Illinois Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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We all know Illinois is the place to be, but are you truly a local if you can't ace this quiz?

Pass this quiz about Illinois food, culture, and slang to prove you're a true native or local. It might be harder than you think! No cheating.

 Dec 08, 2018
1 of 18Pick Your Answer!
New Yorkers and their thin pizzas are nuts! In Illinois, the only way to eat pizza is:
With peppers
Folded
Deep dish
2 of 18Pick Your Answer!
"I want to touch up my makeup! I'm heading to the _______ really quickly."
Powder room
Washroom
Frunchroom
3 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If you're craving some amazing Italian beef, hot dogs, or french fries, then you should head to:
Culver's. Delicious!
Subway. Tasty!
Portillo's. Yum!
4 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Some Illinois students get a day off of school in March thanks to accomplishments by:
George Washington
Benedict Arnold
Casimir Pulaski
5 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If you're going to be working out or standing on your feet for a while, you'd better put on your best:
Sneakers
Tennis shoes
Gym shoes
6 of 18Pick Your Answer!
You've probably heard the phrase "it should be knee high by the fourth of July!" at least once. It refers to:
Corn!
Candy!
Grass!
7 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Where in Illinois would you go if you wanted to enjoy views of steep, sweeping sandstone canyons and a flowing river?
Niagara Falls
Yellowstone National Park
Starved Rock State Park
8 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If you ask for a cheese toastie, you'll get:
A grilled cheese sandwich! Yum.
Cheese and crackers! Amazing.
Mac and cheese! Delicious.
9 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which beloved president was an Illinois native?
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson
10 of 18Pick Your Answer!
"Yup, Jim's a stand up guy. He's a regular ________, alright."
Family guy
Grabowski
Sweetheart
11 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which Illinois-made sandwich consists of a thick slice of toast, a hamburger patty, french fries, and cheese sauce?
A fool's gold loaf
A chimichurri
A horseshoe
12 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If someone says they're headed to the City for a fun weekend, which one are they referring to?
Most likely Chicago
Most likely Philly
Most likely New York
13 of 18Pick Your Answer!
You probably have fond childhood memories of days spent at ___.
Six Flags
Holiday World
Knott's Berry Farm
14 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which delicious snack do we have Illinois to thank for?
Twinkies!
Lays!
Oreos!
15 of 18Pick Your Answer!
It definitely makes you cringe if you hear someone:
Say they love Illinois
Ask for some pickles on their burger
Pronounces the s in Illinois
16 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which massive music festival held in Chicago do people all over the country look forward to going to each year?
Coachella, duh!
Bonnaroo, duh!
Lollapalooza, duh!
17 of 18Pick Your Answer!
A tailgate or barbecue just isn't as fun if there's not a game of:
Cricket
Cornhole or bags!
Ultimate Frisbee
18 of 18Pick Your Answer!
No matter where you go, you'll always have pride for the ________!
Show Me
Praire State
Cornhusker State
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