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Can You Pass This LA Geography Test?

The geography of Los Angeles might seem pretty straight forward, but just how well do you know this US city? Ready to find out? Take these 12 quiz questions and find out if you can pass an LA geography test!
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Which ocean borders Los Angeles to the south and west?
The Atlantic
The Pacific
The Indian

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Which mountains lie to the east of Los Angeles?
Yosemite Valley Mountains
San Gabriel Mountains
Santa Ana Mountains

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On average, how many days of sunshine does LA receive every year?
365
329
300

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During which season does Los Angeles receive most of its precipitation?
Winter
Summer
Fall

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What is the name for the high dusty winds that occur annually in LA?
The Santa Monica Winds
The Santa Ana Winds
The San Fernando Winds

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How far about sea level is Los Angeles?
1,000 feet
640 feet
300 feet

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Which is a common problem in Los Angeles?
Smog and pollution
Heavy rains and flooding
Terrible smells

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Los Angeles is a city built on a __________.
Plateau
Valley range
Coastal plane

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How many neighborhoods can be found in Los Angeles?
10
80
50

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Which is the longest river in Los Angeles?
The Los Angeles River
The Venice Canal
The Gorman River

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In Los Angeles, city's street pattern generally follows a __________.
Triangle pattern
Grid plan
Central plan

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True or false: Los Angeles is often characterized by the presence of low-rise buildings.
True
False

C+, Los Angeles Lost

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When it comes to the great city of Los Angeles, you're a bit lost! Though you may know a bit about the geography of this great American city, you still have a little bit left to learn. Worry not, in taking this quiz, you took a step in the right direction!

B+, Los Angeles Ace

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Kudos to you! You're a total Los Angeles ace. You know just about everything there is to know about the geography of Tinsel Town. From the San Gabriel mountains to the Santa Ana winds, there's no fooling you!

A+, Los Angeles Awesome

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Well done! You're Los Angeles awesome. You know the city of Los Angeles like the back of your hand. From iconic mountain ranges, to white sand beaches, you know that LA is a diverse and magical city full of natural charm.
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1
Which ocean borders Los Angeles to the south and west?
The Atlantic
The Pacific
The Indian
2
Which mountains lie to the east of Los Angeles?
Yosemite Valley Mountains
San Gabriel Mountains
Santa Ana Mountains
3
On average, how many days of sunshine does LA receive every year?
365
329
300
4
During which season does Los Angeles receive most of its precipitation?
Winter
Summer
Fall
5
What is the name for the high dusty winds that occur annually in LA?
The Santa Monica Winds
The Santa Ana Winds
The San Fernando Winds
6
How far about sea level is Los Angeles?
1,000 feet
640 feet
300 feet
7
Which is a common problem in Los Angeles?
Smog and pollution
Heavy rains and flooding
Terrible smells
8
Los Angeles is a city built on a __________.
Plateau
Valley range
Coastal plane
9
How many neighborhoods can be found in Los Angeles?
10
80
50
10
Which is the longest river in Los Angeles?
The Los Angeles River
The Venice Canal
The Gorman River
11
In Los Angeles, city's street pattern generally follows a __________.
Triangle pattern
Grid plan
Central plan
12
True or false: Los Angeles is often characterized by the presence of low-rise buildings.
True
False

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