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Question 1: Among them was ________, a land owner from Switzerland and founder of New Helvetia, in present-day Sacramento.
Samuel BrannanJohn SutterUnited StatesCalifornia Gold Rush

Question 2: Kearny and Stockton's 700 man army defeat the 160 man Californio Lancer force near ________.
Long Beach, CaliforniaLos AngelesGlendale, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 3: [16] The novel was based on the legal struggles of General ________, the author's good friend.
CaliforniaNorthern CaliforniaJuan Bautista AlvaradoMariano Guadalupe Vallejo

Question 4: The fictional character of ________ has become the most identifiable Californio due to short stories, motion pictures and by the 1950s on television.
Zorro: La Espada y la RosaZorroZorro (Philippines TV series)Zorro (1957 TV series)

Question 5: The revolt against Mexican rule, which established the so-called ________, was led by John Frémont in an independent action.
California RepublicPhilippine–American WarMexican–American WarBattles for Shimonoseki

Question 6: This proviso was contrary to Articles VIII and X of the ________, which guaranteed full protection of all property rights for Mexican citizens.
AztlánChicanoTreaty of Guadalupe HidalgoMexican American

Question 7: ________, the namesake of Vallejo, California
Northern CaliforniaJuan Bautista AlvaradoJohn C. FrémontMariano Guadalupe Vallejo

Question 8: Ships put in to ________, San Juan Capistrano, San Pedro, San Buenaventura (Ventura), Monterey and Yerba Buena (San Francisco).
San DiegoSacramento, CaliforniaSan Diego County, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 9: The Californios defeated an American force of Marines in ________ on September 30, 1846, at the Siege of Los Angeles.
San Jose, CaliforniaLos AngelesLong Beach, CaliforniaGlendale, California

Question 10: The romantic history of Californios has fueled the politically volatile issues of the La Raza movement by some ________ activists, who depict Mexican Californios or Hispanics as the state's original people.
ChicanoChicano MovementMexican AmericanUnited Farm Workers


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