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Bay Area or Los Angeles Suburb

Guess whether each city is part of the San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles area.
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Last updated: August 7, 2019
First submittedAugust 7, 2019
Times taken4,757
Rating4.36
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1. Beverly Hills
Bay Area
Los Angeles
2. Oakland
Bay Area
Los Angeles
3. Berkeley
Bay Area
Los Angeles
4. Compton
Bay Area
Los Angeles
5. San Jose
Bay Area
Los Angeles
6. Fremont
Bay Area
Los Angeles
7. Pasadena
Bay Area
Los Angeles
8. Sausalito
Bay Area
Los Angeles
9. San Mateo
Bay Area
Los Angeles
10. Santa Monica
Bay Area
Los Angeles
11. Burbank
Bay Area
Los Angeles
12. Anaheim
Bay Area
Los Angeles
13. Palo Alto
Bay Area
Los Angeles
14. Cupertino
Bay Area
Los Angeles
15. Malibu
Bay Area
Los Angeles
16. Long Beach
Bay Area
Los Angeles
17. Inglewood
Bay Area
Los Angeles
18. Hayward
Bay Area
Los Angeles
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level 80
Aug 7, 2019
You have San Mateo twice.
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level ∞
Aug 7, 2019
Fixed
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level 73
Aug 7, 2019
That takes longer to scroll than to answer.
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level 47
Aug 8, 2019
For a non- Californian, I think 16 out of 18 is a pretty good score
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level 51
Oct 3, 2019
Same. Never even been to the state but would like to some day
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level 65
Aug 8, 2019
I grew up in the Bay Area, so easy for me. Non-Californians who do well should be proud.
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level 77
Oct 3, 2019
I lived in the Bay area, though not for very long, and feel like I should have done better.
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level 49
Aug 8, 2019
Oakland's a gimmee.
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level 72
Aug 19, 2019
I’m from Nottingham and have never travelled east of NYC, so I think I just lucked out!
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level 70
Oct 3, 2019
Got 16 by knowing surprisingly many Los Angeles suburbs and pinning the rest on Bay Area.
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level 61
Oct 3, 2019
I have no idea how I got 13/18 when I've never been to California. The only ones I knew were Malibu, Oakland, and San Jose. I must have just gotten very lucky!
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level 70
Oct 3, 2019
Fun quiz and idea. Maybe make a second one with harder cities?
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level 58
Oct 3, 2019
As an LA native of 29 years; thanks for the easy points. I can definitely see how non-Californians might struggle though. Also, I never heard of Sausalito, but I just knew it wasn't LA.
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level 73
Oct 3, 2019
Too California-centric. You could have included cities from Hudson's Bay, Halong Bay, Bay of Bengal, etc.
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level 62
Oct 3, 2019
Great quiz, easy 100% for any Californian like me. It would also be cool to have a version of this quiz where the cities change every time, pulling randomly from a pool of all San Francisco and Los Angeles suburbs. I'd do it myself, but I don't know how.
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level 21
Oct 3, 2019
Oakland is about as much a suburb as St. Petersburg or St. Paul or Fort Worth or Tacoma.
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level 66
Oct 4, 2019
You’re saying that Oakland is as much a suburb as the other obvious suburbs in this list. I totally agree, they’re all suburbs!
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level 76
Oct 5, 2019
The description was asking whether the cities were suburbs of LA or part of the Bay Area. There is no city called "Bay Area" so they couldn't be suburbs of it.
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level 66
Oct 4, 2019
I now need to plan two vacations to California to visit all of these suburbs and stone for my terrible score on this quiz.
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level 53
Oct 6, 2019
Thanks for the easy quiz!