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South San Francisco, California: Quiz


Question 1: In the state legislature South San Francisco is located in the 8th Senate District, represented by Democrat ________, and in the 19th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Jerry Hill.
Hot Coffee minigame controversyHerb KohlLeland YeeJoe Lieberman

Question 2: Small pockets of farmland still exist near ________, but these lands are disappearing quickly because of the demand for housing and retail development.
San Bruno MountainGuadalupe River (California)San Bruno Mountain State ParkLoma Prieta

Question 3: Once one of the largest facilities in the United States producing ________ and gardenias, the nursery closed in 1998.
PlantFlowering plantOrchidaceaeVanilla (genus)

Question 4: The extreme western portions of the city near Interstate 280 sit along a hillside and offer views of ________.
Oakland, CaliforniaSan Francisco Bay AreaSan Francisco BaySan Jose, California

Question 5: South San Francisco is home to ________, one of the world's largest biotech companies, as well as a satellite office of Amgen, the world's largest biotech firm.
GenentechArthur Riggs (geneticist)BevacizumabEli Lilly and Company

Question 6: South San Francisco is not known as a tourist destination, but a key landmark of the city is visible to anyone who travels along the San Francisco Peninsula or travels through the nearby ________.
John F. Kennedy International AirportSan Francisco International AirportO'Hare International AirportLos Angeles International Airport

Question 7: Federally, South San Francisco is located in California's 12th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +22[9] and is currently held by Democrat ________.
John B. T. Campbell IIIJackie SpeierSam FarrDianne Feinstein

Question 8: Several ________ are also established in the city: All Souls School, Mater Dolorosa School (recently closed), and St. Veronica's School.
Primary educationParochial schoolChristian schoolFaith school

Question 9: South San Francisco is a ________ and working class city.
Social stratificationSocial classUpper classMiddle class

Question 10: Every year South San Francisco High School plays their rival ________ (both schools are located in South San Francisco) in the "Bell Game," the last game of the regular season for both teams.
El Camino High School (South San Francisco)Ponderosa Elementary School (South San Francisco)Westborough Middle School (South San Francisco)Parkway Heights Middle School (South San Francisco)


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