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Think you know the Land of Enchantment?

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 May 10, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer!


You order food at a restaurant and the waiter asks: “red, green or _____?”
Yellow
Christmas
Easter

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer!


What do New Mexicans typically add green chile to?
Breakfast foods
Everything! Everything is better with green chile
Savory foods

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer!


Which New Mexican town is known as the “Low Rider Capital of the World”?
Las Cruces
Santa Fe
Española

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer!


Say it like a local! Sandwich often sounds like:
Sangwich
Sand-twitch
Sammich

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer!


Those little Christmas lights in paper bags are called:
Either, it depends on which part of the state you’re in
Luminaries
Farolitos

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer!


In September you can smell the street corner vendors all over every town for miles because they are selling:
Pinion Jerky
Pinion Chile Brittle
Fire Roasted Hatch Peppers

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer!


If the coyotes don’t get you watch out for the possibly mythical:
Rattlesnakes
Wolverines
Chupacabras

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer!


The Official State Motto is “The Land of Enchantment”.  Natives also refer to it as:
The Land of Entrapment
The Land of Blowing Sand
The Land of the Sun

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer!


Santa Fe’s Fiesta is opened by the ceremonial burning of:
Last year’s Farolitos and Luminaries!
Hatch’s Fields!
Zozobra!

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer!


Seriously, ________ is a real lake!
Elephant Butte
Rattlesnake Butte
Jackrabbit Butte

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer!


Even the skeptics should pause to think about potential alien abductions in:
Carlsbad
Roswell
Las Cruces

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer!


It’s just like you see in the movies, be prepared to dodge some ______.
Tumbleweed
Aloe Shrubs
Buckeyes

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer!


You’d recognize the ____ anywhere!
Zia Red Sun
Red Celtic Cross
Red Lily

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer!


New Mexican food is totally the same as Tex Mex!
You’re talking CRAZY now!
Yeah, it really is!!

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer!


If you’re making Bizcochitos, make sure you’re stocked up on which spices?
Anise and cinnamon
Nutmeg and allspice
Lemon and pepper

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer!


Any local could tell you there are ___ Native American Pueblos in the state.
7
19
31

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer!


Locals love to brag about the ______ here. Seriously, incredible!
Ice Cream
Sunsets
Lilac fields

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer!


______ Bye, now!
Adios
Ciao
Bueno
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