Iowa Quirks - They're Real! Can You Identify All This Telltale Lingo?

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From Casey's to corn, show what you know!

If you love Iowa more than most people, then you'll really love this entertaining Iowa state trivia test!

 Mar 19, 2019
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Iowa is great and we know it and don’t have to brag. But for those outside the Iowan borders you might not know or understand what it means to be an Iowan. Think you know everything there is to know about Iowa? We bet you can’t pass this Iowa challenge if you aren’t a local! Do you love getting to live in the Hawkeye State? Do you know how to make delicious puppy chow? Can you pronounce Des Moines like the locals? Have you ever tried a Maid-Rite sandwich? Do you know not to put ketchup on one? Are you so crazy about Iowa’s biggest crop of corn that you can tell the difference between sweet and field varieties? Do you love playing a game of bags at a tailgate? Have you spent a summer vacation on the Silly Silo at Adventureland? Do you cheer for the Hawkeyes or the Cyclones? What about the Bears or the Packers? Does the smell of manure not really phase you? Have you ever gotten caught in a traffic jam caused by a tractor? Have you ever eaten a Zombie Burger? Do you know all about politics and the Iowa Caucuses? Have you ever touched the statue of Nile Kinnick for good luck? Do you know who the reigning Pork Princess is? Have you been to Prairie Lights before? Do you love the RAGBARAI bike tour? These questions and more await you! If you want to prove to us that you’re really from here, then you’re going to have to put on your thinking cap and really hit the books when you take this test. Good luck!