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

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Are you really an Illinois native? Prove it.

This quiz tests your knowledge on everything about Illinois, like deep dish, weather, and Portillo's. Prove that you know all the Illinois lingo!

 Sep 27, 2018
1 of 20Choose your answer!
You can't help but cringe if you ever hear anyone:
Pronounces the s in Illinois
Say they love Illinois
Ask for another slice of deep dish
2 of 20Choose your answer!
When you say “the City” which one are you referring to?
Springfield
Elgin
Chicago
3 of 20Choose your answer!
Sometimes, a traffic slow down is completely due to a ______ on the road.
Zamboni
Tractor
Golf Cart
4 of 20Choose your answer!
“It should be knee high by the Fourth of July” refers to what?
Corn
Pool water
Sunflowers
5 of 20Choose your answer!
You can count on a great hot dog at which fast food chain?
Culver’s
Portillo’s
Burger King
6 of 20Choose your answer!
You’ve probably taken a trip to which theme park?
Worlds of Fun
Six Flags
Knott’s Berry Farm
7 of 20Choose your answer!
Which of these movies didn’t take place in the Chicago suburbs?
The Big Lebowski
Home Alone
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
8 of 20Choose your answer!
Which game is great to play at tailgates and at barbecues?
Disc hockey
Cornhole / bags
Frisbee golf
9 of 20Choose your answer!
If you’re in Southern Illinois you probably visit which big city more than Chicago?
Nashville
St. Louis
New York City
10 of 20Choose your answer!
What do you call a sugary, carbonated beverage?
Soda pop
RC Cola
Pop
11 of 20Choose your answer!
Illinois is famous for pizza that needs to be eaten with:
A bib
A spoon
A knife and fork
12 of 20Choose your answer!
Which holiday takes place in some part of Illinois on the first Monday of March?
Cesar Chavez Day
Casimir Pulaski Day
Aretha Franklin Day
13 of 20Choose your answer!
Which famous president grew up in Springfield?
James Madison
Richard Nixon
Abraham Lincoln
14 of 20Choose your answer!
Which football team are you forever loyal to?
Da Wolves
Da Cubs
Da Bears
15 of 20Choose your answer!
There’s no college town quite like:
Peoria
Urbana / Champaign
Naperville
16 of 20Choose your answer!
Sometimes, you cross over into which state for some Fourth of July Fireworks?
Tennessee
Ohio
Indiana
17 of 20Choose your answer!
You’ve probably taken a picture at least once with which giant vegetable sculpture in Chicago?
The Potato
The Asparagus
The Bean
18 of 20Choose your answer!
Which of the following is NOT a nickname for Illinois?
The Noisey State
The Prairie State
The Land of Lincoln
19 of 20Choose your answer!
If you have to grab some groceries, you might stop at which of these stores?
Ralph's
Jewel-Osco
Fred Meyer's
20 of 20Choose your answer!
Which midwestern fast food chain is known for butterburgers and frozen custard?
Wendy's
In'n'out Burger
Culver's
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