How Much Do You Know About the American South?

The US South has spawned many stereotypes and much misinformation. How much do you know about the REAL South?
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Question 1/12

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Which Southern state is considered to be the birthplace of the blues?
Mississippi
Alabama
Georgia
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Question 2/12

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The novel "Gone With the Wind" was set in what Southern city?
Memphis, Tennessee
Atlanta, Georgia
Charleston, South Carolina
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Question 3/12

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Which Southern state has produced more US Presidents than any other?
Virginia
Arkansas
North Carolina
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Question 4/12

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Which Southern state was the last to join the Confederacy and the first to be readmitted to the Union following the Civil War?
Tennessee
South Carolina
Kentucky
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Question 5/12

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Which Southern city is considered to be the birthplace of jazz?
Atlanta, Georgia
Jackson, Mississippi
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Question 6/12

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Which Southern state was an independent republic for nine years prior to being admitted to the Union?
Texas
Alabama
Florida
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Question 7/12

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The novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is set in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama. Who is the author?
Flannery O'Connor
Harper Lee
Eudora Welty
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Question 8/12

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The band Lynyrd Skynyrd immortalized a Southern state in a hit song. What was the song?
Georgia on My Mind
Sweet Home Alabama
Going to Carolina in My Mind
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Question 9/12

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The northern part of which state is known as "The Panhandle"?
Florida
Tennessee
North Carolina
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Question 10/12

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The economy of which Southern state depends largely on the tobacco industry?
Alabama
Kentucky
North Carolina
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Question 11/12

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Elvis Presley was born in what Southern city?
Tupelo, Mississippi
Memphis, Tennessee
Jackson, Mississippi
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Question 12/12

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Dr. Martin Luther King led a bus boycott in what city?
Atlanta, Georgia
Nashville, Tennessee
Montgomery, Alabama
Result
Ok, so the South is not your forte. Better luck next time!

C+ Stranger to the South!

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You know the South well! But you're not quite an expert.

B+ You know your way around the South!

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You're an expert! You practically speak with a Southern drawl!

A+ Southern Native!

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1
Which Southern state is considered to be the birthplace of the blues?
Mississippi
Alabama
Georgia
2
The novel "Gone With the Wind" was set in what Southern city?
Memphis, Tennessee
Atlanta, Georgia
Charleston, South Carolina
3
Which Southern state has produced more US Presidents than any other?
Virginia
Arkansas
North Carolina
4
Which Southern state was the last to join the Confederacy and the first to be readmitted to the Union following the Civil War?
Tennessee
South Carolina
Kentucky
5
Which Southern city is considered to be the birthplace of jazz?
Atlanta, Georgia
Jackson, Mississippi
New Orleans, Louisiana
6
Which Southern state was an independent republic for nine years prior to being admitted to the Union?
Texas
Alabama
Florida
7
The novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is set in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama. Who is the author?
Flannery O'Connor
Harper Lee
Eudora Welty
8
The band Lynyrd Skynyrd immortalized a Southern state in a hit song. What was the song?
Georgia on My Mind
Sweet Home Alabama
Going to Carolina in My Mind
9
The northern part of which state is known as "The Panhandle"?
Florida
Tennessee
North Carolina
10
The economy of which Southern state depends largely on the tobacco industry?
Alabama
Kentucky
North Carolina
11
Elvis Presley was born in what Southern city?
Tupelo, Mississippi
Memphis, Tennessee
Jackson, Mississippi
12
Dr. Martin Luther King led a bus boycott in what city?
Atlanta, Georgia
Nashville, Tennessee
Montgomery, Alabama