San Francisco Lingo - It’s A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

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Do locals call San Francisco 'Frisco or San Fran? Or do they call it something else entirely? Only a true San Franciscan will know the answer.

Think you can prove that you're a real San Franciscan? The take this quiz about food, slang, and culture. No cheating! Real San Franciscans only.

 Dec 05, 2018
1 of 19Pick Your Answer!
A tourist calls San Francisco "Frisco", a local calls it _______.
San Fran
Cisco
The City
2 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Someone might go to Twin Peaks for which of the following?
360 degree views from the Sutro Tower
The best shopping mall in San Francisco
The best nachos in town
3 of 19Pick Your Answer!
The fog is so common in San Francisco that it even has it's own personal name:
Kevin the fog
Katie the fog
Karl the fog
4 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Proper attire for a summer in San Francisco is?
Shorts and a tank top
Dresses
Pants, layers, a puffy jacket, and maybe even a scarf
5 of 19Pick Your Answer!
True or false? Mark Twain said that quote about coldest winters being San Francisco summers.
True
False
6 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Where do you go to cheer on the Giants?
Oracle Arena
AT&T Park
Golden Gate Park
7 of 19Pick Your Answer!
The City's hopping with excitement and people when which of these festivals fills up Golden Gate Park every August?
Outside Lands
Burning Man
Audiotistic
8 of 19Pick Your Answer!
But that crowd is nothing compared to when ______ happens on the third Sunday of May.
Dawn til Dusk
Sunset to Embarcadero
Bay to Breakers
9 of 19Pick Your Answer!
The ______ was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States.
Tenderloin
Mission
Castro
10 of 19Pick Your Answer!
When driving across the Bay Bridge, you can stop off at _______ Island to see some great views of the Bridge and the City.
Treasure
Martinez
Alcatraz
11 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Locals know that this hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant has the best burritos in the City:
Gordo's
Francisco's
Jorge's
12 of 19Pick Your Answer!
What's the name of the notorious bus system in San Francisco?
SFB
MUNI
BABT
13 of 19Pick Your Answer!
As of 2018, the tallest building in San Francisco is...
Salesforce Tower
Transamerica Pyramid
555 California
14 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Which bridge shows a beautiful light display every evening?
Golden Gate Bridge
Bay Bridge
Martinez Bridge
15 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Where is the best place to get a burrito?
Only in the Castro.
Duh, Downtown.
The Mission, hands down.
16 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Which San Francisco bridge is the most photographed in the world?
The Golden Gate Bridge
The Richmond Bridge
The Bay Bridge
17 of 19Pick Your Answer!
During the Holiday season, where would you go to see the giant Christmas tree and go ice skating?
Golden Gate Park
Civic Center
Union Square
18 of 19Pick Your Answer!
_______ is the public transportation system used to access different parts of the City and the Bay Area.
The L
BART
Subway
19 of 19Pick Your Answer!
Which of these popular 90s shows took place right in SF?
Full House
Friends
Seinfeld
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