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San Francisco True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about San Francisco are true or false?
Questions are about the city proper
Quiz by carrow
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Last updated: September 24, 2021
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First submittedSeptember 24, 2021
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1. San Francisco is the oldest European settlement in California
True
False
San Diego is the oldest
2. San Francisco was a more populous city than Los Angeles until the 1950s
True
False
Los Angeles surpassed San Francisco's population in the 1920 census
3. San Francisco is further north than Washington, D.C.
True
False
4. San Francisco has the oldest Chinatown in North America
True
False
5. One in three San Franciscans is of Asian descent
True
False
33.9% of residents identified as "Asian" in the 2020 census
6. San Francisco hosts the headquarters of Twitter, Facebook and Amazon
True
False
Facebook is headquartered in Menlo Park and Amazon in Seattle
7. Mayor Harvey Milk was the first openly gay elected public official in the United States
True
False
Kathy Kozachenko was elected to the Ann Arbor city council in 1974 (Milk was the first in California)
8. The 1906 earthquake that levelled the city was the deadliest in US history
True
False
9. Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover and Steven Spielberg were all born in San Francisco
True
False
Spielberg was born in Ohio
10. The Port of San Francisco is the busiest commercial harbour in California
True
False
It is not even the busiest harbour in the Bay Area (Oakland is)
11. San Francisco was the first city in the United States to ban the use of plastic bags
True
False
It did so in 2007
12. The United Nations charter was drafted and ratified in San Francisco
True
False
13. Alcatraz is the largest federal prison in the United States, containing over 2,000 prisoners
True
False
Alcatraz was closed in 1963 and is now a museum
14. The films Dirty Harry, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Mrs Doubtfire are all set in San Francisco
True
False
15. The Beatles' final full concert took place in San Francisco
True
False
Barring their impromptu London rooftop concert, their final concert was at Candlestick Park on August 29, 1966
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