New Mexico Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Are you really from New Mexico?

This quiz tests your knowledge on everything about New Mexico and determines if you truly belong in this beautiful state.

 Sep 02, 2018
1 of 19Choose your answer!
Which New Mexican City is the Chile Capital of the World?
Santa Fe
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How do you pronounce “chile”?
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What New Mexico ghost are small children afraid of?
La Llorona
The Yaguai
La Preta
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It’s the Land of Enchantment, but locals sometimes jokingly refer to it as:
The Land of Entrapment
The Land of Economizing
The Land of Elephants
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What beautiful National Monument is in NM?
White Sands National Monument
Black Sands National Monument
Purple Sands National Monument
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What do you call those paper lanterns you decorate with in around Christmas?
Paper Lanterns…
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Which of these nuts is grown in NM, with the world’s largest one in Alamogordo?
Brazil Nuts
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It’s not uncommon to see a stand on the roadside selling ______.
Pinon nuts
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Which type of pie might just be the most popular pie in New Mexico?
Boston Creme pie
Frito Pie
Boston Creme pie
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What is on the New Mexico flag?
Red Lily
Zia Red Sun
Red Celtic Cross
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What spices do you make Bizcochitos with?
Anise and cinnamon
Lemon and pepper
Nutmeg and allspice
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If the waiter asks you “red or green?” which food item did you just order?
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Which popular TV show took place in New Mexico?
Breaking Bad
The Sopranos
True Detective
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What ingredient perfectly takes your sopaipillas from savory to sweet?
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Which of these is actually a real lake in New Mexico?
Elephant Butte Lake
Bison Tummy Springs
Giraffe Bum Reservoir
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Which gemstone are tourists always purchasing in New Mexico and the general Southwest?
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Which amazing event takes place in Albuquerque in October?
International Balloon Fiesta
The Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Party
International Halloween Parade
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What does Prickly Pear come off of?
Low shrubs
Pear trees
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Which famous bear is actually from New Mexico?
Paddington Bear
Smokey Bear
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