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Question 1: The building was briefly mentioned by Steve Buscemi in Fargo - "IDS Building, the big glass one, tallest skyscraper in the Midwest after the Sears - uh, ________...
ChicagoBurr Ridge, IllinoisElmhurst, IllinoisBlue Island, Illinois

Question 2: The roof of the IDS Center is also home to the W0IDS UHF ________, one of the widest coverage repeaters in the Midwest.
Amateur radio repeaterSquelchWalkie-talkieLow-power communication device

Question 3: In the years following completion, the actual height eventually became known as it was published in ________ and other listings of building height.
Babylonian astronomyAlmanacPtolemyAbū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī

Question 4: ________ are present both 50 feet (15 m) above street level and at the very top of the building, these can be easily told from the inhabited floors by their darker facing.
SkyscraperElevatorJin Mao TowerMechanical floor

Question 5: A lobby and ________ area at the bottom of the tower is known as the Crystal Court, and provides skyway connections between the tower and the rest of downtown Minneapolis.
ShoppingSupermarketBig-box storeRetailing

Question 6: ________
List of tallest buildings by U.S. stateList of tallest buildings in MiamiList of tallest buildings in the United StatesList of tallest buildings in Cleveland

Question 7: The top of the IDS is also used for microwave transmission and reception by WCCO-TV, KSTP-TV, KMSP-TV, and ________ news trucks, in order to relay video to their stations.

Question 8: They are not accessible from any of the building's passenger elevators and contain ________ equipment.
Air conditionerVentilation (architecture)Air handlerHVAC

Question 9: It also housed the headquarters for the Target stores division of Dayton Hudson Corporation (now ________) from 1972 until it moved to its own new headquarters building in 2002.
SuperValu (United States)U.S. BancorpBest BuyTarget Corporation

Question 10: The IDS became the tallest skyscraper in Minneapolis when it surpassed the height of the 30-story ________ in 1972 while under construction, ending that building's 43-year reign over the city skyline.
Qwest BuildingMinneapolis City HallFoshay TowerRand Tower

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