Jason Jones先生

担当: 英語
先生のふるさと: アメリカ

Hi, my name is Jason Jones. Just call me JJ. I’m from Chicago.
Though many people pass though Chicago’s O’Hare International, Chicago remains surprisingly less known than other cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and San Francisco. How much do you know About Chicago? Take the following quiz, and find out!
多くの人がシカゴのオヘア国際空港で乗り換えるにもかかわらず、ニューヨーク、ロスアンゼルス、ワシントンDCやサンフランシスコに比べて馴染みが薄いのでは。あなたは、シカゴについてどれだけ知ってますか? 次のクイズを受けてみよう! そして、新たな発見を!


1) Chicago is the largest city in the US.
シカゴは、アメリカの第 番大都市である。
a) 1st
b) 2nd
c) 3rd
d) 4th
2) Chicago Pizza in Japan, is the same as Chicago pizza in Chicago.
a) True
b) False
3) The tallest building in North America is:
a) The Empire State Building
b) The Sears Tower
c) The Space Needle
d) The Lincoln Monument
4) One of the most noted figures in Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s was:
a) Ernie Banks
b) Lou Malnati
c) Al Capone
d) Tony Soprano
5) Name all of Chicago’s baseball, basketball, soccer, football, and ice hockey teams.
6) The name “Chicago” was derived from:
a) Native Americans
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Amerigo Vespucci
d) a wild animal
7) Chicago is on the coast of which of the five Great Lakes?
a) Lake Superior
b) Lake Ontario
c) Lake Huron
d) Lake Erie
e) Lake Michigan
8) In 1871, approximately 18,000 buildings burned because of the Great Chicago Fire.
a ) True
b ) False
9) In 1900, construction was performed on the Chicago River so that its contents would not empty waste into Lake Michigan. What type of construction was performed?
a) The flow of the river was reversed(川の流れが逆になった)
b) The river was dammed(川にダムが造られた)
c) A water filtration system was introduced(下水清浄システムが用いられるようになった)
d) Shellfish were placed in the river to naturally clean the water(川の水を自然に清浄にする貝が入れられるようになった)
10) Chicago’s winters are cold, while the summers are hot.
a) True
b) False


1) c
Chicago is Americas third largest city, after New York and Los Angeles

(写真:Downtown Chicago)
2) False
Real Chicago pizza is thick, and having only one slice could fill you up quickly. If you’re in Chicago but do not try Chicago pizza, then you really cannot say that you’ve been to Chicago. The restaurants given below are all famous pizzerias in Chicago.
Lou Malnati’s (https://www.loumalnatis.com/)
Gino’s East (https://www.ginoseast.com/)
Giordano’s (https://www.giordanos.com)
And, in the winter, you’ll probably notice impressively long lines outside of Garrett’s famous popcorn shop. You absolutely must try their fresh caramel and cheese popcorn. Even better, they ship their popcorn to places all over the world!
Garrett’s Popcorn (https://www.garrettpopcorn.com/)
110 Stories!

(写真:The Sears Tower)
4)Al Capone
This question was too easy, right? Of course, Ernie Banks is a Chicago baseball legend, but in the 1920s and 1930s, it was Al Capone who became famous as a character in the gangster era.
これは、簡単過ぎたのでしょうか?もちろん、Ernie Banksはシカゴの有名な野球選手ですが、1920年代と1930年代と言えば、ギャングスタ?の時代であり、Al Caponeが活躍していた時代でした。
5) Baseball: Cubs, White Sox
Basketball: Bulls
Soccer: Fire
Football: Bears
Ice Hockey: Blackhawks, Bears

6) a
It is often the case that American cities and states received their names from Native American origin. This is also true for Chicago.
7) e
If you have a map, this one is easy to look up. Chicago lies on the coast of Lake Michigan.

(写真:Lake Michigan)
8) True
As a relic of the Great Chicago Fire, the famous Water Tower on Michigan Avenue still stands today.
グレート・シカゴ・ファイアーの残存物として、ミシガンアベニューにあるWater Towerは名物です。
9) a
The seemingly least-likely answer is the correct answer in this case (although d is also unlikely). In order to avoid the spread of cholera and typhoid fever caused by sewage, it was necessary to preserve the clean water of Lake Michigan as the city’s clean-water source. The most effective choice was to reverse the flow of the Chicago River.
10) True
Although it is difficult to determine how hot a place is based on a photograph, determining how cold it is doesn’t come with much difficulty at all!