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South Bay, Los Angeles: Quiz


Question 1: Major South Bay refiners include ________ (ARCO facility in Carson), Chevron (El Segundo), ConocoPhillips (Wilmington), ExxonMobil (Torrance), Tesoro (Wilmington), and Valero (Wilmington).
HSBCRoyal Dutch ShellSainsbury'sBP

Question 2: ________ refining is another important component of the South Bay's economy.
Energy developmentPeak oilPetroleumPetroleum industry

Question 3: The region is bordered on the north by the Westside, on the northeast by South Los Angeles, on the east by the Gateway Cities, and on the south and west by the ________.
Arctic OceanAtlantic OceanPacific OceanIndian Ocean

Question 4: ________ and Lockheed Martin also maintain extensive production facilities throughout the South Bay, and Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business unit is based in El Segundo.
Kraft FoodsCaterpillar Inc.McDonald'sBoeing

Question 5: Note that in ________, "South Bay" may also refer to the South Bay of the San Diego Area.
San Diego County, CaliforniaSan Jose, CaliforniaLos AngelesSan Diego

Question 6: The Los Angeles Air Force Base, in El Segundo, is the locus of much of this aerospace research activity, as it is the primary development facility for military ________ and other space programs.
Geocentric orbitNASASatelliteSpace Race

Question 7: ________ is the scene of many film and television recordings.
Redondo Beach, CaliforniaTorrance, CaliforniaManhattan Beach, CaliforniaHermosa Beach, California

Question 8: The Los Angeles MTA's Green Line ________ line also serves the South Bay.
Light railTramTram-trainPassenger rail terminology

Question 9: Northrop Grumman has a major facility in El Segundo where the ________ fuselage is manufactured, as well as the headquarters of the Space Technology division in Redondo Beach and a facility at the Hawthorne Municipal Airport.
Northrop F-5F/A-18 HornetF-20 TigersharkNorthrop YF-23

Question 10: Unfortunately, the massive increase in cargo volume has created significant ________ (especially of particulate matter resulting from the combustion of low-grade marine diesel fuel) in neighboring communities.
Air pollutionRoadway air dispersion modelingGlobal dimmingSmog

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