Question: Where is the western-most point in the continental U.S.
Answer: Cape Mendocino, Humboldt County.
Question: In which county are both the lowest spot on this continent and the highest peak in the continental U.S.?
Answer: Inyo County. Badwater in Death Valley, 282 feet below sea level, and Mount Whitney, 14,495 feet.
Question: Name four California rivers that flow north.
Answer: Carmel, Eel, San Joaquin, and Truckee rivers.
Question: The world’s smallest mountain range is in California. Name it.
Answer: Sutter Buttes, Sutter County.
Question: Name the lowest pass in the Sierra Nevada.
Answer: Beckwourth Pass, 5,221 feet, Plumas County.
Question: Name the highest pass that a highway crosses the Sierra Nevada.
Answer: Tioga Pass, 9,941 feet, Mono/Tuolumne counties.
Question: Name the pass through which the oldest emigrant trail crossed the Sierra Nevada.
Answer: Sonora Pass, 9,624 feet, Mono/Tuolumne counties.
Question: In what county is Mount Shasta?
Question: In what county is Mount Lassen?
Question: Which California river and its branches has produced more gold since 1848 than any other river in the continental U.S.?
Answer: Yuba River.