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Pop Quiz: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

  1. The St. Valentine's Day massacre of 1929 bloodied Chicago at the behest of
        a. Bugsy Malone
        b. Al Capone
        c. Machine Gun Kelly

  2. The Chicago Cubs' all-star outfielder, Sammy Sosa, hails from
        a. Puerto Rico
        b. Dominican Republic
        c. Cuba

  3. Which river snakes its way through downtown Chicago?
        a. Ohio River
        b. Mississippi River
        c. Chicago River

  4. Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie-style Robie House is located in Chicago's
        a. Grant Park
        b. Hyde Park neighborhood
        c. Lincoln Park

  5. The Chicago Board of Trade is the place to buy and sell
        a. stocks
        b. bonds
        c. futures

  6. Which of these paintings is not in the Art Institute of Chicago?
        a. "American Gothic" by Grant Wood
        b. "Nighthawks" by Edward Hopper
        c. "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh

  7. Chicago's Sears Tower, America's tallest building, was designed by
        a. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
        b. Philip Johnson
        c. I. M. Pei

  8. The average wind speed in the "Windy City" is
        a. 8 mph
        b. 10 mph
        c. 13 mph

  9. The Great Fire of Chicago blazed in
        a. 1855
        b. 1871
        c. 1910

  10. Which well-known actor co-founded Chicago's acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company?
        a. John Malkovich
        b. Tom Hanks
        c. William Hurt


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