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Quiz about Chicago Ghosts
Quiz about Chicago Ghosts

Chicago Ghosts Trivia Quiz


Chicago is one of the most haunted cities in the world. Let's see how much you know about the strange occurrences in the Windy City.

A multiple-choice quiz by foxbarking. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
foxbarking
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
200,969
Updated
May 04 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1817
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Last 3 plays: psnz (10/10), Guest 71 (7/10), Guest 63 (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. The ghost of a man is said to haunt the famous Water Tower in Chicago. What famous event did this man die in? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. The most famous ghost in Chicago is that of a teenage girl who walks along the highways at night. Sometimes men pick her up, but when they pass a famous graveyard, she always runs out of the car and vanishes. What is this ghost's name? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This is considered the most haunted area in the whole Chicagoland area. More hauntings take place here than almost the rest of the city combined. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. This Cemetery, haunted by the ghost of Julia Petta, is also the resting place of Al Capone. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Fireman Frank Leavy was killed in a fire in 1924. At Firestation 107, he left behind a ghostly signature. What was it?
Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. This English pub is located on the north side of Chicago and is directly across the street from the famed Biograph Theater, where John Dillinger saw his last film and was ambushed by federal agents in the alley after the show. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. A young woman with her child was said to be turned down service at this restaurant. She left with her child and was killed by a car. Her ghosts haunted the restaurant and is spotted to this day. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. This man, who found guilty of murdering his wife in a sausage factory, was driven insane by her ghost tormenting him in prison until he died of insanity. Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. These killers (who inspired the Alfred Hitchcock movie "Rope") murdered a 14 year old boy and claimed insanity and thus avoided the death penalty. In this odd case, the boy's spirit has remained at rest. But the two killers' defense attorney is said to haunt the Museum of Science and Industry. Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. The Eastland Steamer capsized in the year of 1915, killing 200 people. The shelter the bodies were taken to was later turned into a television studio. The studio of which of these talk show hosts is said to be haunted by the ghosts of the passengers who died on that ship? Hint



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1. The ghost of a man is said to haunt the famous Water Tower in Chicago. What famous event did this man die in?

Answer: The Great Chicago Fire

Legend has it that this structure is haunted today by the ghost of a man who stayed on the job during the fire, continuing to pump the water as the fire got closer. The story goes that this heroic city worker waited until the last possible minute and then took his own life rather than be engulfed in the flames. His ghost has reportedly been seen hanging through an upper window of the tower.
2. The most famous ghost in Chicago is that of a teenage girl who walks along the highways at night. Sometimes men pick her up, but when they pass a famous graveyard, she always runs out of the car and vanishes. What is this ghost's name?

Answer: Resurrection Mary

Although stories of "vanishing hitchhikers" in Chicago date back to the horse and buggy days, Resurrection Mary's tale begins in the 1930's. It was around this time that drivers along Archer Avenue started reporting strange encounters with a young woman in a white dress. She always appeared to be real, until she would inexplicably vanish. The reports of this girl began in the middle 1930's and started when motorists passing by Resurrection Cemetery began claiming that a young woman was attempting to jump onto the running boards of their automobiles.
3. This is considered the most haunted area in the whole Chicagoland area. More hauntings take place here than almost the rest of the city combined.

Answer: Bachelor's Grove Cemetery

The Most Haunted Place in Chicagoland --- There are more ghost stories and eerie legends told about Bachelor's Grove cemetery than any other place in the Chicago area. Ask any ghost chaser where to go to find a hauntings and chances are, this cemetery will be very high on the list!
4. This Cemetery, haunted by the ghost of Julia Petta, is also the resting place of Al Capone.

Answer: Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Besides being the burial place of Al Capone and a number of other of Chicago's greatest gangsters, Mt Carmel cemetery is also the final resting place of Julia Buccola Petta. She has also become known over the years as the "Italian Bride" and she has also become famous because of the fact that over the course of six years...her body never decayed!
5. Fireman Frank Leavy was killed in a fire in 1924. At Firestation 107, he left behind a ghostly signature. What was it?

Answer: A handprint on a glass window

On April 18, 1924, a firefighter named Frank Leavy was washing a window at the fire station. For some reason, he paused in his work, his hand resting against the pane of glass, and he told a friend who was standing nearby that he had the strangest feeling he was going to die that day. Just then, the station received an alarm call and the fire fighters were sent to a fire that had broken out at Curran Hall, an office building in Chicago.

While fighting the fire, a wall collapsed and killed eight of the firemen... Frank Leavy was one of those killed.
6. This English pub is located on the north side of Chicago and is directly across the street from the famed Biograph Theater, where John Dillinger saw his last film and was ambushed by federal agents in the alley after the show.

Answer: Red Lion Pub

One ghost is said to signal her presence by the strong smell of lavender and she is said to be the spirit of a young mentally challenged girl who died in the building. Other ghosts include a strong presence in the upstairs women's restroom, a man in cowboy clothing, a man who sometimes walks up the stairs then through the downstairs bar, a blond-haired man and a bearded man wearing a black hat
7. A young woman with her child was said to be turned down service at this restaurant. She left with her child and was killed by a car. Her ghosts haunted the restaurant and is spotted to this day.

Answer: Country House Restaurant

Customers and staff members complained of strange voices, slamming doors, and windows that opened by themselves. A witness was arriving at the bar one day when he noticed that a woman was beckoning to him from an upstairs window. He was surprised to learn later that there was no one in that room at the time.
8. This man, who found guilty of murdering his wife in a sausage factory, was driven insane by her ghost tormenting him in prison until he died of insanity.

Answer: Adolph Luetgert

His attorney, Lawrence Harmon, believed that his client was telling the truth and that he did not kill his wife. He was sure that she had simply disappeared. In fact, Harmon was so convinced of Luetgert's innocence that he spent over $2,000 of his own money and devoted the rest of his life to finding Louisa. Eventually, he also went insane and he died in a mental institution.
9. These killers (who inspired the Alfred Hitchcock movie "Rope") murdered a 14 year old boy and claimed insanity and thus avoided the death penalty. In this odd case, the boy's spirit has remained at rest. But the two killers' defense attorney is said to haunt the Museum of Science and Industry.

Answer: Leopold and Loeb

Over the course of the four years, they committed robbery, vandalism, arson and petty theft, but this was not enough for Loeb. He dreamt of something bigger. A murder, he convinced his friend, would be their greatest intellectual challenge.
10. The Eastland Steamer capsized in the year of 1915, killing 200 people. The shelter the bodies were taken to was later turned into a television studio. The studio of which of these talk show hosts is said to be haunted by the ghosts of the passengers who died on that ship?

Answer: Oprah Winfrey

Staff members hear whispering voices, the laughter of children, sobbing sounds, old-time music, the clinking of phantom glasses and marching of invisible footsteps. The footsteps (which sound as though they belong to a large group) are frequently heard on the lobby staircase and nearby doors often slam shut without assistance. A large number of the staff members believe this to be a very haunted place!
Source: Author foxbarking

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