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Updated on Jan 24, 2020. Posted on Jan 20, 2020

Midwesterners Can Get 100% On This Quiz, But Can You?

Let's clear one thing up: The Dakotas are in the Midwest, but Kentucky is not.

  1. What's the name of the region that includes parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma?

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    Tornado Alley!

    It's called that because of the "disproportionately high frequency of tornadoes."

  2. Kansas City sits on the border between which two states?

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    Kansas and Missouri!

    The two halves are known as KCK and KCMO.

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  3. Which Great Lake is this?

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    Lake Michigan!

  4. Which Midwestern city does NOT call soft drinks "pop"?

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    Wrong! 

    St. Louis!

    It's one of the only places in the Midwest where people prefer to say "soda."

  5. Which state could this serve as a map of?

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    Michigan!

    It's shaped like a mitten, so people use their hand as a map.

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  6. What does "knee-high by the 4th of July" mean?

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    Corn should be up to your knees by early July!

    It's an antiquated saying, but people still say it.

  7. Which famous Lake Superior shipwreck did Gordon Lightfoot write a song about?

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    SS Edmund Fitzgerald!

    The cause of the wreck is still unknown, but the story inspired the ballad "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald."

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