San Francisco Slang - It’s A Thing. How Much Of It Do You Know?

Are you really from the Bay Area?

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 Mar 02, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!

Which hit 90s sitcom actually took place in San Francisco?
Full House

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!

This public transport train system can take you throughout all parts of the Bay Area:
The Metro
The L

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!

During the holidays, you'll find the cities giant Christmas tree erected in this popular shopping location.
Golden Gate Park
Union Square
The Mission

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!

Despite its name, this iconic bridge is actually a red color!
The Richmond Bridge
The Bay Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!

Which SF neighborhood should you go to in order to get some delicious Mexican food?
The Castro
The Mission
The Tenderloin

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!

________ was one of the first "gayborhoods" in the country.
The Castro
The Tenderloin
The Mission

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!

It's baseball season! Where do you go to cheer on the Giants?
Golden Gate Park
AT&T Park
Oracle Arena

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!

Who in the world is this "Karl" everyone keeps talking about?
The bridge
The fog
The subway

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!

If you're walking through the Dragon Gate on Grant Avenue at Bush Street, you're entering _______.
Union Square
the Financial District

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!

Which music festival is held in Golden Gate Park each August?
Outside Lands

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!

Are you ready for some football? Which team are you obviously supporting in San Francisco?

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!

Every SF foodie knows that _____ is THE best hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant in the city.

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!

What sweet site is in the Fisherman's Wharf area?
Gumdrop Avenue
Ghirardelli Square
Hershey Park

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!

What is the name of the former prison in San Francisco Bay?

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!

Which sweet snack was first served in SF's famous Chinatown?
The fortune cookie!
The whoopie pie!

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!

San Francisco is home to _____, the most crooked street in the world.
Lombard Street
Haight Street
Castro Street

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these is NOT an actual hill in San Francisco?
Twin Peaks
Telegraph Hill
Blue Hill

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!

Ugh, don't call it "Frisco". We locals just call it _____.
The City
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