Geography of Illinois
Chicago
Fun Facts
Vocabulary
Where We Live
100

Illinois has a population of about how many people?

12 million 

100

Chicago has a population of about how many people

3 million people 
100

What is the state abbreviation ? 

IL


100

What word refers to the amount of people who live in a specific location?

Population

100

What state do we live in?

New York

200

Illinois is located in what region of the United States?

Midwest

200

Chicago is located in the ____________region of Illinois? 

Northern 

200

What is the capital of Illinois? 

Springfield

200

What word describes  the land, water, climate and people in a specific area?

Geography 

200

What borough are we  in?

The Bronx

300

This is the most populated city in Illinois. 

Chicago

300
Name 3 interesting places you can visit in Chicago 

The Sears Tower

Art Institute of Chicago

Barack Obama Presidential Center

Millenium Mile 

Navy Pier

Grant Mile 

300

What is the state insect?

Monarch Butterfly 

300

What does climate mean?


The weather patterns of a specific area

300

What country do we live in ?

The United States

400

What river borders the state of Illinois?

Mississippi River 

400
Name a president that spent a lot of his time in Chicago

Barack Obama

400

What is the state bird? 

Cardinal


400

Name the 4 regions of the United States

west, midwest, north east, south

400

What continent do we live on?

North America

500

Name 3 states that border the state of Illinois? 

Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri 

500

Name 2 Chicago sports teams

Chicago Bulls 

Chicago Bears

Chicago White Sox


500

What is the state mineral?

Fluorite

500

Is Illinois a state, country, or continent? 

State

500

How many states are in the United States?

50

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