What Would Your Name Be If You Were Born in Los Angeles?

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By: Zoe Samuel

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Where did your parents take you during the weekend when you were growing up?

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Think back to your childhood diet. What food item stands out in your memories?

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Remember middle school? What was your best subject?

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In what hobbies did you engage that your parents disapproved of?

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Which of these best describes where your parents are from?

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How involved in the arts scene were your parents?

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Which of the following describes at least one of your parents' professions?

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Religion is a major factor of American life. How observant were your parents?

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Did one of your parents stay home?

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Which of the following best describes the elementary school you attended?

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Which of the following best describes your family's religious leanings?

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After high school, did you move far from home?

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How hard did your parents push you to succeed?

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What childhood job did you have?

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With which relative other than your immediate family were you closest?

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In what sport, if any, did you take part as a child?

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Role models are a big deal to kids. Which of the following people is closest to your childhood role model?

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What did you do when school was out for the summer?

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Which of the following cities is most like where you currently live?

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We all remember the family cars of our childhood. What was yours?

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How tidy were you when you were a child? Did you keep your room neat and clean?

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What hobbies did your parents encourage in you as a child?

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What word best describes your best childhood friend?

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Which life factor was the smallest problem in your family when you were growing up?

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What was the dominant outdoor activity in your childhood?

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What sort of a student were you?

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Which of the following occurrences reminds you of your childhood?

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What sort of university did you attend?

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Of what generation were your parents a part?

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How did you like your childhood?

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About This Quiz

Los Angeles. Those words conjure images of celebrities in black sunglasses, red carpets, surfers, highways, and countless movies and TV shows set in the City of Angels. Los Angeles has been the site of many a film noir, a capital of the counterculture of the late 20th century, a center for tech and design, manufacture and, of course, the media. There are numerous movie and television studios in and around Los Angeles and countless production companies big and small.

The single word summarizing the popular image of Los Angeles may be "glamour," but Los Angeles has its share of less glamorous yet still fascinating subcultures. It is home to The Magic Castle, a private club for magicians that holds performances for the public. It has a vast community of martial arts schools, new age groups, and every religious group under the sun. The name "La La Land" may be a bit unfair, but it is founded in the city's pluralism combined with its embrace of some, at times, wacky ideas. Growing up in Los Angeles can mean a normal life, an exceptional one, or a very strange one. Would you be a different person if you were born in Los Angeles? If so, it would all begin with your name.

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