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

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 Aug 09, 2019
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 2/18Choose your answer!

Say it like a local! How do you pronounce "chile"?

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

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?
Paper Lanterns…

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 8/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 11/18Choose your answer!

What ingredient perfectly takes your sopaipillas from savory to sweet?

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!

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

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!

Question: 15/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 16/18Choose your answer!

Prickly Pear comes off of:
Pear trees
Low shrubs

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!

Which famous bear is actually from New Mexico?
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 Economizing
The Land of Elephants
The Land of Entrapment
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