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Gauge Your Knowledge About the Happening City of Los Angeles

Prabhakar Pillai Nov 11, 2020
Los Angeles has more to it than being the home of Hollywood. Test your knowledge about this bustling city by a short and sweet quiz.
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Do you know?
Los Angeles hosted the Summer Olympics in 1932 and 1984. Four Summer Olympics have taken place in USA. The other 2 venues were St. Louis in 1904 and Atlanta in 1996.
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Fun Fact
The Wilshire Grand Center is 1,100 feet tall making it the tallest building in Los Angeles as well as in the state of California. Interestingly, 7 of the 10 tallest buildings in the state are situated in LA.
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Quick Bite
Famous museums in LA include Getty Center, the Natural History Museum and Griffith Observatory, among others.
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Awesome Fact
As per estimates, more than 50 million folk visited Los Angeles in 2019. The iconic destination had roughly 42.5 million domestic visitors and 7.5 million international visitors in that year .
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Interesting Fact
Los Angeles translates to 'the angels' in Spanish. The city is also known by it's initials - L.A. Incidentally, a sobriquet for Los Angeles is 'City of  Flowers and Sunshine'.
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Cool Fact
L.A is the largest city in the state of  California. It also has the largest population among cities in California. The famous city boasts of nearly 4 million residents.
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Interesting Tidbit
L.A is known for the Hollywood entertainment industry. Other attractive facets of this city are its warm and sunny climate as well as diverse communities.
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For your information
LA has 2 National Football League (NFL) teams - the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. The Rams were the first ever team in the NFL to compete in Los Angeles.
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Intriguing Fact
After the Mexican War of Independence, the city became a part of Mexico in 1821. Los Angeles subsequently became part of the United States in 1848.
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Did you know?
The first permanent motion picture theater in LA was Tally's Electric Theater, opened in 1902. Incidentally, it was also the first movie theater of California.
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Interesting Fact
LA originally stood for Los Angeles International Airport. Later it expanded to 3 letters with LA changing to LAX. The latter is also the official designation for the Port of Los Angeles in shipping, as well as LA's Union Station in railroad transportation.
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Fact
This distinction belongs to Los Angeles Harbor Light lighthouse which emits an emerald-colored light. The landmark is located at San Pedro Breakwater in Los Angeles Harbor.
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