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Greetings y’all. Welcome to the Dorky Geeky Nerdy Podcast. This is episode 164 and I’m your host, Brian Rollins. This week, we’re heading down south to the state of Georgia.
Just like always, it’s three rounds of ten trivia questions each.
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I think that covers the basics, so let’s get started.
The Dorky Round
1. What soft drink was invented in Georgia in 1886?
2. What Civil Rights leader was born in Georgia on Jan. 15, 1929?
3. What is the capital of Georgia?
4. Before his 'Georgia on my Mind' became the state song, what artist was banned from performing in Georgia?
5. What 1936 Margaret Mitchell novel set in and around Atlanta was adapted into a 1939 film?
6. The entirety of Georgia's southern border is with what US state?
7. Augusta, GA hosts what annual golf tournament?
8. What is Georgia's 'fruity' nickname?
9. What NFL team calls Atlanta home?
10. What AMC zombie show takes place in and is filmed in Atlanta?
The Geeky Round
1. Which Olympics were hosted in Atlanta?
2. Ironically, marble from Georgia was used to build what iconic DC landmark in 1922?
3. What Atlanta-born alternative band had a huge hit with, 'Losing My Religion'?
4. In terms of population, what is the second-largest city in Georgia?
5. How many US Presidents have been born in Georgia?
6. Despite being set in Georgia, what action-comedy starring an orange Dodge Charger (and some other people) only filmed the first 5 episodes there?
7. What canine breed is the mascot for the University of Georgia
8. Ted Turner and Reese Schonfeld founded what cable channel in 1980?
9. What public health agency is headquartered in Atlanta?
10. A lot of architecture throughout Georgia is referred to as 'antebellum'. What does that mean?
The Nerdy Round
1. Who is Georgia named after?
2. Other than, 'In God We Trust', what four words appear on the Georgia flag?
3. Who invented the cotton gin in 1793?
4. Of the states East of the Mississippi river, where does Georgia rank in terms of land mass?
5. General Sherman spared what Georgia city as a Christmas present to President Lincoln?
6. What Alice Randall novel is a retelling of the events in Gone With The Wind from a slave's perspective?
7. Georgia borders how many other US states?
8. Before getting into politics, Jimmy Carter was a farmer growing what crop?
9. What cable network, based in Atlanta, launched in 1992 with the short, Rhapsody Rabbit?
10. The world's largest infantry training facility is located where in Georgia?
And that’s it for Georgia. I’ve been there during a very hot time of year, but I would love to go back at some point when I’m not melting.
We’ll be back again next week for more trivia fun. Here’s a clue to tide you over:
Which US state is made up of 90% forests?
Could it be a big state that doesn’t have a lot of people or a smaller state that’s just covered in trees? We’ll find out next Wednesday.
This has been episode 164 of the Dorky Geeky Nerdy Trivia Podcast. The music has been by Jason Shaw at Audionautix.com. I’m your host, Brian Rollins. You can find me on Twitter, Facebook, or TheVoicesInMyHead.com.
Thanks for listening.
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