I'm sure my fellow Rebels have grown quite weary of reading and hearing about the planned-demic, Dixie-bashing, and election fraud. I durn sure have. Have some fun with this Dixie I.Q. Test. (Answers provided at the end.) Drop me a note and let me know how you fared.
Southern baking products company Martha White Foods is based in which location?
In the Charlie Daniels Band classic “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” the devil jumped up on a ___________ stump, and said “Boy, lemme tell ya what!”
In some areas of the deep south, particularly Mississippi and Alabama, a catfish restaurant is often called a
The Loretta Lynn/Conway Twitty duet “______________ Woman, ___________ Man” was a smash hit.
This Southern writer won the Nobel Prize in literature.
Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and the ___________ took the music world by storm in 1948.
Tabasco Sauce is produced by the McIlhenny Company and headquartered in
According to Hank Williams Jr. in “A Country Boy Can Survive” three essential survival items are
A grand tradition in many rural Southern churches for homecoming services for the last 200-250 years or so: All day singin' and __________ on the ground.
Martha White Self-Rising Flour (You bake better biscuits, cakes, and pies), has the following critical ingredient:
Stone Mountain has etched into its side three of our Confederate heroes:
In the bluegrass classic “In the Pines,” Bill Monroe sings “The longest train I ever saw, went down that Georgia line. The engine passed at _____________, and the cab passed by at nine.
The first Southern state to secede:
The Grand Ole Opry's first performance was in
Southern rock/country band proud of its Dixie heritage
The correct pronunciation of 'pecan'
Strom Thurmond ran for U.S. President in 1948, representing the ___________ Party.
General Robert E. Lee's horse in the War of Northern Aggression.
The Grand Ole Opry's first show in this location was June 5, 1943.
The post-war home of President Jefferson Davis in Biloxi, Mississippi:
Royal Crown Cola originated in this town:
Clint Eastwood portrays ____________, as a member of a Confederate guerrilla band, setting out to avenge the slaughter of his wife and children by Union troops
In the Southern rock classic “Ramblin' Man” Dickie Betts sings, “I'm on my way to _________ this mornin', leavin' out o' Nashville, Tennessee.”
Birthplace of General Ambrose Powell Hill Jr.
According to biographer Robert Lewis Dabney, “Let us pass over the river and rest under the shade of the trees” were the last words of:
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D. fish camp
B. Louisiana, Mississippi
C. William Faulkner
C. Foggy Mountain Boys
D. Avery Island, Louisiana
A. shotgun, rifle, and a four-wheel drive
C. Dinner (as in the mid-day meal. At my house, we eat breakfast, dinner, and supper.)
A. Hot Rize
B. Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis
C. six o'clock
D. South Carolina
D. Confederate Railroad (Don't get me started on the first two!)
B. Puh-kahn' (Don't come to my house and expect pee-can pie!)
A. Ryman Auditorium
A. Columbus, Georgia
C. The Outlaw Josey Wales
D. New Orleans
A. Culpeper, Virginia
B. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson
Anthony Powell is an unreconstructed Southerner, a married, home-schooling father of seven, four of whom are still at home. He and his wife own a screen-printing business. He is a life-long resident of rural Wayne County, Mississippi, who has lived on the same 20 acres his entire life. In his spare time, he hunts, fishes, enjoys Scrabble with his children, and plays bluegrass music.