Which Southern State Is Your Heart In?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

In order for most places to be a part of you, you need to have either been from there, or have spent a significant amount of time there. Cities like Paris and Florence have a way of seducing the soul in a matter of minutes, while places like the American Southwest or New England take some time to adjust to. This isn't so for the American South. The American South has a unique quality that allows it to infiltrate your soul.

The states of the American South have wildly different cultures. Some of this is due to accidents of history, like where certain colleges were founded, while others were historically colonies of foreign powers who spoke different languages and had different laws. Some Southern states have a history of piracy, while others are more associated with today's illicit trades, or with certain sectors of the entertainment industry.

We have a test to determine in which Southern state your heart lies. We will parse your habits, interests, tastes and allegiances. Whether you are a Southerner or a Yankee, we can figure out which Southern state has your heart, so you will, at the very least, know who to cheer for at the Rose Bowl.

What's your idea of a great vacation?

Other than football, what is the number-one sport you follow?

For which college football team do you root?

What is your favorite style of music?

How much do you trust the government?

What's your idea of a relaxing weekend?

What kind of popular culture do you consume the most?

How spread out is your family?

How do you like to get around?

What's your definition of "that was crazy!"?

How do you hew to tradition?

What is religion to you?

How hip are you to the latest technology?

How well educated are you?

What sort of position do you have in your job?

What are your feelings about tourists?

How do you feel about taxes?

What changed the most in your community in the last twenty years?

How do you feel about cold?

How much do you mind the occasional natural-disaster evacuation?

What industry are you in?

What's your idea of a fun local festival?

Which fruit do you like the sound of?

How do you feel about tolls?

How would you fill in the blank for "college students are __________"?

Which of these songs speaks to you?

How comfortable are you with crime?

To what destination outside of the US are you most likely to travel?

How do you feel about heat?

Where are you actually from?

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