City Trivia - Chicago

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Last updated: April 5, 2019
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1. Prior to becoming an airport, what was the majority of the land upon which O'Hare now rests used for?
Soybean farming
Apple Orchard
Railroad terminals
Military base
2. What is the name of Chicago's first female mayor?
Vi Daley
Lori Lightfoot
Jane Byrne
Margaret O'Leary
3. Until it closed in 1971, what was the name of the stockyards immortalized in song by Frank Sinatra?
State Street
4. When it was first coined, what did 'Windy City' refer to?
Blown opportunites by its sports teams
Frequent winds and weather changes
The turbulent political scene
Corruption in regards to criminal prosecutions
5. What range below accurately describes the population of Chicago and its suburbs?
2.5 - 3.0 million people
3.75 - 4.25 millions people
6.0 - 6.5 million people
9.25 - 9.75 million people
6. Chicago has more 'what' than any other city in the United States?
Boat Slips
7. Which of the following can be found at the Art Institute of Chicago?
'The Nightwatch' by Rembrandt
'The Three Graces' by Paul Rubens
'A Sunday Afternoonon the Island of La Grande Jatte' by Georges Seurat
'Adam and Eve' by Albrecht Durer
8. Which of the following is not a neighborhood within the city of Chicago?
Lincoln Square
Oak Park
Garfield Park
9. What style of pizza was invented in Chicago?
Deep Dish
Thin Crust
Thick Crust
10. Which if the following retailers were not founded in Chicago?
Sears Roebuck & Company
Marshall Field & Company
Montgomery Wards
J.C. Penney's
11. What Chicago roadway immortalized in song starts at Hollywood Street?
Michigan Avenue
State Street
Lake Shore Drive
12. By what Chicago theater was gangster John Dillinger shot?
Biograph Theater
Auditorium Theater
Oriental Theater
Uptown Theater
13. In 1858, what significant event occurred in Chicago?
The city hosts the World's Fair
The city burns in the Great Chicago Fire
City streets and buildings are raised to improve drainage
The first elevated trains begin service
14. Which of the following is the name of the zoo in the city of Chicago?
Lincoln Park
15. What is commonly considered the cause of the Great Chicago Fire?
Grass fires sparked from draught
Fire from a blacksmith's shop
A fire in the kitchen of the O'Leary family
A cow kicks over a lantern
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