How Much Do You Know About Illinois?

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What is the capital of Illinois?
Chicago
Springfiled
Naperville
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Abraham Lincoln was once the postmaster of what Illinois city?
Springfield
New Salem
Spring Grove
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Chicago is located on which of the Great Lakes?
Superior
Erie
Michigan
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What is the nickname for Illinois?
The Prairie State
The Farm State
The Windy City State
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The great Chicago fire occurred in what year?
1863
1901
1871
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Chicago hosted the World's Columbian Exposition in what year?
1893
1900
1917
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What is the abbreviation for Chicago's O'Hare Airport?
CHI
OHR
ORD
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In the 1850s, what Illinois politician contributed to the Civil War by introducing the controversial Kansas-Nebraska Act?
Stephen Douglas
Abraham Lincoln
Henry Clay
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What famous poet was originally from Illinois?
Robert Frost
Walt Whitman
Carl Sandburg
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How many counties are in Illinois?
95
102
112
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What is the Illinois state bird?
Cardinal
Robin
Mockingbird
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Question 12/12

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What long-running television show was recorded in Chicago?
Little House on the Prairie
The Oprah Winfrey Show
Seinfeld
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The entire state of Illinois is disappointed in your results!

C+, Go To The Back Of The Class

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So you missed a few. Still, your knowledge of the Land of Lincoln is pretty impressive!

B+, Not Bad

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Excellent work! Perhaps only Lincoln, Oprah, and Obama know Illinois better!

A+, Illustrious Illinois Results

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1
What is the capital of Illinois?
Chicago
Springfiled
Naperville
2
Abraham Lincoln was once the postmaster of what Illinois city?
Springfield
New Salem
Spring Grove
3
Chicago is located on which of the Great Lakes?
Superior
Erie
Michigan
4
What is the nickname for Illinois?
The Prairie State
The Farm State
The Windy City State
5
The great Chicago fire occurred in what year?
1863
1901
1871
6
Chicago hosted the World's Columbian Exposition in what year?
1893
1900
1917
7
What is the abbreviation for Chicago's O'Hare Airport?
CHI
OHR
ORD
8
In the 1850s, what Illinois politician contributed to the Civil War by introducing the controversial Kansas-Nebraska Act?
Stephen Douglas
Abraham Lincoln
Henry Clay
9
What famous poet was originally from Illinois?
Robert Frost
Walt Whitman
Carl Sandburg
10
How many counties are in Illinois?
95
102
112
11
What is the Illinois state bird?
Cardinal
Robin
Mockingbird
12
What long-running television show was recorded in Chicago?
Little House on the Prairie
The Oprah Winfrey Show
Seinfeld