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  There are 16 quizzes and 185 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: California - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 185 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
San Francisco History

Here are some familiar and not-so-familiar stories and facts about San Francisco. Might be more challenging if you're not a local. Have fun!
Tough (20 qns)
1791 plays
I Left My Heart In San Francisco

San Francisco's history is full of the questionable, colorful and downright strange.
Average (10 qns)
579 plays
1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

With the 100th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake now past, see what you know about one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.
Difficult (10 qns)
969 plays
The Spanish Missions of California

Do you know the history of the California missions?
Tough (10 qns)
549 plays
1906 San Francisco Earthquake

At the time, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake was the most devestating disaster the US had experienced.
Average (10 qns)
564 plays
A Bit of California History

This quiz is about a little of the history of my home state. I enjoyed writing it, and learned a few new things about this wonderful place.
Average (10 qns)
2481 plays
Fort Ross, California

Fort Ross was a Russian outpost in Northern California, on the Sonoma coast established in the 1800s to supply the agricultural needs of the Russian colonies in Alaska.
Tough (10 qns)
138 plays
San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

After reading a book called "The Chase" by Clive Cussler, I became intrigued with the devastating earthquake in 1906 which destroyed a good portion of San Francisco early one morning.
Tough (10 qns)
552 plays
California - History

A basic quiz on the history of the 31st State - written by a Limey!
Tough (10 qns)
2130 plays
A History of Los Angeles, City of Angels

Historical tidbits and facts about the U.S.A.'s second most populous city.
Tough (15 qns)
1011 plays
Early California: The Natives and the Spaniards

The early history of California is defined by the interactions between the natives and the European invaders who brought change to the economic, social and religious environment of the area.
Difficult (15 qns)
504 plays
Bear Flag Revolt and Early Statehood

The Bear Flag revolt was the event which tore California from Mexican hands and initiated its transition into the U.S.A.
Difficult (15 qns)
570 plays
Mining and Ghost Towns of California

This quiz is about old mining towns of California (some abandoned, but others still inhabited, if just barely). It includes well-known towns as well as some more obscure ones. How well do you know California's mining history? Find out!
Difficult (10 qns)
276 plays
Welcome to LaLaLand!

Los Angeles -ahhh - palm trees, movie stars, oranges, O.J. Between 1870 and 1930, there was a major 'advertising' campaign to attract new residents. It was very successful, in fact too successful.
Difficult (10 qns)
225 plays
Historic Catalina Island

Just off the California Coast, 26 miles from Los Angeles, lies historic Catalina Island. Many people have never heard of it, including some people from Los Angeles, but it is a bit famous.
Tough (10 qns)
297 plays
California Governors

The Gipper, Governor Moonbeam, the Terminator: No state outflanks California for interesting governors.
Difficult (10 qns)
876 plays
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