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Chicago Trivia – Take 3

I’ve done two other quizzes about Chicago:

How much do you know about Chicago?

How much do you know about Chicago 2?

I thought it might be time for a third installment. Here goes.

  • Chicago is located in which county?

    • Lake
    • Chicago
    • Cook
    • DuPage
  • There is an island in the city.

    • True
    • False
  • During the American Civil War, many Confederate prisoners of war were housed in Chicago.

    • True
    • False
  • Long before there were gangsters, Chicago was home to the first person to be designated a serial killer. His name was

    • Aaron Montgomery Ward
    • Jacob Scherr
    • H.H. Holmes
    • Adolph Luetgert
  • The word “Chicago” comes from a Miami Indian word meaning

    • Bad smell
    • An onion
    • Much water
    • Where the river meets the lake
  • In July of 1915 a ship called the Eastland capsized in the Chicago River killing more than 800 people. The people were on their way to

    • Milwaukee
    • Mackinaw Island
    • St. Louis
    • A company picnic
  • No woman has ever served as mayor of Chicago.

    • True
    • False
  • In 1967 a massive sculpture by Pablo Picasso was unveiled. It’s official name is

    • Cloud Gate
    • The Bird
    • Picasso’s Angel
    • It doesn’t have a name
  • It is illegal to build a house out of wood in Chicago.

    • True
    • False
  • Chicago’s first public library was built in the inside of a water tower.

    • True
    • False

What do you think?

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Written by Gary J Sibio

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