State Quiz - Minnesota

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of Minnesota?
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Last updated: September 4, 2020
First submittedOctober 14, 2013
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State capital
Saint Paul
Largest city
Minneapolis
Nickname of the above two
cities, collectively
Twin Cities
State nickname
Land of 10,000
Lakes
Former Governor who was also
a pro wrestler
Jesse Ventura
Largest shopping mall
Mall of America
Huge retailer headquartered
in Minnesota
Target
Town where all the kids are
above average
Lake Wobegon
Port city on Lake Superior
Duluth
Famous hospital in Rochester
Mayo Clinic
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Answer
Singer born Robert Zimmerman
Bob Dylan
Singer known as "The Purple One"
Prince
Major river that begins in Minnesota
Mississippi
Famous apple variety invented by
the University of Minnesota
Honeycrisp
Vegetable mascot of Le Sueur, MN
Jolly Green Giant
Lake at the northernmost point
in the continental US
Lake of the Woods
Legendary lumberjack
Paul Bunyan
City called the "Icebox of the Nation"
because of its low temperatures
International Falls
Area in the northeast known
for rich deposits of ore
Iron Range
What is a walleye?
A type of fish
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Level 80
Jan 11, 2014
Remember when Mall of America was the largest mall in the U.S. and 2nd largest in the world? Now it's only #2 in America and doesn't even crack the top 20 worldwide.
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Level 79
Jan 11, 2014
I had a panic attack at that stupid mall.
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Level 80
Jan 11, 2014
Did you forget where you parked?
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Level 66
May 26, 2020
I live right near King of Prussia mall, and I'm pretty sure it's one of the biggest in the country.
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Level 44
Oct 21, 2015
For retailer I thought of Ikea
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Level 78
May 12, 2017
Shout out to my Viking-fan roommate from 30+ years ago, Glenn from Vesta. Still waiting for my Bengals to win something, too!
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Level 75
Nov 28, 2017
I missed the Lake Wobegon one...woe is me. Now I hear Garrison Keillor's voice in my head and...it's not welcome.
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Level 81
Jul 29, 2018
You can remove the "famous" qualifier from the apple clue.
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Level 74
Dec 31, 2018
If I ever moved to the states, Minnesota would be in my top5 to consider. Yep.
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Level 81
Jan 27, 2019
Pretty easy for a Minnesota native, although I learned about the apple for the first time just a couple months ago.
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Level 65
Apr 22, 2019
I recommend everyone check out the Jolly Green Giant.
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Level 82
Aug 11, 2019
Mmm, I love honeycrisp apples
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Level 27
Sep 19, 2019
accept moa for mall of america? that's all us minnesotans call it, haha.
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Level 83
Sep 4, 2020
I think the _____ Falls question should have been "home of Rocky and Bullwinkle."
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Level 80
Sep 6, 2020
Frostbite Falls was the first thing to pop into my head. Took me far too long to get the correct answer.
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Level 81
Sep 4, 2020
That's what I guessed.
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Level 68
Sep 13, 2020
Small detail: it should read "in the contiguous US," not "continental US." Alaska is on the North American continent, thus is part of the continental US, but does not touch any other state so is therefore not part of the contiguous US.