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Trivia Quiz - Georgia Fun Facts

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

Quiz Number: 5582
Date Submitted: January 15, 2016
Quiz Categories: U.S. States
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 67.6 percent
Times Taken: 68 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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Georgia Fun Facts
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1. Who was the first U.S. president to hail from the state of Georgia?
  A.   Jimmy Carter
  B.   James Monroe
  C.   Andrew Jackson
  D.   Abraham Lincoln

2. What is the capital of Georgia?
  A.   Columbus
  B.   Atlanta
  C.   Savannah
  D.   Macon

3. Which of the following rock groups did not originate in Georgia?
  A.   Atlanta Rhythm Section
  B.   Allman Brothers
  C.   The Black Crowes
  D.   Molly Hatchett

4. Who took the "Midnight Train to Georgia"?
  A.   Diana Ross
  B.   Aretha Franklin
  C.   Gladys Knight
  D.   Roberta Flack

5. What is the name of the Major League Baseball franchise located in Atlanta?
  A.   Atlanta Braves
  B.   Atlanta Hawks
  C.   Atlanta Falcons
  D.   Atlanta Flames

6. What state borders Georgia to the west?
  A.   Florida
  B.   Alabama
  C.   Mississippi
  D.   both A and B

7. What mountain range, part of the Appalachian Mountains system, is located in the northern part of Georgia?
  A.   Allegheny Mountains
  B.   Adirondack Mountains
  C.   Blue Ridge Mountains
  D.   Rocky Mountains

8. Which of the following television shows was not set in the city of Atlanta, Georgia?
  A.   Designing Women
  B.   Matlock
  C.   The Walking Dead
  D.   Everybody Loves Raymond

9. What famous swamp is located in Georgia?
  A.   Okefenokee Swamp
  B.   Everglades
  C.   Cypress Gardens
  D.   Bluff Swamp

10. What Civil War Union General's army destroyed a large swath of Georgia from Atlanta to Savannah during his famous "March to the Sea" in late 1864?
  A.   Ulysses S. Grant
  B.   William Tecumseh Sherman
  C.   Ambrose Burnside
  D.   George Meade®   

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