New Mexico Lingo, It's A Thing! Do You Know These 18 "Typical" NM Things?

Really think you know ALL of this New Mexico trivia?!

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'Roswell, New Mexico" via Warner Bros. Television Distribution
 Aug 09, 2019
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!


Which New Mexican City is the Chile Capital of the World?
Taos
Hatch
Santa Fe

Question: 2/18Choose your answer!


Say it like a local! How do you pronounce "chile"?
Chill-eee
Chil-lee
Chill-ay

Question: 3/18Choose your answer!


If you believe in ghosts, then you should definitely be on the lookout out for the legendary ________.
La Llorona
La Preta
Yaguai

Question: 4/18Choose your answer!


There's nothing quite like the beautiful ________. You gotta see it once!
Black Sands National Monument
White Sands National Monument
Purple Sands National Monument

Question: 5/18Choose your answer!


What do you call those paper lanterns you decorate with around Christmas time?
Farolitos
Paper Lanterns…
Luminaries

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!


Which of these nuts is grown in NM, with the world's largest one in Alamogordo?
Brazil Nuts
Pistachios
Cashews

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!


What spices do you make Bizcochitos with?
Nutmeg and allspice
Anise and cinnamon
Lemon and pepper

Question: 8/18Choose your answer!


It's not uncommon to see a stand on the roadside selling ______.
Pinon nuts
Pineapples
Bread

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!


What is on the New Mexico flag?
Red Celtic Cross
Zia Red Sun
Red Lily

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!


If the waiter asks you "red or green?" which food item did you just order?
Quesadillas
Tacos
Enchiladas

Question: 11/18Choose your answer!


What ingredient perfectly takes your sopaipillas from savory to sweet?
Agave
Strawberries
Honey

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!


Don't laugh, _______ is the name of a real lake in NM, we swear!
Giraffe Bum Reservoir
Elephant Butte Lake
Bison Tummy Springs

Question: 13/18Choose your answer!


Ha, no, no _____ isn't *actually* pie. But it is delicious.
Whoopie Pie
Frito Pie
Shoofly Pie

Question: 14/18Choose your answer!


Tourists always seem to be looking for ______ in New Mexico and the general Southwest!
Emeralds
Turquoise
Rubies

Question: 15/18Choose your answer!


Which amazing event takes place in Albuquerque every October?
The Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Party
International Balloon Fiesta
International Halloween Parade

Question: 16/18Choose your answer!


Prickly Pear comes off of:
Low shrubs
Pear trees
Cacti

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!


Which famous bear is actually from New Mexico?
Winnie-the-Pooh
Smokey Bear
Paddington Bear

Question: 18/18Choose your answer!


It's the Land of Enchantment, but locals sometimes jokingly refer to it as ______. You sure do love this place, though!
The Land of Elephants
The Land of Economizing
The Land of Entrapment
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