Are you from California? If you are then these are questions every true Californian should know. Take our quiz and find out how much you really know about the Golden State! If someone orders a burger "animal style" they are eating at what fast food chain? Whataburger. In-N-Out. Noah's Bagels. Why is California’s nickname “The Golden State”? Golden Gate Bridge. Native yellow Poppies. Discovery of gold in 1848. The "Getty" is one of the many gorgeous _____ in California. Museums. Skyscrapers. Mountains. After Los Angeles, which is California’s second most populous city? San Francisco. San Diego. Sacramento. Do natives actually call it "Cali"? Yes, all the time. Um, No. In what area of California are bison known to graze? Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadow. Sacramento Valley. Catalina Island. "_________" are baically the national shoe? Flip Flops. Loafers. Boots. Which was California's first professional sports team? Los Angeles Dodgers. Los Angeles Lakers. Los Angeles Rams. How would a Californian give directions? "Take the interstate all the way and get off at exit 103". "Get on San Vincenet, take it to the 10, then switch over to the 405". "Stay on Highway 104, your halfway there". What was the first capital of the state of California? Sacramento. San Diego. San Jose. If you are at AT&T park you are probably cheering on the _____. Giants. Bears. Redsocks. Half Dome and Cooks Meadow are both a part of ____. Yosemite National Park. Denali National Park. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. La Jolla, Venice, Santa Monica, and Laguna are all names of ____. Breakfast Places. Beaches. Concert Venues. The ____ is/are pretty much recognized as the best fruit in the state. Cherries. Strawberries. Avocado. If you are in the "Castro District" you are in ____. Los Angeles. San Francisco. Palo Alto. Everyone knows that the USC mascot is a _____. Trojan. Lamb. Bear. A "sig alert" is when ____. The freeway backs up. The Farmer's Market closes early. There is a hurricane. Which arena was home to the Los Angeles Lakers during their world championships in the 1980s? Staples Center. Inglewood Gardens. Great Western Forum. ______ is NOT a famous governor of California. Ronald Reagan. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sonny Bono. Which fast food chain did not begin in California? Sonic. Taco Bell. McDonalds. Which word is most commonly associated with NorCal slang? Hella. Weasel. Gnarly. You visit your friend in another state and discover that her town doesn't offer curbside recycling. You... Toss it in the garbage. Separate recyclables anyway. Drive your recyclables to another town that does recycle. California is one of four states that have, at one point in their histories, declared themselves to be independent nations. What was the country of California called? Sonoma. Pacific States of America. Bear Flag Republic. Lassen Peak is one of three US volcanoes outside of Alaska and Hawaii that has erupted since 1800. When did it last erupt? 1836. 1917. 1939. In which movie do three Black Hawk helicopters emerge from under the Golden Gate Bridge on their way to save San Francisco from a payload of biological weapons on Alcatraz? X-Men The Last Stand. The Rock. A View to Kill. The California mission system was built between 1769 and 1823 for what purpose? To spread Christian faith among local Native Americans. To provide education to immigrant farmers. To provide lodging for settlers. Who referred to California’s Mojave desert as “Tierra el Muertos” (Land of the Dead)? Ronald Reagan. Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza. Tonto on the “The Lone Ranger". Which US president was born and buried in Yorba Linda? Ronald Reagan. Ulysses S Grant. Richard Nixon. Which is not in California? Palm Springs. Palm Beach. Palm Desert. Hearst Castle, a 90,000-square-foot mansion built along the central coast, was built by William Randolph Hearst. How did he make his fortune? Railroad. Gold. Newspapers.