Quiz: Can You Answer All Of These Questions About Evanston, Illinois?

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Are you from Heavenston?

Put your knowledge on Evanston Illinois and Northwestern University to the ultimate test with this fun quiz!

 May 07, 2018

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Which comedy film starring Molly Ringwald had much of Evanston in the background?
Pretty Woman!
16 Candles!
Wayne's World!

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Evanston has been named one of America's:
Best cities to live!
Most historic cities!
Most affordable places to live!

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What are the school colors of Northwestern University?
Purple and Black!
Orange and Black!
Green and Black!

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Someone from Evanston would pronounce "Noyes":

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What is "The Taste"?
The Taste of Chicago.
An ice cream chain.
The desire to eat everything all at once.

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Which actress worked in Evanston at a YMCA?
Tina Fey
Julia Roberts
Lindsay Lohan

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If you're taking "The L":
You're getting on the train.
You're betting on the loosing team.
You're taking the bus.

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Northwestern's Mascot is of course named...
Willie the Wildcat
Warren the Walrus
Winnie the Tiger

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What is Dillo Day?
A festival to celebrate Dill.
A day to celebrate Armadillos.
A Music festival hosted by Northwestern.

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Which attendant of The Daily Show transferred to Northwestern University as a Junior?
Adam Sandler
Amy Schumer
Steven Colbert

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"Mustard's Last Stand" is...
An Evanston store that exclusively sells locally made condiments.
A famous Chicago hotdog stand/restaurant.
An expression that means you're taking a stand against something.

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What is "Sarkis"?
What you say instead of "dibs" in Evanston.
A Grocery store chain that is only located in Evanston.
A Cafe restaurant that is one of a kind in Evanston.

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True or False: Bowling was made illegal in Evanston due to the prohibition.

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"Skevanston" is...
What you call something "sketchy" in Evanston.
The overlap of Skokie and Evanston.
The name of a street in Evanston.

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Finish the name of this business: Dave's Down to Earth _______
Bait Shop
Rock Shop

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Which classic comedy movie was filmed in Evanston?
Groundhog Day
Knocked Up
Home Alone 3

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What is "The Rock" on the Northwestern Campus?
A literal rock that students paint messages on.
A bar that is on Lake Michigan.
Dwane "The Rock" Johnson, who resides on campus.
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Women.com geographical based quizzes will help you reconnect with towns, cities, and states you are from, went to school in, worked in, or just really love. Take these quizzes to reconnect with your roots, experience some nostalgia for characteristics of your favorite placed, and to share them with your family and friends to have a conversation about the place you have shared experience in. Evanston, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago known for being home to Northwestern University, but also just being a great place to live and to raise a family. Do you really know Evanston Illinois? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the food, streets, locations of interest, and general information or Evanston to see if you qualify as a local. Not only is Northwestern University a prestigious school that contributes to the whole city, but it is known throughout the country as a near ivy-league equivalent. Many famous people are graduates of Northwestern or come from the town of Evanston, and Evanston is also known as a major filming location for a number of famous comedic films. Let's see if you're a Heavenston native! Be sure to share your result no matter what it is with your friends and family who have a connection to Evanston to strike up some nostalgic conversations about your shared experiences!