Quiz: Only A Pasadena Local Can Score 15/18 On This Test. Can You?

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How well do you know the 'Dena?

Test your knowledge of Pasadena by answering these questions on the city's history, landmarks and people!

 Aug 23, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is Pasadena's nickname?
Tulip Town
The Rose City
The Flower City
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the area code for Pasadena?
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What's one of the main streets going through Pasadena?
Sunset Boulevard
Colorado Boulevard
Melrose Avenue
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
In what area of Los Angeles is Pasadena located?
San Fernando Valley
Antelope Valley
San Gabriel Valley
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What annual football game does Pasadena host?
Sugar Bowl
Cotton Bowl
Rose Bowl
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What popular TV show is set in Pasadena?
Grey's Anatomy
Orange Is The New Black
The Big Bang Theory
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What tropical bird is known to fly the skies of Pasadena?
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What Pasadena man made history in baseball when he became the first African American to play in the major leagues?
Jackie Robinson
Willie Mays
Hank Aaron
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What famous chef once lived in Pasadena?
Gordon Ramsey
Anthony Bourdain
Julia Child
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What iconic horror film was shot in Pasadena?
Friday the 13th
The Shining
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the unfortunate nickname for the Colorado Street Bridge?
Haunted Bridge
Suicide Bridge
Murder Bridge
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
On what holiday is Pasadena's Rose Parade held?
New Year's Day
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does JPL stand for?
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jet Pack Laboratory
Jet Plane Laboratory
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is the name of Pasadena's comedy club?
The Laugh Factory
The Ice House
The HaHa Hole
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
True or false: Pasadena is the oldest suburb in Los Angeles.
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What highly respected university is located in Pasadena?
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What supermarket was founded in Pasadena?
Trader Joe’s
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What musician brothers hail from Pasadena?
The Jonas Brothers
Eddie and Alex Van Halen
The Jacksons
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Are you a true Pasadenan? Do you love Old Pasadena, the Huntington Library, Descanso Gardens, and the Norton Simon Museum? Do you attend games at the Rose Bowl and wait for the Rose Parade and the Doo Dah Parade every year? Are you fascinated by the work done at JPL and Caltech? Do you love flea markets at the Rose Bowl and PCC? Do you love to see plays at the legendary Pasadena Playhouse? Are you fascinated by the houses on Millionaire's Row?

If you said "yes" to any of the above, answer these fun but challenging questions about Pasadena, its food, culture, and many landmarks! How many do you really know? Let's find out! Sit back, relax, access your memory banks to answer these 18 questions about the things that make this great city what it is! Not only will you have loads of fun, you'll probably learn something, too! Good luck on your fun and exciting journey to one of the most stately cities in Los Angeles County!

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