Chicago's City Tax Exam

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Chicagos City Tax Exam - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Chicago's City Hall is located at:

    • A.

      Clark St. & Ontario St.

    • B.

      La Salle St. & Washington

    • C.

      Michigan Ave. & Madison St.

    • D.

      Randolph St. & Canal St.

    Correct Answer
    B. La Salle St. & Washington
  • 2. 

    What highway would you use to go to Oakbrook from downtown?

    • A.

      The Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94)

    • B.

      The Stevenson Expressway (I-55)

    • C.

      The Northwest Tollway (I-90)

    • D.

      The Eisenhower Expressway (I-290)

    Correct Answer
    D. The Eisenhower Expressway (I-290)
    Explanation
    The Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) is the correct answer because it is the highway that connects downtown to Oakbrook. The Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) goes north towards O'Hare Airport, the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) goes southwest towards suburbs like Joliet, the Northwest Tollway (I-90) goes northwest towards Rockford, while the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) goes west towards Oakbrook.

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  • 3. 

    What hospital will be seen going west on I-290 at Central Ave?

    • A.

      Our Lady of Resurrection

    • B.

      Swedish Covenant

    • C.

      Provident

    • D.

      Loretto

    Correct Answer
    A. Our Lady of Resurrection
    Explanation
    Our Lady of Resurrection hospital will be seen when traveling west on I-290 at Central Ave.

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  • 4. 

    The Chicago Museum of Science & Industry is located at:

    • A.

      Cermak Rd. Michigan Ave

    • B.

      14th Lake Shore Drive

    • C.

      Erie St. & Wells St.

    • D.

      57th & Lake Shore Drive

    Correct Answer
    D. 57th & Lake Shore Drive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 57th & Lake Shore Drive. This is the location of the Chicago Museum of Science & Industry.

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  • 5. 

    Where is Symphony Center? 

    • A.

      Polk & Wells

    • B.

      State & Madison

    • C.

      Michigan & Adams

    • D.

      Washington & Randolph

    Correct Answer
    C. Michigan & Adams
    Explanation
    Symphony Center is located at Michigan & Adams.

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  • 6. 

    How far west Western Avenue?

    • A.

      5600

    • B.

      3200

    • C.

      2400

    • D.

      1200

    Correct Answer
    C. 2400
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2400. This suggests that Western Avenue extends west for a distance of 2400 units.

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  • 7. 

    How far south is Roosevelt Road?

    • A.

      10300

    • B.

      2200

    • C.

      1000

    • D.

      1200

    Correct Answer
    D. 1200
    Explanation
    Roosevelt Road is located 1200 units south.

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  • 8. 

    Oak Lawn, Blue Island and Dolton are:

    • A.

      Southern Suburbs

    • B.

      Northern Suburbs

    • C.

      Western Suburbs

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Southern Suburbs
    Explanation
    Oak Lawn, Blue Island, and Dolton are considered Southern Suburbs because they are located in the southern part of the region or city they are associated with. This can be inferred based on the fact that the other options, Northern Suburbs and Western Suburbs, do not accurately describe the geographical location of these areas.

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  • 9. 

    Which highways would you use to get to Northbrook from downtown?

    • A.

      East/West Tollway (I-88)

    • B.

      Edens Expressway (I-94)

    • C.

      Kennedy (I-90/I-94)

    • D.

      Dan Ryan (I-90/I-94)

    Correct Answer
    C. Kennedy (I-90/I-94)
    Explanation
    To get to Northbrook from downtown, the Kennedy (I-90/I-94) would be the best highway to use. The East/West Tollway (I-88) does not go in the direction of Northbrook, and the Edens Expressway (I-94) and Dan Ryan (I-90/I-94) do not directly lead to Northbrook either. However, the Kennedy (I-90/I-94) goes in the general direction of Northbrook, making it the most suitable choice.

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  • 10. 

    The hospitals closest to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) are:

    • A.

      Michael Reese and Trinity

    • B.

      Northwestern and St. Joseph

    • C.

      Cook County and Rush University Medical Center

    • D.

      Edgewater and Swedish Covenant

    Correct Answer
    C. Cook County and Rush University Medical Center
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cook County and Rush University Medical Center. These hospitals are the closest to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290).

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  • 11. 

    Lincoln Park Zoo is closest to

    • A.

      31st St.

    • B.

      Halsted St.

    • C.

      Mannheim Rd.

    • D.

      North Clark St.

    Correct Answer
    D. North Clark St.
    Explanation
    Lincoln Park Zoo is closest to North Clark St. This can be inferred from the given options, where North Clark St. is the only street mentioned that is close to the zoo. The other options, 31st St., Halsted St., and Mannheim Rd., are not mentioned in relation to the zoo's proximity. Therefore, North Clark St. is the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    How far north is Irving Park Road?

    • A.

      1200

    • B.

      3200

    • C.

      4000

    • D.

      7200

    Correct Answer
    C. 4000
    Explanation
    Irving Park Road is located at a distance of 4000 units north.

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  • 13. 

    Chicago Heights is located

    • A.

      South of Chicago

    • B.

      West of Chicago

    • C.

      North of Chicago

    • D.

      Within Chicago

    Correct Answer
    A. South of Chicago
    Explanation
    Chicago Heights is located south of Chicago.

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  • 14. 

    Amtrak leaves out of what railway station?

    • A.

      Union Station

    • B.

      Greyhound

    • C.

      Metra Station

    • D.

      Chicago Railways

    Correct Answer
    A. Union Station
    Explanation
    Union Station is the correct answer because it is a major railway station in Chicago and serves as the hub for Amtrak, the national passenger rail service in the United States. Amtrak trains depart from and arrive at Union Station, making it the primary railway station for Amtrak in Chicago. Greyhound is a bus station, Metra Station is a commuter rail station, and Chicago Railways is not a recognized railway station in Chicago.

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  • 15. 

    Where is LaRabida Children's Hospital?

    • A.

      65th & Lake Michigan

    • B.

      68th & Ogden

    • C.

      California & Foster

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 65th & Lake Michigan
    Explanation
    LaRabida Children's Hospital is located at 65th & Lake Michigan.

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