I-8 by chrisivision

Champion(s):

PolinskyL
If you're gonna procrastinate, do it right


Runner(s)-Up:

RichmondJ


Quiz Description

For all the southwestern interstate lovers!

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2 RichmondJ 205 83 15
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8 GoodmanDL 0 11 00
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8 AllenJ 0 11 00
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Questions:

What major San Diego tourist attraction can be seen nearby I-8's western terminus?

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SeaWorld San Diego

What is the only 3-digit interstate I-8 intersects?

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I-805

Within 5 miles, how close does I-8 come to the Mexican border during its entire length?

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<0.5 of a mile

Within 2, how many In-n-Outs can be reached directly within a couple blocks from an I-8 off-ramp?

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2 (Yuma, El Centro)

Jack Murphy/Qualcomm Stadium sits directly north of I-8 in Mission Valley. Which NFL and MLB teams won their respective championships in this stadium?

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Washington Redskins (XXII), Denver Broncos (XXXII), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (XXXVII), New York Yankees (1998)

What 3 primary interstates does I-8 intersect?

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I-5, I-10, I-15

Casa Grande, AZ, is I-8's eastern terminus. Name one of the city's top 5 employers, according to the city's 2014 Annual Financial Report?

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1) Casa Grande Elementary District, 2) Banner Casa Grande Medical Ctr, 3) Wal-Mart Dist. Ctr, 4) Hexcel Corp., 5) Frito-Lay, Inc.

Besides San Diego, name 2 of the 3 incorporated cities I-8 travels through in California.

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La Mesa, El Cajon, El Centro

Within 5 miles, what's the difference in mileage between I-8's California and Arizona lengths?

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Approx. 6.4 miles. I-8 travels through AZ in about 178 miles and CA in about 172 miles.

If you had unlimited gas but no passport, and wanted to take a circuitous trip around the U.S. starting and ending in San Diego -- making sure to hit the other corners of the continental U.S., Florida, Maine & Washington -- what could be a route you would take if you started east and only stayed on 10 or fewer one/two-digit interstates?

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I-8 -> I-10 -> I-95 -> I-76 -> I-81 -> I-78 -> I-95 -> I-90 -> I-5 is one option. You must take into consideration that I-95 is not a through route in New Jersey to get this right.

Within 10 feet, what is the lowest point of I-8 during its journey?

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52 ft below sea level

I-8 travels through the Imperial Sand Dunes about 100 miles east of San Diego. Name 7 movies that were shot there, according to the Imperial County Film Commission's website. You are permitted to name up to 10, of which 7 must be correct.

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Return of the Jedi, The Scorpion King, Joyride, The Big Trail, Patriot Games, The Abyss, Losin’ It, Bugsy, Dune, The Gateway, Baja, Border Lost, The Lost Patrol, Beau Geste, The Three Musketeers, Wayne’s World II, The Men Who Stare At Goats, Spaceballs, La Bamba, Rambo III, Flight of the Phoenix, In The Army Now, The Hitcher, Salton Sea, Jarhead, Into the Wild