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Posted on Jan 31, 2018

Even If You Grew Up In The Northeast You'll Probably Only Get A 8/14 On This Quiz

Do you know what a "pork roll" is?

  1. In 1968, Philadelphia Eagles fans threw snowballs at which famous figure?

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    Santa Claus

    Eagles fans threw snowballs at Santa Claus, an infamous event that is still talked about to this day.

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  2. What do you call someone from Maine?

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    Mainer

    Mainer is the official demonym for the state of Maine, though many locals do call themselves "Maineiacs."

  3. Which celebrity did NOT grow up in New Jersey?

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    Bradley Cooper

    Bradley actually grew up in Abington, Pennsylvania.

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  4. Which state borders only one other state?

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    Maine

    Maine is the only state in the union to share a border with only one other state, New Hampshire.

  5. What is the proper bun to use for a lobster roll?

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    Top Sliced Hot Dog Bun

    Top sliced buns are a must for truly great lobster rolls.

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  6. Which beer is NOT brewed in the Northeast?

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    PBR

    Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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  7. The Pittsburgh Steelers used to be known by what name?

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    The Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pirates were the official Pittsburgh football team until 1940. However, the name still lives on through Pittsburgh's official baseball team, The Pittsburgh Pirates.

  8. What is the approximate population of the Northeast?

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    56 Million

    The total population of the 9 states that make up the Northeast (Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) is 55,564,549 according to the most recent survey by the United States Census Bureau.

  9. Which state produces the most maple syrup?

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    Vermont

    Montpelier, Vermont, is the largest producer of maple syrup in the US.

  10. The first free public library was established in which state?

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    New Hampshire

    The first free public library in the United States was established at Peterborough, New Hampshire, in 1833.

  11. What is this diner classic called?

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    Scrapple

    Scrapple is a delicious combination of pork scraps, cornmeal, and wheat flower. Mmm mmm good!

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  12. The first competitive game of baseball was played in which city?

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    Hoboken

    The first competitive game of baseball was played at Elysian Fields in Hoboken, New Jersey, on June 19, 1846.

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  13. When ordering a cheesesteak, "wid or widout" refers to what?

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    Onions

    Wid or widout means "with or without onions."

  14. "Pork roll" is also known as what?

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    Taylor Ham

    Pork Roll is a pork-based product developed in 1856 by John Taylor, who originally sold it as "Taylor Ham."

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