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Carbondale, Illinois: Quiz


Question 1: The city's major shopping center is the University Mall, anchored by ________, Macy's, Kerasotes Theater and Bed Bath & Beyond.
Wal-MartTarget CorporationMasterCardJ. C. Penney

Question 2: Frankie Trumbauer, famous saxophonist of the 1920s; was especially known for his association with early jazz coronetist ________.
Hoagy CarmichaelBix BeiderbeckePaul WhitemanBenny Carter

Question 3: ________, comedian and civil rights leader.
Dick GregoryGeorge CarlinChris RockLenny Bruce

Question 4: During the Vietnam War, and especially after the ________, massive anti-war demonstrations took place on the SIU campus and on the streets of Carbondale.
Memorial Athletic and Convocation CenterKent State shootingsKent State UniversityOhio State Normal College At Kent

Question 5: ________, most famous for his geodesic domes.
Buckminster FullerCyberneticsNorbert WienerSynergetics (Fuller)

Question 6: John Alexander Logan, Jr, United States Army officer posthumously awarded the ________ for actions during the Philippine–American War.
Achievement MedalAwards and decorations of the United States militaryMedal of HonorCommendation Medal

Question 7: ________, the US passenger rail system, provides service to Carbondale with three trains daily to and from Chicago, and one train daily to and from Memphis and New Orleans.
Norfolk Southern RailwayBNSF RailwayNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadAmtrak

Question 8: Shawn Colvin, ________-winning singer and musician, went to high school and college in Carbondale.
Latin Grammy AwardsGrammy AwardTEC AwardsMusic industry

Question 9: The city is located in ________.
Jackson County, IllinoisUnion County, IllinoisAlexander County, IllinoisCarbondale, Illinois

Question 10: It is located at the junction of Illinois Route 13 and U.S. Route 51, 96 miles (154 km) miles southeast of ________, on the northern edge of the Shawnee National Forest.
St. Louis County, MissouriKansas City, MissouriSt. Louis, MissouriGreater St. Louis

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