Statistics for Chicago True or False?

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  • This quiz has been taken 46 times
  • The average score is 10 of 15

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
Chicago annually dyes its river green to celebrate St Patrick's DayTrue
95%
One in three Chicagoans are blackTrue
81%
Cook County, which contains Chicago, is the most populous county in the USFalse
78%
The Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) was once the tallest building in the worldTrue
78%
Chicago was the second-largest city in the US before being overtaken by Los Angeles in the 1980sTrue
73%
The films Thief, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Fugitive are all set in ChicagoTrue
68%
Barack Obama is the only US president to have been born in ChicagoFalse
65%
The Chicago Cubs are the oldest Major League Baseball team to have never changed their cityTrue
65%
Chicago has the highest average wind speed of any city in the USFalse
62%
The first presidential debate of the modern era, between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, took place in Chicago in 1960True
62%
The Chicago Tribune is the oldest continually published newspaper in the USFalse
54%
McDonald's, Boeing and United Airlines are all headquartered in ChicagoTrue
51%
In 2019, Chicago had the highest per capita murder rate of any city in the USFalse
49%
Infamous Chicago mobster Al Capone was sentenced to prison for smuggling alcohol into the US during ProhibitionFalse
49%
Over 3,000 people were killed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871False
38%

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