San Francisco Bay Area by HallR

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
God help America.


Runner(s)-Up:

Okrent


Quiz Description

This quiz is about things related to the San Francisco from a variety of categories (e.g. history, literature, business). All cities mentioned are located in Northern California.

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3 RichmondJ 271 72 15
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4 RaiaB 240 61 15
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Questions:

Who are two of the "Big Four" railroad magnates who were big players during the early days of San Francisco?

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Stanford, Huffington, Hopkins or Cocker

What 1979 San Francisco set film portrayed real life figures Frank Morris, and the brothers Clarence and John Anglin?

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Escape from Alcatraz

What author once quipped about her childhood hometown of Oakland: "there is no there there"?

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Gertrude Stein

What nuclear physicist has a national laboratory named after him located in Livermore?

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Ernest Lawrence

What major corporation was founded in 1935 by two recent engineering graduates in a Palo Alto garage?

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Hewlett Packard (HP)

What graduate of Hayward High School is currently the Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders?

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Jack Del Rio

What Palo Alto based all-female pop-punk band released such albums as, "American Teenage Rock N' Roll Machine" and "Gold Medal"?

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The Donnas

The plays "A Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "The Iceman Cometh" were written at this Eugene O'Neill home in Danville?

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Tao House

What San Rafael located structure was the last commission of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright?

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Marin Civic Center

What two word named huge mammals form a large colony every winter at Ana Nuevo State Park in San Mateo County?

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Elephant Seals

What major Walnut Creek based food processing company is believed to have derived its name in the 1880s from a Monterey hotel?

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Del Monte

What annual footrace in San Francisco takes places over a 7.43 mile course during the third Sunday of May?

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Bay to Breakers