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Calexico, California: Quiz


Question 1: The name “Calexico” is a portmanteau of California “Cal~” and Mexico “~exico”, which like that of the adjacent city of ________, emphasizes its importance as a border city.
TolucaMexico CityMexicaliMonterrey

Question 2: Calexico's location provides easy overnight trucking access to all those transportation hubs plus the ports of Long Beach, California, and ________, Baja California, Mexico.
Punta Colonet, Baja CaliforniaPort Hueneme, CaliforniaEnsenada, Baja CaliforniaSacramento Deep Water Ship Channel

Question 3: (See also ________, a similarly-named city directly across the International Border from Calexico.)
MexicaliMexico CityMexicoMonterrey

Question 4: Federally, Calexico is located in California's 51st congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +7[5] and is represented by Democrat ________.
Bob FilnerBrian BilbrayLynn WoolseyBarbara Boxer

Question 5: Calexico began as a tent city of the Imperial Land Company and has grown into a large, thriving city on the ________.
Illegal immigration to the United StatesREAL ID ActMexico – United States borderMinuteman Project

Question 6: As of the ________[4] of 2000, there were 27,109 people, 6,814 households, and 5,982 families residing in the city.

Question 7: Calexico is about 122 miles (196 km) east of San Diego and 62 miles (100 km) west of ________.
Phoenix, ArizonaTucson, ArizonaYuma, ArizonaPrescott, Arizona

Question 8: Calexico is a city in Imperial County, ________, United States.
San Jose, CaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaLos AngelesCalifornia

Question 9: According to the ________, the city has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.1 km²), all of it land.
Southern United StatesNew EnglandUnited States Census BureauMidwestern United States

Question 10: [citation needed] However, only 49% are of Mexican descent and 35% are born in Mexico, followed by those born in ________ totals at 16%.
Central AmericaAmericasNorth AmericaAmericas (terminology)

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