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Question 1: The Santa Cruz Mountains have been a legally defined ________ since 1981.
Central Coast AVAAmerican Viticultural AreaOregon wineNorth Coast AVA

Question 2: For much of the length of the range on the San Francisco Peninsula, State Route 35 runs along its ridge, and is known as "________".
San Mateo County, CaliforniaCalifornia State Route 1California State Route 35Interstate 280 (California)

Question 3: The Santa Cruz Mountains are largely the result of compressive uplift caused by a leftward bend of the ________.
San FranciscoSan Francisco Bay AreaSan Andreas FaultOakland, California

Question 4: ________'s family owned a house in the small town of Lompico where, at the age of four, Garcia had his right middle finger chopped off by his brother.
Grateful DeadJerry GarciaLive at the Boarding HouseAmerican Beauty (album)

Question 5: They form a ridge along the San Francisco Peninsula, south of San Francisco, separating the ________ from San Francisco Bay and the Santa Clara Valley, and continuing south, bordering Monterey Bay and ending at the Salinas Valley.
Arctic OceanIndian OceanAtlantic OceanPacific Ocean

Question 6: The highest point in the range is Loma Prieta Peak 1,154 m (3,786 ft), near which is the epicenter of the 1989 ________.
1989 Loma Prieta earthquake1905 World Series1989 World Series1911 World Series

Question 7: [3] ________, Pacific madrone, wax myrtle, and California bay laurel also occur in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Quercus chrysolepisQuercus engelmanniiQuercus agrifoliaQuercus wislizeni

Question 8: ________ in wintertime, at Almaden-Quicksilver Park.
CoyoteBobcatCougarGray Wolf

Question 9: The ________ runs along or near the ridge line throughout the range.
Oakland, CaliforniaSan Francisco Bay AreaSan Andreas FaultSan Francisco

Question 10: The range passes through San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties, with ________ at the northern end and Salinas as the southern end.
Oakland, CaliforniaLos AngelesSan FranciscoSan Jose, California


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