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

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

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 Dec 08, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

New Yorkers and their thin pizzas are nuts! In Illinois, the only way to eat pizza is:
With peppers
Deep dish

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

"I want to touch up my makeup! I'm heading to the _______ really quickly."
Powder room

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

If you're craving some amazing Italian beef, hot dogs, or french fries, then you should head to:
Portillo's. Yum!
Subway. Tasty!
Culver's. Delicious!

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

Some Illinois students get a day off of school in March thanks to accomplishments by:
Benedict Arnold
George Washington
Casimir Pulaski

Question: 5/18Pick 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:
Gym shoes
Tennis shoes

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

You've probably heard the phrase "it should be knee high by the fourth of July!" at least once. It refers to:

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

Where in Illinois would you go if you wanted to enjoy views of steep, sweeping sandstone canyons and a flowing river?
Yellowstone National Park
Starved Rock State Park
Niagara Falls

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

If you ask for a cheese toastie, you'll get:
Mac and cheese! Delicious.
A grilled cheese sandwich! Yum.
Cheese and crackers! Amazing.

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

Which beloved president was an Illinois native?
Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

"Yup, Jim's a stand up guy. He's a regular ________, alright."
Family guy

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

Which Illinois-made sandwich consists of a thick slice of toast, a hamburger patty, french fries, and cheese sauce?
A chimichurri
A fool's gold loaf
A horseshoe

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

If someone says they're headed to the City for a fun weekend, which one are they referring to?
Most likely Philly
Most likely New York
Most likely Chicago

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

You probably have fond childhood memories of days spent at ___.
Six Flags
Holiday World
Knott's Berry Farm

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

Which delicious snack do we have Illinois to thank for?

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

It definitely makes you cringe if you hear someone:
Pronounces the s in Illinois
Ask for some pickles on their burger
Say they love Illinois

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

Which massive music festival held in Chicago do people all over the country look forward to going to each year?
Bonnaroo, duh!
Lollapalooza, duh!
Coachella, duh!

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

A tailgate or barbecue just isn't as fun if there's not a game of:
Ultimate Frisbee
Cornhole or bags!

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

No matter where you go, you'll always have pride for the ________!
Cornhusker State
Praire State
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