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Chicago Taxi Aug 2013 - Final Exam "Geography 2" - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Three Hotels in the same area:

    • A.

      Chicago Hilton & Towers , Hotel Intercontinental , Crowne Plaza

    • B.

      Fairmont Hotel , Swiss Hotel , Hyatt Regency Chicago

    • C.

      Seneca , Palmer House , “W”

    • D.

      Tremont Hotel, Hotel Monaco , Hyatt Hotel & Resort

    • E.

      None of these hotels are in the same area

    Correct Answer
    B. Fairmont Hotel , Swiss Hotel , Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None of these hotels are in the same area." The given list of hotels is divided into four groups, and each group consists of three hotels. However, there is no group where all three hotels are in the same area. Therefore, none of these hotels are in the same area.

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  • 2. 

    The Hospitals in the same area are:

    • A.

      Lutheran General, Louis Weiss , Jackson Park

    • B.

      Stroger, Weiss, Michael Reese

    • C.

      Mount Sinai , Schwab Rehabilitation Center , St. Anthony

    • D.

      V.A. Westside, V.A. Lakeside , Swedish Covenant

    Correct Answer
    C. Mount Sinai , Schwab Rehabilitation Center , St. Anthony
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mount Sinai, Schwab Rehabilitation Center, and St. Anthony. These hospitals are all located in the same area.

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  • 3. 

    What University houses the Lying-In Hospital , Comer  Children’s  Hospital,  and Bernard Mitchell Hospital ?

    • A.

      Saint Bernard

    • B.

      De Paul University

    • C.

      University of Chicago

    • D.

      University of Illinois at Chicago

    • E.

      Veteran’s Administration

    Correct Answer
    C. University of Chicago
    Explanation
    The University of Chicago houses the Lying-In Hospital, Comer Children's Hospital, and Bernard Mitchell Hospital.

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  • 4. 

    I am home to the University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry. What community am I ?

    • A.

      Chinatown

    • B.

      Wrigleyville

    • C.

      Hyde Park

    • D.

      Pullman

    • E.

      Evergreen

    Correct Answer
    C. Hyde Park
    Explanation
    Hyde Park is the correct answer because it is home to the University of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry. The University of Chicago is a prestigious institution known for its academic excellence, while the Museum of Science and Industry is one of the largest science museums in the world. Both of these landmarks are located in Hyde Park, making it the community being referred to in the question.

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  • 5. 

    Chicago State University is located at :

    • A.

      95th and King Dive

    • B.

      47th and King Drive

    • C.

      597t and Cottage Grove

    • D.

      35th and Cottage Grove

    • E.

      33rd and State

    Correct Answer
    A. 95th and King Dive
    Explanation
    Chicago State University is located at 95th and King Drive.

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  • 6. 

    Holy Cross Hospital is located at which of the following intersections  ?

    • A.

      95th and Kostner

    • B.

      68th and California

    • C.

      95th and California

    • D.

      Harrison and Central

    Correct Answer
    B. 68th and California
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 68th and California. This intersection is where Holy Cross Hospital is located.

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  • 7. 

    Which hotel is located at 500 South Dearborn  ?

    • A.

      Wyndham Blake Hotel

    • B.

      Whitehall Hotel

    • C.

      Sutton Place

    • D.

      Swiss Hotel

    • E.

      Drake Hotel

    Correct Answer
    A. Wyndham Blake Hotel
    Explanation
    The Wyndham Blake Hotel is located at 500 South Dearborn.

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  • 8. 

    Another name for 6700 South is :

    • A.

      Comercial Avenue

    • B.

      Martin Luther King Drive

    • C.

      Marquette Road

    • D.

      Cermak Road

    • E.

      Archer Avenue

    Correct Answer
    C. Marquette Road
    Explanation
    Marquette Road is another name for 6700 South.

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  • 9. 

    Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital is closest to :

    • A.

      North and Sacramento

    • B.

      Division and Western

    • C.

      Diversey and Clybourn

    • D.

      57th and Cottage Grove

    • E.

      129th and Western

    Correct Answer
    B. Division and Western
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Division and Western. This can be determined by comparing the given options and identifying the location that is closest to Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital.

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  • 10. 

    What building is located at 555 W. Madison ?

    • A.

      The State of Illinois Buiding

    • B.

      Wrigley Building

    • C.

      Lake Point Towers

    • D.

      Presidential Towers

    • E.

      Blue Cross Blue Shields

    Correct Answer
    D. Presidential Towers
    Explanation
    Presidential Towers is the correct answer because it is the building located at 555 W. Madison.

