Hanford, California: Quiz

Question 1: He succeeded former Governor ________ on July 26, 2009 following her resignation.
Jim Gilmore2008 Republican National ConventionSarah PalinJohn McCain

Question 2: A second railroad was laid through Hanford in 1897, which today is the main north-south line of the BNSF Railway through the ________.
San Joaquin ValleyBakersfield, CaliforniaStockton, CaliforniaFresno, California

Question 3: Sean R. Parnell, the current ________, was born in Hanford.
Alaska State CapitolList of lieutenant governors of AlaskaList of Governors of AlaskaHistory of Alaska

Question 4: The ________ provides public secondary education.
1892Hanford, CaliforniaNobel PrizeHanford Joint Union High School District

Question 5: ________ a 3 time pro bowl full back in the NFL was born in Hanford.
Lorenzo NealLaDainian TomlinsonPeyton ManningAlan Faneca

Question 6: ________ is an NBA basketball player who was born in Hanford.
Gerald WallaceDeSagana DiopPau GasolTyson Chandler

Question 7: James Rainwater, physicist and co-winner of the 1975 ________ in Physics, lived in Hanford as a child and graduated from Hanford High School.
Nobel FoundationNobel Prize controversiesNobel Peace PrizeNobel Prize

Question 8: Hanford is a sister city with Setana, a small town on ________, Japan.
Shimane PrefectureTokyoSaga PrefectureHokkaidō

Question 9: Louis Bert Lindley, Jr., better known as ________, is a rodeo cowboy and actor who grew up in Hanford.
Slim PickensBruce YarnellSam PeckinpahDr. Strangelove

Question 10: The People's Ditch, an ________ canal dug in the 1870s, traverses Hanford from north to south.
DrainageWaterIrrigationDrip irrigation

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