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How much do you know about Illinois?

I’ve done three quizzes on Chicago so I thought it was time to do one on the entire state. Here it is…

  • Abraham Lincoln was the first person born in Illinois to become president of the United States.

    • True
    • False, James Buchanan was also born in Illinois
    • False, Lincoln wasn’t born in Illinois
  • In which year did Illinois become a state?

    • 1817
    • 1818
    • 1819
    • 1821
  • Before the Civil War, did Illinois allow slavery?

    • Yes
    • No
  • The current governor of Illinois is…

    • Bruce Rauner
    • Jim Madigan
    • Rahm Emanuel
    • Toni Preckwinkle
  • Illinois is divided into how many counties?

    • 99
    • 100
    • 101
    • 102
  • Illinois’ state flower is…

    • the rose
    • the tulip
    • the marigold
    • the dandelion
  • Which US president was born in Illinois?

    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Ulysses S. Grant
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Barack Obama
  • Where does Illinois rank among the states by area?

    • 8
    • 13
    • 20
    • 25

What do you think?

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Written by Gary J Sibio

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