Statistics for History of Georgia (U.S. State)

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  • The average score is 14 of 18

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Question Answer % Correct
What beverage was invented by Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton in 1886?Coca-Cola
98%
What major international event was hosted by Atlanta in 1996?Summer Olympics
97%
What civil rights activist was born in Atlanta in 1929?Martin Luther King, Jr.
96%
What, until 1903, was the "active" ingredient in that beverage?Cocaine
93%
What President came to Warm Springs, Georgia to relieve his polio symptoms?Franklin D. Roosevelt
91%
What xenophobic organization, led by an Imperial Wizard, was founded near Atlanta in 1915?Second Ku Klux Klan
89%
What blockbuster 1939 movie tells the story of a southern belle during
the Civil War and Reconstruction?
Gone with the Wind
88%
What name has been given to that forced relocation?The Trail of {Tears}
85%
What cable news channel was founded by Ted Turner in 1980?CNN
81%
Who is the only President to be born in Georgia?Jimmy Carter
80%
What was invented by northern inventor Eli Whitney while living in Georgia?Cotton Gin
77%
What was the most populous city in Georgia before the Civil War?Savannah
71%
What major golf tournament has been held in Augusta every year since 1934?The Masters
68%
What northern general marched through Georgia on his way to the sea?William Tecumseh
Sherman
67%
What civilized Native American tribe lived in northern Georgia before
being forced to move to Oklahoma?
Cherokee
66%
What University town was the home of musical groups R.E.M. and the B-52s?Athens
56%
What Atlanta Braves player eclipsed Babe Ruth's career home run record in 1974?Hank Aaron
54%
What nickname for the city of Atlanta was promoted by mayor William B. Hartsfield?The City Too Busy
to {Hate}
25%

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