Maryland *Lingo* - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 19 "Typical" MD Things?

How well do you really know Maryland?!

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 Dec 24, 2019
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Question: 1/19Pick Your Answer!


Of course, everyone knows Annapolis is the _____ Capital of the World!
Swimming
Soccer
Sailing

Question: 2/19Pick Your Answer!


Say it like a local! How do real Marylanders pronounce "Baltimore"?
BALL-tee-mah
BALL-ah-mer
BILT-ih-more

Question: 3/19Pick Your Answer!


The U of M "Terrapins" are more affectionately called the _____.
Pins
Raps
Terps

Question: 4/19Pick Your Answer!


A Maryland foodie knows you should always order the baked clams when they're on the menu, usually listed as _____.
Crackers
Steamers
Oysters

Question: 5/19Pick Your Answer!


Road trip! If you're meeting friends at the state capital, you need to drive to _____.
Annapolis
Baltimore
Bethesda

Question: 6/19Pick Your Answer!


Only in Maryland does the "DMV" refer to...:
Donkeys, Monkeys and Vipers
The Deserted Medieval Village
The D.C., Maryland and Virginia Area

Question: 7/19Pick Your Answer!


A tourist who playfully gets called a "chicken necker" is most likely doing what activity?
Riding horses
Catching crabs
Shooting hoops

Question: 8/19Pick Your Answer!


Any real local or transplant could tell you that "Natty Boh" is short for a type of:
Beer!
Chips!
Sandwich!

Question: 9/19Pick Your Answer!


TOUCHDOWN! Who's your football team? Around here it can actually be the Ravens or the __________.
Eagles, duh!
Redskins, duh!
Cardinals, duh!

Question: 10/19Pick Your Answer!


Which famous broadway musical takes place in the great city of Baltimore?
Wicked!
Hairspray!
Hamilton!

Question: 11/19Pick Your Answer!


Sure football's important, but around here ______ is pretty popular too. It's an East Coast thing!
Lacrosse
Shuffleboard
Badminton

Question: 12/19Pick Your Answer!


When it comes to seafood, everyone knows that Maryland has the best _____.
Lobsters
Crabs
Oysters

Question: 13/19Pick Your Answer!


If someone orders an ice cream cone with "jimmies" then what will it come topped with?
Gum drops
Chocolate sprinkles
M&Ms

Question: 14/19Pick Your Answer!


Who doesn't love pizza?! The best slice can be found at _____.
Ledo’s
Marco’s
Geno’s

Question: 15/19Pick Your Answer!


The Maryland flag is kind of busy-looking, but has 4 main colors. What are they?
Green, gold, white and gray. Too easy!
Black, yellow, red and white. Too easy!
Navy, silver, gold and white. Too easy!

Question: 16/19Pick Your Answer!


What the heck are "The O's"?
The Orioles!
The Orcas!
The Olympians!

Question: 17/19Pick Your Answer!


And a true Marylander would never be caught dead rooting for the _____.
Ravens
Orioles
Mets

Question: 18/19Pick Your Answer!


Every Marylander keeps a box of ____ in the spice cabinet. Every Marylander.
Garam Masala
Old Bay Seasoning
Curry Powder

Question: 19/19Pick Your Answer!


It's more than just the incredible seafood... The ______ is amazing and everyone should know that!
Old Line State
Bay State
Hoosier State
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

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