Quiz: Can You Answer 13 Questions All San Jose Locals Should Know?

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So you think you're from San Jose?

Find out how much you really know about San Jose, California, by answering questions about it that only a local could possibly know.

 Jun 15, 2017
1 of 13Pick your answer!
San Jose is located in Santa Clara County. True or false?
False
True
2 of 13Pick your answer!
Which of the following companies has its headquarters in San Jose?
Yahoo
Samsung
Apple
3 of 13Pick your answer!
What San Jose structure is named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Theatre
Library
Museum
4 of 13Pick your answer!
How do you refer to Highway 17?
The Hill
The Track
The Slope
5 of 13Pick your answer!
Which of the following bands is from San Jose?
Smashmouth
Maroon 5
The Wanted
6 of 13Pick your answer!
When talking about “The City”, what are locals talking about?
San Francisco
Downtown San Jose
Los Angeles
7 of 13Pick your answer!
Why aren’t there many skyscrapers in downtown San Jose?
There are too many earthquakes to risk it
Lack of resources to build them
Its proximity to the airport
8 of 13Pick your answer!
Where is the Lick Observatory located?
Mount Diablo
Mount Hamilton
Downtown
9 of 13Pick your answer!
What is the full name of what locals call “The Valley”?
Antelope Valley
Coachella Valley
Silicon Valley
10 of 13Pick your answer!
What sport do the San Jose sharks play?
Hockey
Basketball
Baseball
11 of 13Pick your answer!
What is Raging Waters?
A beach
A theatre
A water park
12 of 13Pick your answer!
The largest university in San Jose is San Jose State University. True or false?
True
False
13 of 13Pick your answer!
Which of the following is NOT a San Jose newspaper?
Metro Silicon Valley
The Daily
San Jose Mercury News
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