So You Think You Know Alabama?

Alabama is a special sort of place, full of fun and unusual practices, rituals and habits. It takes an Alabamian to know an Alabamian. You can't fake your way through this state. We'll spot you every time. But thats okay...we're friendly folks.

This little quiz is designed to sort out the true Alabamians from those who would claim bragging rights. Come on and give it a try. You've got nothing to lose and a lot of interesting tidbits to learn. Who knew the Rolling Stones recorded albums here? Interested? Jump right in!

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1. Which of the following words is not found in a redneck's vocabulary?
ignert
y'all
confluent
mama
2. What was the nickname for Alabama's electric chair?
Yellow Mama
Sparky
Shockaholic
Ol' Girl
3. How many U.S. presidents are native Alabamians?
0
1
2
3
4. What is the largest city in Alabama?
Montgomery
Huntsville
Birmingham
Mobile
5. Which sports figure is not a native Alabamian?
Henry "Hank" Aaron
Joe Namath
Charles Barkley
Bobby Bowden
6. Where is the world famous Big Bob Gibson's BBQ restaurant headquartered?
Dothan
Demopolis
Decatur
Daphne
7. The entire crew of the fourth space shuttle mission attended what Alabama school?
The University of North Alabama
The University of Alabama
The University of West Alabama
Auburn University
8. What is the state bird?
Cardinal
Bluejay
Yellowhammer
Gray Pigeon
9. What NASCAR track is found in Alabama?
Bristol
Homestead
Darlington
Talladega
10. What is the name of Helen Keller's home in Tuscumbia?
Ivy Green
Sweet Dreams
Monticello
Dray House
11. What is the main north-south interstate passing through the state?
I-59
I-65
I-85
I-95
12. What city is appropriately known as the "Rocket City"
Huntsville
Demopolis
Gadsden
Mobile
13. What is the longest free-flowing river in the state?
The Cahaba River
The Alabama River
The Tennessee River
The Coosa River
14. What is the capitol of Alabama?
Montgomery
Birmingham
Huntsville
Mobile
15. Which musician is not from Alabama?
Lionel Richie
Hank Williams
W.C. Handy
Gladys Knight
16. What Alabama city is known to its residents as "The Tiny Kingdom"?
Homewood
Vestavia
Mountainbrook
Hoover
17. How many terms did George Wallace serve as state governor?
2
3
4
5
18. Auburn University boasts two Heisman Trophy winners. The University of Alabama can claim how many Heisman winners?
0
1
2
3
19. What city has the busiest river port in the state?
Mobile
Decatur
Montgomery
Dothan
20. Which member of the Grateful Dead is from Sheffield?
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan
Mickey Hart
Donna Jean Godchaux
Bob Weir
21. Which female celebrity is not from Alabama?
Courtney Cox (Actress)
Kate Jackson (Actress)
Condoleeza Rice (U.S. Secretary of State)
Amelia Earhart (Aviation Pioneer)
22. Which characters from "The Andy Griffith Show" really are Alabama natives?
Andy and Opie
Gomer and Goober
Barney and Thelma Lou
Otis and Aunt Bea
23. What is the name of the 180' tall cast iron statue of a man baring his buttocks to the city of Homewood from atop Red Mountain?
Vulcan
Stripper
Leo
Virginex
24. The city of Enterprise has a statue dedicated to what insect?
the grasshopper
the horsefly
the boll weevil
the wasp
25. The U.S. Army trains ALL of this type of soldier at Fort Rucker.
Special Forces operators
field cooks
snipers
helicopter pilots
26. What are the respective names of the Auburn and Alabama mascots?
Tiger and Big Red
Tiger and Big Al
Aubie and Big Red
Aubie and Big Al
27. What city is known as the "Sock Capitol of the World"?
Fort Payne
Andalusia
Pinson
Warrior
28. The 1965 "Freedom March" was between what two cities?
Decatur to Jasper
Jasper to Bessemer
Bessemer to Montgomery
Montgomery to Selma
29. The Rolling Stone's album "Sticky Fingers" was recorded at what studio?
Fame Studios
Airwave Studio
Duck Tape Studios
Muscle Shoals Sound Studios
30. Where is the Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival held?
Moulton
Bay Minette
Mentone
Courtland

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