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Monrovia, California: Quiz


Question 1: The Upton Sinclair House, home to activist and author ________, is located in Monrovia and is a National Historic Landmark.
MarylandThe BronxDemocratic Party (United States)Upton Sinclair

Question 2: In the same year, the ________ was opened providing transportation to and from Los Angeles, making it possible for Monrovian homeowners to work in Los Angeles.
Sacramento Northern RailwayPacific Electric RailwayAmtrakAtchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

Question 3: The coffee shop scene in the movie Never Been Kissed, starring ________ and Michael Vartan, was filmed in a store in "Old Town Monrovia" on Myrtle Avenue.
Queen LatifahAngelina JolieDrew BarrymoreMeryl Streep

Question 4: These native Americans came to be called the Gabrieliño Indians by early Spanish explorers, and are now referred to as the ________.
CaliforniaCalifornia Gold RushTongvaTataviam

Question 5: Accompanying Portola were a ________ Father from Father Junipero Serra's Franciscan order of Mexico, and Juan Crespi, the expedition's diarist.
Catholic religious orderDominican OrderCarmelitesFranciscan

Question 6: In 1771, the Franciscans established the ________ in the San Gabriel Valley.
Mission San Juan CapistranoMission San Diego de AlcaláMission San Fernando Rey de EspañaMission San Gabriel Arcángel

Question 7: Reese Witherspoon drives up Myrtle Avenue in ________ when going to the Nail Salon upon arriving in "New Haven" Connecticut.
Legally BlondeElla Enchanted (film)The Ugly Truth (film)Legally Blonde (musical)

Question 8: In 1769, when all ________ was claimed by the King of Spain, Europeans first visited the San Gabriel Valley, including Monrovia.
Sacramento, CaliforniaLos AngelesCaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 9: Jason Earles, actor, ________
Sonny With a ChanceHannah MontanaThe Suite Life on DeckJonas (TV series)

Question 10: In 1841, California Governor ________ gave Rancho Azusa de Duarte to Andres Duarte, a Mexican soldier, and he gave Rancho Santa Anita to Hugo Reid, a naturalized Mexican citizen of Scottish birth.
Juan Bautista AlvaradoJohn C. FrémontJosé CastroManuel Micheltorena

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