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?

2 of 13Pick your answer!

Which of the following companies has its headquarters in San Jose?

3 of 13Pick your answer!

What San Jose structure is named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

4 of 13Pick your answer!

How do you refer to Highway 17?
The Slope
The Hill
The Track

5 of 13Pick your answer!

Which of the following bands is from San Jose?
The Wanted
Maroon 5

6 of 13Pick your answer!

When talking about “The City”, what are locals talking about?
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Downtown San Jose

7 of 13Pick your answer!

Why aren’t there many skyscrapers in downtown San Jose?
Its proximity to the airport
There are too many earthquakes to risk it
Lack of resources to build them

8 of 13Pick your answer!

Where is the Lick Observatory located?
Mount Diablo
Mount Hamilton

9 of 13Pick your answer!

What is the full name of what locals call “The Valley”?
Silicon Valley
Coachella Valley
Antelope Valley

10 of 13Pick your answer!

What sport do the San Jose sharks play?

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?

13 of 13Pick your answer!

Which of the following is NOT a San Jose newspaper?
The Daily
San Jose Mercury News
Metro Silicon Valley
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