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Trivia Quiz - Famous People from Chicago

Great trivia quiz about famous people from Chicago!

Quiz Number: 4997
Date Submitted: March 08, 2013
Quiz Categories: American Culture
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 64.9 percent
Times Taken: 43 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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1. This man is 44th President of the United States and a former US senator.
  A.   George W. Bush
  B.   Bill Clinton
  C.   Gerald R. Ford
  D.   Barack Obama

2. The former singer and bassist of the aptly-named rock band Chicago was born and raised in Chicago. He has since moved on to a successful solo career.
  A.   Robert Lamm
  B.   Peter Cetera
  C.   Keith Howland
  D.   Jason Scheff

3. This lady was the first lady, US senator from N.Y. and Secretary of State.
  A.   Hillary Rodham Clinton
  B.   Laura Bush
  C.   Madeline Albright
  D.   Betty Ford

4. This woman was the first citizen of the US to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. She lived and died in Chicago.
  A.   Mother Cabrini
  B.   Mother Angelica
  C.   Mother Theresa
  D.   Julia Chester Emery

5. This MLB baseball player started his career as center fielder for the Detroit Tigers and has since moved on to the NY Yankees: He was born and raised in Chicago and attended UIC.
  A.   Austin Jackson
  B.   Curtis Granderson
  C.   Carl Crawford
  D.   Jacoby Ellsbury

6. This architect and interior designer lived in Chicago for several years. He believed in designing structures which were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture.
  A.   Jack Hall
  B.   Ralph Anderson
  C.   Frank Lloyd Wright
  D.   Craig Ellwood

7. This NHL hockey player grew up in Chicago. He played for the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings, winning a Stanley Cup with Montreal and two with Detroit.
  A.   Brett Hull
  B.   Steve Yzerman
  C.   Joe Sakic
  D.   Chris Chelios

8. This Chicago man was a fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer. He wrote "Fahrenheit 451" (1953), "The Martian Chronicles" (1950) and "The Illustrated Man" (1951).
  A.   Ray Bradbury
  B.   Isaac Asimov
  C.   William S. Burroughs
  D.   Dean Koontz

9. This actor was from Chicago and is best remembered for his role as Howard Cunningham on the TV sitcom, "Happy Days."
  A.   Ed Asner
  B.   Tom Bosley
  C.   Henry Winkler
  D.   Carol O'Connor

10. This American model is from Chicago. She is known for her trademark mole just above her lip, and has adorned hundreds of magazine covers throughout her career.
  A.   Kim Alexis
  B.   Karen Alexander
  C.   Cindy Crawford
  D.   Paris Hilton®   

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