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Question 1: Treasurer following his appointment by President ________.
James A. GarfieldRutherford B. HayesBenjamin HarrisonChester A. Arthur

Question 2: "From then to now: these were mayors". ________: p. W-7, Oakland Centennial special edition.
Contra Costa TimesSan Jose Mercury NewsMediaNews GroupThe Oakland Tribune

Question 3: He lived at 481 Prospect Avenue (29th Street)(demolished), where John Muir, William Keith, and ________ were frequent visitors.
Andrew Wylie (college president)Herman B WellsElvis Jacob Stahr, Jr.David Starr Jordan

Question 4: Although he has been described as "one of the most cultivated men who ever filled the office of chief magistrate of this city," Williams will probably always be best remembered as the stepfather of the writer ________.
Bret HarteSacramento, CaliforniaCaliforniaBerkeley, California

Question 5: Carpentier had been elected to the boards of trustees of both Columbia University and ________ in 1906, at the age of 81, and served on the boards until his death.
Manhattan CollegeWellesley CollegeBryn Mawr CollegeBarnard College

Question 6: In 1852 he was elected to the State Assembly in what was generally viewed as a highly fraudulent victory, but in the legislature he pushed for the creation of ________ and/or Oakland's incorporation as a city, not a town, in 1854.
Hayward, CaliforniaOakland, CaliforniaFremont, CaliforniaAlameda County, California

Question 7: In 1911, Mayor Mott welcomed President ________ to Oakland.
Charles Evans HughesWilliam Howard TaftTheodore RooseveltJ. Donald Cameron

Question 8: In 1952, Dwinelle Hall on the ________ campus was named after John W.
University of California, IrvineStanford UniversityUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, Los Angeles

Question 9: His estate of approximately $2 million went to the building of Merritt Hospital (now part of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center) and to ________.
Bowdoin CollegeBates CollegeColby CollegeMiddlebury College

Question 10: Dwinelle to honor his responsibility for the "Organic Act," which established the University of California in ________, as well as the fact that he was a member of the University's first Board of Regents.

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