Quiz: How Well Do You Know Famous Chicagoans? by Chloe May 18, 2020 Muddy Waters, opens a new windowopens a new window by Jean-Luc Ourlin / CC BY-SA 2.0, opens a new windowopens a new windowThink 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?Eugene SawyerHarold WashingtonLori LightfootJohn W. E. ThomasWhich famous Chicagoan was actually born in Chicago?Kanye WestBob FosseBarack ObamaJesus “Chuy” GarciaWhich notorious gangster was gunned down at the Biograph Theater?Paul RiccaJohn DillingerJohnny TorrinoAl CaponeWhich famous “Wells” of Chicago is the north-to-south Wells Street named after?Orson WellesWilliam WellsIda B. WellsGideon WellesWho invented the skyscraper?Adler & SullivanBurnham & RootFazlur KhanWilliam Le Baron JenneyWhich famous Chicagoan does NOT have a Chicago park named after them?Lorraine DixonSaul BellowPing TomMahalia JacksonWhat does the “C.J.” in Madam C.J. Walker’s name stand for?Charlotte JacksonChandler JensonCharles JosephCherise JohnsonWhich Chicago author coined the term “City of Big Shoulders?”Studs TerkelRichard WrightCarl SandburgUpton SinclairBlues singer Muddy Waters recorded his first studio album at which Chicago record company?Chess RecordsCharley RecordsCadillac RecordsBlue Sky RecordsWhich Chicago landmark did Dr. Margaret Burroughs NOT help found?South Side Community Art CenterArt Institute of ChicagoEbony Museum (now DuSable Museum of African American History)PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Close Can you tell me more about this webform submission? The contents of this webform are sent to library staff via email. We recommend that you do not submit confidential information (like your library card number, passwords or credit card information). If you need to share confidential information with library staff, we suggest that you use other channels of communication, such as the telephone.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. This information will be submitted via email. Learn More about sending data over email.