Quiz: How Well Do You Know The "South Bay"?

Put your SoCal knowledge to the test!

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 May 23, 2021
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer:


Why was the Manhattan Beach Pier originally constructed?
For residents to fish off of and catch their dinner
For a movie
For sunset viewing in the 1920's

Question: 2/18Choose your answer:


What does Palos Verdes translate to?
Green mountains
Green sticks
Rolling hills

Question: 3/18Choose your answer:


Ryan Gosling takes Emma Stone to the Lighthouse Café in "La La Land". Where is this located?
Redondo Beach
Hermosa Beach
Long Beach

Question: 4/18Choose your answer:


You're driving through Palos Verdes. Which animal will you possibly see?
A peacock
A deer
An owl

Question: 5/18Choose your answer:


The iconic "greenbelt" found in beach cities used to be...
A railroad line
A salt mine
A river

Question: 6/18Choose your answer:


Del Amo Fashion Center is one of the biggest malls in the whole country.
False
True

Question: 7/18Choose your answer:


What does LBJ refer to?
Lyndon B Johnson
El Burrito Jr
"Lady Bird" Johnson

Question: 8/18Choose your answer:


When you land at LAX, which restaurant chain can you see from your airplane window?
Chipotle
In-N-Out!
Chili's

Question: 9/18Choose your answer:


Which company has its headquarters in El Segundo?
Mattel
Netflix
Vans shoes

Question: 10/18Choose your answer:


Where do most locals go to ski/snowboard?
Mammoth Mountain
Aspen
Park City

Question: 11/18Choose your answer:


Where do you always run into people you know?
Target!
Jamba Juice
Macy's

Question: 12/18Choose your answer:


Which high school location was used in "90210" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"?
El Segundo High School
Torrance High School
Beverly Hills High School

Question: 13/18Choose your answer:


What was torn down- much to the dismay of locals- in the Manhattan Village Mall complex?
An IHOP
A movie theater
A Barnes & Noble

Question: 14/18Choose your answer:


Candy Cane Lane is the ideal place to see Christmas lights.
True
False

Question: 15/18Choose your answer:


What street is Martha's on?
8th
22nd
5th

Question: 16/18Choose your answer:


Hermosa Beach is the only beach city without its own high school.
True
False

Question: 17/18Choose your answer


Manhattan Beach has a Halloween festival devoted to...
Pumpkin carving
Pumpkin chuckin
Pumpkin racing

Question: 18/18Choose your answer:


Where is 2018 Gold Medalist Chloe Kim from?
San Diego
Torrance
Long Beach
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

The South Bay is a magical place. It has quirk, charm, and random trivia! You want awesome Mexican food? We got it. Interested in real film and tv locations? They're sprinkled all throughout the South Bay! And don't get us started on the random animals you can find here. Do you think you know the South Bay from the inside out? Take this quiz and see how much you really know!