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Question 1: From 1830 to 1850, waves of immigrants from Luxembourg and ________ came to Rogers Park, where farming was the main industry.
NetherlandsGreeceGermanyPoland

Question 2: The average price of land at the time was $1.25 an acre ($309/km²), and the dominant crops were hay, ________ for pickles, and onions[citation needed].
PumpkinWatermelonCucumberMaize

Question 3: Both the Skokie Swift and the Purple Line (formerly known as the ________) begin in Rogers Park.
Pink Line (Chicago Transit Authority)Purple Line (Chicago Transit Authority)Brown Line (Chicago Transit Authority)Red Line (Chicago Transit Authority)

Question 4: Most of the neighborhood has for decades been within the 49th Ward of the city of Chicago, and the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but, because of ________, a part of Rogers Park is now within the 40th Ward as well.
ReferendumGerrymanderingApportionment (politics)By-election

Question 5: ________, science-fiction graphic artist
XXXenophilePhil FoglioMythAdventuresGirl Genius

Question 6: ________ (early to mid 90's)[12]
30 Rock (season 1)30 RockJennifer AnistonTina Fey

Question 7: Elizabeth Bloomer, better-known as former first lady ________
Lady Bird JohnsonPat NixonBarbara BushBetty Ford

Question 8: [4] The dominant institution in Rogers Park is ________.
Loyola University ChicagoValparaiso UniversityNorthwestern UniversityDePaul University

Question 9: The ________ and various other regional tribes often settled in Rogers Park from season to season.
MeskwakiPotawatomiKickapooShabbona

Question 10: However, the ________ hit the area hard and at present many of the condominiums are unsold or foreclosed.
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisisSubprime mortgage crisisSubprime crisis impact timelineFinancial crisis of 2007–2010







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