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Natural Wonders of California

4.1
(16 votes)
10 questions
English
Hard
1

What's the name of California's mountain range?

Sierra Nevada

Appalachian Mountains

Cascade Range

Rocky Mountains

40% got this right

The Sierra Nevada lies between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.
2

What's the name of this kind of tree which has given name to a national park?

Joshua Tree

Desert Willow

Redwood

Sequoia

Hard  24% got this right

Joshua Tree National Park is located in southeastern California, east of San Bernardino and Los Angeles.
3

What's the name of this famous mountain in Yosemite?

El Capitan

El General

El Mayor

El Sargento

35% got this right

The granite monolith is about 3,000 feet (914 m) from base to summit along its tallest face.
4

Where is the Death Valley National Park?

Hard  9% got this right

During summer, it is one of the hottest places on Earth.
5

What indigenous people has given name to a desert in southeastern California?

Mojave

Cahuilleno

Karok

Maidu

67% got this right

6

What's this national park, which gained its status in 2013?

Pinnacles

Death Valley

Kings Canyon

Point Reyes

Hard  14% got this right

Pinnacles National Park is an American national park protecting a mountainous area located east of the Salinas Valley.
7

In Sequoia NP stands the largest known living single-stem tree on Earth. What's its name?

General Sherman

General Grant

General Lee

The President

40% got this right

8

Where is Lake Tahoe?

Hard  26% got this right

Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.
9

What's the name of this famous region along the Pacific Coast Highway?

Big Sur

Muir Woods

Napa Valley

Zabriskie Point

38% got this right

Big Sur is a rugged and mountainous section of the Central Coast of California between Carmel and San Simeon.
10

What mountain lends its name to this Volcanic National Parkin northeastern California?

Lassen Peak

Mount San Jacinto

Mount Shasta

Mount Whitney

Hard  14% got this right

The area surrounding Lassen Peak is active with boiling mud pots, fumaroles, and hot springs.