State Quiz - Georgia

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of Georgia?
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Last updated: August 31, 2020
First submittedAugust 1, 2014
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Capital and largest city
Atlanta
Largest city, before 1880
Savannah
State nickname
The Peach State
Annual golf tournament at Augusta National
The Masters
Civil War novel by Margaret Mitchell
Gone with the Wind
Civil Rights leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize
Martin Luther King
City home to the University of Georgia (and also several rock bands)
Athens
Largest Protestant denomination
Southern Baptist
TV show with Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke
The Dukes of Hazzard
Term for the forced removal of Cherokees and other Native Americans in the 1830s
Trail of Tears
Hartsfield–Jackson is the world's busiest one of these
Airport
Beverage invented by John Pemberton in 1886
Coca-Cola
Georgia has the largest ________ in the U.S. (hint: whale sharks live there)
Aquarium
Founder of CNN and TBS
Ted Turner
U.S. health research institute based in Georgia
CDC
TV show about Georgia zombies
The Walking Dead
State song (hint: Ray Charles sang it)
Georgia on My Mind
U.S. President from Georgia
Jimmy Carter
Official state crop, farmed by the above
Peanuts
Crop that the city of Vidalia is famous for
Sweet onions
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Level 80
Aug 23, 2014
It's Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Level 80
Aug 23, 2014
His name is Martin Luther King. The Jr is sometimes added to differentiate him from his father, but it's not an integral part of his name that must always be included whenever it's written down.
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Level 53
Aug 23, 2014
Actually he was born Michael King Jr. but his name was later changed to Martin Luther, so the Jr. technically was part of his name.
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Level ∞
Jul 6, 2015
Are you referring to the Doctor Reverend Martin Luther King Junior? Without all the titles I get all the different Martin Luther King's confused. :)
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Level 81
Jul 29, 2018
Nice revenge on all the crap that gets piled on you.
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Level 83
Aug 31, 2020
Doesn't really fit nicely on a street sign, but some places sure try!
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Level 28
Mar 26, 2017
you forgot about the Atlanta Falcons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Level 81
Jul 29, 2018
Didn't you have a hockey team once?
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Level 62
Aug 18, 2018
Yeah, til the 2011 move to Winnipeg, we had the Thrashers (The Brown Thrasher is the state bird, keeping with the avian theme of Falcons & Hawks). My favorite team name, back in the 70s, was the hockey team from Macon...Macon Whoopees.
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Level 78
Aug 31, 2020
The Thrashers were a flash in the pan. THE Atlanta hockey team was the Flames! Shame they couldn't have stayed, but I guess Calgary isn't complaining. Won the Stanley Cup in '89. Could've been a 2nd trophy for Atlanta sports teams.
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Level 59
May 14, 2020
Fellow Falcon fan here. 2017 was a heartbreaker, maybe we'll get another shot some day.
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Level 78
Aug 31, 2020
I give any current Falcons fan a ton of credit. After that Super Bowl loss to New England, I don't think I would've ever watched football again. One of the toughest losses I've ever seen. And as a Bengals fan, I've seen plenty.
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Level 81
Jul 29, 2018
Wilson was from there too. He was born in Virginia, but remembered the Union Army coming through Augusta when he was growing up there.
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Level 62
Aug 18, 2018
Most Georgians are familiar with the acronym GWTW for the Mitchell tome. Can that also be acceptable?
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Level ∞
Aug 31, 2020
Yes
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Level 63
Aug 31, 2020
I don't know why I keep trying out these US state quizzes even though I consistently get 0/5 points... well at least I got the least guessed answer on this one somehow :p
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Level 80
Aug 31, 2020
I long for the day when Gone with the Wind is too obscure to be included in any state quiz, not to mention people's only comment being to ask for the acronym to be included as a "correct" answer. Probably not happening in my lifetime, but, hey - a woman can dream, can't she?