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Bay Area Pop Culture Quiz: Movies

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Test your knowledge of some of the people, places and things that put the Bay Area on the pop-culture map. Third up: Movies.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which East Bay attraction roused the devil inside Karen Black in 1973’s "Burnt Offerings"?
    • A. 

      Mount Diablo

    • B. 

      Pleasanton’s Stoneridge Shopping Center during an overcrowded back-to-school shopping season

    • C. 

      The Dunsmuir House and Gardens in Oakland

    • D. 

      The Ravenswood Historic Site in Livermore

  • 2. 
    What San Jose landmark was featured throughout "Mad City," a 1997 film starring John Travolta and Dustin Hoffman?
    • A. 

      The Winchester Mystery House

    • B. 

      The Hayes Mansion

    • C. 

      The San Jose Athletic Club

    • D. 

      The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

  • 3. 
    Charlie Chaplin was the most famous silent-era movie star to film at the Essanay Film Company in Niles. Which other silent film star was heavily associated with the Fremont-area studio?
    • A. 

      Greta Garbo

    • B. 

      Broncho Billy

    • C. 

      Max Linder

    • D. 

      Lillian Gish

  • 4. 
    In 1991’s "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," one of the big scenes was filmed at a Bay Area industrial park. Where is it located?
    • A. 

      San Jose

    • B. 

      San Mateo

    • C. 

      Pleasanton

    • D. 

      Fremont

  • 5. 
    In "Mrs. Doubtfire," which popular Bay Area restaurant served as the spot where a dad’s cross-dressing gig crumbles?
    • A. 

      Chez Panisse in Berkeley

    • B. 

      Jardinière in San Francisco

    • C. 

      Le Papillion in San Jose

    • D. 

      Bridges in Danville