No It’s Not Gibberish - It’s Chicago Speak! How Many Words Do YOU Know?

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Not all Chicagoans are the same, but...

Fond memories of living or growing up in Chicago? This quiz will take you right back to the Windy City, with all it's slang, food and iconic spots.

 Apr 26, 2019

1 of 19Choose your answer!

Technically, it's the Willis Tower now, but to you it'll always be the:
Sears Tower
Hancock Tower
Guaranteed Rate Tower

2 of 19Choose your answer!

Only in Chicago does the "L" refer to the:
Train
Lake
Busses

3 of 19Choose your answer!

Chicagoans tend to switch out the "th" noise in "the" for what other noise?
Sha!
Da!
Ta!

4 of 19Choose your answer!

Want to get Lou Malnati's later?
No, I'm a Casey's person.
No, I'm a Fragnoli's person.
No, I'm a Giordano's person.

5 of 19Choose your answer!

Guaranteed Rate Field? Long name, but I'll put up with it to see my beloved ______ play!
Cubs!
White Sox!
Bears!

6 of 19Choose your answer!

But if you're not a White Sox fan, then you'll be heading where to catch a Cubs game?
Seriously, that’s _____.
C’mon, that’d be Soldier Field.
Too easy, it’s Wrigley!

7 of 19Choose your answer!

But do you know what redline stop you get off at to catch a cubs game?
Chicago
Loyola
Addison

8 of 19Choose your answer!

Obviously the Chicago Crosstown Classic refers to what?
The rivalry between Lou Malnati’s and Giordano’s
The annual Chicago marathon
The rivalry between the Sox and the Cubs

9 of 19Choose your answer!

Any Chicago native would say which beer is iconic to the city?
Bud Light! Have to have it when I’m in the city.
Heineken! Takes me right back!
Pabst Old Style! Oh, the memories.

10 of 19Choose your answer!

You take the S out of Illinois, and tend to add it to the end of what word?
Train, I’m taking the trains later.
Jewel, I’m stopping by Jewel’s later.
CVS, I’m stopping by CVS’s later.

11 of 19Choose your answer!

God forbid you put which of these toppings on a Chicago dog?
Mustard
Chopped white onions
Ketchup

12 of 19Choose your answer!

What animals stand guard in front of the Art Institute of Chicago?
Elephants
Bears
Lions

13 of 19Choose your answer!

She was probably innocent, but who took the blame for the Great Chicago Fire in 1871?
Mrs. O’Flannigan’s cat
Mrs. O’Grady’s dog
Mrs. O’Leary’s cow

14 of 19Choose your answer!

Other people call it a "living room" but Chicagoans know it as a:
Garage room
Front room
Gathering room

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It's not until they see them that out-of-staters are convinced Chicago actually has pretty nice ______.
Public Restrooms
Winter Weather
Beaches

16 of 19Choose your answer!

Yeah it's true, ______ has a free-admission zoo. Pretty cool!
River North
Lincoln Park
Old Town

17 of 19Choose your answer!

What's that brand of popcorn you always buy to take to out-of-state friends and family?
Garrett Popcorn. The caramel/cheddar mix is a must.
Cubbies Popcorn. Jalapeno cheddar!!
Addison Popcorn. Cinnamon swirl, yes!

18 of 19Choose your answer!

Which pizza is iconically known as THE Chicago pizza?
Cheese-less, you’d be surprised how good it is!
Deep dish, and yes you’ll need a knife and fork
Stuffed crust! So. Much. Cheese.

19 of 19Choose your answer!

Leave the ________? No way! I love Chicago way too much to leave.
Windy City
Big Easy
City That Never Sleeps
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