Pennsylvania Mannerisms - They're Real! Do You Know This Telltale Lingo?

Are you proud to hail from PA?

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 Mar 06, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick Your Answer!


The great state of Pennsylvania is named after which historical figure?
William Penn
Penn Hodgkinson
John Wilson Penn

Question: 2/20Pick Your Answer!


Fun fact: lots of random things have been invented in PA. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
Packaged Condiments
Post It Notes
Bubble Gum

Question: 3/20Pick Your Answer!


You're bound to see a horse and buggy at some point in Pennsylvania since it has the highest concentration of _____ in the U.S.
Mormons
Amish
Horses

Question: 4/20Pick Your Answer!


In you're hanging out in the eastern part of the state, what color will you probably see a lot of?
Green
Red
Purple

Question: 5/20Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to shopping for quick errands, _____ can't be beat!
HEB
Wawa
Vons

Question: 6/20Pick Your Answer!


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to the little slice of history otherwise known as the _____.
Washington Monument
The Liberty Bell
Gateway Arch

Question: 7/20Pick Your Answer!


History time! During the Revolutionary War, _____, Pennsylvania actually hid the Liberty Bell from the British.
Philadelphia
Scranton
Allentown

Question: 8/20Pick Your Answer!


Which of the Great Lakes shares a border with PA?
Lake Superior
Lake Huron
Lake Erie

Question: 9/20Pick Your Answer!


We hope you have a sweet tooth if you find yourself in the Chocolate Capital of the U.S., _____.
Ghirardelli
Nestle
Hershey

Question: 10/20Pick Your Answer!


Fun fact! _____ was once the U.S. Capital City before it moved to Washington, D.C.
Harrisburg
Pittsburgh
Philadelphia

Question: 11/20Pick Your Answer!


If you're hanging out with friends at Heinz Field, chances are you're _____.
watching a Steelers game!
eating hot dogs!
playing frisbee!

Question: 12/20Pick Your Answer!


Did you know the hit TV show The Office takes place in _____?
Allentown
Scranton
Pittsburgh

Question: 13/20Pick Your Answer!


PA has plenty of nicknames. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
The Gem State
The Quaker State
The Keystone State

Question: 14/20Pick Your Answer!


Your grandma just handed down her family scrapple recipe. What's the main ingredient?
Pork
Chicken
Beef

Question: 15/20Pick Your Answer!


If you root for the Nittany Lions, you probably go to _____.
University of Pennsylvania
Penn State
University of Pittsburgh

Question: 16/20Pick Your Answer!


Only in PA does "going down the shore" mean you're going to the beach in _____.
Long Island
Jersey
PA

Question: 17/20Pick Your Answer!


Rather than constantly enunciate the whole name of Pennsylvania, many people just call it _____.
PA
PE
Penn

Question: 18/20Pick Your Answer!


Thanks to all the Amish in the area, PA produces some of the best _____ in the world.
pretzels
pita
baguettes

Question: 19/20Pick Your Answer!


If you order your Philly cheesesteak "wit," you can expect it to come with plenty of _____.
peppers
olives
onions

Question: 20/20Pick Your Answer!


Who in the world is Punxsutawney Phil?
The Squirrel!
The Rabbit!
The Groundhog!
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t's time to show the world once and for all just how much you love your home state of Pennsylvania! Think you have what it takes to ace this on the first round? Do you know who the state of Pennsylvania is named after? Do you know that bubble gum and packaged condiments were both invented in PA? Did you know PA has the highest concentration of Amish people in the entire United States? Do you know what color you will see a lot of if you’re hanging out in the eastern part of the state? Have you ever shopped at Wawa before? Have you ever seen the Liberty Bell in person? Do you know which PA city hid the Liberty Bell during the Revolutionary War? Do you know which Great Lake shares a border with PA? Did you know that the chocolate capital of the world, Hershey, is located in PA? Did you know that Philly was on once the nation’s capital city before it became Washington D.C.? Do you know where the Steelers play football? Have you ever watched The Office? Do you know all the nicknames for PA? Have you ever eaten scrapple? Do you order your Philly cheesesteak wit onions? Do you know who Punxsatawney Phil is? All you need to do is hit the play button now and get ready to put your brainpower to the test. This mental escape is just what you need! Don’t forget — no cheating. We think you’ll come out of this quiz much smarter and with a greater appreciation for your background and where you come from. Good luck!