1. In 1967, when the Picasso statue was unveiled in what is now the Daley Center Plaza, Ald. John J. Hoellen suggested the steel sculpture be deported and replaced by a statue to this famous Chicagoan:
A. Anton Cermak
B. George Halas
C. John J. Hoellen
D. Ernie Banks
2. Speaking of the famous statue, what did Pablo Picasso do with the $100,000 check he received for the job?
A. He spent in on a lavish dinner at Nick's Fishmarket.
B. He donated to the Art Institute of Chicago.
C. He tore it up.
D. He tried to cash it, but it bounced.
3. What organized crime figure was gunned down and killed at Madison and Dearborn Streets the afternoon of Sept. 7, 1928, in front of thousands of passersby?
A. Tony Lombardo
B. Anthony Accardo
C. James Gandolfini
D. Tony Spilotro
4. Augustus and Eliza Garrett (above) are memorialized in a stained-glass window of their First United Methodist Church's Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St. What else was Augustus famous for?
A. He served as mayor
B. He started a ferry line
C. He founded a seminary
D. He helped start the Republican Party
5. What author wrote this (hint: He moved out of Chicago in 1993): "On the platform the rush-hour crowds were melting under the beams of oncoming trains."
A. Nelsen Algren
B. Saul Bellow
C. Ben Hecht
D. Langston Hughes
6. How many Starbucks retail stores are in the Loop proper (the rectangle bordered by Wells, Lake, Wabash and Van Buren)?
7. To help the Big Apple look more like a big city, the Loops elevated train was a stand-in for New York Citys public transit system in what movie?
B. "The Day After Tomorrow"
C. "Around the World in 80 Days"
D. "Spider-Man 2"
8. Artist Marc Chagall was so overjoyed at the 1974 dedication of his mosaic, The Four Seasons, in Bank One Plaza, he surprised Mayor Richard J. Daley with what?
A. A scale model of winter.
B. A postmodernist portrait of Daley's son, Richard M.
C. A plan for what would become Millennium Park.
D. A kiss.
9. What is the tallest commercial building in the world built using a masonry load-bearing structure?
A. Rookery Building, 209 S. LaSalle St.
B. Wrigley Building, 410 N. Michigan Ave.
C. Fisher Building, 343 S. Dearborn St.
D. Monadnock Building, 53 E. Jackson Dr.
10. In 1977, the FM radio station WSDM (which stood for Smack Dab in the Middle) changed its call letters to:
11. A beer brewer from Ft. Wayne, Ind., in 1898 opened a Loop cafe that he named after himself. Who was he?
A. Joseph Schlitz
B. Martin Dunker
C. Herman Joseph Berghoff
D. Gunther Heidelberg
12. Because of anti-German sentiment during World War I, what Loop hotel had to change its name?
A. The Frankfurter
B. The Bismarck
C. The Kaiser Wilhelm
D. The Wienerschnitzel
13. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Chicago Theatre had the longest single-continuous run (18 months) of any show in the Loop proper. What two shows tied for second?
A. "Cats" and "My Fair Lady"
B. "Oklahoma" and "Cabaret"
C. "The King and I" and "Chicago"
D. "Fiddler on the Roof" and "The Producers"
14. Which Loop restaurant is named specifically for a maitred?
A. Miller's Pub
B. George Diamond's
D. Nick's Fishmarket
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