Alabama History Made Easy
Alabama is a state
located in the southern region of the United States of America. It is
bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the
Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama ranks
30th in total land area and ranks second in the size of its inland
What do you know about Alabama? Try
this Alabama Made Easy Trivia Quiz.
The Alabama, a Muskogean tribe, which resided just below the confluence
of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers on the upper reaches of the Alabama
River, served as the etymological source of the names of the river and
2. What European nation founded the first European
settlement in the state with the establishment of Mobile in 1702?
- Great Britain
3. Alabama was the twenty-second state admitted to the
Union. What was the year?
4. The highest point is at a height of 2,407 feet.
What is the peak?
- Mount Montgomery
- Mount Cheaha
- Morgan Mountain
5. A 5-mile-wide meteorite impact crater is located in
Elmore County, just north of Montgomery. The crater is the site of
"Alabama's greatest natural disaster". A 1,000-foot-wide meteorite hit
the area about 80 million years ago. What is the name of the meteor?
- Russell Cave crater
- Hole crater
- Wetumpka crater
6. The climate of Alabama is described as temperate.
What is the average annual temperature?
7. Alabama receives an average of and enjoys a lengthy
growing season of up to 300 days in the southern part of the state. What
is the average rainfall?
- 46 inches of rainfall annually
- 56 inches of rainfall annually
- 66 inches of rainfall annually
8. Although known as "The Cotton State", Alabama ranks
between eight and ten in national cotton production, according to
various reports, with Texas, Georgia and Mississippi comprising the top
9. Each county has its own elected legislative branch,
usually called the County Commission, which usually also has executive
authority in the county. How many counties does Alabama have?
- 57 counties
- 67 counties
- 77 counties
10. Who is NOT
a famous Alabamians
- Hank Aaron
- Nat King Cole,
- Don Knotts