Quiz: You Can Only Answer These Questions If You're From Northern Illinois!

Linda Cardellini as Velma in Scooby-Doo (2002)
Scooby-Doo via Warner Bros. Pictures

Northern Illinois is basically its own state.

Do you really know the region of Northern Illinois? Do you live in Chicagoland? Take this fun quiz and find out!

 May 04, 2018
1 of 18Choose your answer!
First thing's first...how does a real Illinoisan pronounce "Illinois"?
I'll-En-Noise-z
Ill-In-Oy
Ell-En-Oyys
2 of 18Choose your answer!
You absolutely must choose between the Cubs and the ____________.
You can like both!
Socks
Sox
3 of 18Choose your answer!
How do you address a group of people?
Y'all.
You all.
You guys.
4 of 18Choose your answer!
What's the capital of Illinois?
Portillo's.
Chicago.
Springfield.
5 of 18Choose your answer!
Small, circular shaped pieces of ice cream sold at places like 6 flags are called:
Cutie Creams.
Blue Bunnies.
Dippin’ Dots
6 of 18Choose your answer!
If someone outside of Illinois asks where you're from, what do you say?
Chicago or the Chicagoland area.
That state next to Ohio. Everyone knows Ohio.
[Insert random suburb no one's heard of here].
7 of 18Choose your answer!
Which region of the United States is Illinois in?
Midwest
East Coast
South
8 of 18Choose your answer!
Northern Illinois is the only region of the state with ___________.
Hotdogs.
Cornfields.
Tollways.... Tollways everywhere.
9 of 18Choose your answer!
How would someone from Illinois pronounce "Chicago"?
Chi-cah-GOO
Chi-CAH-go
CHI-cah-goat
10 of 18Choose your answer!
What's Palatine?
The first Pokemon town.
A Northwest suburb of Chicago.
A grocery store.
11 of 18Choose your answer!
Red and Black are the colors of...
Iowa State University.
UIUC Urbana Champaign.
Northern Illinois University.
12 of 18Choose your answer!
The Willis Tower--
Is in Chicago.
You mean the Sears tower*
Is in Springfield.
13 of 18Choose your answer!
If you bump into someone in public by accident, you'll probably say:
Ope!
Sploosh!
Tarnations!
14 of 18Choose your answer!
Which of these is NOT a grocery store near you?
Jewel
Piggly Wiggly
Trader Joe's
15 of 18Choose your answer!
You can get burgers, sandwiches, fried chicken, and house made custard at:
Culver's
Cracker Barrel
Denny's
16 of 18Choose your answer!
The Shedd _________.
Zoo
Aquarium
Museum
17 of 18Choose your answer!
The movie "Wayne's World" is set in...
Macomb, illinois
Aurora Illinois.
Clearwater, Wisconsin
18 of 18Choose your answer!
Which U.S. President worked a lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School?
Abraham Lincoln.
Barack Obama.
George Bush.
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Take this fun quiz on Northern Illinois food, culture, and slang to see if you really know the area!