Chicago Taxi Geography Exercise 2013

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  • 1. 

    How many numbers are needed to fine any location in Chicago?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
  • 2. 

    What is Polk St. called east of State St.?

    • A.

      8th

    • B.

      11th

    • C.

      1th

    • D.

      22th

    Correct Answer
    A. 8th
    Explanation
    Polk St. is called 8th east of State St. This suggests that the street is numbered in a sequential manner, with each block being assigned a number. Therefore, as one moves east from State St., Polk St. is referred to as 8th.

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  • 3. 

    2818 W. Addison will be on the

    • A.

      South

    • B.

      North

    • C.

      West

    • D.

      East

    Correct Answer
    B. North
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, we can infer that 2818 W. Addison is located in a specific direction. Since the options provided are South, North, West, and East, the correct answer would be North.

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  • 4. 

    What is the alternate route for the Edens Expwy?

    • A.

      Milwuakee

    • B.

      Ogden

    • C.

      Evanston

    • D.

      Cicero

    Correct Answer
    D. Cicero
    Explanation
    The alternate route for the Edens Expressway is Cicero.

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  • 5. 

    What hospital is located at Roosevelt Rd & 1st Ave.?

    • A.

      Rush University Medical Center

    • B.

      John Madden Mental Health Center

    • C.

      Loyola University Medical Center

    • D.

      Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

    Correct Answer
    C. Loyola University Medical Center
    Explanation
    Loyola University Medical Center is the correct answer because it is located at Roosevelt Rd & 1st Ave. This hospital is situated at the intersection of Roosevelt Road and 1st Avenue.

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  • 6. 

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

    • A.

      Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

    • B.

      Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

    • C.

      Loretto Hospital

    • D.

      Loyola University Medical Center

    Correct Answer
    C. Loretto Hospital
    Explanation
    Loretto Hospital will be seen going west on I-290 at Central Ave.

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  • 7. 

    Where is La Rabida Children's Hospital?

    • A.

      65th & Lake Michigan

    • B.

      Halsted St. & Willington Ave

    • C.

      Orchard st & Fullerton Ave

    • D.

      Harrison St & Michigan Ave

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

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  • 8. 

    Where does Grand Ave become a diagonal St.?

    • A.

      Damen

    • B.

      Halsted

    • C.

      Ashland

    • D.

      Western

    Correct Answer
    D. Western
    Explanation
    Grand Ave becomes a diagonal St. at Western.

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  • 9. 

    What hotel located at Monroe & State St.?

    • A.

      Palmer House a Hilton Hotel

    • B.

      Hotel Allegro Chicago

    • C.

      Chicago's Essex Inn

    • D.

      The Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center

    Correct Answer
    A. Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Palmer House a Hilton Hotel. This hotel is located at Monroe & State St.

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  • 10. 

    What hotel is located at 350 N. Orleans St.?

    • A.

      Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

    • B.

      Marina City Hotel Ent LLC

    • C.

      Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza

    • D.

      InterContinental Chicago

    Correct Answer
    C. Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza. This hotel is located at 350 N. Orleans St.

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  • 11. 

    Where is St. Joseph Hospital?

    • A.

      Sherridan Rd & Diversey Pkwy

    • B.

      Fullerton Ave & Halsted St

    • C.

      Lincoln Ave & Armitage Ave

    • D.

      Lake Shore Dr & Diversey Pkwy

    Correct Answer
    D. Lake Shore Dr & Diversey Pkwy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lake Shore Dr & Diversey Pkwy because this is the only option that includes the specific intersection of Lake Shore Dr and Diversey Pkwy. The other options mention different intersections that are not relevant to the location of St. Joseph Hospital.

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  • 12. 

    Where is Park View Hotel?

    • A.

      Lincoln Park

    • B.

      Oak Park

    • C.

      Logan Square

    • D.

      Irving Park

    Correct Answer
    A. Lincoln Park
    Explanation
    The Park View Hotel is located in Lincoln Park.

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  • 13. 

    Where is Symphone Center?

    • A.

      Randolph St & State St

    • B.

      Michigan Ave & Adams St

    • C.

      Washington St & LaSalle Dr

    • D.

      State st & Adams St

    Correct Answer
    B. Michigan Ave & Adams St
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Michigan Ave & Adams St. This is the location of Symphone Center.

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  • 14. 

    The Hotel located closest to Wacker and Wabash is?

    • A.

      The Hotel Intercontinental

    • B.

      Hotel 71

    • C.

      The Renaissance Chicago Hotel

    • D.

      The Swissotel Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Hotel 71
    Explanation
    Hotel 71 is the correct answer because it is the hotel located closest to Wacker and Wabash.

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  • 15. 

    The Hotel located closest to Michigan and Huron is?

    • A.

      The Hotel Inter-Continental

    • B.

      The Ritz Carton Hotel

    • C.

      The Allerton Crown Plaza Hotel

    • D.

      The Drake Hotel

    Correct Answer
    C. The Allerton Crown Plaza Hotel
    Explanation
    The Allerton Crown Plaza Hotel is the closest hotel to Michigan and Huron.

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  • 16. 

    The Hotel located closest to Michigan and Chicago Avenue is?

    • A.

      The Park Hyatt Hotel

    • B.

      The Palmer House Hotel

    • C.

      The Drake Hotel

    • D.

      The Swissotel Chicago

    Correct Answer
    A. The Park Hyatt Hotel
    Explanation
    The Park Hyatt Hotel is the closest hotel to Michigan and Chicago Avenue.

