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California Geography - Part 1

A medium length, but not so easy quiz on all types of California geography. 20 Questions.

 
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1

How many counties are there in California?

  • 58
  • 72
  • 103

2

Which California county is the largest in terms of area?

  • Kern
  • Los Angeles
  • San Bernardino

3

Which mountain is the highest point in California?

  • Mount Shasta
  • Mount Whitney
  • Mount Lassen

4

Which of these cities does not have a seaport?

  • Stockton
  • Santa Monica
  • Oakland

5

U.S. Highway 1 is also known by what name in California?

  • El Camino Real
  • The Mother Lode Highway
  • Pacific Coast Highway

6

Which of these lakes is the highest in elevation?

  • Big Bear Lake
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Shasta

7

In which National Park can the “General Sherman Tree” be found?

  • Redwoods
  • Sequoia
  • Yosemite

8

What city was originally named “El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles del Río de Porciúncula”?

  • Rio Vista
  • Los Angeles
  • Santa Rosa

9

The “Devils Postpile National Monument” is located near what town?

  • Mammoth Lakes
  • Lake Arrowhead
  • South Lake Tahoe

10

Which of these islands is the largest in California?

  • Santa Catalina
  • San Clemente
  • Santa Cruz

11

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has a tunnel through which island?

  • Treasure Island
  • Yerba Buena Island
  • Angel Island

12

What famous building is located near San Simeon, California?

  • The Winchester Mystery House
  • Scotty’s Castle
  • Hearst Castle

13

The Golden Gate Bridge connects which two counties?

  • San Francisco and Marin
  • San Francisco and Alameda
  • San Mateo and Alameda

14

Lake Tahoe is on the border of California and what other state?

  • Arizona
  • Oregon
  • Nevada

15

What are the names of the 3 forks of the American River?

  • North, Central, South
  • North, Middle, South
  • Upper, Middle, Lower

16

Which fork of the American River was Sutter’s Mill located on?

  • North
  • Middle
  • South

17

Which of these passes did the first Transcontinental Railroad go through?

  • Donner Pass
  • Tioga Pass
  • Carson Pass

18

The “Central Valley” of California consists of which two valleys?

  • Sacramento and San Fernando
  • San Joaquin and Sacramento
  • San Joaquin and Imperial

19

Which of these mountains is not a volcano?

  • Mount Whitney
  • Mount Lassen
  • Mount Shasta

20

Which of these rivers is the longest in California?

  • American
  • Colorado
  • Sacramento

 

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