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  • 11. 

    Heading south from Madison Street, the first mile marker is …

    • A.

      Chicago Ave.

    • B.

      8th Street

    • C.

      Taylor Street

    • D.

      Roosevelt Rd.

    • E.

      Ogden Ave.

    Correct Answer
    D. Roosevelt Rd.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Roosevelt Rd. because it is stated in the question that the first mile marker heading south from Madison Street is Roosevelt Rd. This means that Roosevelt Rd. is the first street encountered when traveling south from Madison Street.

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  • 12. 

    The University of Illinois and many Greek restaurants are located on :

    • A.

      Jackson

    • B.

      Huron

    • C.

      Western

    • D.

      Milwaukee

    • E.

      Halsted

    Correct Answer
    E. Halsted
    Explanation
    The University of Illinois and many Greek restaurants are located on Halsted.

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  • 13. 

    The Ritz Carlton Hotel is located near …

    • A.

      Chicago and Michigan

    • B.

      State and Division

    • C.

      Walton and Michigan

    • D.

      Pearson and Michigan

    • E.

      Ohio and St. Clair

    Correct Answer
    D. Pearson and Michigan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pearson and Michigan. This can be inferred from the question that asks for the location of The Ritz Carlton Hotel. Among the given options, Pearson and Michigan is the only location mentioned that could potentially be the location of the hotel.

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  • 14. 

    The Four Season Hotel is located near ..

    • A.

      Delaware and Rush

    • B.

      State and Division

    • C.

      Walton and Michigan

    • D.

      MVDR and Delaware

    • E.

      Ohio and St. Clair

    Correct Answer
    A. Delaware and Rush
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Delaware and Rush. This is because the question is asking for the location of the Four Season Hotel, and Delaware and Rush is the only option that mentions the hotel's location. The other options mention different street names that are not relevant to the hotel's location.

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  • 15. 

    Hotel Lincoln (ex Park View Hotel)  is located at …

    • A.

      Wacker Place and Michigan

    • B.

      Michigan and Congress

    • C.

      Ohio and Fairbanks

    • D.

      Dearborn and Congress

    • E.

      Clark and Lincoln

    Correct Answer
    E. Clark and Lincoln
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Clark and Lincoln.

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  • 16. 

    Wyndham Blake Hotel is located …

    • A.

      Balbo and Michigan

    • B.

      Michigan and Congress

    • C.

      8th and Michigan

    • D.

      Deaborn and Congress

    • E.

      Ohio and Fairbanks

    Correct Answer
    D. Deaborn and Congress
    Explanation
    500 S Dearborn

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  • 17. 

    Chicago Hilton & Towers is located at:

    • A.

      Balbo and Michigan

    • B.

      Michigan and Congress

    • C.

      8th and Michigan

    • D.

      Dearborn and Congress

    • E.

      11th and Michigan

    Correct Answer
    A. Balbo and Michigan
    Explanation
    The Chicago Hilton & Towers is located at the intersection of Balbo and Michigan.

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  • 18. 

    Which is the correct rote from Racine and Taylor to United Center ?

    • A.

      Taylor St w/b to Damen, Damen n/b to United Center

    • B.

      Taylor St w/b to Western, Western n/b to United Center

    • C.

      Taylor St e/b to Canal Street, Canal St n/b to United Center

    • D.

      Taylor St e/b to Damen, Damen s/b to United Center

    • E.

      Taylor w/b to Halsted, Halsted s/b to United Center

    Correct Answer
    A. Taylor St w/b to Damen, Damen n/b to United Center
    Explanation
    The correct route from Racine and Taylor to United Center is to take Taylor St westbound to Damen, then Damen northbound to United Center.

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  • 19. 

    The Bahai House of Worship can be founded at:

    • A.

      LaSalle and Chicago

    • B.

      Adams and Des Plaines

    • C.

      Linden and Sheridan

    • D.

      Sedgwick and Menominee

    Correct Answer
    C. Linden and Sheridan
  • 20. 

    What side of the street is 537 East 89th Place ?

    • A.

      North

    • B.

      South

    • C.

      East

    • D.

      West

    Correct Answer
    B. South
    Explanation
    537 East 89th Place is located on the south side of the street.

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  • 21. 

    What is another name for 39th Street ?

    • A.

      Halsted

    • B.

      Damen

    • C.

      Pershing Rd.

    • D.

      Howard

    • E.

      Cermak

    Correct Answer
    C. Pershing Rd.
    Explanation
    Pershing Rd. is another name for 39th Street.

