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What Do You Know About the State Fair's Standard Fare?

Summer isn't just peak time for international travel — 'tis also the season for the ever-popular state fair. Although county and state fairs first began as exhibitions of livestock, they've quickly morphed into a catch-all celebration with local performers, amusement rides, carnival games, crafts competitions, and, of course, signature fair food as well. You may be well-versed in ordering elephant ears and garlic fries, but how many tidbits do you know about state fair food? Take our quiz to find out whether you can master the facts — or if you'll wind up deep-fried.

What Do You Know About the State Fair's Standard Fare?

Which state fair claims to have been the first to invent corn dogs?

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mswender mswender 7 years
Tough quiz! I have worked at the Maryland State Fair a few years and guessed for most of the questions. A lot o fun though!
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