Today on Off the 56 we’re doing something a little different. I thought it would be fun to test Courtney’s knowledge about San Diego County. All twenty-two of the San Diego facts I quizzed her on are listed below, but you’ll need to watch the video for the answers!

  1. Is it illegal to shoot jack rabbits from the back of a streetcar in San Diego?
  2. What is the top employer in San Diego?
  3. What pop singer owns a 5.5 acre avocado farm in San Diego?
  4. What lubricant product for squeaky doors was created in San Diego?
  5. What horror movie was filmed in the Rancho Peñasquitos community?
  6. What well-known skater has a day named after him on May 29th?
  7. True or False: The City of San Diego has never won an NBA title or Superbowl?
  8. What well-known Charlie’s Angel was born in San Diego in 1972?
  9. The Country’s first drive-in was started in San Diego. What was it called?
  10. What is the name of the County’s (and Country’s!) largest wooden structure?
  11. San Diego was home to everyone’s favorite wacky children’s author, Theodor Geisel, who was also known as?
  12. The San Diego Zoo was supposedly shown in the 2004 Will Ferrell movie, Anchorman. Where were those scenes actually shot?
  13. What well-known punk band grew up in the city of Poway?
  14. San Diego is home to the oldest, active sailing ship. What is its name?
  15. What San Diego County city is the avocado capital of the world?
  16. What San Diego roller coaster is a historic landmark?
  17. San Diego has more of these insects than any other city?
  18. In the 1930s, La Jolla had a group of tiny houses that actors from this movie lived in. What was the name of the film?
  19. True or False: San Diego has sent more shows to Broadway than any other city.
  20. Where is the longest zip line in California located?
  21. What San Diego city is nicknamed the “Jewel of San Diego?”
  22. What is the name of the San Diego Padre’s mascot?

So how did you do? Let us know how many facts you got right in the comments below!

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