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  • 17. 

    The Hotel located closest to State and Division is?

    • A.

      The Westin River North Hotel

    • B.

      The Palmer House Hotel

    • C.

      The Ambassador East/West Hotel

    • D.

      The Renaissance Chicago Hotel

    Correct Answer
    C. The Ambassador East/West Hotel
    Explanation
    The Ambassador East/West Hotel is the closest hotel to State and Division.

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  • 18. 

    The Hotel located closest to Ohio and Michigan is?

    • A.

      Doubletree Guest Suite

    • B.

      The Holiday Inn

    • C.

      The Best Western Inn of Chicago

    • D.

      The Chicago Days Inn Gold Coast Hotel

    Correct Answer
    C. The Best Western Inn of Chicago
    Explanation
    The Best Western Inn of Chicago is the closest hotel to Ohio and Michigan because it is located in Chicago, which is geographically closer to these two states compared to the other options.

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  • 19. 

    Which one of the following points of interest would you encounter on the most direct legal route from O’Hare Airport to Northwestern University Evanston Campus?

    • A.

      Arie Crown Theater

    • B.

      Museum of Broad east Communications

    • C.

      Lutheran General Hospital

    • D.

      Graceland Cemetery

    Correct Answer
    C. Lutheran General Hospital
    Explanation
    Lutheran General Hospital would be encountered on the most direct legal route from O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University Evanston Campus.

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  • 20. 

    Which one of the following points of interest would you encounter on the most direct legal route from Midway Airport to Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers – City Front Center?

    • A.

      Shedd Aquarium

    • B.

      Chicago Botanic Gardens

    • C.

      Comiskey Park

    • D.

      Holy Name Cathedral

    Correct Answer
    A. Shedd Aquarium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shedd Aquarium. The question asks about the points of interest that would be encountered on the most direct legal route from Midway Airport to Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers - City Front Center. Out of the given options, Shedd Aquarium is the only point of interest that is located on this route. Therefore, it is the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    Navy Pier closest to

    • A.

      Illinois and Peshtigo

    • B.

      Lake Shore Drive and North Avenue

    • C.

      Wabash and Monroe

    • D.

      Grand and Lake Shore Drive

    Correct Answer
    D. Grand and Lake Shore Drive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Grand and Lake Shore Drive. This location is the closest to Navy Pier.

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  • 22. 

    From Navy Pier to St. Joseph hospital – point of interest?

    • A.

      Montrose harbor

    • B.

      Kathy Osterman Beach

    • C.

      Diversey Yacht club

    • D.

      Jackson park

    Correct Answer
    C. Diversey Yacht club
    Explanation
    The Diversey Yacht club is the point of interest located between Navy Pier and St. Joseph hospital. It is a popular destination for yacht enthusiasts and offers various amenities and activities related to boating and sailing.

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  • 23. 

    From Union Station to Chicago Hilton – point of interest?

    • A.

      Cook County traffic center

    • B.

      Immigration and Naturalization services building

    • C.

      James R Thompson building

    • D.

      Chicago Historical society

    Correct Answer
    B. Immigration and Naturalization services building
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Immigration and Naturalization services building. This is because the question is asking for a point of interest between Union Station and Chicago Hilton, and out of the given options, the Immigration and Naturalization services building is the only one that fits this criteria. The other options are not located between Union Station and Chicago Hilton.

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  • 24. 

    First diagonal street north of Midway airport?

    • A.

      Milwaukee

    • B.

      Elston

    • C.

      Archer

    • D.

      Ogden

    Correct Answer
    C. Archer
    Explanation
    Archer is the correct answer because it is the first diagonal street north of Midway airport. Milwaukee, Elston, and Ogden are not diagonal streets, so they cannot be the correct answer. Archer, on the other hand, runs diagonally from southwest to northeast, making it the first diagonal street north of Midway airport.

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  • 25. 

    Fill in the blank from the choices listed below: Brookfield Zoo to Printer’s Row: Turn left on 31st Street to route 171 (1st Ave.) north: take ______ to the Eisenhower Expressway to Congress to Printer’s Row.

    • A.

      I-94

    • B.

      I-290

    • C.

      I-88

    • D.

      I-294

    Correct Answer
    B. I-290
  • 26. 

    Which of the following is the most direct legal route from Evergreen Plaza to City Hall from choices listed below?

    • A.

      Western Ave. north to Archer Ave. east to Clark street north to City Hall

    • B.

      Western Ave. north to Randolph east to City Hall

    • C.

      95th Street east to the Dan Ryan expressway north to Jackson east to Clark north to City Hall

    • D.

      95th St. east to the Dan Ryan expressway north to Washington east to City Hall

    Correct Answer
    D. 95th St. east to the Dan Ryan expressway north to Washington east to City Hall
    Explanation
    The most direct legal route from Evergreen Plaza to City Hall is to take 95th St. east to the Dan Ryan expressway north. From there, continue on Washington east until reaching City Hall. This route avoids unnecessary turns and detours, providing a straight path to the destination.

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  • 27. 

    The Hotel located closest to Wacker and Wabash is?

    • A.

      The Hotel Inter-Continental

    • B.

      Hotel 71

    • C.

      The Renaissance Chicago Hotel

    • D.

      The Swissotel Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Hotel 71
    Explanation
    Hotel 71 is the closest hotel to Wacker and Wabash.

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