ONLY Locals Can Score 15/18 on This Illinois Lingo Quiz. Can You?

Are you really an Illinois local? Prove it.

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 Jun 14, 2020
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!

You can't help but cringe if you ever hear anyone:
Say they love Illinois
Pronounces the s in Illinois
Ask for another slice of deep dish

Question: 2/18Choose your answer!

When you say "the City," you're referring to ______!

Question: 3/18Choose your answer!

Around here, a traffic slow-down can totally be due to a _____ on the road!
Golf Cart

Question: 4/18Choose your answer!

"It should be knee high by the Fourth of July" is a phrase about _______.
Pool water

Question: 5/18Choose your answer!

You can count on delicious hot dogs and Italian beef at which of these fast food chains?

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!

You've probably taken many summer trips to which of these theme parks?
Worlds of Fun
Knott’s Berry Farm
Six Flags

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!

No tailgate or backyard barbecue is complete without a game of _______!
Cornhole / bags
Disc hockey
Frisbee golf

Question: 8/18Choose your answer!

Southern Illinois locals probably go to which of these big cities way more than Chicago?
St. Louis
New York City

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!

What do you call a sugary, carbonated beverage?
We say "fizz"
Are you talking about "RC Cola"?
Oh that's "pop"

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!

Illinois is famous for pizza that needs to be eaten with what?
A spoon!
A knife and fork!
A bib!

Question: 11/18Choose your answer!

In some parts of Illinois ________ Day is celebrated on the first Monday of March.
Casimir Pulaski
Aretha Franklin
Cesar Chavez

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!

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

Question: 13/18Choose your answer!

Obviously, you're forever loyal to which of these football teams?
Da Cubs!
Da Bears!
Da Wolves!

Question: 14/18Choose your answer!

And there's no college town quite like:
Urbana / Champaign

Question: 15/18Choose your answer!

When the Fourth of July rolls around, you'll have to head to nearby ______ to buy some fireworks!

Question: 16/18Choose your answer!

"Don't worry about dinner, I'll stop at _____ and grab some groceries on the way home from work!"
Fred Meyer's

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!

Bring on the butterburgers, frozen custard and crinkles fries! _____ is a local favorite.
In'n'out Burger

Question: 18/18Choose your answer!

Leave the Land of _______? No way! I love Illinois way too much to move away.
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