Northwest Quiz: Local History

Our nation is very young, but thousands of important events have already been forgotten. Test your knowledge of our northern Illinois/southern Wisconsin region.

Northwest Quiz: Interesting People

How detailed is your knowledge of our region? Take our quiz to find out.

Northwest Quiz: Illinois Bicentennial

As we celebrate the 200th birthday of the State of Illinois this year, let’s see what we know about the Land of Lincoln, which is the sixth largest population in the U.S. at 12.8 million. If you correctly guess more than 15, you’re a NWQ Scholar.

Northwest Quiz: Windy City Bookworms

Our proximity to Chicago puts us in good company with some of the world’s greatest writers. See how well you know the works inspired by their time in our region.

Northwest Quiz: All About Apples

This favorite fruit arrived with our immigrant ancestors and grows in all 50 states. But how much do you know about it? Test your knowledge here.

Northwest Quiz: Holiday Movies

Sure, the presents and feasting are grand, but who doesn’t love the Christmas movies that lead up to the big day? Test your knowledge about some best-loved holiday films.

Northwest Quiz: Know Your Region

Can you match each item to the northern Illinois or southern Wisconsin county to which it belongs?

Northwest Quiz: Back to School

With the school year in full swing, students are busy studying for class and applying to colleges. See how much you know about education in our region.

Northwest Quiz: All About Illinois

How much do you know about The Prairie State and its proud people? Take our quiz and find out.

Northwest Quiz: Winter Critters

Many animals hibernate during cold Illinois winters, but you can still find some out and about in our region. See if you can figure out which animal matches up to each of the following facts.