Quiz: How Well Do You Know Famous Chicagoans?

Think you know everything about famous Chicagoans in history? Test your knowledge and learn more with this quiz from bloggers Allyson, Betsy, Chloe, Felicia, Johanna, Michelle, Sarah and Sarah D.

Who was Chicago’s first African American mayor?
Which famous Chicagoan was actually born in Chicago?
Which notorious gangster was gunned down at the Biograph Theater?
Which famous “Wells” of Chicago is the north-to-south Wells Street named after?
Who invented the skyscraper?
Which famous Chicagoan does NOT have a Chicago park named after them?
What does the “C.J.” in Madam C.J. Walker’s name stand for?
Which Chicago author coined the term “City of Big Shoulders?”
Blues singer Muddy Waters recorded his first studio album at which Chicago record company?
Which Chicago landmark did Dr. Margaret Burroughs NOT help found?
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