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  • 22. 

    The Aon Center was originally known as the Standard Oil Building. What other name was it known  as ?

    • A.

      The Fair

    • B.

      Maurice Rothchilds Building

    • C.

      The Palmolive Building

    • D.

      The AMOCO Building

    • E.

      Both 2 & 4 are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. The AMOCO Building
    Explanation
    The Aon Center, originally known as the Standard Oil Building, was also known as The AMOCO Building.

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  • 23. 

    Which diagonal street do you encounter on your way to Midway from Navy Pier ?  (Assume you take I-55 South)

    • A.

      Clybourn

    • B.

      Ogden

    • C.

      Elston

    • D.

      Archer

    • E.

      South Chicago

    Correct Answer
    D. Archer
    Explanation
    Archer is the correct answer because if you take I-55 South from Navy Pier, you will eventually encounter Archer Avenue on your way to Midway.

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  • 24. 

    The correct route from the Chicago Hilton & Towers to La Rabida Children’s Hospital is:

    • A.

      Harrison w/b to Morgan, s/b on Morgan to Drexel Ave., then s/b on Drexel to location

    • B.

      Michigan s.b to 8th St. , w/b on 8th toRush, n/b on Rush to Balbo, e/b on Balbo to approximately 3 blocks turning right onto Comercial then s/b to location

    • C.

      Michigan s/b to Roosevelt Rd, e/b on Roosevelt Rd to Columbus into LSD, s/b on LSD following U.S. 41 as is turns at Marquette Dr. going e/b, go approximately one block east and turn left into location

    • D.

      Balbo w/b to Columbus , s/b on Columbus to LSD , s/b to I-55 , s/b on I-55 exiting onto I-90/94 , n/b on I-90/94 to 63rd St., exit and go s/b to 65th St where you find La Rabida

    Correct Answer
    C. Michigan s/b to Roosevelt Rd, e/b on Roosevelt Rd to Columbus into LSD, s/b on LSD following U.S. 41 as is turns at Marquette Dr. going e/b, go approximately one block east and turn left into location
    Explanation
    The correct route from the Chicago Hilton & Towers to La Rabida Children's Hospital is to take Michigan Avenue southbound, then turn east on Roosevelt Road and continue onto Columbus Drive. From there, take Lake Shore Drive southbound, following U.S. 41 as it turns at Marquette Drive and continues eastbound. After going approximately one block east, turn left into the location of La Rabida Children's Hospital.

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  • 25. 

    The Burnham Hotel is located at :

    • A.

      Wabash and Madison

    • B.

      State and Washington

    • C.

      Michigan and Balbo

    • D.

      Wacker and Stetson

    Correct Answer
    B. State and Washington
    Explanation
    The Burnham Hotel is located at State and Washington. This is indicated by the answer choice provided.

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  • 26. 

    I-94 goes by Six Flags Great America. What expressway takes you there FROM downtown ?

    • A.

      I-94

    • B.

      I-294

    • C.

      I-90

    • D.

      I-290

    • E.

      I-90/94

    Correct Answer
    E. I-90/94
    Explanation
    the question is FROM downtown. only 1 option :I-90/94

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  • 27. 

    The Magnificent Mile is located on :

    • A.

      Michigan between Oak and Wacker

    • B.

      State between Wacker and Congress

    • C.

      On Columbus between Randolph and Roosevelt

    • D.

      The Museum Campus

    • E.

      The Illinois medical district

    Correct Answer
    A. Michigan between Oak and Wacker
    Explanation
    The Magnificent Mile is located on Michigan between Oak and Wacker. This is a famous stretch of road in Chicago known for its high-end shopping, luxury hotels, and iconic landmarks. It is a popular tourist destination and a hub for shopping and entertainment.

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  • 28. 

    Downtown, Quincy runs in which direction ?

    • A.

      North

    • B.

      South

    • C.

      East

    • D.

      West

    • E.

      Both North and South

    Correct Answer
    D. West
    Explanation
    Downtown Quincy runs in the west direction.

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  • 29. 

    Heading west from State Street, the first mile marker is:

    • A.

      Franklin

    • B.

      Belmont

    • C.

      Ashland

    • D.

      Halsted

    • E.

      Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    D. Halsted
    Explanation
    When heading west from State Street, the first mile marker is Halsted. This means that Halsted is the first major street or landmark that you will encounter after traveling one mile in the westward direction from State Street.

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  • 30. 

    Water Tower Place is closest to which of the following intersections ?

    • A.

      Michigan and Illinois

    • B.

