How Much Do You Know About The Midwest?

When it comes to the midwest, you might think you're a total trivia master. The question is, are you really? Take these 12 questions and find out if you're midwest savvy!
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In Minnesota, the popular children’s game 'Duck, Duck, Goose' is strangely called 'Duck, Duck, _____.'
Moose
Loon
Gray Duck
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The Mississippi River has its headwaters in which Midwestern lake?
Big Toad Lake
Lake Itasca
Lake Minnetonka
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Elk Horn, Iowa is the location of the largest _________ settlement in the United States.
Danish
Native American
German
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What do citizens of the midwest call a carbonated sugary beverage?
Pop
Soda
Coke
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The Wright brothers, occupied which profession in Dayton, Ohio?
Farmers
Bicycle makers
Physicists
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Which midwestern state boasts the title of the 'Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sundae'?
Minnesota
Iowa
Wisconsin
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The midwest has many nicknames, including America’s __________.
Breadbasket
Salad Bowl
Garden
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The 1893 world’s fair took place in which Midwest state?
Illinois
Missouri
Idaho
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Which state is said to be 'flatter than a pancake?'
Iowa
Kansas
Ohio
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Question 10/12

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"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," takes place in which midwestern state?
Wisconsin
Missouri
Illinois
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Nicholas Sparks, Hilary Swank, and Dick Cheney all call _______ their home state.
Nebraska
Kansas
Indiana
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Colorado is the only state to have ever turned down what global event?
Worlds Fair
Pope visit
Olympics
Result
Based on the results of this quiz you are a midwest maestro! While you might not know everything there is to know about the midwest, you've got a good handle on the basics. From the major nicknames to the famous events you know a bit more than the average American!

C+, Midwest Maestro

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a midwest marvel! Lets face it, the midwestern part of the US can be a bit mystifying at times. Unless you live there, many of the major facts can go unknown. While many Americans struggled with this quiz, you passed with flying colors! We think you made the midwest proud!

B+, Midwest Marvel

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are midwest magnificent! While many have strived to pass this test, you have conquered! Not only did you score an A+ on this crazy midwest quiz, but you demonstrated a strong understanding of the history of the midwest and it's many idiosincrqocies.

A+, Midwest Magnificent

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1
In Minnesota, the popular children’s game 'Duck, Duck, Goose' is strangely called 'Duck, Duck, _____.'
Moose
Loon
Gray Duck
2
The Mississippi River has its headwaters in which Midwestern lake?
Big Toad Lake
Lake Itasca
Lake Minnetonka
3
Elk Horn, Iowa is the location of the largest _________ settlement in the United States.
Danish
Native American
German
4
What do citizens of the midwest call a carbonated sugary beverage?
Pop
Soda
Coke
5
The Wright brothers, occupied which profession in Dayton, Ohio?
Farmers
Bicycle makers
Physicists
6
Which midwestern state boasts the title of the 'Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sundae'?
Minnesota
Iowa
Wisconsin
7
The midwest has many nicknames, including America’s __________.
Breadbasket
Salad Bowl
Garden
8
The 1893 world’s fair took place in which Midwest state?
Illinois
Missouri
Idaho
9
Which state is said to be 'flatter than a pancake?'
Iowa
Kansas
Ohio
10
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," takes place in which midwestern state?
Wisconsin
Missouri
Illinois
11
Nicholas Sparks, Hilary Swank, and Dick Cheney all call _______ their home state.
Nebraska
Kansas
Indiana
12
Colorado is the only state to have ever turned down what global event?
Worlds Fair
Pope visit
Olympics