NFC Championship: Test your Chicago Bears knowledge

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It’s pop quiz time. Historically speaking, there’s a lot of ground to cover in prepping to watch Sunday’s NFC title showdown between the Bears and Green Bay Packers. The teams first met in 1921, have combined to win 21 NFL championships, but will now meet in Chicago for just the second time in postseason play.

To help you find out what your Bears IQ is, try taking this introductory exam. Then, if Chicago makes it to the Super Bowl in Dallas on Feb. 6, look for a 2.0 version follow-up quiz on one of the league’s charter franchises.

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1. The Bears began their existence in the 1920s in what Illinois city?

The Bears began in Decatur, Ill. as the A. E. Staley food starch company team. They were known as the Decatur Staleys and the Chicago Staleys before being renamed the Bears by their manager George Halas.

The Bears began in Decatur, Ill. as the A. E. Staley food starch company team. They were known as the Decatur Staleys and the Chicago Staleys before being renamed the Bears by their manager George Halas.

The Bears began in Decatur, Ill. as the A. E. Staley food starch company team. They were known as the Decatur Staleys and the Chicago Staleys before being renamed the Bears by their manager George Halas.

The Bears began in Decatur, Ill. as the A. E. Staley food starch company team. They were known as the Decatur Staleys and the Chicago Staleys before being renamed the Bears by their manager George Halas.

Peoria

 

Rockford

 

Decatur

 

Urbana-Champaign

 
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