What Would Your American Name Be?

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Teresa McGlothlin

5 Min Quiz

Would you be at all interested in attending the Super Bowl?

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Which traditional Thanksgiving side dish would you pile on a plate?

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What do you think most country songs were written about?

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Could you see yourself rolling down the road in any of these American muscle cars?

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You're planning a vacation to one of America's biggest cities. Where are you going?

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How do you feel about the American dream? Is it still alive?

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What do you find most interesting about the American south?

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What hot dog topping would you want to double up on?

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Would you rather have a slice of apple pie or a helping of peach cobbler?

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Who has the most important job on the baseball field?

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Which of these American reality shows could you binge-watch more than once?

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Do you think Groundhog Day is a ridiculous tradition?

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What would you do to celebrate America's Shark Week?

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Could you handle a pickup truck out on the open highway?

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What do you think you might have in common with Captain America?

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Which of these toppings should never go on top of a burger?

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You're ordering at McDonald's. Are you going to supersize it?

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What does Uncle Sam want Americans to do when he says, "I Want You?"

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Pick the John Wayne line that you like most. Which one is it?

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What kind of jeans do you look best wearing?

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If you went to a tailgate party, what would you take with you?

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Would you be freaked out by the idea of going Trick or Treating?

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday or Giving Tuesday? Which would you rather participate in?

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How much do you wish Americans would stop measuring things in inches?

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Which southwestern state would you most like to tour?

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If you took a trip to Walmart, where would you start shopping?

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Disneyland or Graceland? Where would you rather go?

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Which American rock band would you consider the greatest?

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Would you rather go to a drive-in theatre or a Broadway show?

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Which of America's neighbors do you like most? Canada or Mexico?

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About This Quiz

The United States is a diverse nation full of varied and exciting names. You don't have to wonder what yours would be anymore! Throughout the questions in this quiz, you'll get to make some very American choices. From driving a pickup truck to picking out a Thanksgiving side dish, you'll get to pretend to be an American for a day! Once you're done answering them, we'll let you know which American name you would have been born with. 

American names might not be as exciting as other names around the world. You don't need to be full of apple pie and hot dogs to get your own American moniker. Americans are full of individuality! Express yourself by being yourself through your questions, and learn which American name will be the perfect one for you. Will you run out and have it changed, or will you stick with the one you have? 

Share your thoughts on Groundhog day, country music and everything in between, and we'll measure you up with the traits that are associated with each name. Can you see yourself as a Smith or a Williams? How about a Washington or a Roberts? Let's find out before you drive yourself crazy! 

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