What You Don't Know About Georgia

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Here are 15 general Georgia trivia questions to test your knowledge of the state. Select the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is true about Georgia's famous Vidalia onions:
    • A. 

      They contain about as much sugar as apples

    • B. 

      They are a special species of onion, which is why they are so sweet

    • C. 

      They are only grown in the city of Vidalia

    • D. 

      They are grown in states besides Georgia

  • 2. 
    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world's busiest passenger airport AND has the tallest air control tower in North America
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    At 28,000 acres, which of the following Georgia colleges has the largest campus in the United States?
    • A. 

      Emory University, Atlanta

    • B. 

      Valdosta State, Valdosta

    • C. 

      University of Georgia, Athens

    • D. 

      Berry College, Rome

  • 4. 
    Georgia was home to which of the following famous people:
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson, Clarence Thomas, and Ty Cobb

    • B. 

      Julia Roberts, Gladys Knight, and Flannery O'Conner

    • C. 

      John Heisman, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Everyone listed

    • E. 

      No one listed

  • 5. 
    The largest population of kangaroos outside Australia is located at the Kangaroo Conservation Center in which Georgia city:
    • A. 

      Dalton

    • B. 

      Doraville

    • C. 

      Dawsonville

    • D. 

      Duluth

    • E. 

      Atlanta

  • 6. 
    Which one(s) of the following world-famous companies are headquartered in Georgia:
    • A. 

      Nike

    • B. 

      Aflac

    • C. 

      Chick-fil-a

    • D. 

      Hooters

    • E. 

      Whole Foods Market

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true:
    • A. 

      Georgia was the first state to elect a female U.S. Senator

    • B. 

      Georgia was the first state to give married women property rights

    • C. 

      Georgia was the location of the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The popular theme park Six Flags Over Georgia got its name from:
    • A. 

      Six flags that had been associated with America since 1776

    • B. 

      Nothing, it was just a marketing gimmick

    • C. 

      Six flags that flew over Georgia's capital when the park opened in 1967

    • D. 

      Six flags that had governed Georgia at some point since the state's founding

  • 9. 
    Georgia's nickname is widely known to be "The Peach State."  What is the state's other widely-recognized nickname?
    • A. 

      Red Clay Country

    • B. 

      HOTlanta

    • C. 

      The Cotton State

    • D. 

      The Marble State

    • E. 

      The Empire State of the South

  • 10. 
    Occupied by the Spanish in 1566, the city of Historic Saint Marys, Georgia is...
    • A. 

      The oldest city in the nation

    • B. 

      The second-oldest city in the nation

    • C. 

      The third-oldest city in the nation

    • D. 

      The fourth-oldest city in the nation

  • 11. 
    Georgia is the nation's leading producer of...
    • A. 

      Peaches

    • B. 

      Peanuts and peaches

    • C. 

      Peanuts and pecans

    • D. 

      Pecans and peaches

    • E. 

      Peanuts, pecans and peaches

  • 12. 
    Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River AND has the second most counties of any state in the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Okefenokee Swamp is...
    • A. 

      The only swamp on the east coast

    • B. 

      Beautiful but small

    • C. 

      The largest swamp in North America

    • D. 

      Smelly

  • 14. 
    Name of the coastal Georgia island used as home and bank by famed pirate Edward "Blackbeard" Teach:
    • A. 

      Blackbeard Island

    • B. 

      Treasure Island

    • C. 

      Sapelo Island

    • D. 

      Golden Isle

    • E. 

      Edward Teach never visited Georgia

  • 15. 
    North America's first gold rush occurred in this mountainous Georgia city:
    • A. 

      Ellijay

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Dahlonega

    • D. 

      Toccoa

    • E. 

      None of the above -- the first gold rush occurred out West