San Francisco Bay Area (Redo - Please ignore the last one!) by HallR

Champion(s):

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:

ChernicoffS
God help America.


Quiz Description

This Quiz is about things related to the San Francisco Bay Area from a variety of subjects. All cities mentioned are located in Northern California. Note: Please ignore the earlier quiz, I didn't give enough time before grading, so I'm posting the same one again. Sorry about the inconvenience.

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1 RichmondJ 481 98 15
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9 BruceM 298 66 00
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Questions:

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

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Stanford, Huffington, Hopkins & Crocker

What 1979 San Francisco set film portrays the real life figures of 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 Hayward High School graduate 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 in what Eugene O'Neill home located 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 huge mammals gather in a large colony at Ana Nuevo State Park in San Mateo county every winter?

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Elephant Seals

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

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Del Monte

What annual San Francisco footrace takes place over a 7.43 mile course during the third weekend of May?

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Bay to Breakers