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One California County, One Question

You'll be presented with one general knowledge question relating to each county in California, good luck!
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County
Question
Answer
Los Angeles
LA neighborhood known for it's movie studios
Hollywood
Mariposa
Most popular National Park in the state
Yosemite
San Bernardino
Fast food chain that has taken over the world
McDonald's
El Dorado
Discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848
Gold
Inyo
Hottest recorded temperature on Earth occurred in this National Park
Death Valley
Humboldt
Tallest trees in the world
Redwood
Orange
Anaheim's "Happiest place on Earth"
Disneyland
Napa
Most famous product of the Napa Valley
Wine
Alameda
Flagship campus of the University of California
Berkeley
Santa Clara
"Valley" home to the likes of Google and Apple
Silicon Valley
Butte
Chico native and former Green Bay Packers quarterback
Aaron Rodgers
Placer
Lake home to many popular ski resorts
Lake Tahoe
Tulare
Tallest mountain in the contiguous United States
Mount Whitney
Marin
Miscolored bridge connecting to San Francisco
Golden Gate
Del Norte
Supposed creature captured on the Patterson-Gimlin film
Bigfoot
Kern
Merle Haggard and Buck Owens popularized this city's "sound"
Bakersfield
Lassen
Future state that mistakenly elected its first governor from Susanville
Nevada
Riverside
Popular Indio musical festival drawing hundreds of thousands
Coachella
Sacramento
Prison sung about and visited by Johnny Cash
Folsom
Tuolumne
Mostly located in this mountain range
Sierra Nevada
Monterey
Scenic coastal road that travels through Big Sur
State Route 1
Stanislaus
Indiana Jones and Star Wars creator
George Lucas
Sonoma
Fort Ross was established in 1812 by settlers from this modern country
Russia
Amador
The Kennedy was once the deepest one of these in North America
Mine
Colusa
One of the first cities to have one of these for its Chinese population
Chinatown
Nevada
President that worked as a mining engineer here
Herbert Hoover
Imperial
Large toxic saline lake created in 1905
Salton Sea
Modoc
The largest WWII camp forcibly held many Americans of this ethnicity
Japanese
San Francisco
Clint Eastwood movie of a gritty cop in the city
Dirty Harry
San Diego
NFL team that moved to LA in 2016 to much local dismay
Chargers
Fresno
Fresno shares almost the exact same population as this Arizona city
Tucson
Santa Barbara
Vandenberg was the first base adopted by this new military branch
Space Force
Mendocino
Large industry enjoyed by many Californians legally since 2016
Marijuana
Plumas
Southernmost end of this mountain range
Cascade
Yolo
Davis is one of the most friendly cities for this mode of transportation
Bicycles
San Joaquin
Hit show Sons of Anarchy, is set in and around this city
Stockton
Madera
What this county's name translates into from Spanish to English
Wood
San Mateo
San Francisco International Airport code
SFO
Shasta
Economic hub and "capital" city of rural Northern California
Redding
Ventura
Contains the most visited island in this National Park
Channel Islands
Glenn
One of the few places in the U.S. to grow a large amount of this grain
Rice
Tehama
Interstate that spans 40 miles across the county
Interstate 5
Calaveras
Author of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Mark Twain
Trinity
It's abundant forests once served this primarily large industry
Logging
San Benito
Endangered bird species that can be seen in Pinnacles
California condor
Sierra
The California Zephyr travels through a small portion of this old railroad
Transcontinental
Yuba
Beale Air Force Base housed these between 1959 and 1965
Nuclear missiles
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz can be most identified with this beach front attraction
Boardwalk
Alpine
This mountain man was one of the first to explore the region
Kit Carson
Lake
Namesake lake and largest natural freshwater lake entirely in California
Clear Lake
Contra Costa
During WWII, Richmond produced three of these a day
Ships
Siskiyou
Revived statehood movement deriving it's name from the third president
Jefferson
Mono
Ski resort town and highest incorporated city in California
Mammoth Lakes
Merced
92% of California's production of this starchy crop is grown here
Potato
San Luis Obispo
Last operating nuclear power plant in California
Diablo Canyon
Sutter
The Sutter Buttes are referred to as the world's smallest one of these
Mountain range
Kings
Extinct large freshwater lake that covered most of the county until 1899
Tulare Lake
Solano
Previous capital city before moving to Sacramento
Benicia
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Level 73
May 15, 2023
I love this quiz, thank you! My only thought is that it is pretty quick, I wasn't able to get through all the questions. Thanks!
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Level 74
May 15, 2023
Thank you! I can increase the time a bit for ya