Chic-a-go-go Quiz

Do you know your Kominsky from your Comiskey? Do you know your Polish from your Italian? Chicago, the Windy City, the City in a Garden, the City of Big Shoulders - it's the greatest place on earth, and you can take this quiz to find out more about it!

How well do you know the Windy City? This quiz will separate the poseurs from the true Chicago natives, the Schaumburgers from the Rogers Parkers, the Berwynians from the Bridgeporters! Have fun!

Created by: Cathy

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Which intersection is "0", i.e. the starting point from which all other Chicago addresses are calculated?
  2. Where is Ira Couch buried?
  3. Why is Midway Airport named Midway Airport?
  4. What was the original name of the Cubs?
  5. In which neighborhood did the Daleys live?
  6. There's a news station in town where the brother of a convicted felon and former Enron bigwig works. Which station is this?
  7. Which three beautiful churches are located in the "Polish Patch?"
  8. Who gave the homily at St. Sabina's one Mother's Day?
  9. What was the airport code of Meigs Field?
  10. While we're on the subject, what was the 'proper' pronuncation of Meigs Field?
  11. Which of the following is NOT a nickname of Chicago?

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