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Question 1: Meigs Field also provided commuter airline service to the public, peaking in the late 1980s as Mayor ________ took office.
Manny DiazJerry AbramsonThomas MeninoRichard M. Daley

Question 2: [1] The airport area is also the central location of the short documentary film Powers of Ten by ________.
Los AngelesCharles and Ray EamesEero SaarinenCranbrook Educational Community

Question 3: The FAA fined the city US$33,000 for closing an airport with a charted ________ without giving the required 30-day notice.
Global Positioning SystemInstrument approachAir navigationWide Area Augmentation System

Question 4: In the late 1970s Air Illinois operated the 44-passenger turboprop ________ at Meigs, the largest aircraft to use it on a regular basis.
Hawker Siddeley HS 748Hawker HunterHawker Siddeley AndoverBAe 146

Question 5: On October 15, 1992 a ________ that was donated from United Airlines to the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry made its final landing at Meigs, on its way to be transported to the museum to become an exhibit.
Boeing 727Boeing 757Boeing 747Boeing 737

Question 6: The ________ at Meigs Field was nearly 3,900 feet (1,200 m) long and 150 feet (46 m) wide.
AirportAir safetyRunwayUnited States

Question 7: Merrill C. Meigs Field Airport (IATA: CGXICAO: KCGX), was a single strip ________ that operated from December 1948 until March 2003.
AirportAirline hubAir traffic controlAirport security

Question 8: It was also well-known as the default takeoff field in many early versions of the popular ________ software program.
Microsoft Flight SimulatorMicrosoft Game StudiosXbox LiveDirectX

Question 9: The ________ put numerous civic plans on hold, including the airport.
Republican Party (United States)United StatesFederal Reserve SystemGreat Depression

Question 10: It was built on Northerly Island, the man-made peninsula that was also the site of the 1933-1934 ________ in Chicago.
World's Columbian ExpositionCentury of ProgressMeigs FieldBurnham Park (Chicago)







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