Fun interesting Illinois trivia quiz questions with answers.
Illinois Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
The Port of Chicago in Illinois connects the state to
global ports via Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence Seaway, to the Atlantic Ocean
and through what famous river?
A: Mississippi River, via the Illinois River.
O'Hare International Airport has been consistently ranked
A: One of the world's busiest airports.
In 1847, thanks to lobbying by Dorothea L. Dix, Illinois
was one of the first states to create a system of state-supported treatment
facilities for treating what?
A: Mental illness and disabilities.
Illinois is the most populous state in what region?
A: Tornado Alley.
In 1967, Fermilab, near Batavia, opened a
accelerator and it was the world's largest particle accelerator for how long?
A: Over 40 years.
Today Illinois's biggest population center is around what
city in the northern part of the state?
Striking oil in Marion County and Crawford County lead to a
boom and by 1939 Illinois ranked where in U.S. oil production?
In what year did Illinois become a US State?
A: In 1818.
How many Stanley Cups have the Chicago Blackhawks of the
In the 1830s, on the banks of the Chicago River, Chicago
was founded on which of the great lakes?
A: Lake Michigan.
In 1942 the University of Chicago conducted the first
sustained nuclear what?
A: Chain reaction.