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Trivia Quiz - Alabama Fun Facts

Trivia questions about the history, geography, culture and politics of Alabama!

Quiz Number: 5590
Date Submitted: March 05, 2016
Quiz Categories: U.S. States
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 68.2 percent
Times Taken: 89 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7

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Alabama Fun Facts
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1. What is the nickname of the University of Alabama?
  A.   Commodores
  B.   Spartans
  C.   Crimson Tide
  D.   Tigers

2. What is the capital of Alabama?
  A.   Montgomery
  B.   Birmingham
  C.   Mobile
  D.   Huntsville

3. Alabama does not have any major sports teams although it does have several minor league teams. What is the name of the minor league baseball team that plays in Birmingham?
  A.   Birmingham Dawgz
  B.   Birmingham Hammers
  C.   Birmingham Sabers
  D.   Birmingham Barons

4. What state borders Alabama to the east?
  A.   Florida
  B.   Tennessee
  C.   Mississippi
  D.   Georgia

5. What Alabama governor was elected three times and survived an assassination attempt in 1972?
  A.   George Wallace
  B.   Jere Beasley
  C.   H. Guy Hunt
  D.   none of the above

6. Thi country and bluegrass band was formed in 1969 in Port Payne, Alabama and their hits include, "Love in the First Degree,"Mountain Music," and "Dixieland Delight." What's the name of the band?
  A.   Alabama
  B.   Molly Hatchett
  C.   Lynyrd Skynyrd
  D.   The Black Crowes

7. Which of the following is a common nickname of the state of Alabama?
  A.   Yellowhammer State
  B.   Heart of Dixie
  C.   The Cotton State
  D.   all of the above

8. What Alabama city, being the oldest in the state, was founded by French colonists in 1702 as the capital of French Louisiana?
  A.   Decatur
  B.   Gadsden
  C.   Tuscaloosa
  D.   Mobile

9. What was the nickname of Alabama troops in the Confederate Army during the Civil War?
  A.   Black Cat
  B.   Yellowhammer
  C.   Hurricane
  D.   Grizzly

10. What 1989 drama film, set in Alabama, was an adaptation of the 1976 novel "Heartbreak Hotel?" It starred Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen, Phoebe Cates, and Treat Williams.
  A.   Dixieland
  B.   Heart of Dixie
  C.   Sweet Home Alabama
  D.   Sweet Crimson Coast®   

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