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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
1
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)
peche
1791 plays
2
I Left My Heart In San Francisco

San Francisco's history is full of the questionable, colorful and downright strange.
Average (10 qns)
kapulani3
579 plays
3
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)
peche
969 plays
4
The Spanish Missions of California

Do you know the history of the California missions?
Tough (10 qns)
Taxicab3
549 plays
5
1906 San Francisco Earthquake

At the time, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake was the most devestating disaster the US had experienced.
Average (10 qns)
katlee
564 plays
6
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)
robbieh
2481 plays
7
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)
Kvrad
138 plays
8
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)
titanic97
552 plays
9
California - History

A basic quiz on the history of the 31st State - written by a Limey!
Tough (10 qns)
Baloo55th
2130 plays
10
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)
81gaucho
1011 plays
11
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)
darthdragon
504 plays
12
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)
darthdragon
570 plays
13
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)
caribdevist
276 plays
14
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)
LaLaLoopy
225 plays
15
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)
eatgelato
297 plays
16
California Governors

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