How Well Do You Know San Francisco?

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How well do you know San Francisco?


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  • 1. 

    The Mayor of San Francisco Is:

    • A.

      Chris Daly

    • B.

      Gavin Newsom

    • C.

      Rudolph Giuliani

    • D.

      Arnold Schwarzneggar

    • E.

      Tom Bates

    Correct Answer
    B. Gavin Newsom
    Explanation
    Gavin Newsom is the correct answer for the Mayor of San Francisco. He served as the mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011. Newsom is a well-known politician who has also served as the Lieutenant Governor of California and is currently serving as the Governor of California. He is widely recognized for his progressive policies and initiatives, including his support for same-sex marriage and his efforts to combat homelessness in San Francisco. Newsom's tenure as mayor was marked by his focus on economic development, environmental issues, and social justice.

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  • 2. 

    The Golden Gate Bridge:

    • A.

      Is connected to Golden Gate Park

    • B.

      Connects the East Bay with San Francisco

    • C.

      Is known for its Gold Trim

    • D.

      Hosts the 110 Fwy

    • E.

      Is Near the Marina

    Correct Answer
    E. Is Near the Marina
    Explanation
    The given answer states that the Golden Gate Bridge is near the Marina. This implies that the bridge is located close to a marina, which is a harbor or a docking area for boats and yachts. This information helps to understand the geographical location of the bridge and its proximity to a specific area, suggesting that it may be a popular spot for boating or waterfront activities.

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  • 3. 

    Sf Has a subway system and it's called

    • A.

      SF doesn't have a subway system.

    • B.

      Bart

    • C.

      Muni

    • D.

      Cable Cars

    • E.

      The "T"

    Correct Answer
    B. Bart
    Explanation
    BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) is the correct answer because it is a subway system in San Francisco. It is a rapid transit system that serves the Bay Area, including San Francisco, and provides transportation through underground tunnels. BART is a popular mode of transportation for commuters and tourists alike, connecting various cities in the region.

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  • 4. 

    Gary Danko is

    • A.

      A local fashion designer who got on Bravo TV's reality show "Runway"

    • B.

      The oldest dive bar in the Mission District

    • C.

      A really expensive restaurant in the Marina

    Correct Answer
    C. A really expensive restaurant in the Marina
    Explanation
    Gary Danko is a well-known restaurant in the Marina district that is known for its high prices. It is considered to be one of the most expensive restaurants in the area.

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  • 5. 

    The Tenderloin:

    • A.

      Is a gated community in the upper east side of San Francisco that's only 4 years old.

    • B.

      Is called that because police officers once got paid more (and hence could afford the tender loin of beef) to patrol there.

    • C.

      Has a restaurant called Walzwerk in it.

    Correct Answer
    B. Is called that because police officers once got paid more (and hence could afford the tender loin of beef) to patrol there.
    Explanation
    The Tenderloin is called that because police officers once got paid more (and hence could afford the tenderloin of beef) to patrol there. This explanation suggests that the name "Tenderloin" originated from the fact that police officers received higher pay in order to patrol the area, allowing them to afford the more expensive cut of meat known as the tenderloin. This explanation provides a historical context for the name and highlights the connection between the name and the higher wages of police officers in the past.

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  • 6. 

    Dolores Park is in or near:

    • A.

      The Mission District

    • B.

      Portola

    • C.

      Downtown

    • D.

      The Richmond District

    • E.

      Haight Ashbury

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mission District
    Explanation
    Dolores Park is located in or near The Mission District. Dolores Park is a popular park in San Francisco, known for its stunning views of the city skyline and the nearby Mission Dolores. The park is situated in The Mission District, a vibrant neighborhood known for its diverse culture, trendy restaurants, and vibrant street art. Many locals and tourists visit Dolores Park to relax, have picnics, and enjoy various recreational activities.

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  • 7. 

    San Francisco Has a Museum Called

    • A.

      The De Young

    • B.

      The D'Orsay

    • C.

      AT & T Park

    • D.

      The Feinstein Center

    • E.

      The Fairmont

    Correct Answer
    A. The De Young
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The De Young. The question is asking for the name of a museum in San Francisco, and the correct answer is The De Young.

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  • 8. 

    Fort Funston is Also Known As:

    • A.

      Doggie Heaven

    • B.

      Alcatraz

    • C.

      Hipster Central

    Correct Answer
    A. Doggie Heaven
    Explanation
    Fort Funston is known as "Doggie Heaven" because it is a popular off-leash dog park in San Francisco. It offers a wide open beach where dogs can run freely and play in the sand and water. The park also has scenic trails and stunning views of the ocean, making it a favorite spot for dog owners to bring their furry friends. The nickname "Doggie Heaven" reflects the joy and happiness that dogs experience when they visit Fort Funston.

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  • 9. 

    The Majority of San Francisco's Restaurants are open past 11pm on weekdays.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that the majority of San Francisco's restaurants are open past 11pm on weekdays. However, the correct answer is false because the statement is not necessarily true. It is possible that only a minority or a few restaurants in San Francisco are open past 11pm on weekdays, while the majority may close earlier. Therefore, the statement cannot be assumed to be true.

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