Michigan Lingo - It's A Thing! Think You Can Answer All 34 Questions?

So much Michigan trivia... Really think you know it all?!

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 Jul 06, 2020
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Question: 1/34Choose your answer!


Let's begin with basics. What's a troll?
Someone who starts drama on the internet
People who live below the Mackinac
A little garden gnome

Question: 2/34Choose your answer!


What do you call one of those people who lives above the bridge then?
A yooper!
A looper!
An upper!

Question: 3/34Choose your answer!


You can say Mackinac Bridge OR ________. Everyone will still know what you're talking about.
The Mighty Mac
The Small Mac
The Long Mac

Question: 4/34Choose your answer!


And first part of "Mackinac" rhymes with the second, right?
No way, you'll sound like a tourist. It's Mack-i-gnaw
Mhmm, Mack-eye-knack, it is!
That's correct, it's Mack-i-nack!

Question: 5/34Choose your answer!


Michiganders are tough, but if a winter cold's got you down, you might try what beverage before you try any medicine?
Vernor's, it's the cure for everything.
Lemon Juice, that'll open up your sinuses.
Ginger Puree, you'll be better in no time.

Question: 6/34Choose your answer!


What's the most Michigan way to explain to another citizen where you live in the state?
Cardinal Directions
Using your hand as a map
City Distances

Question: 7/34Choose your answer!


Everyone knows you call tourists "fudgies," but why?
Because they like to spend time up North and buy fudge.
It's inexplicable.
Because no one likes fudge or tourists.

Question: 8/34Choose your answer!


Around here, out-of-state drivers need some time to adjust to the __________.
Yooper Right
Michigan U-ey
Michigan Left

Question: 9/34Choose your answer!


It's a little confusing, but whenever your family gets out the cards for ____, you know it'll be a great time!
Bridge
Euchre
Egyptian Ratscrew

Question: 10/34Choose your answer!


What's that soda brand that's made right out of Michigan?
Pepsi
Faygo
RC Cola

Question: 11/34Choose your answer!


If your friend says their going to A2 for the weekend, where are they actually headed?
Acorn Arbor
Ann Arbor
Atlantic Atrium

Question: 12/34You probably enjoyed this tricolor as a kid, what's it called?


Superman icecream
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Totally Green Lantern Ice Cream
Oh, that's Superman Ice Cream!
Captain America Ice Cream, absolutely

Question: 13/34Choose your answer!


You probably have a glass sliding door in your house so you can see out to your backyard or over one of MI's 10,000 lakes, but you call it a:
Partial-door
Wall-slide
Door-wall

Question: 14/34Choose your answer!


All the locals know that on Mackinac Island, _____ are banned!
Cell phones
Cars
Cigarettes

Question: 15/34Choose your answer!


And if Michiganders are having friends over in the summer to grill out, you'd call that gathering a:
Cookout
Grill-out
Barbecue

Question: 16/34Choose your answer!


Locals love to joke that Michigan's state bird is actually a what?
Fly, hordes of them!
Mosquito! Darn things are everywhere!
Bumble bee, love the critters!

Question: 17/34Choose your answer!


And even though Michigan does experience all four seasons, some say that there really are only two:
Summer and snowing
Fall and raining
Winter and construction

Question: 18/34Choose your answer!


"Oh shoot, I need to get groceries, I'll just stop at ______ on the way home!"
Meijer
Vons
Safeway

Question: 19/34Choose your answer!


No, it's not an official holiday for everyone, but you definitely consider the first day of ______ to be an unofficial one.
Squirrel Catching Season
Ice Fishing Season
Deer Hunting Season

Question: 20/34What is this landmark?


Mackinac Island
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Garden Island Bed and Breakfast
Mackinac Island Grand Hotel
Beaver Island Inn

Question: 21/34Choose your answer!


In Michigan, you're either a _____ or a ______ fan, there's no middle ground.
Western Michigan University; Michigan State
University of Michigan, Oakland University
University of Michigan, Michigan State

Question: 22/34Choose your answer!


Actually, take that back, there is a middle ground. It's your mutual hatred of which university?
Ohio State
Boise State
University of Nebraska

Question: 23/34Choose your answer!


Which of these is kind of like a delicious homemade hot pocket popular in MI?
Kolaches
Runzas
Pasties

Question: 24/34Choose your answer!


Struggling to remember the 5 Great Lakes? It should be easy, didn't you learn the acronym?
H-O-L-E-S
H-O-M-E-S
H-O-M-E-R

Question: 25/34Choose your answer!


You often have to be on the lookout for which animal jumping out in front of your car?
Deer
Hedgehogs
Pigs

Question: 26/34Choose your answer!


Where do Michiganders go to vacation?
Up North!
Down South!
Out East!

Question: 27/34Choose your answer!


Lucky you to be living so close to the lakes, you can expect a whole lot of fresh what?
Bison Burgers
Fish, incredibly fresh!
Rocky Mountain Oysters!

Question: 28/34Choose your answer!


Obviously, any Michigan local is rooting for which NFL team?
The Bangals
The Lions
The Eagles

Question: 29/34Choose your answer!


What does a Michigan traffic jam look like?
A fender-bender on the 405
A new SIG-Alert on the interstate
Twenty cars stuck behind a tractor

Question: 30/34Choose your answer!


Finish Michigan's advertising slogan: _______ Michigan.
Pure
Sparkling
Endlessly

Question: 31/34Choose your answer!


You better know this one! What is the capital of Michigan?
Ann Arbor
Lansing
Detroit

Question: 32/34Choose your answer!


Settle the debate... do you guys call it pop, soda or cola?
Cola!
Pop!
Soda!

Question: 33/34Choose your answer!


Because the lake effect means some seriously cold weather, you've had to wear which of these items on at least one Halloween?
Top hat
Winter coat
Stilts

Question: 34/34Choose your answer!


No matter where you may go or where you might be, you'll always have so much pride for the ___________ in your heart!
Show Me State
Gem State
Great Lake State
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