Quiz: 35 Things True Angelenos Should Know About L.A.
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35 Things True Angelenos Should Know About L.A.
By: Maria Trimarchi
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About This Quiz

If you live in L.A., you already know you're special, but exactly how special are you? Only true Angelenos will be able to ace this How Stuff Works Quiz.

Los Angeles is a pretty special place. It is, after all, the second most populous city in the entire US of A and the most populous city in the state of California. Los Angeles has a long and storied history, from its founding by Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, to its becoming part of Mexico, to its initiation into the United States with the rest of California in 1848. Known as the City of Angels, Los Angeles is home to Hollywood, the movie capital of the world. 

If you find yourself in Los Angeles, you know you have to see awesome sights like the Grauman's Chinese Theater, the Griffith Observatory, and the Staples Center. It would also be a good idea to take a peek at what the coast has to offer since the city's placement on the Pacific Ocean has been one of the major reasons that it has thrived throughout the years.

But hey, as a true Angeleno, you knew all that minor trivia, right? Let's dig into this quiz to find out how much you really know about the City of Angels.

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What did the original Hollywood sign say?
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Where is Disneyland?
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Who is "the voice of the Dodgers"?
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What's the official pronunciation of "Los Angeles"?
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In what region of Los Angeles will you find North Hollywood?
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U.S. 101 is the longest highway in California. How would someone from Southern California refer to it?
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What metro rail line will take you from downtown L.A. to Santa Monica?
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How do you pronounce "Los Feliz"?
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Is it true there are more cars in L.A. than there are people?
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Which food was invented in Los Angeles?
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Which is not one of the Beach Cities?
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Which area code services Beverly Hills, Malibu and Compton?
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What animals help the Getty Museum maintain its well-manicured grounds every spring?
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What is the Capitol Records building in Hollywood designed to resemble?
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There is more than one Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in Los Angeles. Which isn't one of them?
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The La Brea tar pits have been found to be one of the biggest collections of fossils from what time period?
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What are the speed "bumps" in the neighborhoods of L.A. called?
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When the Rams returned to Los Angeles in 2016, how long had they been gone?
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Where will you find Gucci, Versace and other luxury boutiques?
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The steepest street in California isn't in San Francisco. It's in Los Angeles. Which street is it?
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What cemetery hosts summer movie screenings, under the stars with the stars?
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Who is L.A.'s unofficial billboard queen?
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Since 1850, the city's official name has been, City of Los Angeles. What does "Los Angeles" mean?
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Bevery Hills was originally what kind of ranch?
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