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Only Someone Who’s Really From Illinois Can Pass This Trivia Test

The “S” is silent, folks.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us some things only people from Illinois would know. So, let's test your knowledge, Illinoisans.

  1. ThinkStock
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    Though its official name is now the Willis Tower, we'll always call it the Sears Tower. ALWAYS.

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    Via Paramount Pictures
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    Via Paramount Pictures
    Wayne's World
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    Via 20th Century Fox
    Home Alone
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    Via Universal Studios
    Blues Brothers
    Via Universal Studios
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    Though the film is set in Aurora, Illinois, no parts of the film were actually shot there.

    Totally not excellent, right?

    Though the film is set in Aurora, Illinois, no parts of the film were actually shot there.
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    Students and employees alike can usually look forward to getting this holiday off, which usually happens on the first Monday of March.

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    It's Peter Francis Geraci!

    Here to rid you of your legal woes.

    It's Peter Francis Geraci!
    Via infotapes.com / youtube.com
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    Via instagram.com
    Portillo's Hot Dogs
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    Via instagram.com
    Culver's
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    Via instagram.com
    Steak 'n Shake
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    Via instagram.com
    Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
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    Though there are quite a few locations in Illinois, the first Culver's opened in Sauk City, Wisconsin, in 1984.

    Via instagram.com
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    Via instagram.com
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    A horseshoe is an open-faced sandwich on Texas toast, with either ham, pork tenderloin, or a hamburger patty, covered with french fries, and drenched in cheese sauce. Um, YUM.

    Via Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain / en.wikipedia.org
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    Kansas City Royals
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    Chicago Cubs
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    Chicago White Sox
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    Via MLB
    St. Louis Cardinals
    Via MLB
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    You ~can~ be a fan of whatever team you'd like, but chances are you love the St. Louis Cardinals, baby!

    Via MLB
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    Illinois officially became a state on Dec. 3, 1818.

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    Aurora is now called the City of Lights.

  10. ThinkStock
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    Us Illinoisans call them gym shoes!

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    Mustard
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    Tomatoes
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    Ketchup
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    Via ThinkStock
    Onions
    Via ThinkStock
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    Putting ketchup on your Chicago-style dog is basically a sin.

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