      Michigan and Pearson

    • C.

      Randolph and Wabash

    • D.

      Wabash and Hubbard

    Correct Answer
    B. Michigan and Pearson
    Explanation
    Water Tower Place is closest to the intersection of Michigan and Pearson because the question asks for the closest intersection, and Michigan and Pearson is the only option that includes Michigan Avenue, which is where Water Tower Place is located.

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  • 31. 

    The Allstate Arena is closest to:

    • A.

      River Rd and Bryn Mawr

    • B.

      Mannheim and Touhy

    • C.

      Madison and Damen

    • D.

      Monroe and Dearborn

    • E.

      Clark and Addison

    Correct Answer
    B. Mannheim and Touhy
    Explanation
    The Allstate Arena is closest to Mannheim and Touhy. This is because Mannheim and Touhy is the only option that is in close proximity to the arena. The other options are located in different areas of Chicago and are not near the Allstate Arena.

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  • 32. 

    Numerically , Addison is:

    • A.

      3600 East

    • B.

      3600 South

    • C.

      3600 West

    • D.

      3600 North

    Correct Answer
    D. 3600 North
    Explanation
    Addison is located at 3600 North. The directions provided (East, South, West) are not relevant in determining the numerical location of Addison. The only relevant information is the numerical value of 3600, which indicates the North direction.

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  • 33. 

    Which museum is located Downtown ?

    • A.

      Museum of Science and Industry

    • B.

      The Polish Museum

    • C.

      Balzekas Museum of Litrhuanian Culture

    • D.

      DuSable Museum of African American History

    • E.

      Terra Museum of American Art

    Correct Answer
    E. Terra Museum of American Art
    Explanation
    The Terra Museum of American Art is located Downtown.

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  • 34. 

    What hospitals are near Douglas Park ? (near Ogden & California)

    • A.

      Norwegian and Swedish

    • B.

      University of Chicago and LaRabida

    • C.

      Schwab Rehabilitation Institute and Mount Sinai

    • D.

      Jackson Park Hospital and Doctors

    Correct Answer
    C. Schwab Rehabilitation Institute and Mount Sinai
    Explanation
    Schwab Rehabilitation Institute and Mount Sinai are the hospitals near Douglas Park.

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  • 35. 

    Which of these would you see on the correct route from Printer’s Row to Brookfield  Zoo ?

    • A.

      Lenox House Suites

    • B.

      U.S. Cellular Field

    • C.

      South Shore Cultural Center

    • D.

      Loretto Hospital

    • E.

      The Main Post Office

    Correct Answer
    D. Loretto Hospital
    Explanation
    w/b on I-290 @ Central Ave.

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  • 36. 

    Which group of hotels is on Michigan Avenue ?

    • A.

      Hyatt Printer’s Row, Renaissance and Holiday Inn

    • B.

      Westin, Intercontinental and Marriott

    • C.

      Waldorf and M. Hopkins

    • D.

      Sofitel and Embassy

    Correct Answer
    B. Westin, Intercontinental and Marriott
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Westin, Intercontinental and Marriott. These hotels are located on Michigan Avenue.

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  • 37. 

    What point of interest would you encounter on the correct route from Midway Airport to McCormick Place South ?

    • A.

      John Hancock Building

    • B.

      Peggy Notebaert Museum

    • C.

      Lake Point Towers

    • D.

      Mercy Hospital & MedicalCenter

    Correct Answer
    D. Mercy Hospital & MedicalCenter
    Explanation
    @ Michigan & 26th

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  • 38. 

    Where does Archer Avenue meet Pulaski Rd. ?

    • A.

      47th Street

    • B.

      35th Street

    • C.

      50th Street

    • D.

      South Chicago Avenue

    Correct Answer
    C. 50th Street
    Explanation
    Archer Avenue meets Pulaski Rd. at 50th Street.

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  • 39. 

    Complete the following route from Union Station to Chicago Hilton & Towers: Take Jackson e/b to ____________ Avenue and continue s/b to entrance.

    • A.

      Lake Shore Dr.

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Wells

    • D.

      Wabash

    • E.

      Division

    Correct Answer
    B. Michigan
    Explanation
    To complete the route from Union Station to Chicago Hilton & Towers, one should take Jackson e/b to Michigan Avenue and continue s/b to the entrance.

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  • 40. 

    Where does Lincoln  Avenue meet Ashland Avenue ?

    • A.

      Belmont Ave.

    • B.

      Archer Ave.

    • C.

      Cicero Ave.

    • D.

