Tell Us if You’ve Tried These Weird American Things and We’ll Guess What Province You're From

LIFESTYLE

By: Ashley Linkletter

5 Min Quiz

Image: Pixabay by jameswheeler

About This Quiz

Despite the proximity between Canada and the United States, it would be an understatement to say that the two countries are wildly different from one another. For starters, Americans use the imperial system, and Canada (as well as almost every other country on Earth) uses the metric system. Depending on which side of the border you find yourself, post-secondary education can involve "Greek life" (or not), and you may or may not drink from a red SOLO cup at one point in your student career. 

Most Canadians are willing to try anything at least once — within reason, Jello salad might be pushing it — and your willingness to experiment will help us determine in which province we think you live. Certain regions of Canada share food and traditions with their neighbouring states — and some provinces mirror entire stateside coastlines (such as on the West and East coast.) Tell us honestly if you've tried the things mentioned in this quiz — or whether you've heard of them in the first place — and, if you have, whether they're of any interest to you. After answering these questions, you might find yourself craving a bowl of Flamin' Hot Cheetos or thinking about adding extra ice to your already cold glass of water!

Have you ever worn a cowboy hat as part of your regular, everyday look?

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Are funeral potatoes — or cheesy hash brown potatoes — in your recipe book?

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Tailgating: Do you know what it is, and have you ever done it?

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What are your thoughts on enjoying a bowl of Jello — salad, that is?

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Ice-cold Coke and salted peanuts are an American favourite. Is it a combination you've sampled during your lifetime?

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Spring Break! Whoo! How do you spend your time off during the springtime?

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You see a jar of pickles in the fridge. Do you want to deep fry them?

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Work it! Have you ever participated in a beauty pageant?

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You ask for a large pop at the movies and you're given a 500 mL cup. What is your reaction?

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You're getting a picture framed. How do you describe the measurements to the person working at the frame store?

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Talk about epic serving sizes! Does a giant turkey leg sound like a delicious snack?

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You're gifted a figurine of a bald eagle riding a motorcycle. Where is it going in your house?

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When you see a stack of red plastic cups, what's the next thought you have?

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Have you ever been a member of a university marching band?

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You're visiting family in the United States, and you need to pay with cash. Did you count out the correct amount when you paid?

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NASCAR! Have you been, and did you like it?

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Can you think of anything ranch dressing ISN'T good on?

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Do you look forward to Black Friday sales all year round?

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Would you feel tempted if you were offered a piping hot corn dog?

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You're always open to trying new things, but would you ever try pumpkin-spiced margarine?

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Does it seem personally insulting if you can't get at least three meals out of a single restaurant order?

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Have you ever enjoyed a meal from In-N-Out Burger?

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You're making a cheese plate and someone asks if they can bring a can of spray cheese to add. What do you say to them?

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Happy Canada Day! How about some fireworks?

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You just started university. Do fraternities and sororities sound appealing to you?

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In your opinion, do you think sweet potatoes and mashed potatoes are a match made in heaven?

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Have you ever drank a glass a water — but without any ice?

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Do you consider a tall glass of milk an integral part of your evening meal?

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Chicken-fried steak: is it something you've tried before?

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You've gotta have your tots — unless you hate them. Are tater tots a regular part of your diet?

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