Alabama Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers
How many pteridophyte and spermatophyte plant species can
be found in Alabama?
A: nearly 4,000.
Alabama is known as the "Heart of Dixie" and the what
A: Cotton State.
What is the state tree of Alabama?
A: The Longleaf Pine.
What is the largest county in Alabama in land and water
A: Suburban Baldwin County
What is the state flower of Alabama?
A: The Camellia.
What is the capital of Alabama?
In Alabama what is the largest city by total land area?
By the 1920s Birmingham experienced such rapid growth that
it was nicknamed what?
A: The Magic City.
What is the oldest city in Alabama?
The word Alabama is believed to have come from what language?
In the 16th century who were the first Europeans to reach Alabama?
A: The Spanish.
Hernando de Soto passed through the state in what year?
Where did the French establish the first settlement in the region in 1702.?
A: Old Mobile.
In what year was Old Mobile moved to the current site of Mobile?
A: In 1711.
The US Congress created the Alabama Territory on March 3, 1817 and, what city served as the territorial capital from 1817 to 1819?
A: St. Stephens.
By the early 1920s, Birmingham was the 19th-largest city in the United States and had more than 30% of what?
A: Alabama's population.
In the 20s, what was the basis for Birmingham's economy?
A: Heavy industry and mining.
The state of Alabama has four National Forests: Conecuh, Talladega, Tuskegee, and what?
A: William B. Bankhead.
Which city served as the temporary capital of Alabama from 1819 to 1820?
What town, now a ghost town, was the first permanent state capital from 1820 to 1825?
When Alabama was admitted to the Union settlers and land speculators flooded into the state to take advantage of fertile land for cultivation of what crop?
How much yearly rainfall does Alabama receive?
A: An average of 56 inches.
As the cotton plantations in Alabama expanded Southeastern planters and traders from the Upper South brought what with them?
The population of Alabama in 1810 is estimated to have been under 10,000 people, but by 1830 it had grown to how many?
A: Over 300,000.
Most of the Native American tribes were removed from the state after the passage of "what" by Congress in 1830?
A: The Indian Removal Act.
During what time period did Tuscaloosa serve as the capital of Alabama?
A: From 1826 to 1846.
By 1860, what had the population grown to?
A: 964,201 people.
In 1860, how many African American slaves were there in Alabama?
On what date did Alabama declared its secession from the Union?
A: On January 11, 1861.
How many soldiers did Alabama contribute to the
Confederate war effort?
A: About 120,000 soldiers.
In Alabama, summers are among the hottest in the country with high temperatures in the summer averaging how hot?
A: Over 90 °F in some parts of the state.
What was the nickname given to the Alabama troops in the confederate army?
Alabama was under military rule from the end of the war until its official restoration to the Union in what year?
From 1867 to 1874, Alabama was represented in Congress by what three African-American congressmen?
A: Jeremiah Haralson, Benjamin S. Turner, and James T. Rapier.
For what does Alabama currently rank fifth in the nation for?
A: The diversity of its flora.
After the Civil war, Alabama remained chiefly agricultural, with an economy tied to what crop?
In 1900, how many African Americans were eligible to vote in Alabama?
A: More than 181,000 .
By 1903, nearly all African Americans had lost the ability to do what?
Alabama is 23rd in the amount of surface water is has and it has the second-largest what?
A: Inland waterway system in the U.S.
Alabama's elevation ranges from sea level at Mobile Bay to over 1,800 feet in the what?
A: Appalachian Mountains.
What is the highest point in Alabama?
A: Mount Cheaha with an elevation of 2,413 ft.
What geological feature is located in Elmore County, just north of Montgomery?
A: A 5-mile (8 km)-wide meteorite impact crater.
What is Alabama's average annual temperature?
A: 64 °F (18 °C).
The state of Alabama is one of the few places on the planet that has a secondary what?
A: Tornado season.
What is the yearly average snowfall for the Birmingham Alabama area?
A: 2 inches.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Alabama of 112 °F was recorded on what date in the community of Centerville?
A: September 5, 1925.
Alabama is located in the middle of the what?
A: Bible Belt.
Alabama, one of the most religious states in the US, with about 58% of the population doing what on a regular basis?
A: Attending church.
A majority of people in Alabama identify as what type of
A: Evangelical Protestant.
How tourists are estimated to visit Alabama annually?.
A: 20 million.
Alabama has the world's longest what?
Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway motorsports complex hosts
a series of NASCAR events and has a seating capacity of how many?
Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile is the home of what football
A: University of South Alabama.