Time for the October Puzzler! This time it’s multiple choice, so all you folks who did good on tests, y’all will love this challenge.
Sometimes there is more than one correct answer, so give it a shot. Let’s go!
1. Whose ashes were scattered from the foot bridge behind the Museum of Science and Industry that leads to the Wooded Island famous during the 1893 World’s Fair?
a. Harry Houdini b. Clarence Darrow c. Frank Lloyd Wright d. Shoeless Joe Jackson e. Jane Addams
2. Which of the answers below was true of William B. Ogden?
a. Ogden, Utah was named after him. b. Ogden was the first mayor of Chicago.
c. Ogden was President of the Union Pacific Railroad when the Golden Spike was driven in Ogden, Utah, connecting eastward and westward bound railways.
d. His brother’s mansion burned in the Chicago Fire. e. William Ogden was buried in a vat of wine.
3. What is Chicago’s official motto?
a. City in a Garden b. I Will! c. Windy City d. Urbs in Horto e. Waddjoo jus’ say t’me?!
Send in your answers or swags (superficial wildass guesses). Put them in a “Comment” and I’ll divulge the solution in a couple of weeks!
Good Luck, y’all.