      Stony Island

    • E.

      Cermak Ave.

    Correct Answer
    A. Belmont Ave.
    Explanation
    Lincoln Avenue meets Ashland Avenue at Belmont Ave.

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  • 41. 

    Which diagonal street crosses North Avenue at Halsted Street and Fullerton at Ashland Avenue ?

    • A.

      Clybourn

    • B.

      Blue Island

    • C.

      Ridge

    • D.

      Exchange

    Correct Answer
    A. Clybourn
    Explanation
    Clybourn is the correct answer because it is the diagonal street that crosses North Avenue at Halsted Street and Fullerton at Ashland Avenue.

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  • 42. 

    Which diagonal street crosses Irving Park Rd. at Cicero ,  Ashland Ave. at Division Street , and North Ave. at Damen Ave  ?

    • A.

      Rogers

    • B.

      Milwaukee

    • C.

      Elston

    • D.

      Lincoln

    Correct Answer
    B. Milwaukee
    Explanation
    Milwaukee is the correct answer because it is the diagonal street that crosses Irving Park Rd. at Cicero, Ashland Ave. at Division Street, and North Ave. at Damen Ave.

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  • 43. 

    Which set of streets go one-way east in downtown area ?

    • A.

      State and LaSalle

    • B.

      Washington and Ohio

    • C.

      Madison and Ontario

    • D.

      Dearborn and Franklin

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington and Ohio
    Explanation
    The set of streets that go one-way east in the downtown area is Washington and Ohio.

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  • 44. 

    Which pair of streets are located in River North area ?

    • A.

      Diversey and Halsted

    • B.

      Dearborn and Huron

    • C.

      Lake Shoe and 57th St.

    • D.

      Narragansett and Madison

    Correct Answer
    B. Dearborn and Huron
    Explanation
    The River North area is known for its vibrant art scene, trendy restaurants, and upscale shops. Dearborn and Huron streets are both located in the River North area, making them the correct pair of streets for this question. Diversey and Halsted are located in the Lincoln Park area, Lake Shore and 57th St. are located in the Hyde Park area, and Narragansett and Madison are located in the Austin neighborhood.

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  • 45. 

    Odd numbered addresses are located on which side of the street ?

    • A.

      North and east

    • B.

      South and west

    • C.

      South and east

    • D.

      North and west

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. South and east
    Explanation
    Odd numbered addresses are typically located on the south and east sides of the street. This convention is commonly followed in many cities and towns. The reasoning behind this is that odd numbers are usually assigned to properties on one side of the street, while even numbers are assigned to properties on the opposite side. This helps to maintain a consistent and organized system for locating addresses and navigating through a neighborhood or city.

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  • 46. 

    The Polish Museum is located at:

    • A.

      2250 N. Central

    • B.

      6500 S. Pulaski

    • C.

      111th and Cicero

    • D.

      Augusta Blvd. and Milwaukee

    • E.

      57th and Cottage Grove

    Correct Answer
    D. Augusta Blvd. and Milwaukee
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Augusta Blvd. and Milwaukee.

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  • 47. 

    The AT&T building is located at:

    • A.

      Monroe and Franklin

    • B.

      State and Lake

    • C.

      Wabash and Chicago River

    • D.

      Randolph and Stetson

    • E.

      Clark and Lake

    Correct Answer
    A. Monroe and Franklin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Monroe and Franklin.

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  • 48. 

    Harold Washington Library is located at :

    • A.

      Lake and Wabash

    • B.

      VanBuren and State

    • C.

      Dearborn and Walton

    • D.

      State and Roosevelt

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. VanBuren and State
    Explanation
    The correct answer is VanBuren and State. This is the location of the Harold Washington Library.

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  • 49. 

    South Chicago Avenue runs parallel with :

    • A.

      I-290

    • B.

      I-55

    • C.

      I-90/94

    • D.

      I-90

    • E.

      I-94

    Correct Answer
    D. I-90
    Explanation
    South Chicago Avenue runs parallel with I-90.

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  • 50. 

    You are downtown and your passenger want to go to Midway Airport. The traffic on the Stevenson is very slow. What would you use as an alternate route ?

    • A.

      Ogden Avenue

    • B.

      I-90/94

    • C.

      Archer Avenue

    • D.

      Both 1 and 2 may be used

    • E.

      Both 1 & 3 may be used

    Correct Answer
    E. Both 1 & 3 may be used
    Explanation
    Both Ogden Avenue and Archer Avenue may be used as alternate routes to Midway Airport when the traffic on the Stevenson is slow.

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