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El Camino Real (California): Quiz


Question 1: In 1892, Anna Pitcher (of ________) initiated an effort to preserve the as-yet uncommemorated route of Alta California’s Camino Real, an effort adopted by the California Federation of Women's Clubs in 1902.
Los AngelesLong Beach, CaliforniaGlendale, CaliforniaPasadena, California

Question 2: U.S. Route 101, ________ to San Jose
San Jose, CaliforniaGlendale, CaliforniaLong Beach, CaliforniaLos Angeles

Question 3: Interstate 5, ________ to Anaheim
REAL ID ActMinuteman ProjectIllegal immigration to the United StatesMexico – United States border

Question 4: Construction of a two-lane concrete highway began in front of the historic Uncle Tom's Cabin, an inn in ________ that was built in 1849 and demolished exactly 100 years later.
Daly City, CaliforniaSan Bruno, CaliforniaSouth San Francisco, CaliforniaMillbrae, California

Question 5: Once Mexico won its independence from Spain, no road in Mexico, including ________, was a camino real.
Sacramento, CaliforniaLos AngelesSan Jose, CaliforniaCalifornia

Question 6: State Route 87, Pass through Santa Clara County and ________.
Alameda County, CaliforniaHayward, CaliforniaFremont, CaliforniaOakland, California

Question 7: Between 1683 and 1834, Spanish ________ established a series of religious outposts throughout the present-day U.S.
MissionaryChristianityState religionIslam

Question 8: A surviving, unpaved stretch of the road has been preserved next to the old Spanish mission in San Juan Bautista, California; this road actually follows part of the ________.
San Andreas FaultSan FranciscoSan Francisco Bay AreaOakland, California

Question 9: State of California and the present-day Mexican states of ________ and Baja California Sur.
QuerétaroChihuahuaBaja CaliforniaMexico

Question 10: The route originated in ________, Mexico, at the site of Misión San Bruno in San Bruno (the first mission established in Las Californias), though it was only maintained as far south as Loreto.
ChihuahuaDurangoQuerétaroBaja California Sur


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