Foxes (Speedy buggers!)
Squirrels (they'll do some serious damage to your car!)

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A diehard Alaskan will not give up their fresh salmon they just caught, even if someone just screamed out ________!
BLIZZARD!!
MOOSE!!
BEAR!!

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What is Seward's Folly?
The nickname given AK by those opposed to its purchase.
A dangerous mountain pass
The name of Alaska's blue ferries

12 of 30What is this landmark?

NPS Photo
Denali Mountain
Glacier Bay
Inside Passage

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Around these parts, some people live in "dry cabins." What is a dry cabin?
A temporary cabin on a lake for ice fishing
An alcohol free house in a dry community
A cabin with no plumbing

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If someone says they were "dipnetting" yesterday, that means they were:
At a river trying to catch a year's worth of salmon
In a helicopter collecting water to dump on wildfires
At a bar trying to find someone to buy a drink for

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In Alaska, "break up" can refer to a relationship, but also to:
Moose tracks
Ice melting
School work

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If Alaska was cut in half, it would still be bigger than Texas.
False, Texas is HUGE!
True, and don't you forget it!

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Alaska is known as the Land of the Midnight ____.
Sun
Snow
Moon

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Living in the "bush" refers to:
Having lots of money
Finding lots of wild berries
A town off the road system

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What is the name of Alaska's most reknowned annual long-distance sled dog race?
Yubba Basin Dog Sled Race
Yankee Ravine Sled Dog Race
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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Which politician is famously from AK?
Sarah Palin
Mitt Romney
Al Gore

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Trash that's put out in Alaska HAS to:
be in a bear proof container
be under 5 pounds at a time
be taken to the local police station

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Northern Alaska boasts the rare ______ lights, also known as Northern lights.
Little dipper
Pavlovian
Aurora

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Which of the following animals is NOT found naturally in Alaska?
Moose
Bears
Penguins

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The Alaskan flag features which constellation?
Orion
The Big Dipper
Gemini

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What is muktuk?
Whale blubber
A type of boots
A local flower

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What is Alaska's state motto?
"North to the Future"
"Proceed with excellence"
"Live Free Or Die Hard"

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Alaskans actually typically call snowmobiles:
Trailblazers
Snow-machines
Turnpikes

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If someone from a small town in Alaska says they are going to "the city" they are referring to :
Juneau
Anchorage
Fairbanks

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You can expect a little cash each year through the Permanent Fund Dividend?
Absolutely true!
No, that's totally false.

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No matter where you go, snowbird or sourdough, you'll always have pride in your heart for the:
Show Me State
Last Frontier
Sunshine State
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