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Only People From Massachusetts Will Get More Than 10 Right On This Quiz

This one is for the true Massholes out there.

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    The first Dunkin’ Donuts opened in Quincy, MA in 1950.

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    Most of the locals just call it Webster Lake though.

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    Basketball was first played in Springfield, MA in 1891, and volleyball was first played in Holyoke, MA in 1895, but baseball was baseball was famously first played in Cooperstown, NY in 1839.

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    This one is a little controversial, and not everyone agrees on who first played the Beatles in America, but WORC 1310 out of Worcester, MA received a Gold Record from Swan Records, giving them the official honors.

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    Natick Mall only takes up about 7 square miles. The Mall of America in Minnesota takes up 9.5 million feet.

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    Harvard University was first chartered by the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636, and as such, they claim to be the "oldest institution of higher education in the United States”.

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    250,000 of the city’s 645,000 person population is enrolled in an institution of higher education.

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    The first Gideon Bible was left in the Superior Hotel in Superior, Montana in 1908.

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    Paradise and Hell are actually in Michigan, not Massachusetts.

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    Yep! He was born John Chapman in Leominter, MA in 1774.

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    The fruit of the trees Johnny Appleseed was famous for planting wasn’t suitable for consumption, but it was the type of apple that cider and applejack are made from.

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    It’s actually Minnesota’s state capital, St. Paul, that was once called Pig’s Eye.

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    Every state in New England disagrees on the best way to make clam chowder, but the state of Massachusetts went ahead and outlawed tomatoes in clam chowder, so I guess the argument is settled there.

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    That happened! The cookie is actually named after Newton, MA.

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    20 people were convicted and executed during the Salem witch trials. Only 6 of them were men.

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    It’s thought that a common ancestor on the island passed the recessive hereditary trait down, and in the late 19th and early 20th century, a significant percentage of the island’s citizens were hearing impaired. MVSL was used so widely that deafness did not prevent someone from participating in public life.

Only People From Massachusetts Will Get More Than 10 Right On This Quiz

Sorry, maybe you misread the title of this quiz? Only people from Massachusetts were promised to do well on this one, and judging by how you did, you're clearly NOT from the Bay State.

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Congrats! You got more than 10 correct on this quiz, which means you're either from Massachusetts, or you just know a ton about the state for some weird reason.

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