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Alabama Trivia


  1. What is the capital city of Alabama?
  2. Alabama raised author, Winston Francis Groom, is best known for which 1986 novel?
  3. Alabama's shoreline stretches for 60 miles along which body of water?
  4. Which Olympian with the first name Frederick, was born in Alabama, on July 1, 1961?

  5. Which state lies to the north of Alabama?
  6. Which famous civil rights activist was born in Tuskegee, Alabama?
  7. Starting with the letter 'M', name Alabama's only saltwater port?
  8. By population, which city is Alabama's largest?
  9. The plot and characters of which book are loosely based on its author's observations of her family and neighbours in Monroeville, Alabama?
  10. What is the official state nickname, named after the state bird?
  11. Alabama is also known by what nickname due to its central location in the Deep South?
  12. Due to its connections to the U.S. space program, which city in Alabama is known as the "Rocket City"?
  13. Which 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay takes it's name from a city best known for the 1960s civil rights movement?
  14. Tuscumbia, Alabama, is the birthplace of which renowned author and activist, who overcame deaf-blindness?


  1. Montgomery
  2. Forrest Gump
  3. Gulf of Mexico
  4. Carl Lewis (real name: Frederick Carlton Lewis)
  5. Tennessee
  6. Rosa Parks
  7. Mobile
  8. Birmingham
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird
  10. Yellowhammer
  11. Heart of Dixie
  12. Huntsville
  13. Selma
  14. Helen Keller