August 06, 2020

A 20-Question Quiz to Celebrate Opening Day for the 2020 Chicago Cubs

Hey Hey! Holy Cow! Baseball is back!

These catchphrases make us nostalgic here at Sloan. We’re devoted Chicago Cubs fans, and as the official Water Efficiency Partner for the Chicago Cubs, we proudly “fly the W” every chance we get.

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, so we’re thrilled we can finally enjoy Cubs baseball, even if the season will be much shorter than usual. Now that the Cubs are playing ball again, we created this fun quiz to celebrate our partnership and the team’s long, colorful history.

Be sure to tally your answers – you’ll find correct answers and scores at the end. Enjoy!

  1. Wrigley Field, originally called Weeghman Park, was built in
    1. 1908
    2. 1914
    3. 1920
    4. 1929
       
  2. What innovation was first installed at Wrigley Field In 1988?
    1. Ivy
    2. Video screens
    3. Sloan touch-free faucets
    4. Lights for night games
       
  3. What do Cubs fans traditionally do with opponents’ home run balls?
    1. Throw them back onto the field
    2. Throw them into the garbage
    3. Save them for autographs
    4. Paint them blue
       
  4. The Cubs Spring Training facility in Arizona is called
    1. Cubs Park
    2. Cactus Colosseum
    3. Harry Caray Field
    4. Sloan Park
       
  5. Which Cubs broadcaster made the “Hey Hey” home run call famous?
    1. Harry Caray
    2. Steve Stone
    3. Jack Brickhouse
    4. Vin Scully
       
  6. Which of these Wrigley Field touch-free restroom fixtures is a Sloan product?
    1. Faucets
    2. Water closets
    3. Urinals
    4. All of the above
       
  7. What Major League record does the Wrigley Field “Hack 191” flag commemorate?
    1. Most RBIs in one season
    2. Most stolen bases in one season
    3. Most career triples
    4. Feet traveled by longest bunt
       
  8. When was the Cubs’ most recent World Series championship?
    1. 1908
    2. 1945
    3. 1969
    4. 2016
       
  9. What former U. S. president once broadcast Cubs games?
    1. Harry Truman
    2. Ronald Reagan
    3. Barack Obama
    4. Abraham Lincoln
       
  10. This newly created, 30,000-square-foot facility in Wrigley Field features Sloan sensor-activated products:
    1. The press box
    2. The Cubs’ bullpen
    3. The Cubs’ clubhouse
    4. The visitors’ clubhouse
       
  11. How many fingers did Cubs Hall of Fame pitcher Mordecai "Three-Finger" Brown have on his pitching hand?
    1. 5
    2. 4
    3. 3
    4. 2
       
  12. What is the only current Major League stadium older than Wrigley Field?
    1. Fenway Park (Boston)
    2. Yankee Stadium (New York)
    3. Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles)
    4. Camden Yards (Baltimore)
       
  13. Which of these Wrigleyville venues features Sloan restroom products?
    1. Hotel Zachary
    2. American Airlines Conference Center
    3. Smoke Daddy restaurant
    4. All of the above
       
  14. Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance was a famous
    1. Wrigleyville law firm
    2. Cubs double play combination
    3. Cubs trio of starting pitchers
    4. Cluster of Wrigleyville bars
       
  15. What was the original nickname of Chicago's National League team?
    1. Chicago Cubs
    2. Chicago Maroons
    3. Chicago White Stockings
    4. Chicago Federals
       
  16. Which Chicago singer wrote both "Go, Cubs, Go" and “A Dying Cub Fan’s Last Request”?
    1. Steve Goodman
    2. Muddy Waters
    3. John Prine
    4. Big Bill Broonzy
       
  17. In 1917, Cubs pitcher Jim "Hippo" Vaughn and Reds pitcher Fred Toney both did this in the same game—the only time in Major League history:
    1. Hit grand slams
    2. Were ejected
    3. Pitched nine-inning no-hitters
    4. Sang the national anthem as a duet
       
  18. How much water does each Sloan flushometer at Wrigley Field save with every flush?
    1. 0.10 gallons
    2. 0.25 gallons
    3. 0.50 gallons
    4. 0.75 gallons
       
  19. This Hall-of-Fame slugger hit a famous “called shot” home run against the Cubs in the 1932 World Series:
    1. Lou Gehrig
    2. Hank Greenberg
    3. Jimmie Foxx
    4. Babe Ruth
       
  20. Which of these Chicago streets does NOT border Wrigley Field?
    1. Clark Street
    2. LaSalle Street
    3. Addison Street
    4. Waveland Avenue

Answers

1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-d, 5-c, 6-d, 7-a, 8-d, 9-b, 10-c, 11-c, 12-a, 13-d, 14-b, 15-c, 16-a, 17-c, 18-c, 19-d, 20-d

How Did You Do?

Your score will reveal the depths of your Cubs fanaticism:

  • 17-20 correct: You bleed Cubbie blue
  • 13-16 correct: You’re a loyal fan
  • 9-12 correct: You’re no stranger to Wrigley Field
  • 5-8 correct: You’re a casual fan
  • 0-4 correct: Brush up on Cubs trivia and try again

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