State of Georgia Trivia

30 obscure and not-so-obscure trivia questions about the Peach State.
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Which former governor of Georgia went on to become President of the United States?
Jimmy Carter
Onions grown near which Georgian city are famed for their distinctly sweet flavor?
Vidalia
Which Georgia college town is famous for producing famous music acts such as R.E.M. and the B-52's?
Athens
Which Georgia restaurant chain claims to have invented the Chicken Sandwich?
Chick-fil-A
Which U.S. President built his "Little White House" in the spa resort town of Warm Springs, Georgia?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Which skyscraper gracing the Atlanta skyline is the tallest building in Georgia?
Bank of America Plaza
Which Georgia airport has the distinction of being the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic?
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
The largest lake in Georgia is named after which longest-serving South Carolina senator?
Strom Thurmond
Which future U.S. President fought in the Battle of Atlanta?
Benjamin Harrison
Which Georgia town is the home of nearly 70% of the carpet manufacturing industry in the United States?
Dalton
Which former president was arrested in Irwinville, Georgia?
Jefferson Davis
Which U.S. President visited Augusta, Georgiaover 45 times and had a cabin built at the Augusta National Golf Club?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The pirate Edward Teach, who was based out of an island in Georgia, is better known by what nickname?
Blackbeard
Which Georgia native went on to play one of the major roles in the original series of Star Trek?
DeForest Kelley
Which 438,000 acre blackwater swamp straddles the Georgia-Florida border?
Okefenokee Swamp
Which former U.S. President grew up in Augusta, Georgia?
Woodrow Wilson
Juliette Gordon Low founded which youth organization in Savannah, Georgia in 1912?
Girl Scouts of the USA
Which island known as a "hideaway resort of the rich" was the location of a 1910 conference which gave birth to The Federal Reserve?
Jekyll Island
Which Oscar-winning movie was filmed at Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia?
Forrest Gump
It is claimed that four neighboring states can be seen from which mountain, the tallest in Georgia?
Brasstown Bald
Several Latin American dictators were trained at the School of Americas housed at which U.S. Army Base located in Georgia?
Fort Benning
Augusta State University and the Medical College of Georgia were consolidated in 2012 to form what University?
Georgia Regents University
Which major airline is based in Atlanta, Georgia?
Delta Air Lines
Which river forms part of the border between Alabama and Georgia and was the subject of an Alan Jackson song?
The Chattahoochee River
What British General founded the Colony of Georgia in 1732?
James Oglethorpe
Which river forms most of the border between the states of Georgia and South Carolina?
The Savannah River
Who invented the Cotton Gin and first demonstrated it In Savannah, Georgia in 1793?
Eli Whitney
Augusta, Georgia is host to what most prestigious golf tournement each April?
The Masters
Which U.S. Army base located in Georgia is the home of the U.S. Army Signal Corps?
Fort Gordon
The small railroad town of Terminus would eventually be renamed to what in 1845?
Atlanta
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