Illinois is a state like no other. From the Shedd Aquarium to the Art Institute of Chicago and from Millennium Park to Wrigley Field, Illinois offers excitement, fun, diversity and a certain uniqueness. Take this quiz to discover a little of the excitement and fun of Illinois.
Since when has the Shedd Aquarium been in operation?
Which of these are to be found at the Shedd Aquarium?
the Caribbean Coral Reef tank and the Wild Reef Habitat
the Great Barrier Reef tank and the Pacific Ocean marine
the Coral Island Habitat and the Treasure World fishery
The annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival has films from how many countries?
What is the name of the category in the Chicago International Children's Film Festival that caters for films made by kids under 18?
During the holiday season, what happens in the evening at Lincoln Park Zoo?
The animals come to life.
The doors are closed to the public.
Millions of tiny lights turn on.
If you want to experience ZooLights on a winter evening, how can you get around aside from on foot?
on Santa's sleigh
on board the Holiday Express train
by Cable Car
What is popular among children at the Art Institute of Chicago?
suits of armor, swords and daggers
the art workshops
Where are scores of dollhouse-sized rooms located in the Art Institute of Chicago?
in the Thorne Miniature Room
in the Teeny-Tinies Room
in the Mini-Minor Room
What is the real name of the "Bean" in Millennium Park?
What overlooks the Crown Fountain from above?
a suspension bridge
two 50-foot towers
a tall spire
The Navy Pier Ferris wheel is a remodel of an older one. Which one?
the one built for the Chicago World Columbian Exposition (1893)
the Riesenrad Ferris wheel (1897)
the Paris Ferris Wheel (1900)
From Navy Pier, you can take a speed boat ride across which lake?
Where in the Museum of Science and Industry can you feel what it's like under the ocean?
in the coal mine exhibit
in the WWII German U-boat exhibit
in the marine aquarium exhibit
What size are the trains at The Great Train Story?
Why do children love the Chick Hatchery?
because they see chicks pecking their shells open
because they get to cuddle chicks
because they are allowed to take home any chick they like
Which is taller, the John Hancock Center or the Park Tower?
the Park Tower
the John Hancock Center
they are twin buildings of equal height
When does the Chicago Blues Festival take place?
for two days in February
for two days in April
for four days in June
When Wrigley Field was built in 1914, how much did it cost to build?
What do visitors come to see at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum?
books and memorabilia from Abraham Lincoln's time
Abraham Lincoln's personal treasures
a sound and light show with Abraham Lincoln's voice speaking
What external factor can influence the outcome of a hit at the Wrigley Field?