Illinois Trivia

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Illinois Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, you will learn more about Illinois.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The state of Illinois is located in which region?
    • A. 

      Midwest

    • B. 

      Northeast

    • C. 

      Southwest

    • D. 

      Great Plains

  • 2. 
    What color does the Chicago River turn every St. Patrick's Day?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 3. 
    Which Illinois native was the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992?
    • A. 

      Carol Moseley Braun

    • B. 

      Hillary Rodham Clinton

    • C. 

      Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    • D. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

  • 4. 
    Calumet, Peoria, and Rockford are all cities in this Midwestern U.S. state. Northwestern University is also located here. Which state?
    • A. 

      Wisconsin

    • B. 

      Iowa

    • C. 

      Indiana

    • D. 

      Illinois

  • 5. 
    With a land area of 55,593 square miles, where does Illinois rank among the 50 states?
    • A. 

      35th

    • B. 

      45th

    • C. 

      50th

    • D. 

      25th

  • 6. 
    When did Illinois achieve statehood in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      January 29, 1861

    • B. 

      June 20, 1863

    • C. 

      November 21, 1789

    • D. 

      December 3, 1818

  • 7. 
    What hotel is located at the northern end of Michigan Avenue in Chicago?
    • A. 

      Drake Hotel

    • B. 

      The Grand Hotel

    • C. 

      Mayflower Hotel

    • D. 

      MGM Grand

  • 8. 
    Which country controlled Illinois until 1763?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      USA

  • 9. 
    What river forms part of the western border of Illinois?
    • A. 

      Missouri

    • B. 

      Wabash

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 10. 
    What body of water touches the eastern border of Illinois?
    • A. 

      Kalamazoo River

    • B. 

      Lake Station

    • C. 

      Lake Michigan

    • D. 

      Chicago River

  • 11. 
    In which Illinois town was the first skyscraper built in 1893?
    • A. 

      Rockford

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      St. Louis

    • D. 

      Springfield

  • 12. 
    What is the state bird and state tree of Illinois?
    • A. 

      Cardinal And White Oak

    • B. 

      Purple Finch And White Birch

    • C. 

      Western Meadowlark And American Elm

    • D. 

      Rhode Island Red And Red Maple

  • 13. 
    How long did the British control the Illinois territory?
    • A. 

      15 Years

    • B. 

      6 Years

    • C. 

      43 Years

    • D. 

      20 Years

  • 14. 
    Illinois was a part of what territory until 1809?
    • A. 

      Louisiana Purchase

    • B. 

      Missouri Territory

    • C. 

      Indiana Territory

    • D. 

      Illinois Territory