Geographystar's Alabama General Knowledge

This is the first in a series of general knowledge quizzes that I am starting, I hope you enjoy!
Source, my own head, and I used google for fact-checking.
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Last updated: May 26, 2020
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City
What city was the first capital of the Confederate States of America?
Montgomery
What city has the busiest airport in Alabama
Birmingham
Where is the flagship campus for the University of Alabama?
Tuscaloosa
What city is known as "Rocket City" because it was a major center for rocket development in the latter half of the 20th century?
Huntsville
 
 
People
Who worked on rocket development in the above city after helping Nazi Germany with their V2 rockets?
Wernher Von Braun
What university is famous for being founded by Booker T. Washington, and for having George Washington Carver as a professor?
Tuskegee University
Water
What major Alabaman city is at the head of a bay with the same name?
Mobile
What major river flows from Mississippi into Alabama before joining the Alabama river and flowing into the afore mentioned bay?
The Tombigee River
What river cuts off a part of Northern Alabama, before flowing back into the state where is came from?
The Tennessee River
 
 
Border
What state was most of Alabama a part of at the start of the United States?
Georgia
What is the largest city on Alabama's borders?
Columbus
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May 26, 2020
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May 26, 2020
Thanks for finding it, I never would have found that!