It’s Not Nonsense - It’s Illinois Lingo. What Words Do You Know?

If you say Illi-noise, you're in the wrong quiz

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 Feb 01, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


First thing’s first: How do you properly pronounce “Illinois”?
ILL-eh-NOISE
ILL-ih-NOY
ILL-uh-NOSE

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


If you’re heading to O’Hare or Midway, your’e probably catching a _____.
flight
ferry
train

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Which famous president grew up in Springfield?
Richard Nixon
Abraham Lincoln
James Madison

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


What’s the one condiment that should NEVR go on a hotdog? (according to some)
Ketchup
Relish
Mustard

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


Which world-famous hometown heroes were “sent on a mission from God”?
The Soul Sisters!
The Blues Brothers!
The Pop Parents!

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


What do Illinois locals call themselves?
Illinoisians
Illinoites
Illinoisettes

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


So what, we grow some, a lot, of ______. That's not all we are!
Corn
Strawberries
Avocados

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


A true Illinois local knows what “_____” means and takes offense to it.
FBI
BIF
FIB

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


There’s only one team you’re rooting for during football season: _____!
DA BEARS
DA TIGERS
DA LIONS

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


Which of the following is NOT a nickname for Chicago?
Windy City
Second City
Brew City

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


Better watch out for the _____ Effect during Illinois’ colder months!
Lake
River
Ocean

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


If you don’t need a fork and knife to eat your _____, then you’re not doing it right!
hotdog
burger
pizza

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


“Tips, links, and fries” are the Holy Trinity of _____.
baking
broiling
barbecuing

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


Which of the following is NOT an Illinois baseball team?
The Cubs
The Brewers
The White Sox

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


“The Lake” can only mean one thing: _____.
Lake Michigan
Lake Superior
Lake Erie

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


Whenever you’ve been gone from Illinois too long, your first stop back home is almost always _____.
In-N-Out
Whataburger
Portillo’s

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


Yeah it's true, I've been stuck behind a ______ a time or two in traffic!
Tractor
Golf Cart
Zamboni

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


Which of the following is NOT a common nickname for Illinois, AKA the best state ever, as far as you're concerned?
Land of Lincoln
The Prairie State
The Dairy State
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