The Ultimate Quiz On Chicago

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  • 1. 
    What year did Paper Lace have the hit single "The Night Chicago Died" on Mercury?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2001

  • 2. 
    What 24.5-acre park in downtown Chicago was opened to the public in 2004?
    • A. 

      Millennium Park

    • B. 

      Central Park

    • C. 

      Bear Park

    • D. 

      Wrigley Park

  • 3. 
    What Chicago university was incorporated on December 25th, 1907, by ten Vincentian priests and five Catholic laymen?
    • A. 

      De Paul University

    • B. 

      Illinois College

    • C. 

      Liberty Univeristy

    • D. 

      Harvard

  • 4. 
    What Chicago blues band made the seminal album "East West"?
    • A. 

      Kingbees

    • B. 

      Elvin Bishop Group

    • C. 

      Paul Butterfield Blues Band

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 5. 
    Which of the following hit singles from 1973 were performed by the band Chicago?
    • A. 

      Feelin' Stronger Every Day

    • B. 

      Rock Wit' Cha

    • C. 

      (You're My) Soul And Inspiration

    • D. 

      It Must Be Him

  • 6. 
    Who built the first settlement on the land that is now Chicago in 1779?
    • A. 

      Jean George

    • B. 

      Art Modell

    • C. 

      Charles Chisox

    • D. 

      Jean Baptist Point Dusable

  • 7. 
    What does Chicago's motto, "Urbs in Horto", mean?
    • A. 

      Windy City

    • B. 

      City In A Garden

    • C. 

      City In Wind

    • D. 

      Grassy Town

  • 8. 
    What famous building is located at 210 South Canal Street in Chicago?
    • A. 

      The Union Station

    • B. 

      The Rookery

    • C. 

      Pittsfield Building

    • D. 

      Monadnock Building

  • 9. 
    How many stars are on the official Chicago flag?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      43

    • D. 

      4

  • 10. 
    Where was gangster John Dillinger gunned down by the FBI in 1934?
    • A. 

      Biograph Theater

    • B. 

      Wrigley Field

    • C. 

      Art Institute Of Chicago

    • D. 

      Lincoln Park Zoo

  • 11. 
    Who did Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley replace?
    • A. 

      John Belushi

    • B. 

      Bob Hoskins

    • C. 

      Richard J. Daley.

    • D. 

      Acting Mayor Eugene Sawyer

  • 12. 
    The Great Chicago Fire broke out in the barn behind the O'Leary's house, what were the O'Leary's first names?
    • A. 

      Jon And Betty

    • B. 

      Richard And Catlin

    • C. 

      Patrick And Jane

    • D. 

      Patrick And Catherine

  • 13. 
    Who did Al Capone go to work for when he arrived in Chicago?
    • A. 

      Mayor Daley

    • B. 

      John Torrio

    • C. 

      William "Big Bill" Hale Thompson

    • D. 

      Joe Piscipo

  • 14. 
    The Lincoln Park Zoo is the oldest public zoo in America; what year was it founded?
    • A. 

      1678

    • B. 

      1898

    • C. 

      1868

    • D. 

      1987

  • 15. 
    How many passengers did the original Chicago Ferris Wheel, which was built on the midway of the 1893 Columbian Exposition, hold?
    • A. 

      Held 40 Passengers At A Time

    • B. 

      Held 900 Passengers At A Time

    • C. 

      Held 400 Passengers At A Time

    • D. 

      Held 1,400 Passengers At A Time

  • 16. 
    Who did Harold Washington defeat in the general election to become Mayor of Chicago in 1983?
    • A. 

      Bob Ewbanks

    • B. 

      Eugene Sawyer

    • C. 

      Richard J. Daley

    • D. 

      Bernard E. Epton

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